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Watch The Official Battlefield V Reveal and Gameplay Trailer – Free DLC, New Co-op Mode and Release Date

Published: 23/May/2018 20:46 Updated: 11/Mar/2019 12:58

by Calum Patterson

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The official reveal for the upcoming Battlefield V went live on May 23rd, as DICE gave fans their first full glimpse at the fifteenth main title entry in the franchise.

Prior to the reveal, there had been very little shown about the new game, with only a short GIF image posted which many believed to confirm a WWII setting.

And it didn’t take long for this to be confirmed in the opening moments of the reveal, as Battlefield V will actually continue chronologically from Battlefield I, and take players once more to WWII.

This single player will take a similar approach to Battlefield I also, as it takes the form of the ‘War Stories’.

They also announced a new online co-op mode, called ‘Combined Arms’ “that will test vets and recruits alike.”

And they have advanced upon their Operations mode, now called ‘Grand Operations’, these missions will span four stages, more of this and all multiplayer will be shown at the upcoming EA Play event event June 9-11th.

The also teased new ‘toolbox’, a system which will allow players to build cover and rebuild destroyed areas of the map.

Perhaps the biggest announcement was that there will be no ‘premium pass’ for Battlefield V, and instead all major DLC content will be free to all players.

“No more paying for maps, no more paying for modes.”

They were also keen to reiterate that it will in no way be ‘pay to win’, and the post launch maps and modes will be released to all players over the game’s live cycle, called ‘Tides of War’

The game will be released worldwide on October 18th, notably a few days after its main rival Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. The deluxe edition will be available on October 16th, and there will be an open beta on October 11th.

You can watch the full reveal trailer, which includes gameplay, below.

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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.