EA reveals Battlefield Portal, a new experience that will be available in Battlefield 2042.
Electronic Arts, DICE and Ripple Effect Studios have unveiled Battlefield Portal, which lets you discover, create and share unexpected Battlefield 2042 battles and reimagined classics from Battlefield 1942, Battlefield Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 3.
Battlefield 2042 will be released on October 22 for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One and PC (Steam, Epic Games Store and Origin). The open beta is scheduled to take place in September 2021.
More details on Battlefield Portal, including a trailer, can be found below:
A first for the franchise, Battlefield Portal is a community-driven platform designed to deliver a wide variety of imaginative experiences, giving fans the tools to define their own rules and build their own ultimate Battlefield™ experience, and to share them with others. other people. Battlefield Portal will be available at launch as one of three core Battlefield 2042 experiences. In addition to Portal, players will also have access to All-Out Warfare, which includes the next generation of fan-favorite modes, Conquest and Breakthrough, and Battlefield Hazard Zone , a new high-stakes squad-based game mode that will be revealed closer to launch.
In Battlefield Portal, fans will be able to use a powerful creation tool that includes Settings, custom modes and a Logic Editor. This will allow players to not only create, but also share and discover unexpected battles filled with weapons, vehicles, equipment and more, across Battlefield 2042 locations and the iconic and popular maps of Battlefield 1942, Battlefield Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 3.
These creative tools will allow players the chance to go beyond what they’ve experienced in previous Battlefield games and create unique modes such as 1942 vs. for yourself”. The customization options available in Battlefield Portal allow fans to unleash their imagination and take the rules of war into their own hands.
“Battlefield Portal is truly a love letter to longtime fans,” said Justin Wiebe, senior design director at Ripple Effect Studios. “We’ve created a set of tools that really gives the community a chance to create their own Battlefield experiences, while also bringing these iconic Battlefield classics back for seasoned veterans to enjoy and newcomers to experience for the first time.” .
Battlefield Portal will include all content from the 2042 universe, along with six additional maps from three of the franchise’s most popular titles and vehicles, weapons, gadgets, factions and classes from those games. Content includes:
- Battle of the Ardennes (Battlefield 1942)
- El Alamein (Battlefield 1942)
- Port of Arica (Battlefield: Bad Company 2)
- Valparaiso (Battlefield: Bad Company 2)
- Caspian Frontier (Battlefield 3)
- Channels of Noshahr (Battlefield 3)
- 40+ weapons from 3 War Stages
- M1 Garand, Panzerschreck, G3, M416 and more
- Inclusion of Battlefield 2042 All-Out Warfare arsenal
- 40+ vehicles from 3 Stages of War
- Spitfire and B17 Bomber return alongside modern equipment such as Quad Bike and Little Bird
- Inclusion of Battlefield 2042 All-Out Warfare vehicles
- 30+ devices from 3 Stages of War
- Reconnaissance items such as the VAM and Radio Beacon will be available as gadgets alongside the Defibrillator and RDE Robot
- Inclusion of Battlefield 2042 gadgets
Classic Factions will be returning in Battlefield Portal, allowing you to mix and match between 7 different armies from the classic titles, as well as the specialists from Battlefield 2042
Armies such as the UK, US and Germany from 1942, as well as the US and Russia from Bad Company 2 will be featured exclusively in Battlefield Portal
The return of Factions in Battlefield Portal also means that we are bringing back the soldier archetypes as you know them from relevant titles. For example, the Assault, Engineer, Support, and Scout roles from Battlefield 3 return in Battlefield Portal.
Along with the content available at launch, the Battlefield Portal will feature all new content added in-game through Battlefield 2042’s live services. Battlefield 2042 plans to launch four seasons in the game’s first year of live service, including four Battle Passes , four new specialists, new locations, vehicles, weapons and much more content.