Battlefield 2042 now available to play in early access ahead of launch next week

While the official launch of Battlefield 2042 is next week, EA Play and Play pro members as well as those who pre-ordered the Gold or Ultimate editions of the game can dive in as early as today. We recently got a firsthand look at the gameplay during a press review event and found it to be a very compelling and fun experience, despite a few bugs that still need to be patched. Early access isn’t all those who pre-order or have EA Play will get, so we break down all the features and benefits that jumping into Battlefield 2042 early will bring.

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Battlefield 2042 Portal lets you create custom modes with aspects from previous games

Now that the Battlefield 2042 release date is drawing closer, it’s time to take a look at the most anticipated game mode yet: Portal. We first got a look at Portal back at EA Play in July, today we’re taking a deeper dive into the unique game mode that’s going to portray the largest undertaking in FPS gaming yet. Portal, if you’re unaware, allows you to combine classic content from Battlefield 3, Bad Company 2, and 1942 with the latest and greatest from 2042 into one chaotic game mode.

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In our first deep dive into Battlefield 2042’s Hazard Zone, we take a closer look at the new game mode

Today, we got our first look at the upcoming Hazard Zone in Battlefield 2042, which will be a mode “unlike anything we’ve done before,” according to the developers behind the game. Essentially, you and your squad are scavenging for valuable resources while enemies and storms close in trying to prevent your escape. There’s quite a bit more to it than that, so if the basis sounds intriguing, keep reading to take a closer look at Battlefield 2042’s Hazard Zone.

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Battlefield 2042 now launching mid-November, missing original release date by almost a month

Battlefield 2042, the latest installment in the series and originally announced on June 9, is seeing a delayed launch. Originally slated to release on October 22, the game will now launch on November 19, almost a full month later. DICE, the team behind Battlefield 2042, released a statement as to why the game is delayed, as well as some additional information on upcoming betas and more.

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Battlefield 2042 limited playtest next week, open beta in September + min requirements released

Battlefield 2042’s October release is drawing closer, and EA has announced to limited gamers that six playtest sessions will launch between August 12 and August 15. Not only that, but we also received more information and details on the minimum and recommended requirements, so we’ll take a look at that to see how hard this game will be to run. So, without further ado, let’s take a closer look at what to expect from Battlefield 2042’s playtest and requirements.

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EA Play Live: Dead Space returning, Battlefield 2042 Portal, Apex Legends Seer info, more

Today EA held its Play Live event that showcased some of its largest titles, including Apex Legends, Dead Space, and Battlefield 2042. From huge sandboxes where you can essentially create your own game to the reboot of a long-forgotten franchise, as well as additional information on the upcoming Legend entering the Apex Games, we have everything for you down below to read.

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EA PLAY Live 2021 Spotlight: Apex Legends Ranked Arenas + Battlefield 2042 Hazard Zone

EA PLAY Live 2021 The Future of FPS comes in full at the end of the month, but today, we got a spotlight showcase with a few notable announcements. For one, Chad Grenier, the game director of Apex Legends, announced that we’ll be getting a ranked version of Arenas starting in Season 10. Plus, the general manager of Ripple Effect Studios, the team behind Battlefield 2042, gave some additional insight into the Hazard Zone mode in the upcoming title. Ready to learn more? Let’s take a deeper dive below.

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Battlefield 2042 trailer details dynamic events, 128-player matches, more available October 22

Today’s the day. Battlefield 2042 has been announced, and we got our first glimpse at the game during the reveal trailer. Battlefield is out of the early 20th century and is now solidly seated 21 years in the future, taking place in 2042. This time around, you’ll have to battle dynamic storms, environmental hazards, and “total combat freedom” to become the winning team in the up-to-128-player battles. So, what all did we learn today? Let’s take a closer look.

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