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Monday, December 3, 2018

Battlefield V: Tides of War Coming Tomorrow

Tides of War: Chapter 1 comes out with contents like Practice Range mode and War Story for Battlefield V on December 4.

Even though critics and fans were not much in favor of Battlefield V, the newest release of the first-person shooter game series Battlefield, EA DICE and Electronic Arts are keeping up their efforts in changing core gameplay fixes and slew of new contents.

Most of the player had a complaint about the single-player campaign being felt too short and incomplete even. Starting from December 4, EA is rolling the dice with their first batch of free content, Tides of War Chapter 1: Overture.

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Battlefield V: Tides of War Coming Tomorrow

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Before heading to the frontline of battle, check out the official trailer for Overture, first chapter in Tides of War experience.




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Long-time fans of the series are quite familiar with terms like "Premium Pass" and "Expansion Packs", which BV has gotten rid of completely to create a singular journey for all players to take part in together, without paying any extra buck for it.

This voyage is what they call Tides of War, a series of ongoing experience that introduce new gameplay and improvements to reinvent your World War II journey. There will be maps, modes, rewards and weekly events to keep up the flow.

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If you want to get accustomed with the weapons and vehicles of the game, it would be logical if you take it to the Practice Range rather than choosing one of the regular multiplayer maps and then spend the rest of your day spawning other than fighting.

You can simply start with the Shooting Trial to practice your aim or Driving Trial, both of which will come in handy and as you score higher, you actually get better. So, switch up to different Shooting Exercises and hone your accuracy and then challenge yourself with an increased difficulty.

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The Last Tiger War Story

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Overture brings in a brand-new single-player War Story, The Last Tiger featuring the tale of a solo Tiger I Tank crew. It takes place during the time when the nearly unstoppable Axis forces were slowly driving towards their ultimate defeat in WWII.

While trying to defend the homeland, a Veteran Tank Commander Peter Müller and his crew tries to take a last stand when Allied forces came knocking. At that point, he starts to question his own ideology that has brought him at that point. It's going to be interesting.

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The stellar experience of Battlefield expands with the launch of massive mechanized war machines into a new map called Panzerstorm. In 1940, Axis forces takes on British defenses in Belgium, where you roll in among a land of damaged and abandoned tanks.

There are 17 of them to plough through the lands and forests of the town or you can just try your luck by going on foot. As you can find scopes for Infantry ambushes strong defenses and enemy trenches, keep an eye on an unsuspected air attack.

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Till now, players had to be content with the limitation to change the look of soldiers and weapons. Overture cranks up the appearance tweaking by letting you change the exterior of their vehicles to make a sweet memory of your glorified victory.

These customizations however, are purely cosmetic and doesn't actually change or increase combat performance of the vehicles or whatsoever. Nevertheless, it lets you stand out among the crowd and help leave your mark behind, which is the actual point.

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Chapter 1 from Tides of War also has weekly events to take you to the detailed gameplay of B5 and let you earn reward at the same time while you make progress for your company. As your Rank is improved by playing more and more, you get access to new items and cosmetics as well.

Overture is just the beginning of the oncoming surge of new content that DICE and Electronic Arts have planned up to release for Battlefield V players in the foreseeable future. With each new mode, maps and gameplay mechanics, the experience will never be the same.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Battlefield V Out Now

First-person shooter game Battlefield V from EA DICE and Electronic Arts is now available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Whether you have purchased the Standard Edition or the Deluxe Edition of Battlefield V, latest installment of first-person shooter franchise Battlefield from developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts, launches today worldwide for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

BV takes you back to the grand stage of chaos and combat of the biggest war of the history and lets you pick your own battle. If you are new to the series, a couple of things may seem overwhelming for you and if you are a seasoned fan, a few stuffs can be useful for you.

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Battlefield V Out Now

RELATED: Battlefield V Single Player Story Trailer

Diving head on to fight into some of the brand-new maps after you take a weapon and start laying down some heavy fire can be tempting but we advise you to take a tour of the single-player War Stories first if you are just starting your journey.

This series of untold stories taken from World War II gives you a larger perspective and a better understanding of the global conflict. Experience how men and women got caught up in the middle of this clash and how they lived through the situation, which elements are basic to multiplayer.

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Focuses on Female Soldiers

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You will be going around from frozen mountains of Norway to scorching deserts of North Africa while playing War Stories and it will give you a better understanding of the four main Classes in the game including Assault, Medic, Recon and Support.

To start with, Battlefield V offers eight maps at launch, each two of which are set in four different locations of Norway, Holland, North Africa, and France. You may not have known about them from history books and WWII movies.

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Grand Operations Multiplayer Mode

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There are eight different modes in the game and each challenges you to develop as well as adopt a unique set of playstyles to suit them. Modes like Airborne and Final Stand will be reserved for all-out multiplayer warfare show Grand Operations.

As we come closer to the end of the line, let's take a look at the official launch trailer of the game before heading to the frontline of battle.




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Although the game didn't suffer from a micro-transition outrage on social media like Star Wars Battlefront II of last year from DICE, some fans have mocked their idea of including female soldiers in the WWII shooter that even hurt their pre-order sales.

Already packed with so many choices and modes to explore, Battlefield V also promises exciting post-launch content like battle royale mode Firestorm and brand-new Tides of War live service. With all that jammed into one title, EA actually makes BV a worthy successor of Battlefield 1.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Battlefield V Launch Maps Trailer

Battlefield V offers a better look at the World War II-era maps available on launch, in a brand-new trailer.

The road to Battlefield V is only a few weeks away from us which developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts wants to dedicate this moment to promote the upcoming title from the first-person shooter Battlefield franchise in full swing.

Starting with detailing on the maps players will gain access to upon launch; EA released an official trailer showcasing the locations with additional details on them. Even though you may have already seen some of them already, it won't hurt to take a second look.

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Battlefield V Launch Maps Trailer

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The trailer focuses on major locations of Battlefield 5 based on World War II events that completely changed the face of war.




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Battlefield V will be launched for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 20, 2018 and if you still haven't placed your pre-order then you still have time to do it. With an EA Access or Origin Access subscription, you can jump into it from November 9 though.

Multiplayer maps are just the icing on the cake and there are a lot more EA DICE has to offer to players in post-launch period. Tides of War live service will eventually bring in more content to keep us going in this journey of epic conflict.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Battlefield V Battle Royale "Firestorm" Coming in 2019

EA DICE has recently announced that Battlefield V will get its Battle Royale mode "Firestorm" in 2019.

November 20, 2018 is now less than a month away and upcoming first-person shooter game Battlefield V from developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts is awaiting launch on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One worldwide.

Previously, the game was scheduled to release on October 19 but were pushed back saying the studio needs time polishing the game and work on Tides of War mode. If that has hurt your anticipation, here comes another one; the game's battle royale mode, Firestorm won't come until 2019.

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Battlefield V Battle Royale "Firestorm" Coming in 2019

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DICE has recently laid out their plans for post-launch content of the new Battlefield title, which has the surprise reveal of its anticipated battle royale mode Firestorm not launching until March 2019 and no further details on the topic.

This mode will bring a 64-person action experience to players and will allow four-player squads. As a ring of fire closing in on engaged combatants, they will fight for their lives while scavenging for weapons and ride vehicles until the last man or squad remains standing.

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Firestorm mode will debut on the third chapter of the planned content roadmap after the first two chapters; Overture and Lightning Strikes. The former features Panzerstorm map for a tank-based battle and new War Story, The Last Tiger along with vehicle customization.

The latter is all about Combined Arms and Squad Conquest for all we know for now. Overture launches within two weeks after the debut of Battlefield 5 and Lightning Strikes will likely to drop from January to March before Chapter 3.

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Battlefield V Post-Launch Roadmap

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The lead competitor for Battlefield V, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is already released and making buzz around the town with their very own battle royale mode Blackout. So, EA DICE and Electronic Arts probably do not want to risk anything and taking more time.

Because of Firestorm not being included in the recently closed Battlefield beta, we have less detail on the game mode. However, focused on World War II, the game hold much promises to shine and entertain all the eagerly waiting fans.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Star Wars: Clone Wars Voice Cast Returns for Battlefront II

Key voice actors from Star Wars: The Clone Wars series will reprise their roles for upcoming Star Wars Battlefront II content.

Fans of Star Wars hold Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated television series on high regard and thanks to the #BringBackCloneWars movement, we can now even hope for an upcoming Season 7 to release on Disney's streaming service.

Before the series return with an all-new glory, you have prior chance to get nostalgic with the involved cast. According to a recent announcement, some of the voice actors from the series are returning to their original roles for new content of action shooter game Star Wars Battlefront II.

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Star Wars: Clone Wars Voice Cast Returns for Battlefront II

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As one of their notable feature, Battlefront II offers players to assume the role of popular Star Wars characters from prequel, original and sequel trilogies, thus bridging all three era of the franchise aside from a unique playable campaign.

Expansions and updates released for the game till date includes a limited time Ewok Hunt game mode in Night on Endor from Return of the Jedi and Han Solo content to celebrate the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story movie earlier this year.

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Star Wars: Clone Wars Returns

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Back in June, developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts decided to include new content for the game related to Clone Wars, which essentially bridges the three years gap between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith movie.

The four voice actors from the original series; James Arnold Taylor, Matt Lanter, Corey Burton and Matthew Wood would return to voice for Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Count Dooku and General Grievous respectively in the Clone Wars DLC.

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Clone Wars to Takeover Star Wars Battlefront II

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If you have looked at the track record of Star Wars Battlefront II, then you already know that the game received heavy backlash even before the release for including loot boxes and micro-transactions, which even caused their stock price to drop.

Including a Clone Wars DLC featuring the original voice casts from the TV show not only brings new level of detail to the game but also intensifies the hype (Darth Vader's heavy breathing sound) of the upcoming season that still awaits an official release date.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Battlefield V Single Player Story Trailer

A brand-new trailer explores the untold journeys of World War II from Battlefield V single player War Stories.

After an unexpected delay of release and one of their major competitor first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 being released, developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts are trying to hype up the fans for upcoming Battlefield V.

Although they claimed to have delayed the release of the game to further develop the newly introduced Tides of War mode, there are more things to be excited about. One such aspect is War Stories, which features the game's single-player campaign.

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Battlefield V Single Player Story Trailer

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A brand-new official trailer is released on BFV's single player story and it is completely focused on classic campaigns from World War II.




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The story of Nordlys features a young resistance fighter that is set on 1943, during German occupation as she makes an ultimate sacrifice to save her family and her journey carries a weight not lesser than the weapons and ammo she carries around.

Tirailleur is centered on high-intensity warfare of Senegalese units from the French Colonial Forces and Under No Flag follows the journey of a young British criminal who tasked to blow up German air bases in North Africa, which he messed up badly.

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The Coldest War

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Apparently, Battlefield 5 will play out the part of single player story quite differently than their World War I themed previous FPS title Battlefield 1. Vehicular combat is highlighted in both air and sea set on different locations during the conflict.

Most of the gameplay elements will go hand-in-hand with the multiplayer mode of the game. Meanwhile, watch actor Mark Strong (Shazam!, Kingsman: The Secret Service) lending voice for the story trailer and even dropping F-Bombs to make sure that players stick to their playing objective without deviating.



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Everyone is talking about how the Blackout battle royale mode of CoD: BO4 is better than even the pioneer of the genre, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and quite excited to see what promises BF5 holds with their version in Firestorm mode.

Despite facing issues like historical accuracy, a controversy of using female characters that led to a social media stir that probably led to poor pre-order sales, Battlefield V still remains one of 2018's biggest titles regardless of what anyone else thinks about it.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Battlefield V Open Beta Live Now

Though Battlefield V release is pushed back to another month, you can still play the game by joining Open Beta.

Eager fans of the Battlefield series may be a little upset that the latest installment of the first-person shooter franchise, Battlefield V from developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts has been pushed back to November 20, 2018.

However, they can still get a taste of the World War II-themed shooter now that the Open Beta gone live on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to put a pause on that waiting. Players are getting their first detailed look into the game by joining in right now.

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Battlefield V Open Beta Live Now

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Earlier this year, the game had its closed alpha sessions during E3 2018 press conference and at Gamescom 2018 later by given access to a single map to explore arming with few selected gears and limited features.

Open Beta will surely open up to a lot more aspect for a larger audience. Pre-load starting from September 3, this program will be open to the ones who either pre-ordered the game, have a membership to EA Access or Origin Access from September 6 to September 11.

RELATED: Battlefield V Multiplayer Trailer

Alongside the previously added Norwegian Arctic Fjord map, BV has added Rotterdam city of Netherlands to the beta. Both Conquest and Grand Operations mode are playable on the above mentioned maps.

Vehicle section includes five tanks and seven aircrafts equipped to take out each other using enough firepower. Aside from calling for airstrikes and tank support, a Squad Leader can summon Supply Canister Drops full of ammo and health by giving up his 7,500 requisition points.

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Vehicles and Reinforcements

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Each of the four main classes; Assault, Recon, Medic and Support are joining Open Beta to play more than one combat role in B5. Also, when you choose a certain class, you are also picking up a weapon type during this period.

By gradually leveling up their class, players will acquire new weapons through the progression system. Therefore cosmetic skin and other upgrades like faster firing and reduced recoil depending on the unique traits present in your selected class will be available.

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Classes and Combat Roles

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Then there is Battlefield V's most talked about live service Tides of War that DICE is most excited about. You and your company of soldiers will take a journey into the chapters of World War II and experience events of war.

A five-part event titled "Shock Troops" is part of the Open Beta that will last till September 9 and you can earn an exclusive in-game dog tag upon completing the challenge. Since this is the first early look at Tides of War, you can try out different tactics and earn vanity items.

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We know that the upcoming Battlefield title may be a little intimidated by the release of their rival title Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, as both are taking a shot at the popular Battle Royale genre and players are obviously expecting a lot from them.

Of course the beta only offers very little of compared to the original base game but feedbacks gathered from these sessions are taken into serious consideration by the developers. Besides, EA DICE is already worried about the lower rate of pre-order sales.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Battlefield V Delay Hurts EA Stock Price

Electronic Arts' stock price sees sinks after developer DICE delays the release of upcoming Battlefield V.

When general manager Oskar Gabrielson of developer EA DICE announced earlier that their upcoming first-person shooter game Battlefield V has been delayed back to November 20 from previously scheduled October 19 for making some adjustment they thought necessary following the Closed Beta program, reactions has been mixed among the gaming community.

However, this one month delay has apparently caused a sudden drop at the stock price of publisher Electronic Arts.

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Battlefield V Delay Hurts EA Stock Price

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In most cases, when a game is delayed for a month or two, it actually means good in terms of the studio having more time to polish the game before launch. Gabrielson stated that DICE will take this extra time to make some final adjustments to B5 gameplay and their newly introduced Tides of War live service.

While this one will offer players an immersive experience of war from an all-new perspective, several new events will be arranged later for the whole community to enjoy together.

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Regardless of what they want the public to believe, EA was carefully moving their release window for Battlefield V from competing with other titles like rival title Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Red Dead Redemption 2.

While this may not upset players much because they are only a few days away from Open Beta on September 6, their sales projections for this fiscal year are lowered as a result of this move. An expected net booking of $5.55 billion has reduced to $5.2 billion, says CNBC.

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By Thursday morning, EA's shares have dropped down to almost 10 percent upon the month-long delay announcement. Analysts suggested a weak sales number for the crowded window of October, which has impacted to the decision that led to a price drop of stocks.

The current release date will only have BV competing against Bethesda's Fallout 76 when it launches on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. So, as they take this hit right now, it may help them in long run to sell more copies.