Nicknamed Battlefield 6 for months, the future blockbuster finally has a release date as well as an official and futuristic title.
Announced several months ago, the next installment of the franchise Battlefield knew how to be desired. In a special event on June 9, EA finally unveiled some information, and especially the title of the game, which is now called Battlefield 2042. If the last installments of the franchise have made us relive historic wars, the next one takes us into a hypothetical future. You can discover the first images of the title in this new trailer unveiled by EA.
Recently, it became known that EA had recruited theformer director of Call of Duty to work on Battlefield 2042. If some rumors said that it was in order to work on a battle royale mode similar to Warzone, it is not at the moment. With Battlefield 2042, EA wants to focus on its multiplayer offering rather than single player and battle royale modes. Multiplayer games will be able to support up to 128 players for next-gen consoles and PC, while games will remain at 64 players maximum for PS4 and Xbox One versions.
Daniel Berlin, Head of Design, said: “ If you look at the DNA of the studio, which we’ve been doing for so long, we just thought we weren’t going to have a traditional single player campaign this time around, but that we were going to put all of our attention and all the resources into it. necessary to give depth to multiplayer. Because that’s what we do best “. In this sense, the Breakthrough and Conquest modes will be back, as well as a new team mode called Risk Zone. Another new mode is on the way, but EA won’t reveal it until next month, at the next EA Play event.
History side, Battlefield 2042 will depict a global humanitarian crisis caused by conflicts around global warming. As one might imagine, the two major nations involved in this war are the United States and Russia. This opus will introduce specialists who have their own abilities according to the classes offered by Battelfield. This opus, although without a single player campaign mode, will not be devoid of narration, it being based on the multiplayer part. Depending on the season, some specialists will emerge and the narration will be updated.
Battlefield 2042 will be available from October 22 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S and PC.