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DICE Reveals Maps, Modes, Weapons and Classes Available in Battlefield 5 Beta

Published: 31/Aug/2018 22:03 Updated: 31/Aug/2018 22:04

by Vincent Genova

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DICE has dropped a ton of new information on their upcoming Battlefield 5 beta, including when, what and how you will be playing.

The developer detailed the maps, game modes, classes, vehicles and weapons that will be available for testing in the BFV beta.

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Battlefield 5 Beta Start Date

The Battlefield 5 beta will start on September 6 at 1:00 AM PDT. THose who preorder will get two extra days of playtime, starting on September 4, also at 1:00 AM PDT.

The beta can be pre-loaded on September 3, so you can jump right in when the Battlefield 5 beta goes live on the 4th or 6th.

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Battlefield 5’s beta is available on PS4, Xbox One and PC. It is available worldwide, though the beta will only have English language localization.

Battlefield 5 Beta Maps and Modes

The new Grand Operation mode will be on display for the battlefield 5 Beta, as well the classic mode Conquest.

Grand Operation is similar to Operations from Battlefield 1, except it will be broken up into different modes by days.

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The Battlefield 5 beta will feature the first two days of the Fall of Norway Grand Operation.

Rotterdam is a map based on the Dutch city and will be the site of the Conquest game mode during the beta. In a change for the Battlefield series and WW2 games in general, Rotterdam is set before the war, meaning it will be a clean city with rubble will be nowhere to be found.

Battlefield 5 Beta Vehicles

It would not be a Battlefield game without vehicles and the beta will have a number of them available for testing.

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Churchill tanks and Spitfire planes highlight the vehicle roster, while players who do not want to drive or pilot will have Reinforcements available to them.

Reinforcements include anti-tank and anti-aircraft guns, as well as rocket strikes and supply drops to help out your squad.

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Battlefield 5 Beta Weapons and Classes

Battlefield features distinct classes that each use their own types of weapons and 5 is no different. Sniper rifles will be designated to the Recon class, SMGs to the Medics, LMGs to the Support and ARs will be for the Assault class.

Support Class Beta Weapons

  • KE7
  • Bren Gun
  • FG-42
  • M30 Driling

Medic Class Beta Weapons

  • STEN
  • Suomi KP/31
  • EMP
  • MP40

Recon Class Beta Weapons

  • Lee Enfield No. 4 Mk1
  • ZH-29
  • Kar98k

Assault Class Beta Weapons

  • Turner SMLE
  • M1A1 Carbine
  • Gewehr 43
  • STG-44

Secondary weapons, melee weapons and grenades can overlap classes.

Tides of War

Battlefield 5 will feature seasonal events called Tides of War, made up of various in game objectives and missions to unlock customization items.

The first Tides of War will be available during the beta, where players can complete objectives by September 9 to unlock an exclusive Dog Tag for use in the launch game.

Battlefield 5 was delayed, but will still launch in 2018 on November 20.

Source: EA

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.