The Gaming Outsider Podcast: Episode 036 – Star Wars: Battlefront Beta Discussion

Did everyone spend the weekend playing EA and Dice’s beta for Star Wars: Battlefront? You know we did and we’re here to talk about it! In episode 36 of The Gaming Outsider podcast, Scott and Josh discuss their time with the PC and PS4 versions of the Star Wars: Battlefront beta. We dive into what we liked, disliked and whether or not the beta has sold us on buying the full version come November 17th. Grab the episode now on your favorite podcasting platform and don’t forget to join our Facebook group using the links above to discuss the beta with us. Can’t wait to listen? Hit play on the embedded media player below to listen right now.


0:30 – 2:00 Introduction

2:05 – 3:40 Beta general information

3:41 – 5:39 Beta vs Demo

5:40 – 9:09 Initial impressions

9:10 – 12:54 Accessibility

12:55 – 14:19 PC vs PS4 versions

14:20 – 21:22 Performance issues

21:23 – 27:19 Vehicle discussion

27:20 – 35:58 Are we sold?


Josh Faulkner

Josh is a native Ohio-an who grew up in a small town that had very little for kids to do. As a result, Josh picked up video games at a very young age. Video games played a huge part in his childhood and continued to do so in his adult life. Starting out on an Atari 2600 when he was 3 years old, gaming has sort of grown up alongside with Josh and continues to be his biggest hobby. As an IT technician by day, Josh is an aspiring gaming writer by night who founded a few websites including 16 Bit Heroes and Too Busy Gaming, while also dabbling in retro gaming YouTube videos and live streaming events.