While not exactly an MMO, Disney has announced that a game called "Star Wars Attack Squadrons" is in development. The free to play multiplayer game will feature iconic series ships in heated 16v16 aerial battles.
Get ready to pilot -- and make some special modifications to -- some of the most famous starships in the galaxy. Disney Interactive announced today the first details for the upcoming online game Star Wars: Attack Squadrons, and has invited fans to sign up for a chance to join the action during beta tests in the new year.
The new title is a free-to-play, open web, space combat game offering an intense multiplayer battle experience where players can customize and tune popular Star Wars ships, including the Rebel Alliance's X-wing fighter or the Empire's TIE Interceptor. In Star Wars: Attack Squadrons, players will enter exciting dogfighting action with up to 16 players at a time as they maneuver through iconic Star Wars locations. Future ships, environments, and game details will be announced in the coming weeks.
Star Wars fans can sign up now for a chance to participate in the closed beta at www.starwars.com/attacksquadrons with the first play session beginning early 2014.
Star Wars: Attack Squadrons was developed by Area 52 in conjunction with Disney Interactive and LucasArts.
Check out the trailer below, and stay tuned to StarWars.com for more on Star Wars: Attack Squadrons!
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