The wait is over!We finally know what the heavily rumored new Battlefield game is...and what it is about!
It's 2042 (obviously), with extreme weather & ever important resources the focal point of conflict. The United States & Russia are knocking on each other's doors, ready to start a war, while a mix of non-patriated veterans create their own groups formally known as "Task Forces". The curtains are pulling back, as you fight to define the future in a never before seen battlefield.
New game experiences:Breakthrough & Conquest game modes return in BF:2042 but with 128 players!
All new Hazard Zone - squad type multiplayer combat. Still to be fully revealed later this year (no date specified).
A still hidden feature which they refer to as a "Love letter to our fans" - to be fully announced on July 22nd.
Game mechanics & loadouts:
The Battlefield is changing! Everything is not what it was! You must improvise, adapt and overcome dynamic events & storms!
Technology has advanced! Prepare that creative mind of yours as you give in to the power of cutting edge weaponry, vehicles, jets, helis as well as all new equipment inspired by the near future of 2042.
Choose the role you play on the battlefield, creating perfectly tailored squads via the new Specialist system.
Speaking of specialists...meet them here: https://www.ea.com/games/battlefield/battlefield-2042/game-overview/specialists
Official reveal trailer:
Kourou, French Guiana
A race against time in hostile conditions add to the atmosphere as you fight your way around a rocket preparing for launch. Featuring not only enemy fire but weather dynamics too!
In a city reclaimed by the desert, featuring dust & sand storms and the sun nowhere to be seen clearly, you battle for control of a convey inhibited by the moving sands.
Songdo, South Korea
In a state-of-the art metropolis, grab a zipline between the towering buildings, fight on the ground among the plazas that encapsulate the exemplary data center.
Brani Island, Singapore
With the chance of rain and tornadoes, make your way through a "maze" like layout of shipping containers in this key commerce center that is vital to the American supply lines.
With the scrapyard of giants setting the tone in itself, being scrapped and lining the beach, battle is joined around these giants with storms incoming!
Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
The extraction of ever important oil has transformed this remote area into a hub of activity. Featuring combustible tankers & silos which, upon destruction, create debris filed with permanent fires.
Eastern Desert, Egypt
With an enormous wall, created to ensure rich, man-made agricultural lands taking the spotlight here, fight in intense conditions. Secure access points along with the wall's equally intense gates.
Battlefield 2042 is set to release on October 22nd 2021It will be available on the following platforms:
- Xbox One
- Xbox Series XlS
- Playstation 4
- Playstation 5
- PC via Origin, Steam & Epic Games Store.
You can preorder Battlefield 2042 here:
Pre-order Battlefield 2042, available October 22, 2021 on Xbox, PlayStation®, Steam, Epic Store, and Origin for PC.
Checkout the rest of the details here:
Battlefield 2042 marks the return to all-out warfare in dynamically-changing battlegrounds with up to *128 players on massive-scale maps.
PC System Requirements:To be announced still.
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