Battlefield Series News


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.


"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."

- Kojak2000 see all 72 comments

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."


"+1, Like, Re-Tweeted, This...Take your pick, but I completely agree! Lost Village and Omaha ..."

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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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Battlefield 4 Premium confirmed, promises weekly content 'all year long'

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 14, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Unsurprisingly, EA and DICE have announced plans to launch a "Premium" service for Battlefield 4. And it will transfer from one console gen to the next.


"Is it me,or does it seem like "new content every week" translates into,"everything is already on ..."

- Th3rdSun see all 35 comments

How Battlefield 4 attempts to encourage team play and class diversification

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT

Not everyone that played Battlefield 3's multiplayer mode bothered to be a cooperative type. Many players opted to go Lone Wolf, sticking to the default Assault class, and playing DICE's game like Any Ol' Shooter. To encourage a bit more variety, DICE is attempting to commun...


"Judging someone's ability on the cooperation or lack there of from teams he gets put on isn't a ..."

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DICE teases Battlefield 4 vehicles

By Steve Watts, Aug 05, 2013 3:30pm PDT

DICE has detailed some of the vehicles in Battlefield 4, including some new aquatic vehicles and more combat options on the water.


"So why are we attacking China again? Because they seem vaguely threatening to 'Merica?"

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