Battlefield 2042 – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Battlefield 2042 Box Art
Publisher
EA
Developer
DICE
Platforms
Release Date
22 October 2021: WW: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre
First Person Shooter

Game Overview:

Battlefield 2042 is a first person shooter developed by DICE and published by EA.

It is set in the near-future, where the world has been brought to the brink of war due to climate change.

Latest Updates For Battlefield 2042

Battlefield 2042 Debuts Gameplay in New Trailer

Battlefield 2042 Debuts Gameplay in New Trailer

The multiplayer-only shooter shows off its high-octane action and dynamic and fast-paced matches in a new gameplay trailer.

Battlefield 2042’s Biggest Problem is its Price, Not its Lack of a Campaign

Battlefield 2042’s Biggest Problem is its Price, Not its Lack of a Campaign

Not only is Battlefield 2042 wasting the potential of its setting by dropping the single player component, it's also exacerbating the issues with its price.

Battlefield 2042’s “Undisclosed” Mode Offers Classic Maps and Weapons, Battle Royal Coming Next Year – Rumor

Battlefield 2042’s “Undisclosed” Mode Offers Classic Maps and Weapons, Battle Royal Coming Next Year – Rumor

The rumored "Battlefield Hub" could be the "love letter" to fans that DICE LA is working on, according to insider Tom Henderson.

15 Things We Learned About Battlefield 2042

15 Things We Learned About Battlefield 2042

Here are all the most significant details DICE and EA have revealed about Battlefield 2042.

Battlefield 2042 Reveals Details on its Four Specialists

Battlefield 2042 Reveals Details on its Four Specialists

Based on the Assault, Medic, Support, and Recon classes, these four playable Specialists are each going to have unique gadgets and attributes.

Battlefield 2042 Technical Playtest Coming in Early July

Battlefield 2042 Technical Playtest Coming in Early July

The playtest will be conducted in a grey box environment with the purpose of collecting feedback from a group of Battlefield veterans.

Battlefield 2042 Will Have Reduced Map Sizes on PS4 and Xbox One

Battlefield 2042 Will Have Reduced Map Sizes on PS4 and Xbox One

While PS5 and Xbox Series X/S will have large-scale maps for up to 128 players, the game's PS4 and Xbox One versions will have smaller variants of maps for a maximum of 64.

Battlefield 2042’s Climate Change Narrative Premise Has Nothing to do with Social Commentary, Developer Says

Battlefield 2042’s Climate Change Narrative Premise Has Nothing to do with Social Commentary, Developer Says

Taking a page out of Ubisoft's book, DICE says Battlefield 2042 – set in a world brought to the brink by climate change – has no social commentary.

Battlefield 2042 Multiplayer Maps Detailed, Including the New Largest Map in the Series

Battlefield 2042 Multiplayer Maps Detailed, Including the New Largest Map in the Series

Each map supports 128 players on current-gen consoles with locations ranging from Antarctica to South Korea and Singapore.

Battlefield 2042 Has an “Undisclosed” Multiplayer Mode Developed by DICE LA, To be Revealed at EA Play Live

Battlefield 2042 Has an “Undisclosed” Multiplayer Mode Developed by DICE LA, To be Revealed at EA Play Live

"The experience that DICE LA specifically is building is this love letter to our long-term players and fans," says Battlefield 2042 design director Daniel Berlin.

Battlefield 2042 Won’t Have a Single Player Campaign or Battle Royale

Battlefield 2042 Won’t Have a Single Player Campaign or Battle Royale

"We're going to put all that emphasis and all those resources into building depth into the multiplayer," says Battlefield 2042 design director Daniel Berlin.

Battlefield 2042 Will Cost $70 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, Gold and Ultimate Editions Revealed

Battlefield 2042 Will Cost $70 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, Gold and Ultimate Editions Revealed

Meanwhile, EA has also confirmed a Year 1 Pass for the game, which will include 4 new Specialists, 4 battle passes, and 3 epic skin bundles.

Battlefield 2042 Announced, Launches October 22

Battlefield 2042 Announced, Launches October 22

The next mainline Battlefield game has been officially unveiled, showcasing in-engine footage with its reveal trailer. A gameplay reveal is set for June 13.

Battlefield 2042 – First Official Details and Screenshots Have Leaked Via Origin

Battlefield 2042 – First Official Details and Screenshots Have Leaked Via Origin

The first person shooter is set to be revealed in a couple of hours, but leaked screenshots seem to have confirmed several previously rumoured details.

Battlefield 6 – Countdown to Reveal Trailer Livestream is Live

Battlefield 6 – Countdown to Reveal Trailer Livestream is Live

The reveal trailer for the DICE's next Battlefield game, rumored to be Battlefield 2042, will go live on June 9th at 7 AM PT.

Battlefield 6 is Called “Battlefield 2042” – Rumour

Battlefield 6 is Called “Battlefield 2042” – Rumour

A leak reveals potential details on the next Battlefield, including its name, an upcoming beta, and more. The first person shooter is getting officially unveiled on June 9.

Battlefield 6 Reveal Confirmed for June 9th

Battlefield 6 Reveal Confirmed for June 9th

DICE is finally ready to take the wraps off of its next big Battlefield game. The reveal will happen at 7 AM PDT/4 AM CEST.

Battlefield 6 Alpha Coming in July – Rumor

Battlefield 6 Alpha Coming in July – Rumor

According to insider Tom Henderson, there will be an announcement at EA Play with the alpha potentially going live during the event.

Battlefield 6 – More Screenshots Have Leaked from the Upcoming Reveal Trailer

Battlefield 6 – More Screenshots Have Leaked from the Upcoming Reveal Trailer

Only the umpteenth Battlefield 6 leak this week, right?

Battlefield 6 Confirmed for Xbox One and PS4

Battlefield 6 Confirmed for Xbox One and PS4

The next Battlefield will be "even more spectacular" on Xbox Series X/S and PS5 though.

Next Battlefield Reveal Confirmed for June

Next Battlefield Reveal Confirmed for June

The upcoming shooter will be a "true next-generation game."

Battlefield 6 Reveal Seemingly Teased for June

Battlefield 6 Reveal Seemingly Teased for June

DICE's sequel could be unveiled during E3 week.

Battlefield 6 Screenshots May Have Leaked Online

Battlefield 6 Screenshots May Have Leaked Online

The shooter is in line for a reveal very soon.

Battlefield 6 Maps Will Feature Day/Night Cycles, Dynamic Weather – Rumour

Battlefield 6 Maps Will Feature Day/Night Cycles, Dynamic Weather – Rumour

A known insider shares new potential details on the upcoming shooter.

Next Battlefield Reveal Coming Soon, Battlefield Mobile Title Releasing in 2022

Next Battlefield Reveal Coming Soon, Battlefield Mobile Title Releasing in 2022

Mobile game is a "standalone title" that is "completely different" from DICE's game.

Battlefield 6 Might Drop PS4 and Xbox One Versions – Rumour

Battlefield 6 Might Drop PS4 and Xbox One Versions – Rumour

Insider suggests that the upcoming shooter might not launch on last-gen consoles.

Battlefield 6’s Latest Leak Talks Reveal, 128 Player Battles, And More – Rumor

Battlefield 6’s Latest Leak Talks Reveal, 128 Player Battles, And More – Rumor

More leaks about the 2021 entry.

Battlefield 6 Campaign Will Support Co-op and Feature Branching Stories, Multiplayer Will Have Class-Specific Abilities – Rumour

Battlefield 6 Campaign Will Support Co-op and Feature Branching Stories, Multiplayer Will Have Class-Specific Abilities – Rumour

More possible details emerge on the upcoming first person shooter.

Battlefield 6 Rumored To Have Future Setting And New Battle Royale Mode

Battlefield 6 Rumored To Have Future Setting And New Battle Royale Mode

The game will also simply be entitled Battlefield, according to this leak.

Battlefield 6 – Leaked Survey Doubles Down on Rumours About Battle Pass, Free-to-Play Mode, and More

Battlefield 6 – Leaked Survey Doubles Down on Rumours About Battle Pass, Free-to-Play Mode, and More

The survey also mentions clans, weapon blueprints, and more.

Battlefield 6 Reveal Coming in May – Rumour

Battlefield 6 Reveal Coming in May – Rumour

Journalist Jeff Grubb states a Battlefield 6 reveal is very close.

Next Need for Speed Delayed, Criterion to Support DICE on Battlefield 6

Next Need for Speed Delayed, Criterion to Support DICE on Battlefield 6

Criterion will return to the racing series next year.

DICE LA Working on New Battlefield Game

DICE LA Working on New Battlefield Game

Could this be the long-awaited Battlefield: Bad Company 3?

Battlefield 6 Will Have Dynamic Large-Scale Destruction, 4-Player Squads, Full Cross-Play, and More – Rumour

Battlefield 6 Will Have Dynamic Large-Scale Destruction, 4-Player Squads, Full Cross-Play, and More – Rumour

Prominent leaker also mentions battle passes and a free-to-play mode.

Battlefield 6 Will be Revealed This Spring, Launching Holiday 2021

Battlefield 6 Will be Revealed This Spring, Launching Holiday 2021

The shooter "takes full advantage of the power of next-generation platforms," EA says.

Battlefield 6 Will Feature a Modern-Day Setting, Will be Cross-Gen – Rumour

Battlefield 6 Will Feature a Modern-Day Setting, Will be Cross-Gen – Rumour

The game will also allegedly have 128-player maps.

Next Battlefield, Need for Speed Titles Releasing in Fiscal Year 2022

Next Battlefield, Need for Speed Titles Releasing in Fiscal Year 2022

The next Battlefield is planned for holiday 2021 and will have "never-before-seen scale."

Battlefield 6 Will Sell Worse Than People Expect, Says Michael Pachter

Battlefield 6 Will Sell Worse Than People Expect, Says Michael Pachter

"Because it will be up against a tough competitor," says the analyst.

Battlefield 6 Maps Being Designed With 128+ Players in Mind, DICE Interested in Battle Royale – Rumour

Battlefield 6 Maps Being Designed With 128+ Players in Mind, DICE Interested in Battle Royale – Rumour

New information potentially emerges on the upcoming shooter.

Battlefield 6 Will Have A Modern-Day Setting – Rumour

Battlefield 6 Will Have A Modern-Day Setting – Rumour

Battlefield is reportedly coming back to the present.

Battlefield 6 Is “Progressing Very, Very Well,” Says EA

Battlefield 6 Is “Progressing Very, Very Well,” Says EA

"I’m excited for when next year comes," says CEO Andrew Wilson.

Battlefield 6 Will Launch In 2021

Battlefield 6 Will Launch In 2021

EA and DICE are preparing to bring "the future of Battlefield" next year.

Battlefield 6 Is Skipping 2020 Because of Apex Legends and Battlefield 5

Battlefield 6 Is Skipping 2020 Because of Apex Legends and Battlefield 5

EA CEO Andrew Wilson explains why the next Battlefield game won't be out for a while yet.

Battlefield 6 Will Release for PS5, Xbox Scarlett After Install Base Grows – EA

Battlefield 6 Will Release for PS5, Xbox Scarlett After Install Base Grows – EA

Launching in FY2022 presents "opportunity for strong two years of growth" says EA CEO Andrew Wilson.

Battlefield’s Next Entry Will Come In Fiscal Year 2022

Battlefield’s Next Entry Will Come In Fiscal Year 2022

The series will take a hiatus before returning.

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