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Electronic Arts shows off new Star Wars: Squadrons game, coming Oct. 2

The new game promises to let players experience flying the iconic tie fighters and X-wing ships.

EA's new space dogfighting game promises to let players experience epic Star Wars space battles.
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts showed off its new Star Wars game Thursday, showing fans what it'll look like playing as a member of the rebels or the Empire in space dogfights when the game releases in the fall. 

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The game, which Electronic Arts announced on June 15, is designed to work with video game consoles, PCs and in virtual reality, the company said. In an interview with GameSpot, the company also said that the game will cost $40, less than the typical $60 game.

The game has both a single-player story set after the events of Return of the Jedi, during the final days of the Empire and the beginning of the New Republic. And it offers a multiplayer option, where you can take control of Empire or New Republic starships during a dogfight.

It'll be available on Oct. 2.