Battlefield fans will be excited to know that Battlefield is going INTO THE FUTURE with its next update.
Well… slightly into the future at least. Set in the year 2042 the game will have wingsuit, explosions, helicopters, planes and even rockets it seems (although we’re sure the rockets are probably not usable… unless)
It seems you’ll also have to combat extreme weather, with a massive tornado being shown tearing through a city map, picking up people, cars and more.
The rumours doing the rounds recently have turned out to be quite accurate, and that’s definitely not a bad thing. Battlefield 2042 looks slick that have been circulating were pretty accurate.
A gameplay reveal is coming June 13th but until then we can make do with the trailer? As for the games release date? Well we’ll let good ol’ Geoff Keighley tell you.
A snippet from the press release can be read below.
“Battlefield 2042 is an evolution of the franchise and embraces what our players want – the ultimate Battlefield multiplayer sandbox with intense combat and a ton of incredible, unexpected events,” said Oskar Gabrielson, General Manager of DICE. “All of us across DICE in Stockholm, DICE LA, Criterion, and EA Gothenburg have had so much fun developing this game and now it’s time to let players jump in. What they’ll find is that we’ve built three distinct, absolutely epic experiences that we think they’ll love.”
The biggest, most ambitious title in the franchise, Battlefield 2042 includes:
- All-Out Warfare – the next generation of fan-favourite modes Conquest and Breakthrough, featuring the largest maps ever for the franchise and for the first time, up to 128 players*. Experience the intensity of All-Out Warfare in large-scale battles like never before on maps filled with dynamic weather, dangerous environmental hazards, and spectacular world events that see tornadoes rip across the map and sandstorms block out the sun.
- Hazard Zone – an all-new, high-stakes, squad-based game-type for the Battlefield franchise that is a modern take on the multiplayer experience that is distinctly DICE but very different from All-Out Warfare’s Conquest or Breakthrough modes.
- TO BE ANNOUNCED – the third experience, being developed by DICE LA, is another exciting new game-type for the franchise. This experience is a love letter to Battlefield fans and one that long-time players will feel right at home with. Tune-in to EA Play Live on July 22 for all the details.
Battlefield 2042 will be coming out on October 22 on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4 and PS5. EA Play members will also get a 10 hour trial starting on October 15.
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