Battlefield 2042 Gameplay Showcases the Specialist Abilities of “Irish”

Battlefield 4's Kimble "Irish" Graves will be a playable Specialist in the upcoming shooter and focuses on protecting his squad-mates.

Posted By | On 18th, Aug. 2021

Battlefield 2042

Confirmed in the short film “Exodus”, Battlefield 4’s Kimble “Irish” Graves will be joining the roster of Battlefield 2042 as a Specialist. As an Engineer, his abilities and traits are focused on protecting fellow tea members, helping to set up fortified positions against foes. In a new clip on Twitter, DICE has revealed exactly how that works.

First up is the DCS Deployable Cover which, as the name implies, provides a barricade that will protect one from enemy fire (which includes explosives). There’s also the APS-36 Shootdown Sentinel that destroys which destroys explosive projectiles. Graves’ passive is called Veteran and provides armor to squad-mates along with granting additional bonuses from downed enemies.

Those who pre-order Battlefield 2042 can receive the Battle Hardened Legendary Skin for Irish at no extra cost. Early access to the upcoming open beta, which starts on September 4th at 1 AM PT and lasts till September 11th, is also provided. Battlefield 2042 is slated to release on October 22nd for Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and PC.


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