Star Wars Battlefront II – Free on the PS Plus During June

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While a majority of players still prefer to purchase games at retail, subscription models have gained steam over the past decade. As Xbox and PlayStation continue to compete with Game Pass and PS Plus, respectively, fans reap the benefits of free monthly games. During the month of June, PlayStation is treating its PS Plus members with two free titles: Star Wars Battlefront II and Call of Duty WWII.

Summer Sequels

In 2017, fans of the Star Wars Battlefront series anxiously awaited the game’s fourth installment. Excitement over the game was intoxicating as players clamored for new stories and missions. But a major problem quickly surfaced. Although microtransactions were commonplace in prior titles, Electronic Arts implemented a loot box system that granted players a significant advantage so long as they were willing to spend real money. Despite its best efforts, EA was unable to avoid criticism, and controversy ensued. The maligned developer soon abandoned loot boxes and spent nearly a year revamping its approach.

Fast forward to 2020, and Star Wars Battlefront II is one of the best online experiences in video games. In fact, many players credit the game’s rocky start for its polish and expansive content. After nearly three years, Battlefront II continues to draw over eight million active players, and EA continues to publish updates and patches.

Now subscribers of Sony’s PS Plus subscription service can experience Battlefront II for free. Simply subscribe to the service using the following link and embrace the grandeur of a polished online Star Wars experience.


Although loot boxes mired the game in controversy, EA finally changed its Battlefront II business model after a year. While fans welcomed the change, it was almost too late. But we want to know what you think. Have you played Star Wars Battlefront II? Will you take advantage of PS Plus offer? Let us know in the comments below or the social media links on the right. Also, be sure to check out our other news items on ActivisionFinal Fantasy VII RemakeAnimal CrossingModern Warfare, and more.

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