See the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Starfighter Assault space combat gameplay in action

Just in time for gamescom, EA has dropped off a gorgeous looking new trailer showing off the much anticipated Star Wars Battlefront 2 space combat mode, Starfighter Assault. The original planet based dogfights were quite fun, but this looking to be on a whole other level.

Check it out below, and stay tuned for the livestream replay for even more footage.

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Official Starfighter Assault Gameplay Trailer:

Star Wars Battlefront II: Official Starfighter Assault Gameplay Trailer

Ready to jump into the cockpit of a speedy TIE Interceptor or nimble A-wing? In Star Wars Battlefront II?s new Starfighter Assault mode, players can live out their ultimate Star Warsfantasies by becoming an ace pilot in epic space battles set across authentic locations from all three cinematic Star Wars eras. Space combat has been vastly improved and expanded with superior controls, deeper customization and role-based team play featuring an all new class-based system.

Get a peek at the some of the iconic ships that players can pilot in intense, high stakes dogfights in the new Star Wars Battlefront II: Official Starfighter Assault Gameplay Trailer.

Also be sure to tune in to the EA Live Show at Gamescom streaming on on August 21 at 9:30am PDT/6:30pm CET to watch the Starfighter Assault live gameplay reveal. 24 players will face off in a swirling dogfight in the Fondor: Imperial Shipyard map, weaving around an Imperial Star Destroyer complete with speedy fighters, thundering bombers, distinct hero ships, and more.

For updates on Starfighter Assault and the new hero ships that will be revealed during Gamescom, head to the EA Star Wars blog.