Battlefield 2042: Beta Starts Today for Game Buyers

Battlefield 2042 beta: A Beta for the title Battlefield 2042 started this morning, 06, at 04:00 am, for those who purchased the game through pre-sales, while those who still don't know whether or not to buy it, will be able to test it only on the 8th until the 9th of October. The final game is scheduled to arrive on November 22nd for Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, Playstation 4/5 e PC.

Among the modes available in Beta are the Conquest mode, which is already well known among players who have played Battlefield in previous editions and new Orbital mode, which involves a very intense conflict around a rocket.

Battlefield 2042 beta: whoever bought the game can play today
Battlefield 2042 beta: Game Buyers Can Play Today

Anyone who bought the game or who is just going to play the Beta for everyone will have to reserve at least 17,7GB. This will be the first and last time fans of the franchise will be able to get a taste of the game before its release. Remember that the game has been postponed recently.

Xbox One and Playstation 4 players will be able to play together through the cross-platform system, but will not be able to join Xbox Series X/S, Playstation 5 and PC players, who will play separately. The older generation can have games with up to 64 players, while the new generation can have games with up to 128 players.

Battlefield 2042 will not have a single player campaign. Instead, the story will be told through a multiplayer game. Decades of devastation caused by climate change (including the collapse of the European Union and subsequent climate refugees known as “No-Pats”) peak in 2040 when a Kessler syndrome event occurs, causing 70% of orbiting satellites to collide with the Earth. The resulting global blackout causes tensions between the United States and Russia to skyrocket, with war breaking out in the year 2042.

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Outside of multiplayer gameplay, the story is also told on Electronic Arts' official website for Battlefield 2042. A standalone short film titled Exodus , which depicts the events leading up to the 2042 war and features the return of Irish, which debuted on August 12, 2021, via Battlefield's YouTube channel.

The game features one of Michael K. Williams' last performances, reprising the role of Kimble “Irish” Graves in Battlefield 4.

Battlefield 2042 beta: Game Buyers Can Play Today

More about Battlefield 2042 beta

Similar to its predecessors, Battlefield 2042 is a multiplayer-focused first-person shooter. As the game takes place in the near future, it features futuristic weapons and devices like deployable turrets and drones, as well as vehicles that players can command. Players can now request an airdrop of the vehicle to any location.

 The game also features a new “Plus” system that allows players to customize their weapons on the spot. The class system has been significantly revised. Players can take control of an expert who fits into the four traditional battlegrounds Assault, Engineer, Medic and Recon gameplay classes. These characters can wield all the weapons and devices that players have unlocked.

Each operator has their own unique abilities and devices. For example, one of the specialists is equipped with a wingsuit, while another is equipped with a healing pistol. The game will be released with 10 experts. The evolution and destructive environments of Battlefield 4 will return, and extreme weather effects such as tornadoes and sandstorms, which can vortex players and dramatically reduce visibility respectively, will also be present in Battlefield 2042. with seven maps at launch

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Battlefield 2042 beta: whoever bought the game can play today
Battlefield 2042 beta: Game Buyers Can Play Today

The game has three main game modes. “All-Out Warfare” encompasses “Breakthrough” and “Conquest”, two basic modes of the series. In Conquest, two teams fight each other to capture control points; once control points in a sector are captured, the team will control that sector. In Breakthrough, one team must try to capture another team's control points, while another team must defend them. Both modes can be played with and against artificial intelligence. The PC, PS5 and Xbox X-Series and S-Series versions support 128 players, while the PS4 and Xbox One versions only support 64 players.

Other modes included in the game are cooperative multiplayer mode called Hazard Zone, and a community-oriented platform called Battlefield Portal. The portal allows players to create custom multiplayer modes and features selected from maps from previous Battlefield games. Additionally, players will be able to modify key game elements such as health, weapon loading and movement via a web-based scripting application.

For the first time in the series, Battlefield 2042 will feature cross-platform gaming support with the PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S versions, while PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players will be restricted to players on the aforementioned platforms only. Via: Wikipedia

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