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Star Wars: Squadrons

Electronic Arts, Motive Studios
Oct 2, 2020 - PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

79%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
Recommended
PC Gamer
83 / 100
IGN
8 / 10
Easy Allies
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
GamesRadar+
3.5 / 5
Game Informer
8.3 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10

Star Wars: Squadrons Review Summary

StrongCritic Consensus

Fantasy Fulfilled

In both gameplay and style, players live out the starfighter pilot fantasy.

Fun, Challenging Gameplay

Squadrons has great controls, solid VR support, a fun campaign, and just enough game modes.

Wanting More

Many critics felt this was a nice launching off point, but were left wanting more.

Star Wars: Squadrons isn't the epic Star Wars tale found in the rest of the franchise's games, but it is still a lot of fun and perfectly delivers what it sets out to do.


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Star Wars: Squadrons Trailers

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Star Wars: Squadrons – “Hunted” CG Short

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Star Wars: Squadrons – Official Single Player Preview

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Star Wars: Squadrons – Official Gameplay Trailer


Star Wars: Squadrons Screenshots



Critic Reviews for Star Wars: Squadrons

An immersive space sim that's dazzling in VR, Squadrons provides an exhilarating multiplayer experience, even if the story feels pedestrian.

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Star Wars: Squadrons delivers on great dogfighting, even when its campaign doesn't live up to its full potential.

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IGN

8 / 10.0
Tom Marks

Star Wars: Squadrons' single-player campaign tells an entertaining story, while its flight controls hit a sweet spot between accessibility and nuance – and it's made even better by VR and HOTAS support.

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Metro GameCentral

Unknown Author
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

An unexpectedly involved space combat simulator that manages to replicate the thrills of the 90s X-Wing and TIE Fighter games with surprising clarity – and an excellent VR mode.

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GamesRadar+

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GamesRadar+

Star Wars: Squadrons offers an exhilarating take on dogfighting in a galaxy far, far away, which helps elevate a functional single-player story and provides a strong foundation for a focused multiplayer experience.

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The single-player campaign teaches you the ropes, but achieves little else. Multiplayer is always fun and is exactly what it needs to be to wow Star Wars fans

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Involved flight mechanics and the pure joys of dogfighting fill Star Wars: Squadrons with plenty of highlights, even if its campaign and multiplayer experiences can leave you wanting.

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