EA and Dice’s highly anticipated Battlefield 2042 is set for release on October 22, 2021 and is set to be the largest game in the Battlefield series promising 128 player servers, exciting new game modes that allow players to design their own game types. , mix and match vehicles and weapons from other games in the lineup such as Battlefield 3, Battlefield 1942 and more. It looks like EA and Dice have finally started listening to the community and developing a game that isn’t limited by the typical bureaucracy.
The “design your own game” mode called “Battlefield Portal” sounds particularly interesting, you can check out this trailer on the official Battlefield Youtube channel below.
What is the Battlefield 2042 release date?
As mentioned earlier, the official release date is October 22, 2021 and will launch on PC through Origin, Steam, and the Epic Games Store. On top of that, Battlefield 2042 will release for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, and X and will also support cross-play. For those who weren’t lucky enough to get one of the last generation consoles, EA and Dice have also announced that Battlefield 2042 will be arriving on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, however, it will not support 128 player servers or cross play with the most recent. consoles and PC platforms.
To note: If you pre-order the Gold or Ultimate Edition of Battlefield 2042, you will have early access to the game. For an entire week, for these players, the game will launch on October 15, 2021.
You can watch the official Battlefield 2042 gameplay trailer below.
Where to pre-order Battlefield 2042?
Currently, you can pre-order Battlefield 2042 on Steam, Origin, Epic Games Store as well as several retailers including Amazon (Global), Best Buy (US), Walmart (US), GameStop (US), Game (UK), Smyths Toys (UK) and many more. The game will be available in three editions, namely:
- Battlefield 2042 Standard Edition
- Battlefield 2042 Gold Edition
- Battlefield 2042 Ultimate Edition
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Compare Battlefield 2042 pre-order prices
Price PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X:
- Standard Edition – $ 69.99 / £ 69.99 / € 79.99 (USD / GBP / EURO)
- Gold Edition – $ 99.99 / £ 89.99 / € 99.99 (USD / GBP / EURO)
- Ultimate Edition – $ 119.99 / £ 109.99 / € 119.99 (USD / GBP / EURO)
Price PlayStation 4, Xbox One:
- Standard Edition – $ 59.99 / £ 59.99 / € 69.99 (USD / GBP / EURO)
- Standard Edition – $ 59.99 / £ 49.99 / € 59.99 (USD / GBP / EURO)
- Gold Edition – $ 89.99 / £ 79.99 / € 89.99 (USD / GBP / EURO)
- Ultimate Edition – $ 109.99 / £ 99.99 / € 109.99 (USD / GBP / EURO)
What’s the difference between the three editions of Battlefield 2042?
The biggest difference is that if you buy the Gold or Ultimate edition you get early access to Battlefield 2042. The official release date is October 22, but with the Gold and Ultimate editions you will get access to the game from there. October 15. The other big difference is that with the Gold and Ultimate Edition you also get the Year 1 Pass which includes 4 new Specialists, 4 Battle Passes, and 3 Epic Skin Packs.
The Early Access and Year 1 Pass are ultimately the biggest perks of choosing the Gold or Ultimate Edition as opposed to the Standard Edition. Personally, I went with the gold edition.