EA and Origin have announced a Closed Alpha for DICE’s upcoming shooter, Star Wars: Battlefront, and are now inviting applicants prior to its July 2 start date.
“Available for Origin on PC only, the purpose of the Star Wars Battlefront Closed Alpha is to perform a number of technical tests that will help the team at DICE as they continue the development of the game,” reads the official announcement.
Players can log in to Origin and begin the sign-up process at this page.
According to emails sent to some users who’ve already been through registration, the Closed Alpha begins on July 2, but participants will be able to pre-load the client on July 1. Registration closes on June 30 and users will be selected at random.
Here are the system requirements for the Closed Alpha only:
- CPU: Quad Core CPU e.g. Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.8 GHz or AMD Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.2 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0 GHz
- RAM: 6 GB
- OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (64-bit operating system required)
- Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 or AMD Radeon HD 7970 with 2 GB of Video Memory
Good luck, and may the Force be with you. Star Wars Battlefront launches on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on November 17.