Battlefield Series News


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.


"Interesting, they really are thinking trough a lot of stuff I had issues with previously. Added ..."

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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.


"everyone who owns a Xbox 360 4gb cannot play Battlefield 4 and are required to purchase a ..."

- nate_97_ see all 2 comments

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?"

- crummynz see all 2 comments

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.


"Aww you mean you cant go from iphone to PS4??? THIS IS BULLSHIT "

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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.


"I think that recommended these days typically is what runs the game smoothly with all features."

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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?


"Their forums were flooded with so much criticism that they dealt with it by shutting down and ..."

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A first look at Battlefield 4's China Rising expansion

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 22, 2013 8:00am PDT

Battlefield 4 may not be out yet, but that doesn't mean EA can't start teasing the game's extensive DLC. A new video from DICE shows off one of the game's first expansions.


"Whatever EA, keep your rehashed junk. I didn't buy any BF3 expansion packs, not getting sucked ..."

- RithEx see all 38 comments

Battlefield 4 'Paracel Storm' trailer littered with watery graves

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2013 1:15pm PDT

A trailer for Battlefield 4's "Paracel Storm" map shows off a variety of vehicles, environments, and engagement types, all taking place within one sprawling 64-player combat zone.


"5 years old? You mean pre-atari? I would have wet my bed for a week with nightmares."

- cerealSAM2 see all 5 comments

Battlefield 4 Premium detailed: five map packs planned through summer 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 20, 2013 8:30am PDT

EA has detailed exactly what you'll get with the $50 Battlefield 4 Premium subscription.


"Who actually purchased Secret Weapons of WWII? Total garbage."

- CplBeaker see all 81 comments

Battlefield 4 class tweaks, Field Upgrades detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2013 2:30pm PDT

DICE has gone into detail about the class changes in Battlefield 4, including tweaks to specializations and the Field Upgrade mechanic.


"I'm a support player, so I'll do what the team needs. I usually go with engineering to fix ..."

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