Star Wars Battlefront PS4
The Battle Of Jakku DLC adds two new maps and a fresh mode, Turning Point, in which Rebels must take one of three available points to push the Empire back to the next set, before eventually going all in on a final area. Although it’s only a minor twist on Walker Assault, the option to split up or consolidate your efforts makes for a fraught and urgent-feeling encounter – and
adds welcome variety to map rotation.
It may not have been the chunky content drop we really wanted for Christmas, but Bungie’s Sparrow Racing League makes for a pleasant change of pace, and provides another path to endgame gear. In regular Crucible, a balance update has shifted the meta, though not as substantially as first
thought – Bungie’s loose command of decimal places meant a 0.7 per cent nerf was instead communicated as 7 per cent.
Guitar Hero Live PS4
While the multiplayer segment of Guitar
Hero Live remains undernourished, FreeStyle Games has taken a step towards rectifying that with Rival Challenges. Part
of Guitar Hero TV, the challenges pit players who have reached at least level ten against each other for the opportunity to win an extra 100 XP (and bragging rights). The encounters occur twice during
every half-hour slot on the streaming service, and go a long way to making those leaderboards feel less detached.