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All Battlefield V updates from EA Play 2019 – Maps, weapons and more

Published: 9/Jun/2019 0:08 Updated: 9/Jun/2019 0:18

by Bill Cooney


EA Play’s Battlefield V showcase featured several new maps, updates to Firestorm and more details on the game’s upcoming Fifth Chapter.

E3 apparently wasn’t doing it for EA this year, so the publisher decided to throw it’s own party and reveal a ton of upcoming content for some of its major games, like Battlefield V and Apex Legends.

Apex may have had the marquee spot at EA Play, but there was plenty of new Battlefield V content announced and teasers for Chapter 5, as well.

Dice/EAEA revealed a boatload of new maps coming to Battlefield V this year.

What are the new maps?

The first new map for Battlefield is called ‘Al Sudan,’ and it’s a vast, open desert area perfect for massive armor engagements.

Al Sudan, set in the North African theater of World War 2, is based on the desert environment that will be used in the single player War Story ‘Under No Flag’.

Dice/EAAl Sudan will offer players plenty of room for mechanized combat.

Marita, the other new map revealed, is a claustrophobic, infantry focused map in comparison to Al Sudan’s wide open vistas.

Following in the footsteps of the Mercury map, Marita continues the Battle for Greece. Allied forces will start within the fortified town and Axis players will be attacking in.

“Marita is an infantry-focused map, where all four soldier classes will be able to shine,” EA said about the new map. “Tanks and aircraft will stand aside for intense infantry gunfights and sneaky flanks in the cobbled streets.”

What else did was announced for Battlefield V?

Another new map, called ‘Operation Underground,’ was also teased, and is set to be released in October. EA said this one would also be a tight, infantry-focused map, that fans of Operation Métro from Battlefield 3 will appreciate.

Dice/EAOperation Underground promises players even more close-quarters combat.

Two more close-quarter, infantry centric maps are coming with Chapter 4: Defying the Odds – ‘Loften Islands’ and ‘Provence’. Dice also put out an official roadmap for when players can expect updates to happen.

Battlefield V’s Firestorm battle royale mode will also be getting regular updates starting in June to add new weapons, custom skins, squad respawn, improvements to the loot system, and matchmaking, and a new landmark ominously referred to as “The Dome”.

Finally, for Chapter 5, Battlefield players will be headed to the Pacific Theatre to once again battle it out on Iwo Jima come Fall of 2019.


How to play Battlefield V’s final free multiplayer weekend

Published: 1/Nov/2019 15:47 Updated: 1/Nov/2019 15:58

by Connor Bennett


EA are handing over the multiplayer of Battlefield V to the fans with a final free weekend of play. So, if you haven’t dived into the game’s online portion just yet, here’s what you need to know.

Battlefield V dropped back on November 20, 2018, marking the 11th installment in the popular first-person shooter franchise. With the new release, EA Dice took things up a notch with multiplayer compared to previous titles, adding a battle royale mode as well as expanding on the mega Grand Operations.

With it’s one year anniversary coming around, as well as the release of the game’s fifth chapter, EA launched their annual Battlefest celebrations with a raft of content for players. Included in that has been free trial weekends – letting everyone jump into different aspects of the game.

EA games/FlakfireBattlefield V’s Firestorm was the game’s attempt at the battle royale genre.

When is Battlefield V’s free trial weekend?

Starting on Friday, November 1 and running through November 4, players will have the chance to experience all of the game’s multiplayer maps and modes in order to celebrate the release of the Pacific Theatre.

This means that players can try out the traditional Battlefield mode of Conquest, as well as the usual FPS game types of Team Deathmatch and Domination. Anyone who ever enjoyed ‘Rush’ can try their hand at Breakthrough which works in a similar way.

DICE / EAThe epic Battlefield V is the 11th game in the popular franchise.

Where to download Battlefield V for the free trial weekend

The free trial weekends run on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and EA Origin for the PC. So, all you have to do is fine Battlefield V in your respective marketplace and hit download on the free trial.

Once you’ve waited for the long download and dropped into a game, you will be able to keep any progress you make should you choose to purchase the full game after that point. 

So, what are you waiting for? Time is ticking down on your last chance to experience Battlefield’s epic multiplayer for free.

It’ll take some time to download, of course, but it’s better to act fast than wait until the last minute – especially when you can get in plenty more matches, too.