The first gameplay trailer for Star Wars Battlefront dropped some jaws here in the TR offices when it premiered, and the gameplay video that EA showed off today at its pre-E3 press conference isn't helping matters. The following video is pre-alpha footage from the PS4 version of the game, but it's still polished enough at this stage to raise the hair on the back of my neck:
Judging by the various perspectives EA takes us through on the battlefields of Hoth, there'll be plenty of ways to help the Rebel or Imperial causes. Aside from infantry roles, players also appear to be able to pilot TIE fighters or snowspeeders, take command of AT-AT walkers, and even play as luminaries like Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. Now, excuse me while I scrape my jaw off the floor again.