The Next Battlefield Could Be Set In 2042 According To Rumours

The next Battlefield game is being said to have a beta announced during its gameplay reveal event tomorrow and it could start as early as this month!

Last week, select social media influencers were sent images by EA. On their own, the images might not make much sense. Yet, when put together they appeared to tease a Battlefield game set in the year 2042.

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As reported by VGC, rumours were posted on Reddit over the weekend with the information coming from Battlefield and Call of Duty leaker, Tom Henderson.

There have been many rumours over the months related to the next Battlefield. These most recent rumours from this weekend claim that we will not only get our first look at the alleged “Battlefield 2042” but also a beta will be announced. One that may begin this month!

It has been suggested that the next Battlefield will have a near-futuristic setting with fully destructible environments, and multiplayer modes capable of supporting up to 128 players. If memory serves me correctly, the last futuristic game that we got in the series was Battlefield 2142 for PC in 2006.

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The original Battlefield game was set in 1942, 100 years before the alleged Battlefield 2042, and of course, we have 2006s, Battlefield 2142. So, if the rumours of Battlefield 2042 are true, there may be a strong link between those three games?

According to other rumours on social media, the 128 online matches are said to be 64 vs. 64 players. We will also apparently see the return of Levolution, as well as tornadoes, twisters, and other dynamic weather events during play.

It is also said that in Battlefield 2042, players will be able to call in vehicles such as ATVs, and replace red dot sights with long-range scopes on the fly.

Obviously, at this time, these are all unconfirmed rumours, so we must take them with a pinch of salt. That said, it could be an exciting turning point for the Battlefield series.

When is the New Battlefield Reveal?

The new Battlefield will be revealed tomorrow at 4pm UK time/11am ET and 8am PT. You can watch the event via the video below.

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