Battlefield 2042 Portal: A big news was announced by DICE, through the EA Play Live 2021 event. Battlefield 2042 called “Portal” will take players to (re)live the experience of old maps from other games in the franchise, from classics like Bad Company 2, Battlefield 3, 4 and more. The mode will combine All-Out Warfare and Hazard Zone as gameplay options and will also feature the option for players to make their own rules in the mode.
As shown in the trailer, players will be able to face off using knives and other defibrillators. Plus an infection mode, where an infected player runs after other players to infect them. Players will have seven new maps available, in addition to Battle of the Bulge and El Alamein from Battlefield 1942, Valparaiso and Arica Harbor from Bad Company 2, plus Caspian Border and Noshahr Canals from Battlefield 3. All maps will be suitable to suit Battlefield XNUMX. technology of new generations of consoles.
The game will be available on October 22nd and will be available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, PlayStation 4/5 and also for PC. Remembering that the game will be crossplatform between new generation consoles and PC. Old console players will only be able to play with each other. EA Play subscriptions will have 10-hour VIP access on October 15th. Game values range from R$249,00 to R$339,00.
More about Battlefield 2042 Portal
Similar to its predecessors, Battlefield 2042 is a first person shooter with a focus on multiplayer. As the game takes place in the near future, it features futuristic weapons and devices such as 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 choose to 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 of them also 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. Battlefield 4's evolutionary and destructive environments make a comeback in Battlefield 2042 and include extreme weather effects such as tornadoes and sandstorms that can send players into a vortex and dramatically reduce visibility, respectively.
The game features 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 Series X and S Series versions support 128 players, while the PS4 and Xbox One versions only support 64 players. Other modes included in the game include Hazard Zone, a cooperative multiplayer mode, and a third mode yet to be announced, developed by DICE LA and described as a "love letter to fans"