Star Wars Battlefront II (2017)

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For the 2005 game, see Star Wars: Battlefront II.

Star Wars Battlefront II
Star Wars Battlefront II cover
Developers
Campaign Motive Studios[1]
Multiplayer DICE[1]
Vehicle mechanics Criterion Games[1]
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Frostbite 3
Release dates
Windows November 17, 2017
Reception
Metacritic 65
OpenCritic 68
IGDB 72
Taxonomy
Series Star Wars: Battlefront
Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) on HowLongToBeat
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Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) guide on StrategyWiki
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Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) on Wikipedia
Star Wars: Battlefront
Subseries of Star Wars
Star Wars: Battlefront 2004
Star Wars: Battlefront II 2005
Star Wars Battlefront (2015) 2015
Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) 2017

Notes

Instant Action is incredibly unoptimised on PC.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
Humble Store
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Celebration Edition also available.
Windows
Origin
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Included with EA Play.
Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Included with EA Play (Steam)
Windows
All versions require Origin and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM[citation needed].

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\STAR WARS Battlefront II\settings\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1237950/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1237950/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Hud is not centered
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay and pillarboxed 16:9 cutscenes.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
47-110° vertical FOV via slider scale.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Not selectable in-game, but setting exists in configuration file.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA Low, TAA High and resolution scale for SSAA. Cannot be disabled.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
Deuteranopia, Protanopia, and Tritanopia.

Post-processing[edit]

Cheat Engine can be used to disable effects such as depth of field, film grain, filmic effects, radial blur, and vignette.
Use this Cheat Table with Cheat Engine[2]

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
5.1 and 7.1 options
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Issues fixed[edit]

Freezing and stuttering in Windows 10[edit]

Disable Game mode[citation needed]
  1. Open the Settings menu by clicking the cogwheel icon in the start menu.
  2. Click on game settings
  3. Select the Gaming section of the settings menu.
  4. Navigate to the Game Mode section in the side bar.
  5. Click to toggle Game Mode on or off.

Unable to move mouse in Main Menu[edit]

Disable Discord Overlay[citation needed]
  1. Open Discord user settings by clicking the cog next to your Discord username, on the bottom left.
  2. Click on "Game Activity."
  3. Find "STAR WARS Battlefront II."
  4. Click on the monitor icon to the right of the game entry to toggle the overlay.
  5. Restart the game if it is running.

White artifacting on shiny surfaces with AMD Graphics Cards[edit]

Set Post Process Quality to Low[citation needed]
  1. Open up "Options" from either the Escape Menu or from the Main Menu.
  2. Click on "Video."
  3. Scroll to "Advanced Settings" and find "Post Process Quality."
  4. Change setting to "Low."

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: STAR WARS Battlefront II (DX11).
vorpX
G3D, Z3D, DirectVR
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-6600K
AMD FX-6350
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7850
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1237950/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1237950) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References