Star Wars Squadrons will be an exclusively first-person game

First-person cockpits are the best. Not only can you see all the switches and doo-dads that make a complicated feat of technology flight through air (or space), but it’s even cooler if your pilot manually reaches over to turn a knob. Yet, cockpit views are often trivialized by the clearly superior wide-angle of third-person view. […]

Star Wars: Squadrons will have ‘zero microtransactions’

We noted in our recent look at Star Wars: Squadrons that while the game will have two kinds of unlockables, cosmetics and modifications, Electronic Arts hadn’t commented on the presence of microtransactions in the game. Today it clarified the situation: There...

Star Wars: Squadrons will support full HOTAS setups

One of the things that’s turned me off of space combat sims over the past couple of decades is the decline of the joystick. When PC gaming was new, joysticks were standard equipment, and not just for flight simulators—old Sierra adventure games supported...