Battlefield Series News


Battlefield 4 'China Rising' coming on December 3

By Steve Watts, Oct 31, 2013 6:00am PDT

Battlefield 4's "China Rising" DLC will start hitting on December 3 for premium members, with non-premium access to begin two weeks later.


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Call of Duty and Battlefield are higher-res on PS4 than Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Initial reports pegged PlayStation 4 as more powerful than Xbox One. But, will the differences between the two consoles make much a difference? Apparently, two big multiplatform games both run at a higher resolution on PS4 than on Xbox One: Call of Duty and Battlefield.


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Battlefield 4 video review: current-gen combat

By Shane Satterfield, Oct 28, 2013 9:01pm PDT

While Battlefield 4 is ready to go "next-gen" on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 outings will nonetheless be played by a significant audience. How have EA and DICE fared on the current-gen?


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'High-end' Battlefield mobile game in the works

By Steve Watts, Oct 21, 2013 12:15pm PDT

EA's Frank Gibeau says they are working on a mobile Battlefield game that will be "high-end and high-performance."


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How Battlefield 4's scoring system teaches new players and encourages team play

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2013 11:45am PDT

How does DICE plan on training new players to "do the right thing" in a game that demands cooperative with a team? Through points, of course.


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Battlefield 4 requires 2GB of space on Xbox 360, but 15GB is recommended

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 15, 2013 3:30pm PDT

The Xbox 360 version of Battlefield 4 will require an installation, like many games as of late. While you can get by with just 2GB of space, EA recommends you have up to 15GB of free space.


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Battlefield 4's spectator mode aimed at catching eSports fans

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2013 11:45am PDT

DICE has shared more details about the Battlefield 4 spectator mode, and how its viewing options are aimed at capturing the eSports market.


Battlefield 4 beta 'Obliteration' mode deployed

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2013 7:30am PDT

The Battlefield 4 beta has started rolling out the new "Obliteration" game mode, in which teams try to grab a bomb and detonate it on enemy ground.


"Seems pretty fun. Is there a way that stalemates are resolved? A time limit?"

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Battlefield 4 details asynchronous Mission challenges

By Steve Watts, Sep 23, 2013 10:45am PDT

DICE has detailed changes coming to Battlefield 4's Battlelog, including the ability to challenge your friends to 'Missions' with your own special criteria, letting you compete even when you're not all on at once.


Next-gen Battlefield 4, Madden 25, and FIFA 14 dates announced

By Steve Watts, Sep 16, 2013 7:15am PDT

EA has announced the official release dates for the next-gen versions of Battlefield 4, Madden NFL 25, and FIFA 14. Each is coming a few days before their respective console launches.


Battlefield 4 open beta begins October 1

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 13, 2013 4:30pm PDT

The open beta for Battlefield 4 will begin on October 1st. It will be available on all current-gen platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.


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Battlefield 4 PC system requirements revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Battlefield 4 may be pretty, but it has surprisingly lax min-spec requirements for PC players. Looks like supporting both current and next-gen consoles resulted in an engine that can support a pretty wide range of PC tech.


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Battlefield 4 adds vehicle 'test range'

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2013 10:45am PDT

DICE is adding a vehicle "test range" to Battlefield 4, letting you experiment before jumping in with other players.


"I want an offline mode with bots, but my guess is they'll say it's too complicated."

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Battlefield 4 'Second Assault' DLC revives classic maps with added destructibility

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Battlefield 4 executive producer Patrick Bach explained a little more about the changes coming to the Battlefield 3 maps in the "Second Assault" pack, saying they'll have "Levolution concepts and a more on top of it."


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Battlefield 4 to launch with seven multiplayer modes and ten maps

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT

There sure is a lot of DLC planned for Battlefield 4--that's to be expected in a world where Season Passes exist. But what will actually be on the disc when the game ships in October?


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