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Submitted by Abriael 345d ago | news

Battlefield 5 Will Have “More features. More extras. More destruction;” No Military Adviser for BF4

The massively anticipated and hyped Battlefield 4 is just around the corner, but what does the future hold for the series? Will there be a Battlefield 5? And how will it be? EA DICE Producer Patrick Bach dropped some hints, also explaining that there are no military advisers for Battlefield 4, as authenticity took a back seat to fun. (Battlefield 4, Patrick Bach, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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SIRHC13  +   345d ago
More Fish AI confirmed.

Call of Duty will be dethroned in 2015.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   345d ago
And let the milking begin.
zeee  +   345d ago
EA should consider skipping BF5 and bring in BC3. Also, I wish they were to remake Desert Strike. Same mechanics but with muuuuccchhh better graphics. I used to love it back in Sega Genesis days!

Off topic: I am a huge Sega hardware fanboy. Am I alone? Say Hi to me if you'd proudly call yourself a Sega console fanboy :D Would love to make some new friends who experienced the golden age of gaming!
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bryam1982  +   345d ago
I'm sure bf6 will have even more of the article mentioned
C0LLAT  +   345d ago
I'm just happy with 64 players at 60 fps 900p up scaled to 1080 for ps4.
0ut1awed  +   345d ago
While I'll still buy BF4 (probably wait for the $30 gamestop deal if true though) the core BF series might be dead to me. I've been playing it since 1942 and was scared after BF3 that it would be going in this direction.

Don't get me wrong BF3 was a good game and I put a decent amount of time into it (as BF4 will probably be too). It's just becoming a little too generic for me to consider them TRUE Battlefield successors.

I blame it on EA though. Pretty sure they saw the COD $ train and said "Dice do that or else!"

And WTF do you think military advisors are going to do for a game that is not really realistic? Leave that for Arma (No, I'm not hatting on Arma. I love the game and have put over 200 hours into the Arma 3 alpha/beta/full game).

For the love of god Dice, just don't screw up BC3 or Battlefront and we can call it even.
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andrewer  +   345d ago
It's just EA being EA. I gave up on them sometime ago, eventually everybody will too :/
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Feralkitsune  +   345d ago
What exactly is wrong with BF4? I felt BF4 was way more of a BF game just from the beta than BC-BF3.
0ut1awed  +   345d ago
^^

I'm just judging the beta here but I'm confused on how you could NOT see how similar BF4 is to BF3.

There are very few differences I notice. Commander mode, better water technology, and skyscraper destruction that is completely predefined so it isn't actual real time.

All the other additions are miniscule. Even the art style is basically the exact same.

I'm just not sure how you see the game being so drastically different when such small changes are made in comparison.
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BISHOP-BRASIL  +   345d ago
I'm not wading in as I have not played the beta that much, but that whole skycrapper destruction... It's not even new, just scripted destruction of a large object, like the antenna tower in Caspian Border (but, obviously, much more detailed)... I don't get the hype there either.
nsignific  +   345d ago
@bishop-br the difference being the scyscrapper event SIGNIFICANTLY changes the level layout, whereas the caspian border tower only removes a single sniping spot.
Matt666  +   345d ago
well said man and I think Dice would do even better if they didn't gave EA breathing down there necks.
Feralkitsune  +   344d ago
"I'm just not sure how you see the game being so drastically different when such small changes are made in comparison."

DUH it's similar it's a game in the same series. But, it also improved on a ton of stuff that BF3 did wrong. The classes make a ton more sense, the maps seem to be a great deal better than the vanilla maps in BF3, the bullets aren't rubberbanding like crazy,ability to lean over, or around cover, weapons are deadly once again and don't feel like rubber bullets. The vehicles control a great deal better, battlelog can be accessed in game now. Movement feels much less floaty, you can counter knives from the front, they made it harder for snipers to run around and snipe (unless the remove the scope all together), all in all most things are majorly improved over BF3.

Graphics are not what make a shooter what it is, and it seems that the only thing you can criticize is the art style, so I can't take your criticism as anything but Ad Populum.

I was one of the people who was highly critical of BF3, but they really have made a much better game this time around from what I played in the outdated beta.
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0ut1awed  +   344d ago
Most if not all of the stuff you reference is stuff that could be added in via DLC, hints why I compared it to COD.

Battlelog isn't any different for me, the whole game still runs through the game browser (on the PC). Leaning around corners seems like a useless addition. I never once found myself in a intense firefight where I actually took up the time to use it. It just doesn't flow into gameplay well enough to actually use it. The vehicles seem to control pretty much the same to me as do your character models but I guess that's my opinion. I always play hardcore and given the absence of hardcore in the beta, it actually felt like the bullets were made out of rubber in BF4 in comparison.

And just for the record, I didn't disagree with you. It takes a troll statement for me to actually hit the disagree button.
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DeadlyFire  +   345d ago
Hey now EA has Titanfall setup for 2014, Battlefront for 2015, and Bad Company 3 for 2016. BF5 won't come until 2017 on Frostbite 4.0.
FunkMacNasty  +   344d ago
I hope so, but this line had me worried: "there are no military advisers for Battlefield 4, as authenticity took a back seat to fun".

If authenticity truly does take a backseat to fun, then Battlefield will, over the course of a few more installements, just become another brainless, mindless, casual shootfest full of jerks who don't know how to play the game.

I'm sorry but the brainy strategy, tactical team-play,is REALLY what sets Battlefield apart.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   345d ago
*More more more! How do you like it, how do you like it? More more more!*

More is always good.
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imXify  +   345d ago
Calm yo tits Dice. Release BF4 and then we'll talk.
Pandamobile  +   345d ago
He was answering a question from an interviewer...
TheSsus  +   345d ago
Agreed. Much rather hear about Battlefront 3 and Mirrors Edge 2.
Globox2012  +   345d ago
Battlefield will eventually take the crown, Unless CoD comes out roaring after Ghosts. Will be interesting to see.
InTheZoneAC  +   345d ago
too me BF took the crown when 2 came out, regardless of CoD...
Riderz1337  +   345d ago
I want BF Bad Company 3...
Hufandpuf  +   345d ago
I want battlefield 2143
xc7x  +   345d ago
i too want BFBC3,but i thought original director / producer moved on elsewhere,so i suspect it'll be another BF3-BF4 clone if thats the case :-\
JBaby343  +   345d ago
I agree with you guys. I loved BC and BC2 but was pretty let down with Battlefield 3. It felt like COD with vehicles to me. The whole feel of it changed. I think Battlefield 4 with be similar. I would love to get a BC3 though.
DeadlyFire  +   345d ago
EA says Bad Company 3 won't happen until Mirror's Edge 2 and Battlefront are done. So I am thinking 2016 we could see it coming.
clmstr  +   345d ago
I want bf1944!
franko  +   345d ago
What is he saying about BF13?
Ducky  +   345d ago
What role did the military adviser play in the first place?

I'm guessing they just used him to voice all the 'Be advised...' dialog.
MegaRay  +   345d ago
Bf4 is outdated crap. It doesnt even has dogs nor fishes. Lets hope bf5 has those.
SonyKong64  +   345d ago
look how many didn't catch your sarcasm lol
MegaRay  +   344d ago
I was sure some people will not get my sarcasm. Or just get mad after the first sentence xD
clmstr  +   345d ago
Lol you need to understand sometimes jokes get really repetitive and old. And this is coming from a Battlefield series fan.
KazHiraiFTW   345d ago | Personal attack | show
MegaRay  +   344d ago
Nah. Look at all the PS4 and x1 jokes, never get old xP
younglj01  +   345d ago
this trend needs to stop....
dcj0524  +   345d ago
They need to make another world war2 or vietnam game.
Trekster_Gamer  +   345d ago
Would love to see them revisit WWII storylines and locales with next gen hardware!
KazHiraiFTW  +   345d ago
That would be great. Also they should forget about consoles and focus on PC, the true next gen experience. They would make a better game and more money.
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AHall88  +   345d ago
So why doesn't Battlefield 4 have more extras, more features, and more destruction?
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Abriael  +   345d ago
It does, more than Battlefield 3.
CapsLocke  +   345d ago
lol, modern gamer's logic, gentlemen. That's why gaming companies gain so much money these days.
Shadonic  +   345d ago
IDK I would of went in full on gun blazing especially if I was out to beat COD who at this point is at its weakest.
venom06  +   345d ago
he SHOULD HAVE said, "I dont want to talk about BF5 as thats not even a reality....Lets focus on BF4 and make sure it has a successful launch"... but anyway... can not wait for BF4 to release... may not sale as much as CoD, but will definitely be the better game as it has been since that copy and paste MW3 crap..
cunnilumpkin  +   345d ago
bf2143 please

with no single player crap wasting time from balance and perfectly crafted maps!
Shadonic  +   345d ago
I enjoy the single player bits but I can understand your frustration after having 343 focus more on single player rather than the multiplayer that made Halo last for years and years on its fun and addictive gameplay. The thing is that multiplayer can still be balanced and fun with the single player component and I highly doubt that any multiplayer side of a games going to be perfectly balanced at release.
So what they're trying to say is just skip Battlefield 3.5 and wait for their next game.
Abriael  +   345d ago
Once more, that bubble has been wasted in the most dreadful of ways.
TacticAce  +   345d ago
Better Graphics maybe? Blow our minds DICE
CanadianTurtle  +   345d ago
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MooseyXTC  +   345d ago
"As authenticity took a back seat to fun."

Ah, that warms my heart.
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twinspectre  +   345d ago
please no , don't advise the Destruction because we already know it's part of the gameplay but don't advise it.
the Destruction has become the most casual and gimmick thing i ever heard.
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   345d ago
The reason why Medal Of Honor bombed was because it was a bad game with unnecessary money pooled in for gun licensing not because of military advisers alone. They used a new team with probably 1/6th of Battlefield 3's budget and expect it to sell the same numbers. DICE makes it sound like the army came to them to make Medal Of Honor when I am pretty sure it was vice versa.

MOH was used just as a scapegoat to make a cheap Call Of Duty clone instead of they actually TRIED to make new shooter worthy of the title.....
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cyclindk  +   345d ago
What's needed, at least in a mode of its own:

Incremental, visible/gameplay relevant vehicular damage and repair (more realistic), shooting a tank over an over in the tread will not destroy the tank, but disable it and a blow torch could cut open the hatch, but never simply blow the tank up.

Chopper pilots go down with the chopper, no parachuting, but maybe they can survive heavily damaged if the altitude was not to great or they bring it down gently enough.

Infantry carry reasonably long ropes for scaling buildings, but not infinite parachutes.

Have to physically climb to the hatch/cockpit of a vehicle or door to enter.

"Generalized" spot and mark indicating a 15 meter area where enemies are present, but not a floating triangle above their heads unless BF5 is going full-on futuristic/semi futuristic warfare with heads up displays attached to head gear.

Bring back the destructioNNNS!
luisvideogames  +   345d ago
This game will be like $30 on Black Friday, that's pretty sick.
GTgamer  +   345d ago
That's when i bought BF3 last year.
obelix01  +   345d ago
Medal of honor, failed once they took it out of WW2.
bitboi  +   345d ago
-get to the choppa! rattatata tatata
-explosions in background
-driving sequence...more screaming
-someone dragging a wounded solider
-explosion happens, things go slo-mo, sound gets muffled as you walk around dazed
-a building gets demolished
-some more military hollering and screaming.
- Some schematics and blueprint overlays with military jargon voice over
-a man who questions what he's fighting for
- Someone named whiskey tango Firefly

Im gonna call this game..."A Call into the Battlefields of Honor in which we wear our warfaces" I'm gonna make millions!!!! who wants in?...lol
ATi_Elite  +   345d ago
I'm in if it Plays Best With Kinect!!

/sarc
That-Guy  +   345d ago
Don't forget the microtransactions.
bitboi  +   345d ago
every gun in the game you have to buy with real money!
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jamsam360  +   345d ago
Can we get through the shit storm that is Battlefield 4 first please~!
csreynolds  +   345d ago
This.
STEWIE_PLAY_PS4  +   345d ago
BF5!? Oh no no, I gonna die at everywhere to accident!!.
Nocando  +   345d ago
At this point I would like to see MOH, Rainbow 6, or Ghost Recon make a comeback to challenge BF and COD.
dcj0524  +   345d ago
There was a ghost recon last june............
Nocando  +   345d ago
What I meant to say is, someone make a GOOD game to compete with BF and COD.
csreynolds  +   345d ago
It's FAR too early to be discussing BF5. Let's get a good year out of BF4 first, shall we?
MajorGecko  +   345d ago
we heard you like destruction and realism unlike that cod bullshet so we are going to put it in our next battlefield <3 Dice
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vikMage  +   344d ago
Really? But BF4 hasn't even started yet...is something wrong with it?
KontryBoy706  +   344d ago
I don't wanna see or hear anything about a Battlefield 5 before we freaking hear about BATTLEFIELD BAD COMPANY 3 you turds over there at EA. Stop trying to milk BF to death like your competitors are doing with Call of Duty
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