The latest updates for "Star Wars: Battlefront 2" will have John Boyega narrating the sequel's latest trailer and revealing the new gameplay features, characters, vehicles, and items. DICE and Criterion announced a more narrative approach to the Death Star DLC maps.

The new trailer

Electronic Arts and DICE streamed a new trailer for "Star Wars Battlefront 2." It features "The Force Awakens" star, John Boyega, narrating the entire video and explaining the gameplay details of the sequel.

Boyega wasted no time talking about the sequel's huge roster of characters and classes, land and space vehicles, massive maps, and the new single-player campaign story.

"Battlefront 2" will have 14-playable characters. Gamers can choose their favorite "Star Wars" heroes and villains like Han Solo, Darth Maul, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, Rey, Kylo Ren and more.

Gamers can engage in fierce battles from different planets like Kamino, Yavin 4, Fondor, Naboo and Starkiller Base. Players will be able to use battle points to upgrade their weapons and unlock new battle cards.

The sequel will feature four character classes and each class can change the tide of the war.The Assault class is equipped with medium ranged weapons and explosives, and this is good for beginners in the game. The Heavy serves as the tank on the frontlines and they are equipped with heavy blasters and shields.

Specialists can attack enemies from afar using sniper rifles and they can lay out traps around the area. The Officer can command units from the battlefield and deploy offensive turrets.

Death Star DLC Maps

Criterion designer John Stanley confirmed during the "Battlefront podcast" that the sequel's Death Star DLC maps will each have narrative-focused storylines to tie up objectives in the mission.

"Yeah, each of the maps will have narrative focus, and we've tried to make it so that the objectives then tie-up into the map," Stanley said. "And that's important to help with the narrative, but we want to make sure we are switching up the gameplay and making the gameplay feel right."

The sequel's campaign mode will feature an original story that connects the events of "Return of the Jedi" and "The Force Awakens." Players assume the role of Iden Versio, a special forces officer of the Galactic Empire.

Game director Mark Thompson stated that the franchise has not yet tackled the point of view of the Galactic Empire during the conflict. They wanted to create a story that reveals their motives on why they serve Emperor Palpatine and his forces.