Celebrate May the 4th News with Star Wars and EA

2016-04-29
EA Staff

Electronic Arts Celebrates Star WarsTM Day with Star WarsTM Battlefront, Star WarsTM: The Old Republic and Star WarsTM: Galaxy of Heroes.

Star WarsTM Day is just around the corner!

We know there’s a lot of ways to celebrate on May the 4th, and there’s lots of ways to get involved with Star WarsTM Battlefront, Star WarsTM: The Old Republic and Star WarsTM: Galaxy of Heroes.

Earlier this month, DICE shared details on free* content coming to Star Wars Battlefront this spring, and the next expansion pack* Star Wars Battlefront Bespin will be available for purchase in June 2016. There’s also some special goodies for players on May the 4th!

·         Log-In Reward – For one day only, players who log into Star Wars Battlefront will receive 4,444 credits* to use on blasters, Star Cards, or the latest Hutt Contract.

·         New Hutt Contract – Jabba the Hutt has a new challenge waiting for all Star Wars Battlefront players on May the 4th! Spend 3500 to 8000 credits and complete bounties to unlock the powerful Bacta Bomb Star Card which provides a health boost to you and your allies.

·         Origin Free** Trial – If you haven’t given Star Wars Battlefront a try, the Origin team is hooking you up! Starting May 4 at 11 a.m. PT, players can visit Origin.com to try the game for four hours for free** and experience the different maps, game modes and missions the base game has to offer. This does not include Outer Rim or future expansion content.

If you’re into Star Wars: The Old Republic, you’re in luck! The BioWare team has some special May the 4th content for fans:

·         Knights of the Fallen Empire Free*** Trial – From now through May 30, play through Knights of the Fallen Empire for free*** starting from Chapter 1: The Hunt. Build your Alliance and become the Outlander with a new level 60 character.

·         Log-In Reward – Log into Star Wars: The Old Republic between now and May 4 to collect the M4-I6 Zakuulan Astromech DroidTM Mini-Pet in-game; don’t miss your chance to get your own Droid mini pet!

·         Double XP – Catch up quick with Double XP! From May 3 through May 10, players earn Double XP, Double Commendations in PvP, Double Requisitions in Starfighter and Double Legacy XP.

Stay connected to all May activities for Star Wars: The Old Republic on the game’s website.

Star Wars Day wouldn’t be complete without Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Check out the special offers Capital Games has in store for Star Wars gamers on the go:

·         Double Drop Events– Starting April 30 to May 5, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes will have double drop rates (excluding XP and Crystals) that players can earn each day with different game modes. The first mode to have these double rewards will be Cantina Battles. Be sure to log in to get more Credits, Ability Materials, Training Droids, Sim Tickets and character Shards.

·         Sale on Crystal Bundles – Only on Star Wars Day can Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes players receive 25% more Crystals when purchasing any of the Crystal packs available, limited to one of each pack, to use towards Data Cards or Shipment Crates.

What’s your favorite way to celebrate May the 4th? Tell us about it on Twitter @EA.

*REQUIRES STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT FOR APPLICABLE PLATFORM (SOLD SEPARATELY).

THIS OFFER IS BEING ISSUED TO YOU FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CREDIT, CHARGE, DEBIT OR GIFT CARD. OFFER EXPIRES MAY 5, 2016 2 A.M. PT. LIMIT ONE OFFER PER PERSON. VALID WHEREVER STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT IS SOLD. OFFER MAY NOT BE SUBSTITUTED, EXCHANGED, SOLD OR REDEEMED FOR CASH OR OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES. MAY NOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER PROMOTIONAL OR DISCOUNT OFFER, UNLESS EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZED BY EA; MAY NOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY PREPAID CARD REDEEMABLE FOR THE APPLICABLE CONTENT. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, TAXED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. SEE APPLICABLE END USER LICENSE AGREEMENTS AND DISCLOSURES ON http://www.ea.com/1/product-eulas

**INTERNET CONNECTION, EA ACCOUNT, ACCEPTANCE OF PRODUCT AND ORIGIN END USER LICENSE AGREEMENTS (EULAS), AND INSTALLATION OF THE ORIGIN CLIENT SOFTWARE (WWW.ORIGIN.COM/ABOUT) REQUIRED TO PLAY. YOU MUST BE 13+ TO ACCESS ONLINE FEATURES. EA PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY AND TERMS OF SERVICE CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.EA.COM.  SEE EULAS AND ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES APPLICABLE TO SPECIFIC PRODUCTS AT WWW.EA.COM/1/PRODUCT-EULAS.  EA MAY RETIRE ONLINE FEATURES (IF ANY) AFTER 30 DAYS’ NOTICE POSTED ON WWW.EA.COM/1/SERVICE-UPDATES.  EA MAY PROVIDE CERTAIN INCREMENTAL CONTENT AND/OR UPDATES FOR NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE, IF AND WHEN AVAILABLE.  IN-GAME STATUS AND ASSETS (IF ANY) WILL BECOME UNAVAILABLE UPON EXPIRATION OF THE TRIAL UNTIL THE GAME IS PURCHASED. TRIALS ARE LIMITED TO ONE PER TITLE PER ACCOUNT (AND PER MACHINE FOR GAME TIME TRIALS). EA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE TITLES FROM TRIALS AT ANY TIME.

*** THIS OFFER IS BEING ISSUED TO YOU FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE A CREDIT, CHARGE, DEBIT OR GIFT CARD. KOFTE CHAPTER 1 TRIAL EXPIRES MAY 30, 2016 11:59PM PST AND MUST BE ACTIVATED AT http://www.swtor.com/fallen-empire/trial. REQUIRES A STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC (“SWTOR”) ACCOUNT. VALID WHEREVER SWTOR IS SOLD. LIMIT ONE OFFER PER SWTOR ACCOUNT. SWTOR ACCOUNTS THAT HAVE PREVIOUSLY ACTIVATED A FREE TRIAL OF KOTFE CHAPTER 1 ARE NOT ELIGIBLE. OFFER MAY NOT BE SUBSTITUTED, EXCHANGED, SOLD OR REDEEMED FOR CASH OR OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES.  MAY NOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER PROMOTIONAL OR DISCOUNT OFFER, UNLESS EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZED BY EA; MAY NOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY PREPAID CARD REDEEMABLE FOR THE APPLICABLE CONTENT.  RETAILERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND EMPLOYEES OF ELECTRONIC ARTS INC. AND THEIR AGENCIES/AFFILIATES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.    VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, TAXED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

THIS OFFER IS BEING ISSUED TO YOU FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE A CREDIT, CHARGE, DEBIT OR GIFT CARD. OFFER EXPIRES MAY 4, 2016 11:59PM PST. REQUIRES A STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC (“SWTOR”) ACCOUNT. TO RECEIVE THE M4-16 ZAKUULAN ASTROMECH DROID, YOU HAVE TO HAVE LOGGED IN TO YOUR SWTOR ACCOUNT BETWEEN APRIL 27, 2016 AT 12:01AM PDT // 7:01AM GMT AND MAY 4, 2016 AT 11:59PM PDT // MAY 5, 2016 AT 6:59AM GMT. THE M4-16 ZAKUULAN ASTROMECH DROID WILL BE DELIVERED TO YOU VIA IN-GAME MAIL WITHIN 24 HOURS AFTER THE PROMOTIONAL PERIOD ENDS. VALID WHEREVER SWTOR IS SOLD. LIMIT ONE OFFER PER SWTOR ACCOUNT. OFFER MAY NOT BE SUBSTITUTED, EXCHANGED, SOLD OR REDEEMED FOR CASH OR OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES.  MAY NOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER PROMOTIONAL OR DISCOUNT OFFER, UNLESS EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZED BY EA; MAY NOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY PREPAID CARD REDEEMABLE FOR THE APPLICABLE CONTENT.  RETAILERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND EMPLOYEES OF ELECTRONIC ARTS INC. AND THEIR AGENCIES/AFFILIATES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.    VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, TAXED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
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