Best Beginner Loadout for the X-Wing Fighter
The X-wing fighter is useed by the Rebel Alliance, it is a versatile all-purppose starfighter that balances speed with firepower and is named for the distinctive shape made when its S-Foils are in attack position. The first loadout is geared up to getting into the action quickly, firing off some high damage shots and then escaping to safety to plan another strike.- Primary weapon: Ion Cannon- Left auxiliary: Repair Droid- Right auxiliary: Cluster Missiles- Countermeasures: Seeker Warheads- Hull: Ferroceramic Hull- Shields: Conversion Shield- Engine: Microthrust Engine
If the hit and run loadout above doesn't complement your play style you may want to try the 'ion build' below which is recommended by EA for beginners.- Primary weapon: Ion Cannon- Left auxiliary: Repair Droid- Right auxiliary: Barrage Rockets- Countermeasures: Seeker Warheads- Hull: Ferroceramic Hull- Shields: Nimble Deflector- Engine: Microthrust engine
Best Beginner Loadout for the TIE Fighter
The TIE/In Fighter is used by the Imperial fleet and was seen in massive numbers throughout most of the Galactic Civil War and onward. This starfighter was designed for high-speed dogfights and is flexible enough to challenge enemy capital ships. The first loadout is geared towards acceleration and hull density which makes it ideal for performing attacks without getting shot down easily and also fast enough to get away from a losing fight.- Primary weapon: Burst Cannon- Left auxiliary: Proton Torpedo- Right auxiliary: Ion Torpedo- Countermeasures: Seeker Warheads- Hull: Reinforced Hull- Engine: Propulsion Engine
If this build doesn't fit your playstyle you may want to consider the one below which is recommended by EA for beginners.- Primary weapon: Burst Cannon- Left auxiliary: Proton Torpedo- Right auxiliary: Ion Torpedo- Countermeasures: Sensor Jammer- Hull: Dampener Hull- Engine: SLAM Engine
You should only consider the builds above as a starting point. You will get enough unlock tokens to fill all of them out pretty quickly. The key thing to remember when customizing your starfighter is to give it a purpose, whether it's built for speed or defense for example and ensure that the components you pick up serve that purpose.
If you are unfamiliar with the Star Wars universe you will find jumping into multiplayer can be a bit daunting. It is recommended that before doing so you spend some time playing story mode in order to learn the controls and find out what each starfighter is capable of. Below is what we consider to be the two best beginner-friendly builds for the X-wing fighter and TIE fighter.