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Battlefield: Game info


Game Overview/Synopsis

Battlefield is a war-based team first-person shooter series that consists of several different games.

The latest game in the series is Battlefield 1, which launched in October 2016 on PC, Xbox One and PS4.

Battlefield 1's multiplayer mode features different classes, such as assault, medic, support and scout.

Battlefield games usually focus on large, online multiplayer battles. The Battlefield games have an 18+ age rating.


Game Blurb

Experience the origins of modern warfare where the old world was destroyed, giving way to the new one. Use the innovative, modern weaponry and vehicles of World War I as you battle across the land, air and sea.

Dynamic weather and intuitive destruction create an ever-changing landscape. Make your mark on the world, whether you're blasting craters in the ground with artillery strikes or ripping apart walls with gunfire.

Take the battle from the scenic Italian coast to the scorching Arabian deserts. Discover classic Battlefield gameplay through an adventure-filled campaign, or squad up and join multiplayer battles with up to 64 players.


Key info

  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One 
  • Typical game length: 10-20mins
  • Players: 5v5
  • Genre: First-person shooter
  • Latest game in series: Battlefield 1
  • Price: Around £40-£50
  • Notable tournaments: ESM One, ESL One, DreamHack 
  • Publisher: EA
  • Website: https://www.battlefield.com/en-gb
  • Popularity: TheBattlefield series has been played by more than 50 million players worldwide as of 2012 
  • Twitch: 7.9m hours watched in October 2016 across all viewers 
  • Launched: November 2016 (Battlefield 1) 
  • Pegi age rating: 18
  • Other Pegi info: Extreme violence and strong language.