Battlefield 2042

Battlefield 2042

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Battlefield 2042

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Electronic Arts
Release Date
November 19, 2021 (Calendar)
Cosmetic DLC
Multiplayer modes
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The seventeenth installment of the Battlefield franchise, Battlefield 2042 is a multiplayer-focused first-person-shooter with no single-player campaign. With an overhauled class system, players control one of the following: Assault, Engineer, Medic, or Recon, with each able to wield their own unique tools and skills on top of shared weaponry. Battlefield 2042 will also see the return of destructive environments and weather effects like tornadoes and windstorms.

Battlefield 2042 Crossplay will be enabled at launch for PC, Playstation 5, and Xbox Series S | X for the first time in the series, while Xbox One and Playstation 4 players will be restricted to Crossplay on those two platforms.

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Battlefield™ 2042 is a first-person shooter that marks the return to the iconic all-out warfare of the franchise. Adapt and overcome in a near-future world transformed by disorder. Squad up and bring a cutting-edge arsenal into dynamically-changing battlegrounds supporting 128 players, unprecedented scale, and epic destruction.

The next generation of fan-favorites Conquest and Breakthrough features the largest Battlefield maps ever and up to 128 players. Experience the intensity of all-out warfare on maps filled with dynamic weather and spectacular world events.

Battlefield's massive, iconic sandbox mode returns – this time supporting 128 players on PC. The maps have been specifically designed for this vast scale, with action divided into "clusters" of various kinds. Also, the action now centers around sectors consisting of several flags instead of individual control points.
The return of Breakthrough sees two teams – Attackers and Defenders – battle over larger-scale sectors as the Attackers push towards the final objective. Each sector is designed to house a larger number of players, enabling more strategic choice and more flanking opportunities. Approach the capture areas from multiple locations and take advantage of more types of tactical possibilities.