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Shane posted an article in GamingEA have released version 4.0 of Star Wars: Squadrons, adding two new starfighters to the game along with a host of bug-fixes. This free update is available to all players, giving New Republic pilots access to the B-wing, while the Galactic Empire have obtained the TIE Defender. The B-wing is classed as a bomber, and was first seen in Return of the Jedi, having been designed for the movie by Joe Johnston and Bill George, whereas the TIE Defender with it's unusual tri-wing design was created for the 1994 LucasArts game Star Wars: TIE Fighter, as a top spec TIE variant that hardier than the standard TIE Fighter due to having shields. For the full list of changes, see the official patch notes.
If you have had an X-wing shaped hole in your reading list for the past few years then you've probably been waiting for Star Wars: Alphabet Squadron, the upcoming new canon novel from author Alexander Freed. Alphabet Squadron is the start of a new trilogy of books set after Return of the Jedi that follows a team of pilots brought together by General Hera Syndulla, who we first met back in Star Wars Rebels. Each pilot flies a different class of starfighter (X-wing, Y-wing, A-wing, B-wing, and U-wing) and together they are tasked with hunting down the mysterious Imperial fighter squadron, the Shadow Wing. Yrica Quell Ship: X-wing Yrica is the leader of Alphabet Squadron. She was formerly in the service of the Empire, but defected after the Battle of Endor. Kairos Ship: U-wing Kairos is as distant and unknowable as the void through which she flies. Just as her monstrous mask hides her face, her silence hides her past. All her copilots understand is her loyalty to the Republic, and the frightening violence that she employs in its name. Wyl Lark Ship: A-wing A youth spent on the backs of flying beasts on his peaceful, remote homeworld gave Wyl Lark a near-supernatural gift for piloting, and a well of kindness and empathy that has never run dry. But war is a precarious place for a soul as gentle as his. Nath Tensent Ship: Y-wing His easy demeanor makes him seem like a starport lunkhead, but don’t be fooled: Nath Tensent is a survivor. He outlived his unit, he outlived the Empire, and now that Lieutenant Quell has pulled him back into the war, he’s determined to outlive her, too. Chass na Chadic Ship: B-wing Chass na Chadic has watched her heroes fall one after another in the name of freedom, leaving her behind; now, as the tide turns, Chass is adrift. Alphabet's mission may be her chance to find meaning in her life—if she can be convinced not to seek it in death. Alphabet Squadron is set for release on 4 June 2019, and you can get the low-down on their rivals the Shadow Wing in the Marvel comic series TIE Fighter, out now.