The rivalry between Dice’s Battlefield series and Activision’s Call of Duty has been one of the most competitive in the gaming world ever and gamers seem to have enjoyed taking part in the fruit of this rivalry. With Activision deciding to ditch the Single Player campaign in favor of a battle royale mode and zombies (on the Titanic no less) for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Contrary to that Dice has played a rather safe bet with the reveal of Battlefield V as is named by the company.
Battlefield V takes things back to where the series began its journey, which is the World War 2 and this is Dice’s new take on it. There are some reminiscent game modes apart from the new ones alongside DLCs. The Daily Show host Trevor Noah hosted the reveal event where the developers revealed the game along with the details and the reveal date.
Dice seems to have taken the cue from certain other games that have seen success by taking a step back in time, and this return to roots also means that the game will be getting some of the classic modes like majority rule conquest back.
There’s an update to operations now and it is called “grand operations” that will be taking players on a tour across different game modes on multiple maps. And there will be no fixed format to which map would be next, and that would depend on how the previous round went.
Developers are of the opinion that this particular format will let the decisions and playstyle of the the online multiplayer take control of the story rather than a linear storyline. But that does not mean that Dice has done away with any of the conventional formats and the War Stories mode that was introduced in Battlefield 1 will be making a comeback in this game, focussing on specific heroes.
Besides the regular details Dice mentioned that they give much thought on how to handle the monetary involvement in the game and decided to avoid the lootbox fiasco that plagued the Star Wars Battlefront II. The developers have declared that players will have no way to get an unfair advantage in Battlefield V by paying more and there won’t even be a series-standard DLC. Dice is not going to release a premium pass for Battlefield V and all players will get access to all multiplayer maps after launch.
Watch the trailer of Battlefield V here:
Dice announced that Battlefield V will be releasing worldwide on October 19 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.