Star Wars Battlefront 2's Single-Player Campaign on Xbox One Has Some Major Bugs

Star Wars Battlefront 2's Single-Player Campaign on Xbox One Has Some Major Bugs

Be ready to deal with some noticeable bugs during the single-player campaign.

So far most of the conversation around Star Wars Battlefront 2 has concerned the loot boxes and high cost of unlocking heroes. But the version I've been playing on my Xbox One X has some additional problems: bugs.

I ran into a number of them while playing the single-player campaign. They first became apparent while traversing Endor, where I encountered jittering visuals and other problems. At one point, I loaded to find Iden Versio hanging in the air.

The problems appeared to be triggered by putting my Xbox One to sleep and restarting in the middle of the mission. Thankfully, I was able to restart the game and reload from a checkpoint. Still, I was taken off-guard.

I encountered another major bug on Naboo. Following a firefight in the city square, I was confused by the lack of progression. Finally, I found the problem, which you can see below. It seems that this twitching stormtrooper wasn't counted as "dead," which prevented the progression trigger from kicking in.

These were only the two most noticeable bugs that I saw. Others included persistent flickering during cutscenes and enemies taking cover in areas that are clearly on fire (this may not be a bug so much as bad pathfinding).

I reached out to EA regarding a possible Day 1 update that fixes the bugs, but I was informed that the Day 1 update is already live. So it may be a bit before these are properly addresses.

In the meantime, here's my review! You can also find our Star Wars Battlefront 2 guides here.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Kat Bailey

Editor in Chief

Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).

Related articles

The PS5 Has a "Back Pocket" Option If Devs Can't Fix Older Games for Next-Gen

Sony's Mark Cerny dives into exactly how and why the PS5 CPU can mimic the PS4 and PS4 Pro for backward compatibility.

Sea of Thieves Will Make Its Way to Steam Soon

It's a pirate's life for Steam.

New Final Fantasy 9 Update on Steam Stops You Playing the Game

You now can't start, or download, the game at all.

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Reflects on Fable Legends and Scalebound's Cancellations

"I did some learning around Fable Legends and Scalebound."

You may also like

Ghost Recon Breakpoint's Immersive Mode Is Better, but It Still Lags Behind Wildlands

Ubisoft has delivered a great update for Breakpoint, but more improvements are needed.

Phil Spencer Says Xbox Series X's Launch Likely Won't Move Even if Halo Infinite Is Delayed

Spencer says the Series X's on-board software needs to be all-there for launch, but games are another matter.