Star Wars Battlefront II, Madden 18 and everything EA announced for E3 2017

The game company kicked off E3 with reveals of a story mode for its famous football franchise and a new IP from BioWare.

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Electronic Arts held the first major press conference at E3 2017, showcasing live gameplay of Star Wars Battlefront II along with big reveals for its Madden, Battlefield and Need for Speed franchises.

You can see a rundown of all the major announcements below, including links to separate coverage from our sister site GameSpot. And check out our full schedule of E3 2017 announcements here.

  • Battlefield 1 is getting a Russia-themed expansion called Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar, coming out in September.
  • Need for Speed: Payback features high-speed chase missions, including fiery car crashes similar to those seen in the Burnout racing game series. The game is set for a Nov. 10 release.

For more on E3 2017, check out complete coverage on CNET and GameSpot.