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Battlefield V: Everything you need to know about Firestorm’s Objectives and Reinforcements

Published: 26/Mar/2019 0:21 Updated: 26/Mar/2019 23:06

by Alan Bernal

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Battlefield V Firestorm released on March 25 and added new elements to the battle royale formula such as Objectives and Reinforcements that can massively change the tide of the game. 

Players looking for a boost in their match have loads of small objectives scattered across Halvøy that can reward the player with high tier loot, epic vehicles and more.

Collecting a lot of these objectives will either leave a player open for attack or give away their position, so it’s best to do it with a squad but Solo players can also reap the rewards.

EA DiceThere will be tons of ways to load up with the best loot while staying ahead of the Firestorm.

Objectives

Firestorm is filled with small objectives that includes Strongboxes, Safes, Re-supply points and a lot more. Though some of the objectives can be quickly gathered, others require a bit more daring in order to obtain.

Strongboxes

These are the secured wooden crates stashed around the map. Strongboxes can be a great source for weapons, gadgets and heals in the game.

The boxes can have up to three items ranging from Common, Rare as well as Epic tier and can be found mostly around major landmarks.

Safes

The safes around Halvøy will require a player to hunker down for a moment in order to open them. While anyone can crack one open, it will keep a player vulnerable to attack if they don’t have someone covering them.

Safes typically have high tier loot, which makes the risk payout more often than not.

Supply Drops

Similar to other battle royales, Firestorm incorporates Supply Drops throughout various points in a game. Players already know that these tend to be an immediate hotzone for action, but with a worthy reward going to the victor.

Supply Drops routinely carry great loot, and let out a green smoke once it lands on the ground.

EA DiceRe-Supply Points will be easily seen with easily seen balloons in the air.

Re-Supply Points

These objectives act as a king of the kill within a battle royale. These objectives randomly activate throughout a match and alert everyone in the game to their existence.

In order to capture it, players will have to stay within the contested area until it’s fully claimed. Throughout a game, more than 20 of these points can become active, but each one will give a great chance to nab Rare or Epic loot.

Active Supply Points can still be captured even if it’s in the Firestorm, so a whole squad will want to stay on it to claim its prizes sooner.

Vehicle Lockups

The lockups hold everything from tanks, Epic loot and more, making them the prime Objectives in Firestorm to secure. As such, players will be hard-pressed to fight over them, especially since attempting to open one will let out a blaring alarm which signals to everyone around that a Lockup is being opened.

To open them, a squad or Solo player will have to quickly complete the interaction with two mechanisms on either side of the large bunker door. When the dials begin to move a loud sound will come from the Lockups, but players can quiet the alarm at any time by stopping the process to open the door.

EA DICEBunkers should see the most actions, because there’ll be a massive reward for coming out on top.

Reinforcements

Players can summon Reinforcements in the form of a Vehicle Drop, Artillery Strike, and more with the help of a flare gun.

Squads and Solo players can have a chance at finding flare guns by taking any of the Objectives but will have better luck finding one from securing Re-supply Points.

Specific flare guns can give access to a Supply Drop to unlock instant gear for one’s squad, a Vehicle Drop ranging from combat or transport machines, an Artillery Strike that bombards the surrounding area, and a V-1 Rocket that can be called down to a more specific point.


Firestorm developers Criterion have included an insane amount of vehicles and armaments in Firestorm for players to utilize, and are looking to add more as the game evolves.

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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

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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.