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Star Wars: Squadrons Is Free On Epic Store For Limited Time

Star Wars: Squadrons is free on the Epic Games Store this week. Nab it while you still can!
Star Wars: Squadrons Is Free On Epic Store For Limited Time

The latest Epic Games Store weekly deal is here. This week, the store features an iconic and action-packed sci-fi space flight simulator from the Star Wars franchise: Star Wars: Squadrons. The game will be available from 24th November to 1st December 2022, after which it will be replaced by RPG In A Box and Fort Triumph until 8th December 2022. 

If you have the Epic Games launcher downloaded and an account ready, you'll be able to acquire Star Wars: Squadrons without paying a cent. This is a massive deal. Normally, most people would purchase the game at its retail price of $29.99, but in this case, the game's completely free. To redeem this offer, go to the Star Wars: Squadrons store page anytime between 24th November 2022 to 1st December 2022 to get it.

star wars squadrons available free epic games store
Star Wars: Squadrons is available for free at Epic Games Store.

So what is Star Wars: Squadrons? Well, it is a space combat game set in the Star Wars universe, developed by Motive Studios and published by Electronic Arts. It is also the perfect chance to live your wildest dreams of being a Star Wars pilot. The game was first released on 1st October 2020 for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on 2nd October 2020 and then on Xbox Series X|S on 3rd December 2020.

The game's official description reads: "Are you ready to buckle up and feel the adrenaline of a first-person, multiplayer space dogfight alongside your squadron? Join and enlist as a pilot in Star Wars: Squadrons who will step into the cockpits of starfighters from both the New Republic and Imperial fleets and fight in strategic 5v5 space battles."

star wars squadrons minimum pc requirements
Star Wars: Squadrons' minimum PC requirements aren't too high.

"Modify your starfighter, adjust the composition of your squadron to suit varying playstyles, and crush the opposition. Pilots will triumph as a team and complete tactical objectives across known and never-before-seen battlefields, including the gas giant of Yavin Prime and the shattered moon of Galitan. Take control of starfighters such as the X-wing and TIE fighters. Customize loadouts and cosmetics. Divert power between weapons, shields, and engines while immersing yourself in the cockpit. In addition, you'll have the option to play the entirety of the game in virtual reality."

Star Wars: Squadrons PC System Requirements

That said, you won't even need too much of a high-end PC to run Star Wars: Squadrons. Here's the full rundown for the minimum specifications required to play the game on PC:

  • Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Ryzen 3 1300X or better/i5 6600k or better
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 7850 or better/GeForce GTX 660 or better
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 40 GB available space

Star Wars: Squadrons will be available for free until 1st December 2022. After this date, the title will be replaced by RPG In A Box and Fort Triumph until 8th December 2022.

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All featured images are courtesy of Electronic Arts.