Top 10 Games Like Star Wars BattleFront 2 (Games Better Than SWBF2 In Their Own Way)

Games Like Star Wars BattleFront 2
If you've exhausted your love for Star Wars Battlefront 2, stick around for a new addiction.

10. Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 Gameplay

A perfect blend of infantry-based combat and vehicular onslaught, Titanfall 2 brings back everything we loved about the original with even more improvements to keep fans happy. The action picks up right where its predecessor left off, with the two factions (the IMC and Militia) fighting tooth and nail for control of the Frontier. For the first time ever, a single-player campaign delivers a close look at the bond that forms between the two playable character types: the pilot and the Titan.

From the moment your character enters the fight, they must capture hardpoints, kill enemy pilots and grunts, and fight off robots until you reunite with your friend, the Titan. When your better metallic half makes its presence known, be ready, because the Titan is your one-way ticket to destruction avenue. Make sure your team wins the day, and send those who would dare retreat from the battle to an early grave.

Titanfall 2 is a first-person shooter that can be enjoyed on the PlayStation 4, PC, & Xbox One.

Pushing Forward: Whether they’re together or separate, both the pilot & Titan have the ability to turn the tide of a battle.

Armed & Ready: A formidable presence on the battlefield, a Titan can make short work of any opponent. However, no Titan is invincible…

9. Fallout 76

The newest edition in the series, Fallout 76 takes the player headfirst into a post-apocalyptic survival situation for the ages. Set in the year 2102, Fallout 76 offers the earliest setting in the franchise’s history, allowing for a deeper and more ingrained gaming experience that shapes the story that started it all.

Boasting a map that is FOUR times the size of Fallout 4, there is never a reason not to be busy when playing this game. Explore secret vaults and locations, battle a wide array of beasts and humans alike, and even build your own settlements in the hope of creating something special in this desolate wasteland. Make friends with one of the game’s many factions, or keep everyone at an arm’s length to bring even more pain to these survivors.

Although the world has already been destroyed thanks to nuclear weapons, you still find time to cause an explosion or two.

Unlike other instalments in the franchise, Fallout 76 has delved deeper into the backstory of the series, exploring the world decades before the original timeline.

8. Anthem

Anthem Gameplay: Forty-Five Minutes Worth of Gameplay

Developed by BioWare (the creators of Mass Effect), Anthem is an upcoming third-person style RPG that transports you into a new and unexplored universe. With the choice to either operate solo or alongside your favorite squad-mates for up to four players, Anthem lets you decide how best to explore this new world. Once you’re on the planet, complete quests and defeat devilish creatures and enemies to upgrade your exosuit and unleash even more methods to destroy.

After you’ve conquered a region in Anthem, it’s safe to assume that you don’t have to worry about being attacked there again, right? Wrong. Anthem changes itself every single time you play, meaning that some areas may be more or less protected than they were before, or maybe an area once hidden can now be revealed. If you choose to peruse them, these secrets could be yours for the taking.

Set for a 2019 release, Anthem emphasizes a more cooperative style of gameplay, encouraging players to take the fight to the enemy online.

Anthem’s graphics showcase the best of what today’s visuals have to offer.

7. Destiny 2

Destiny 2 Gameplay Video: Ultimate Gameplay Build

A third-person shooter for the ages, Destiny 2 wastes little time in thrusting the player straight into the action . After a noble sacrifice by Destiny’s original Cayde-9, a brave quest for revenge leads to all-out warfare as you hunt down those responsible. Travel to a wide array of strange and exciting lands, interact with characters both new and old, and fight to save the Reef from the worst that the galaxy has to offer.

When you’re done running through the competition, Destiny 2 offers an unparalleled level of customization. Pick your own weapons, ships, and outfits in an effort to show the galaxy your style and guile.

Featuring a vast array of locations and adversaries, Destiny 2 presents a feel and atmosphere unlike other games of this generation.

Featuring characters old and new, Destiny 2 isn’t afraid of showing what’s at stake, going to so far as to pack in a rather emotional goodbye…

6. Warframe

Warframe Gameplay Video: Funny Moments

Set in the Origins system, Warframe follows the struggle between the game’s two main factions: The Corpus and Grineer. Inside of your own personalized spaceship, you can select whatever mission you desire, as the game offers plenty of options among a galaxy composed of many planets and moons.

At first, the game limits you to three distinct classes so that you’ll get a general feel for how things work. This quickly gives way to all-out freedom to personalize your character. Choose carefully, as there are those online who have mastered the fiercest challenges that Warframe has to offer, and they’ll surely do the same to you if you’re not careful. Fight alone, or call upon your closest friends to stand alongside you against some of the galaxy’s greatest perils.

A Cooperative third-person shooter, Warframe is a free-to-play game available on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One.

Character customization is one of the main driving forces of Warframe, but be prepared to grind for the loot.

Outmanned and outgunned, things are probably about to go from bad to worse for this player.

5. Defiance

Defiance Mount Tam Xbox 360 Gameplay

Released back in 2013, Defiance is a free-to-play, third-person shooter with a focus on multiplayer action. Taking place in the year 2046, the game follows the aftermath of a catastrophic war between aliens and humans right here on Earth. With four origin stories to choose from, the player must find a way to survive in this uneasy and decimated landscape.

As you navigate the tense relationship that the humans and aliens maintain to coexist, Defiance gives every character a sense of meaning. Make great friends (and even better enemies), all while enjoying the beautiful sights and sounds that come with an open-world feel. When you’re done playing the game, feel free to check out the television show (same name and all) that reveals even more dark secrets about some of your favorite characters.

With an-open world feel, Defiance encourages players to link-up and make use of the games massive online capabilities.  

There are countless foes that traverse the region, making fights like this one all the more likely.  

4. Planetside 2

Planetside 2 Gameplay: A Beginner's Guide

Developed and published by Sony back in 2012, Planetside 2 is an absolutely mesmerizing visual experience that captures the essence of exploration and combat in gaming. Featuring large and open landscapes, beautiful graphics, and the ability to have thousands of players taking to the battlefield at once, Planetside 2 offers an extremely high level of destruction. The game is an underrated gem, inviting the player to bring down the enemy hordes one bullet at a time.

Whether you’re alone or relying on your teammates to help you overcome the opposition, fight enemies with your own customized loadout of weapons and vehicles, and choose from a long line of missions that rivals that of major league titles.

Whether you’re on-foot, in a vehicle or controlling the skies, Planetside 2 lets you cause whatever destruction you see fit.

Under a hail of explosions and gunfire, quick instinct and hardened determination could make the difference between victory and defeat.

3. Star Citizen

Star Citizen Gameplay: Six Minute Featurette

Currently in development by Cloud Imperial Games, Star Citizen is a massive multiplayer experience that focuses on life in space. Part combat, part resource-gathering, Star Citizen brings to life some of our greatest dreams of what space would be like…and also how dangerous it could be.

When watching gameplay of Star Citizen, it’s hard not to appreciate the sheer scope of what the game is presenting. Never before has space felt so real in a videogame, so much so that imagining you’re actually there isn’t a far-fetched idea. Landing and taking off, mining precious minerals off a moon’s surface; these are but a few of the many activities Planet Citizen lets you partake in. Beyond exploration, Star Citizen allows for an incredible amount of customization, including the ship you use to traverse the confines of space.

Space travel has never been more realistic, with attention to detail both in and out of the vessel, making for a beautiful sight.

Ships like this one aren’t just for show, as Star Citizen lets players customize their entire loadout for adventures into the unknown.

2. Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online Gameplay Video: Kingon Campaign Introduction

A wonderful glimpse into a galaxy filled with danger and wonder, Star Trek Online gives players the space-filled experience of a lifetime. Select your character background from a number of iconic species and careers, with each path offering a unique perspective oflook at the Star Trek universe. Alongside your crew, travel to locations old and new to the franchise as you battle diverse enemies to gain control of the stars.

For an MMORPG, Star Trek Online boasts graphics that are surprisingly strong, with characters’ features clearly defined and worthy of representing their televised counterparts. Staring out into the vaccuum of space from the comfort of your spaceship has never felt more realistic, and the same goes for the iconic characters you interact with.

From the view of your command bridge, the vacuum of space is yours for the taking as you choose where and when to strike.

Space exploration and combat will comprise a majority of your gaming experience.

1. Secret World: Legends

Secret World: Legends PC Gameplay

A free-world MMO, Secret World: Legends is a game that takes the supernatural and thrusts it into the real world. Tasked with finding the source of a devastating outbreak, the game instantly has you facing some of the most demonic enemies known to man.

When fighting the undead, combat is your playground to unleash the full extent of your powers. Abilities like lightning strikes and banshee screams are yours for the taking, allowing for endless combinations of abilities that help the player to dismantle the competition.

For those who enjoy customization in gaming, character appearance can oftentimes be one of the more enjoyable aspects to modify when playing. Some releases offer a minimal amount of content in this regard, but Secret World: Legends makes this their defining achievement. Anything you could dream to personalize is yours to shape however you see fit, giving players the opportunity to establish their own presence (literally) in the gaming world.

The monsters above are menacing, but they are nothing compared to some of the horrors that await you in this game.

An ominous sight, enemies like this will push your skill to the limit as you try to fight off both their attacks and your own fears.

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