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Battlefield (Series) Review

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Posted: 13 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Battlefield V is the latest in a series of first-person shooting games set in various locations, such as Norway, France and Germany, during World War II. Like Call of Duty this aims to recreate the adrenaline, excitement and fear of warfare. It does this in its single player stories that can be experienced by the user, as well as cooperative and multiplayer versus game modes to explore.

Battlefield has been released in various iterations:
  • Battlefield 1942 (2002) on PC and Mac
  • Battlefield Vietnam (2004) on PC and Mac
  • Battlefield 2 (2005) onPC andMac
  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat (2005) PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Xbox
  • Battlefield 2142 (2006) on PC and Mac
  • Battlefield: Bad Company (2008) on PlayStation 3, XBox 360
  • Battlefield Heroes (2009) on PC and Mac
  • Battlefield 1943 (2009) on PlayStation 3, XBox 360
  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (2010) on IOS, PC, PlayStation 3, XBox 360
  • Battlefield 3 (2011) on PC, PlayStation 3, XBox 360
  • Battlefield 4 (2013) on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, XBox 360, XBox One
  • Battlefield Hardline (2015) on PC: PlayStation 4, XBox One,
  • Battlefield 1 (2016) rereleased on PC, PlayStation 4, XBox One.
  • Battlefield V (2018) PC, PlayStation 4, XBox One

DetailsGame Details


Release Date: 19/10/2018

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting and Shooting

Developer: @EA_DICE


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Duration: This game will take between 6 hours and 9 hours to complete.
Players: You can play this with 64 players online. You can play 4 player co-op in Battlefield V but only online.


Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated ESRB MATURE 17+.


Although some versions are rated PEGI 18, however Battlefield V is rated PEGI 16. This is for frequent scenes of strong violence and strong language. Violence is typical of war time first person shooters. Players are armed with a variety of firearms, blades, explosives and vehicles such as tanks and aircraft. When soldiers are shot and killed, there’s often a spray of blood and they collapse to the floor. Melee attacks consist of using various weapons such as machetes, knives, hatchets and broken bottles to stab other soldiers and they collapse to the floor when killed. This game includes multiple uses of the word “*!@?*” and its derivatives. One cutscene shows a soldier that has been hanged for being a deserter.

Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.


Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.

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