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Fantasy Flight Announces New Sets and Upgrades for Star Wars: Armada

Star Wars: Armada lets you command entire fleets of giants starships and the swarms of fighters they carry. It's been a bit since we've seen much for the game, but that doesn't mean that the folks at Fantasy Flight haven't been working on it. They've got a bunch of announcements for the game coming after Gen Con Online. There's new Separatists and Republic forces, as well as upgrade packs and new dials coming out.

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In the epic space battles of Star Wars™: Armada, no two fleets are the same. Not only do you have the power to hand pick the ships under your command, you’re also invited to outfit your ships with a range of upgrades. From assigning iconic commanders and officers to lead your fleets to outfitting your ships with additional weapons and ordnance, you’re free to fine tune your fleets down to the last detail.

Even the best admirals rely on these tools to claim victory and, with Armada entering the Clone Wars, you’ll soon have access to everything you need to dominate the galaxy. Fantasy Flight Games is excited to announce two expansions for Star Wars: Armada:

Bringing together a hangar bay of 290 essential upgrades in a new standard-sized card format, the Upgrade Card Collection gives you the flexibility to immediately start assembling the perfect fleet. Meanwhile, the Dial Pack allows you to further expand your fleets with 10 additional command dials and seven additional speed dials.

Whether you’re comfortable commanding a fleet of Imperial-class Star Destroyers or are just entering the game with a Fleet Starter, these packs give you more power than ever to assemble the Star Wars fleet that you've always wanted to command.

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Turmoil is spreading across the Star Wars™ galaxy. Commanded by the sinister Count Dooku, the Separatist Alliance has drawn numerous worlds into open insurrection against the Galactic Republic. Massive Separatist fleets crewed by battle droids and commanded by nefarious corporate leaders move from the Outer Rim to the Core Worlds, launching fresh assaults after each one the Republic thwarts. As the Separatists bring the full weight of their armada to bear, it could bring the Republic crashing down at any moment.

Soon, you’ll be able to assume command of these fleets and experience the tactical fleet combat of a whole new era. Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the first Separatist Alliance expansions for Star Wars™: Armada:

With three highly-detailed, pre-painted capital ships, two commanders, and 12 starfighter squadrons between them, these expansions form the foundations for your Separatist fleet and invite you to begin your quest to dominate the galaxy. What’s more, you’ll also find all essential components needed for one player to begin playing Armada, making this the perfect entry point for new players or veterans looking to explore a new faction alike.

Read on for more information about adding the Separatist Alliance to your Star Wars: Armada collection!

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War! The threat of the Separatist Alliance is spreading, leaving plundered worlds and petty tyrants in its wake. To counter this menace, the Galactic Republic has mobilized its fleets, meeting the Separatists in epic clashes among the stars. Guided by the ideals of the Republic, the ancient Jedi Order and legions of clone troopers manning these ships fight to bring a swift end to the chaos of the Clone Wars and restore peace to the galaxy.

Soon, you will be able to take up the mantle of the Galactic Republic as the tactical fleet combat of Star Wars™: Armada enters a new era of the Star Wars saga. Fantasy Flight Games is happy to announce the first Galactic Republic expansions for Star Wars: Armada:

Featuring three highly-detailed, pre-painted capital ships, two commanders, and 12 starfighter squadrons between them, these expansions include everything you need to begin building your Galactic Republic fleet and play out the battles that will decide the fate of the Star Wars galaxy. Additionally, players will also find all the essential components needed for one player to learn the game, making this the perfect entry point for new players or veterans looking to experiment with new ships.

Read on for more information on adding the Galactic Republic to your Star Wars: Armada collection!

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