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Battlefield V’s Latest Map Is Faster And Furiouser

Thus far, Battlefield V’s post-release content has included an extra story mission and tank-focused multiplayer map. That map released in December, leaving players waiting eagerly for months for new battlefields. Last week, Battlefield V sneakily released a new map set in Greece called Mercury. Its idyllic coastal…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Beautiful Battlefield “Trailer” Was Shot Entirely Using Unsuspecting Real Players

By day, Gage Allen makes video game trailers. But for this Battlefield clip, he wanted to do something different. Instead of carefully staging every shot and lining everything up just right, he tried to just play Battlefield, capture a ton of footage of random strangers running around and see what he could do with it.Read […]

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Battlefield V’s ‘Tides Of War’ Challenges Keep The Game Fresh

Battlefield V moves into the next phase of its Tides of War system today. The latest update brings co-op game modes and smaller, infantry-focused maps. This sequential release of new content and new challenges has breathed continued life into a controversial game, and it’s one of the things that Battlefield V is doing…Read more… Continue […]

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Battlefield V Devs Roll Back Unpopular Weapon Changes

EA Dice is reverting unpopular changes to Battlefield V after strong negative reaction from some players. The changes, which were meant to slow down the game and increase how long it takes to kill other players, got implemented a little less than one week ago. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Players Are Split On Battlefield V’s Weaker Guns

At launch, Battlefield V moved at a faster pace than previous games in the series. Not only could you run around quicker than before, but you could kill enemies faster, needing only a handful of bullets. This week, the game rolled out some changes to that gameplay rhythm, alongside a new hardcore playlist, and it […]

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The developers of Battlefield V are looking into rebalancing the game’s time-to-kill and time-to-dea

The developers of Battlefield V are looking into rebalancing the game’s time-to-kill and time-to-death. In a post on the game’s official Reddit, the devs wrote: “We’re seeing players die too often/too quickly and get frustrated because of it. So, we’re looking at how we can improve the experience for new players and…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Battlefield V: The Kotaku Review

Battlefield V is complicated, sweeping, and enjoyable to play. Its narrative highlights World War II’s lesser known fronts, and its competitive multiplayer is fast-paced and action-focused. It’s romantic, it’s exhilarating, and I can’t shake the feeling that something is off about it. For every grand feat of daring,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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After A Rough Beta, Battlefield V Is Looking Good

Battlefield V, playable now for EA Access and Origin Premier members, takes the series back to its World War Two roots with far more spectacle than when the series premiered in 2002. I was skeptical after the game’s rough betas, and while I’ve only had a handful of hours with its latest incarnation, Battlefield V […]

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Easter Egg Hunters Discover A Hidden Weapon In Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1’s easter eggs include a giant shark hidden in a puddle and a dripping pipe that gave the announcement date for Battlefield V. An easter egg from last year—which initially granted a dog tag—escalated to include weapons skins and secret codes. Recently, easter egg hunters completed the last step, finding a…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Battlefield V’s Alpha Is Faster And Team-Focused

Battlefield V kicked off a closed alpha today, giving players a taste of what’s in store for the latest entry in EA’s shooter series, which will be released October 19. My coworker Paul Tamayo and I are huge fans of the Battlefield series, and have been dying to play the game. We sat down earlier […]

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The Battlefield Subreddit Has Officially Had It With ‘Historical Accuracy’ Complaints

Battlefield V will have women. When this was revealed during the game’s announcement stream last month, most people said “oh neat” and got on with their lives. A vocal handful, however, found this offensively out of place in their “historically accurate” series about ramping tanks over horses. Weeks later, they still…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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