After Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 successful beta period, now it’s time for EA DICE’s world war II-inspired shooter and upcoming instalment of the Battlefield franchise, Battlefield V.
The beta will feature three modes for players to sink their teeth into; Conquest, Grand Operations and Tides of War. Conquest mode is the classic Battlefield mode, set in the game’s Rotterdam and Artic Fjord maps. We already got to see a lot of Rotterdam in the game’s Gamescom trailer, with lots of destruction, explosives, aircrafts and tanks. The Grand Operations mode is a “modular narrative experience,” played in an episodic style. Players will get to experience two “days” of Grand Operations, with “player actions have a direct impact on the next round.” Finally, you will get to play the game’s single-player story campaign, Tides of War.
Player can jump into the up 64-player Conquest mode on the Rotterdam map, set in the embattled Holland city, or the Arctic Fjord map, set in icy Narvik, Norway. In Conquest, you must battle for control of key locations on a massive multiplayer map, using the new Fortifications, towable weaponry, and Squad Reinforcements system.
Two “days” of Grand Operations are also available to players in the Open Beta. In this modular narrative experience inspired by historical events, each day is represented by a round of play, and player actions have a direct impact on the next round. Up to 64 players can deploy in the Airborne and Breakthrough modes on the Arctic Fjord map.
Tides of War
A preview of the Tides of War — the ever-evolving journey through WW2 featuring a new narrative every few months — also awaits players in September. Each chapter of Tides of War is designed to focus on an aspect of the era, with unique gameplay experiences to drive players forward. A five-part Tides of War chapter will be part of the Open Beta. Players who complete the chapter will earn an exclusive in-game Dog Tag in Battlefield V at launch.
The Battlefield V open beta stars on September 6 and will be available on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. The game fully on October 19 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC platforms.
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