The Return of All-Out Warfare Arrives With Battlefield 2042
Featuring Three Standout, Distinct Multiplayer
Experiences with All-Out Warfare, Battlefield Hazard Zone and
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has launched the
highly-anticipated first-person shooter, Battlefield™ 2042. Powered
by groundbreaking technology through the use of the Frostbite game
engine, Battlefield 2042 features up to 128 player matches on the
latest consoles* and PCs. The game introduces epic maps, a dynamic
world and signals a return to modern settings which opens up the
immersive sandbox gameplay through vehicles, weapons and more.
Battlefield 2042 has been hailed by EGM as a “true evolution” for
the series, IGN lauded the game’s “impressively huge and gorgeously
detailed maps,” while Game Informer described the title as “an easy
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Battlefield 2042 places players in a near-future, all-out war
experience where resources are limited and the world powers of the
United States and Russia are in conflict, while refugees from
collapsed nations known as the Non-Patriated (“No-Pats”) struggle
for survival. The game features the franchise’s signature
Levolution, as well as dynamic storms and environmental hazards,
that create an added layer of action that alters the battlefield
and tactical combat.
The narrative of Battlefield 2042 will be told in an brand new
way for the franchise, offering players an engaging world seen
through the eyes of Specialists - an all-new type of playable
soldier for the Battlefield franchise - as they survive the
greatest refugee crisis in human history and fight for a seat at
the table in this new world. Players can now jump into the boots of
one of the 10 battle-hardened Specialists, all of whom come
equipped with their own unique Specialist Trait and Specialty, as
well as fully customizable loadouts. As a Specialist, players will
have access to a cutting-edge arsenal of weapons, equipment and
vehicles to use in battle, providing them with a wealth of options
as they strategize for the perfect combination to fit their, and
their squads play style and achieve victory on the battlefield.
This style of world building in Battlefield 2042 is captivating for
players who prioritize the narrative, as well as those who want to
care just enough to gain a further enjoyment of the multiplayer
“Battlefield 2042 introduces an innovative and modern approach
to first-person shooters, allowing players to lose themselves in
the game’s expansive universe,” said Oskar Gabrielson, General
Manager of DICE. “Our teams across the world have created an
unparalleled experience for players. With new modes like
Battlefield Portal and Hazard Zone, as well as the return of
timeless favorites within All-Out Warfare, and an engaging
storyline told through the eyes of our battle hardened Specialists,
Battlefield 2042 has been built from the ground up with the players
Battlefield 2042 launches with three distinct and compelling
multiplayer experiences tailored for every play style. These
- All-Out Warfare – Featuring the largest maps in
franchise history, the return of fan-favorite modes Conquest and
Breakthrough brings the intensity of All-Out Warfare in large-scale
battles with up to 128 players*, dynamic weather, environmental
hazards and spectacular world events, including chaotic tornadoes
that rip across the map and sandstorms that black out the sky.
- Battlefield Portal – Developed by Ripple Effect Studios,
Battlefield Portal is a revolutionary, community-driven experience
that allows players to control the rules of war, while also sharing
their creations with other players. It features a robust creation
suite that includes Settings, custom modes and a Logic Editor for
players to create, share and discover the Battlefield experience of
their wildest imaginations, filled with a familiar offering of
weapons, vehicles, equipment and more. Allowing players to set up
uniquely captivating games, the Battlefield Builder tool encourages
creativity and experimentation, all while empowering players to
tweak and set the rules for their own definitive experience from
Battlefield 2042 – along with the iconic maps and hardware from
Battlefield 1942, Battlefield Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 3.
- Hazard Zone – An all-new, high stakes, extraction-based
four-player mode where players build unique squads based on the
individual qualities of each Specialist and their play styles with
the goal of retrieving Data Drives scattered across the
battlefield. Players must achieve this goal while fighting off
opposing squads with the same goal, as well as environmental
challenges like an unyielding Tornado which can strike at any given
time or deadly Occupying Forces that will drain resources and alert
nearby enemies. Hazard Zone is a tense, survival experience that is
playable on all seven Battlefield 2042 All-Out Warfare maps.
Battlefield 2042 is available now on retail and digital
storefronts for $59.99 on Xbox® One, PlayStation®4, and PC, and
$69.99 on Xbox® Series X and S and PlayStation®5. For more
information on each edition’s offerings, the EA Play and EA Play
Pro subscriber offerings, and more details on the game, visit
https://www.ea.com/games/battlefield/battlefield-2042 or follow the
game on YouTube, Twitter or Instagram.
For Battlefield 2042 assets, visit: EAPressPortal.com.
*128 players and massive-scale maps only available on PC, Xbox
Series X|S, and PlayStation®5. Xbox One and PlayStation®4 are
capped at 64 players and reduced map sizes.
About Electronic Arts
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interactive entertainment. The Company develops and delivers games,
content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile
devices and personal computers.
In fiscal year 2021, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $5.6 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a
portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA
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