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What time does Star Wars Squadrons Unlock?

What time does Star Wars Squadrons Unlock?

The new multiplayer Star Wars space combat game from Electronic Arts is finally about to release. Put your piloting skills to the test in this first-person space shooter. Compete in epic 5v5 space battles, and pick from eight Star Wars Squadrons ships from the New Republic and the Galactic Empire. Here’s everything you need to know about the unlock time for Star Wars Squadrons.

What time does Star Wars Squadrons Unlock?

Update: The new release time is now October 2 at 4:00 UTC for Americas region, and October 1 at 22:00 UTC for Europe.

Star Wars Squadrons unlocks at midnight UTC on October 2, 2020, for all players who pre-purchase the title on Epic and Steam. Here’s a breakdown of release times by time zone:

  • 8 PM EST, October 1, 2020 (Pre-order)
  • 5 PM PST, October 1, 2020 (Pre-order)
  • Midnight, October 2, 2020 (All Platforms)

For all other platforms, the game releases at midnight in your region. The times are confirmed by EA Star Wars and BioWare Global Community Manager Andrew Johnson on Twitter. 

In case you haven’t already pre-ordered and wish to do so, you can find the titles on Steam and Epic Games Store for PC. 

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Cole is a lifelong PC gamer who loves FPS, RPG, and MMO games. The first PC game that got him hooked was the Counter-Strike beta in 1999. He has thousands of hours in all of the old-school Blizzard games like Starcraft, Warcraft, and Diablo.

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