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 V, which launched in November 2018 on PC, Xbox One and PS4.

Battlefield V’s multiplayer mode features a combat sandbox for up to 64 players with a variety of different modes, including a new battle royale mode.

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

Game blurb

The Battlefield series goes back to its roots in a never-before-seen portrayal of World War 2. Take on all-out multiplayer with your squad in modes like the vast Grand Operations and the cooperative Combined Arms, or witness human drama set against global combat in the single-player War Stories. As you fight in epic, unexpected locations across the globe, enjoy the richest and most immersive Battlefield yet.

• World War 2 As You’ve Never Seen It Before – Take the fight to crucial moments of the war as Battlefield goes back to where it all began

• 64-Player Multiplayer in the Chaos of All-Out War – Lead your Company in all-out multiplayer with new experiences like the massive Grand Operations mode. Take on classic modes like Conquest or squad up with friends in the cooperative Combined Arms

• The Most Immersive Battlefield Yet – Maneuver through the battlefield using a new soldier move set, fortifications and mobile tools of destruction

• Play Untold War Stories – Witness human drama set against global combat in the single-player War Stories. Ski down Norwegian mountains as you battle for control of nuclear weapon supply lines. Join the frontline with the French colonial troops. Go behind enemy lines in North Africa with a band of misfits sent to create mayhem

• Tides of War – Embark on a journey with continuous content drops that transport you and your Company to a variety of key WW2 locations where new battlefields and gear await.

Key info

  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Typical game length: 10-20mins
  • Players: 5v5
  • Genre: First-person shooter
  • Latest game in series: Battlefield V
  • Price: Around £40-£50
  • Notable tournaments: N/A
  • Publisher: EA
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  • Popularity: TheBattlefield series has been played by more than 50 million players worldwide as of 2012
  • Twitch: 68,220 peak monthly viewers as of December 2018 according to Twitchmetrics
  • Launched: November 2018 (Battlefield V)
  • Pegi age rating: 16
  • Other Pegi info: Strong violence and strong language.