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Complete guide to all of Battlefield V Firestorm’s special gadgets

Published: 25/Mar/2019 20:56 Updated: 25/Mar/2019 21:18

by Bill Cooney

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The new Battlefield V battle royale mode ‘Firestorm’ provides a number of items for the game mode to help players survive as long as they can.

Firestorm was released on March 25 to Battlefield players who had been waiting for months to finally explore the latest mode for the game.

Like other battle royale games, Firestorm features a variety of items alongside an arsenal of weapons, that can help players reach the endgame.

EA DiceFirestorm drives players ever inward with, you guessed it, a massive firestorm.

Firestorm-only gadgets

There are a number of items that players will only be able to find in Firestorm, like backpacks, healing syrettes and armor.

The full list of Firestorm-only gadgets is below:

  • Backpack – Equip a small, medium, or large backpack to increase your stored inventory slots by two, four, and six, respectively.
  • Healing syrettes – These let you replenish the health of your squad mates or yourself. They cannot be self-applied when in the downed state.
  • Armor vests – Every player starts with an empty armor vest that, when loaded with Armor Plates, protects from gunfire or explosive damage. There are three levels of armor vests based on the number of plates that can be loaded: Common fits one plate, Rare fits two, and Epic fits three.
  • Ammo – You’ll need to find the correct ammo type to match the primary and secondary weapon you are hoping to fire: rifle, sniper, shotgun, machine gun, submachine gun, and pistol (sidearm).
  • Light and heavy vehicle ammo – This ammo type is used to resupply the weapons on vehicles and towables.

EA DiceGadgets and support items could be the difference between victory or defeat.

Other Firestorm gadgets

There are a number of Battlefield V gadgets available in Firestorm that aren’t exclusive to the new battle royale mode like grenades, launchers, and deployables.

Players who have experience in Battlefield V should know how to use these items right out of the gate, hopefully making the transition to the new mode battle royale mode a bit easier.

The familiar Battlefield V gadgets in Firestorm are listed below:

Grenades and Throwables

  • No. 36 Frag Grenade
  • M18 Smoke Grenade
  • No. 76 Incendiary Grenade
  • No. 74 Sticky Grenade
  • Geballte Ladung
  • No. 69 Impact Grenade

Launchers

  • Panzerfaust 100
  • SMLE Smoke Grenade Launcher
  • Sturmpistole

Deployables

  • Sticky Dynamite
  • Tellermine
  • S 35 Bouncing Betty

Though Firestorm has barely released, players will want to familiarize themselves with every tool in the game to come out on top in the battle royale.

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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.