Battlefield 2042 nixes marketing campaign, battle royale

Earlier at present, Digital Arts and DICE formally revealed Battlefield 2042, the subsequent recreation within the long-running sequence. Whereas we’d often count on new recreation reveals to be gentle on particulars, the 2 corporations really revealed fairly a bit about Battlefield 2042 at present. The main target was fully on multiplayer, and there’s good cause for that, as Battlefield 2042 apparently gained’t ship with both a single-player marketing campaign or battle royale mode.

You’d be forgiven for pondering that Battlefield 2042 would characteristic a marketing campaign, given how a lot of a backstory this recreation appears to have. That narrative, nonetheless, solely appears to serve to bolster the sport’s multiplayer mode. DICE revealed the shortage of a marketing campaign to Eurogamer at present.

“I believe that’s simply one thing that permits us to essentially lean into what we’re finest at,” Battlefield 2042 design director Daniel Berlin mentioned in an interview. “For those who take a look at the DNA of the studio, what we’ve been doing for therefore lengthy, we simply mentioned you realize what, we’re not going to have a standard single-player marketing campaign this time round, however we’re going to place all that emphasis and all these assets into constructing depth into the multiplayer. As a result of that’s what we do finest.”

Simply as nicely, the sport gained’t have a battle royale mode, regardless of seemingly each recreation having a battle royale mode lately. Berlin, nonetheless, urged that there are different modes that might be nicely price listening to. “Battle royale is unquestionably one thing that’s exceptionally fashionable proper now,” he mentioned. “We don’t have any battle royale plan at this level, however we do produce other experiences throughout the recreation that we are able to’t speak about which we’re tremendous excited for.”

A kind of modes is seemingly in growth at DICE LA in the mean time, however we’re not going to get any particulars on it till EA Play Stay on July twenty second. It’ll be attention-grabbing to see how DICE manages to fill the hole left by the shortage of a single-player marketing campaign, which is one thing that’s been current in current Battlefield titles. We’ll have extra data on Battlefield 2042 as DICE and EA affirm it, so keep tuned for extra.

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