Force Friday: Star Wars: Commander Introduces New Rogue One Content

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Disney and Lucasfilm have unveiled today, the first wave of new content inspired by the first Star Wars standalone film — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — for the wildly popular mobile combat strategy game Star Wars: Commander…

In this new update for Star Wars: Commander, new characters, and vehicles from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — such as Shoretroopers, Rebel Commandos, Gigoran Fighters and AT-ACT Walkers — will be added to the game. In addition to this update for Force Friday, even more Rogue One content will be added in-game, later this year.

Here’s a snippet from the official press release:

New Armory System also launches with game update, allowing players to customize and strengthen their units and structures:

Image Credit: Disney/Lucasfilm

"The update also introduces a new Armory feature that allows players to customize the appearance of their troops through special equipment. These customizations include recognizable Armory content from the classic Star Wars films, including Imperial Snowtroopers, Cold-weather Rebel Soldiers and Captain Han Solo in protective gear to battle sub-zero temperatures on Hoth."

Image Credit: Disney/Lucasfilm

There is also a contest that fans of Star Wars: Commander can be involved in. The update coincides with the global launch of the Rogue One product line and the Go Rogue UGC contest on StarWars.com/GoRogue.

"Fans 13+ are invited to create and share their own short stories or skits based on the characters from “Rogue One” for a chance to win a trip to Lucasfilm in San Francisco to see an advance screening of the film and have their winning video premiered on the big screen."

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We want to hear from you: Are you still playing and enjoying Star Wars: Commander? Does this new Rogue One inspired update make you even more excited to play the game? Let us know about it in the comments below and on social media.