As was suspected, a Battlefront: Twilight Company, a tie-in novel to the Battlefront game, will see release later this yea—November 3, to be specific.
Set between Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back, the novel, written by Old Republic scribe and BioWare alumnus Alexander Freed, will follow Rebel soldiers fighting against the Empire in the wake of the Death Star’s destruction. Presumably this will take place after Marvel’s Vader story arc, where the Empire is more vulnerable than ever without the Imperial Senate to “maintain control”.
Freed most recently wrote two short stories in the new canon for Insider: One Thousand Levels Down and The End of History.
Anyway, here’s the actual blurb: