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Battlefield V to new Star Wars games: Top E3 2018 announcements, trailers and launches

The biggest gaming conference kicked off with a number of new game trailers and launches. Check out all the new games and their trailers.

tech Updated: Jun 10, 2018 13:43 IST
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Intense multiplayer, new maps and modes: Battlefield V to be the biggest sequel to the popular franchise(Battlefield )

The biggest gaming conference E3 — Electronic Entertainment Expo — kicked off in Los Angeles on Saturday. The conference started on a high note with a number of new announcements, updates, and teasers of upcoming games. The highlights of the show were games like Battlefield 5, Anthem, Battlefront 2 and a new Star Wars game.

Let’s take a look at the top announcements of E3 2018.

Battlefield V

Battlefield is also joining the long list of games with multiplayer mode. The latest edition of Battlefield will now let you compete with other users to win the World War II battlefield, similar to PUBG and Fortnight. The mode will be called ‘Battle Royale’. The latest teaser gives an overview of what to expect from the game.

New Star Wars Games

Meet ‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’. Unfortunately, there is not a lot of details revealed about the new game except that it will be a single-player one and will be released late 2019. There’s a bit of info about the plot, that it will be set in the time after ‘Revenge of the Sith’ and before ‘A New Hope’. EA explains the game as “an original Star Wars story around a surviving Padawan set, shortly after the events of Star Wars: Episode III”.

Apart from the new Jedi: Fallen Order, the new Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be featuring the Clone Wars. It will have the largest map ever for the game and users can play as new characters such as Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Unravel 2
The surprise launch at the E3 2018 was Unravel 2. The game is already out for PS4, Xbox One, and PC from Sunday. The sequel extensively focuses on co-op mechanics, and features a new turkey as the antagonist. You can still continue to be the yarn protagonist Yarny. Check out the teaser of the popular game below:

Anthem
Anthem was initially announced last year by BioWare. At E3 2018, EA revealed more details about the much-awaited game. The premise is quite familiar where the world has turned against you. Users have to sport armours called Javelins to continue with the missions in a hostile world.

At the conference, EA revealed a brand new teaser, featuring a detailed look at the gameplay. Anthem is scheduled to hit PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on February 22, 2019.

Honourable mentions

Sea of Solitude, an indie game, was another surprise announcement at the E3 2018. The game has an intense look and feel to it with a very basic premise where the protagonist has to find surviving humans like him in a world where humans are rapidly turning into monsters. The game is scheduled to be launched for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One early next year.

Command & Conquer is another multiplayer game that will be coming to the mobile platforms very soon. The game will be launched with Command & Conquer: Rivals name.

With FIFA World Cup 2018 just around the corner, the E3 2018 didn’t miss out on the euphoria around one of the biggest sporting events. A new FIFA 19 trailer was released to demo the new layout, richer content and new features. The game is scheduled to be launched on September 28 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. It will also be available on consoles like Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

First Published: Jun 10, 2018 13:30 IST