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DICE Reveals Free Battlefield 1 Map "Giant's Shadow"

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/16/2016
Today Battlefield 1 developer DICE revealed a new map — the first map to not be part of the launch game. Giant’s Shadow will be released as DLC content in December (and it’ll be free!) Just like in the Sinai Desert map that was present in the beta, you’ll have the ability to use the […]
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Here's When Battlefield 1's Beta Begins

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/26/2016
EA and DICE have revealed when the open beta for Battlefield 1 will commence. The announcement was made in a tweet this morning. You can join the Great War starting August 31! There is a way to get it sooner than that, though. To gain access to the Battlefield 1 beta early, you have to […]

Here's What's In Battlefield 1's Premium Pass

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/25/2016
EA and DICE announced all the details today on the Battlefield 1 season pass, or the Premium Pass as they’re calling it. The Premium Pass does what it should and grants you ownership of all upcoming DLC content for Battlefield 1 — four expansion packs to be released throughout the year after the original game, […]
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Battlefield 1 Collector's Edition Comes With Everything But The Game

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/05/2016
Amazon is currently taking preorders for a super-dee-duper deluxe Battlefield 1 Collector’s Edition. It comes complete with a 14-inch statue, a steelbook case, a cloth poster, a deck of cards, codes for DLC content hidden inside a pigeon messenger tube, and a cloth patch replica from out of the game. Speaking of the game, that’s […]

Battlefield 4's China Rising DLC Free For One Week Only

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/03/2016
For the last few months since May, Electronic Arts and DICE have been giving away the DLC content from past Battlefield games as an act of promotion for Battlefield 1. This month the freebie is China Rising, a map and vehicle pack for Battlefield 4. First appearing in December 2013, the add-on contained all-new maps, […]
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Battlefield TV Series In Production (Again)

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/11/2016
Paramount has snatched up the rights to a Battlefield TV series and will begin development soon. There is no current deal with a distributor, but any broadcast, cable, premium cable, or streaming service is possible. This is the second time Hollywood has attempted to translate the military shooter to the small screen. Previously, the Battlefield […]

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Battlefield 1 Hacked Open, Secrets Come Out

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/04/2016
EA held a closed alpha for Battlefield 1 a few weeks ago, and though it has long since ended, it’s the gift that keeps on giving. The data in that alpha has been hacked open, and here are the secrets discovered within…. Battlefield 1’s single-player campaign will consist of 20 chapters making up seven episodes […]
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A Battlefield Pinball Game Could've Been A Thing

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/21/2016
Up to this point the most adventurous EA and DICE’s Battlefield series has gotten is recreating World War I. Has the team ever considered doing something REALLY crazy? Maybe. At E3, producer Aleks Grandall had a discussion wih Gamespot and the topic came up about the kind of pitches that have been made over the […]

E3 2016: New Battlefield 1 Trailer With Lotsa Gameplay Shots

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/12/2016
EA showed off a new trailer for Battlefield 1 during its EA Play conference this morning. Try to ignore the tonal clash between the hip-hop soundtrack and the early 20th century visuals. Besides the seldom-seen Great War setting, what else is DICE bringing to the table that’s new? Here’s what EA had to say: Intuitive […]
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Battlefield 1 Was Originally Rejected

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/17/2016
While the public response to Battlefield 1 and its WWI setting has been positive, EA Games itself didn’t have that initial reaction. EA Studios boss Patrick Soderlund confessed today during the annual Investor Day briefing that he rejected the idea when DICE first pitched it to him. “[World War 1] wasn’t the most obvious choice,” […]