The latest installment in the Battlefield franchise has been revealed, and it is called Battlefield 1.
Developed by DICE, Battlefield 1 will launch October 1 worldwide for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and for PC via Origin. Battlefield 1 will be set in World War 1, featuring “immersive battles” across France, the Italian Alps and the deserts of Arabia.
The debut trailer also offers a brief glimpse at the various types of combat players will experience, from air warfare in combat ready biplanes, to ground combat on horseback. Battlefield 1 will also feature a focus on melee combat, with options such as a trench shovel and spiked baton available.
Multiplayer is Battlefield 1 will feature 64 players matches in a “true sandbox experience”. Players will take to the skies, the seas and land for classic spectacle filled Battlefield multiplayer.
“The game will deliver a fresh experience full of what makes Battlefield great, with a multiplayer sandbox, immersion, epic scale, authenticity, team play and an ever-changing world full of unexpected Battlefield moments,“ said Aleksander Grøndal, Senior Producer, DICE. “We’re inviting players on an epic journey across a war-torn world, taking them to the Great War and providing something both varied and unique in Battlefield 1.”
Analog Addiction will have a lot more on Battlefield 1 before it launches on October 21.