I dont mind the direction the game is going. They seem to do a much better job than they did in BF. Maybe not completely true to the movies, but not everybody knows the difference between the 501st and other clone legions.
And all the heroes are justified in my opinion, since the main campain will give you presents on every map. Its odd wich planet they are on, but that really dosent matter, aslong as I can have fun. It woudnt be fun if everybody complained "why cant I use Boba on the Death Star" and such.
Space combat can only be one thing: A HUGE IMPROVEMENT