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Battlefield 2042 (Series) Review
Posted: 8 weeks ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
Play is like other first-person shooting games, where you aim to shoot opponents in vulnerable parts of their body to kill them. This year, players can request a vehicle to be dropped to them in any location. There's a new weapon system that enables you to customize attachments while you play.
You play a specialist of one of the classes: Assault, Engineer, Medic and Recon. Each can use all the weapons you have unlocked but have their own unique skills and gadgets: Wingsuit, Healing Pistols and the like. There are 10 characters (specialists) and 7 maps to start with, although more will be added over time.
Destructive environments and extreme weather add some variety to play, both in terms of the aesthetic and things like tornadoes and sandstorms which can lift players off the ground and kill them.
There is a player-driven customisation mode called Battlefield Portal where players create bespoke multiplayer modes they enjoy, mixing and matchings modes, maps and equipment from the previous games. This will also enable players to modify core gameplay elements such as health, weapon loadouts, and movement through a web-based scripting application. Although this is not a full-on game creator, this ability to create these customised experiences comes close.
Players: You can play this with 128 players online. The PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X and Series S versions support 128 players, whereas the PS4 and Xbox One versions only support 64 players.
Cross-Play: For the first time in a Battlefield game you can play against people on other platforms, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are not cross platform.
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Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. This includes a regular subscription fee (known as a 'battle/season pass') to unlock access to reward items and other aspects of the game.
You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
Account RatingYou need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
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