EA CEO Andrew Wilson says the new Battlefield game due this year is the "relaunch" of the franchise and will feature "unbelievable player counts."
INCREDIBLE LIVE SERVICE............wonder if they want to make it online only or just a reference to the 128 player count mp.Just put a solid SP OFFLINE CAMPAIGN in it at least. who knows anymore with EA?
I'm just glad Call of Duty will finally have completion again
Will it though? This sounds like classic EA where the marketing department dictates the creative design. Huge player counts is easily marketable but doesn't necessarily add substance to the experience.
They need to make good with this after BF5. I mean, if they meant "live service" as adding new content over time, then that's fine. But I don't want to see half-baked content at launch, and using the live service as an excuse. 128-player counts, if legit, is kinda scary since you just know a majority of those will be useless snipers playing for montages. LOL!
killing useless snipers is why the game is so fun
It’s probably gonna have similar weekly goals and rewards like bfv did. They’re going to push MT but they want lots of opportunities to be rewarded and earn unlocks.
Unbelievable Player counts? If it has more than 256, then that will be unbelievable. PS3's MAG had 256 players.
I mean, I get enjoying it, but really who buys a BF game for the campaign? Might as well just Redbox it if that's all you care about.
I get your point but some people such as myself like to play through the campaign and when they simply feel like blasting enemies without having to bother with network crashes and issues or a decent team to play with then single player is always a viable mode available whenever issues or occurrences like that happen Id doubt id pay full price for a game that was online only with no way to play any of it on your own if you wanted or needed to.
Then how about make an actual campaign and create a Saga
By "unbelievable player counts" they mean 3 players per match.
Your joke implies they are gonna use bots for the 128 player counts? Is that what MAG did on PS3?
Naw mag had hella long queue times waiting for players lol. So I'm pretty sure they weren't bots. Especially since people actually listened to what you were saying in that game
I hope the new battlefield game takes more influence form BF4. I also hope it’s more grounded in reality than BF1 and BF V.
Do you mean MODERN reality? Or reality in general? Cuz depending on what you mean, you might need a dictionary. Or is this just some "girls didnt fight in WWII" complaint? I guess we'll see how dumb your comment becomes once you reply/clarify.
I think by history and definition you don't know what you're talking about and your attempt at an insult made you look stupid.
Frankly, I don’t care about the gimmicks and bizarre customization options present in the more recent BF games. Also, both BF1 and BF V are mockeries of actual history.
Yep. That's all we wanted, man! BF4 but with more maps, more guns, less bugs, more destruction! We didn't ask for Attrition or whatever gimmick they had for BF5. BF1 had Behemoths which were OK, but BF5 was eh.
Thats not going to happen. Its pretty much a cultural rule that cant violated at this point.
Unbelievable player count better mean more than 256 players, after playing MAG on the ps3 10 years ago. Throwing words like unbelievable around is quite a statement.
Good luck getting all those people together for a match and getting them to stick around to complete it.
Battlefield already had long as fights. It really isn't going to be much of a issue to keep people playing if it's good. People been doing long fights since the PS3 days
Do we really know if MAG was using bots or not? That's the real question.
They weren't. They had extremely long queue times. Maybe after years and the player count dropped. But when I owned the game I can confirm that Based on vocal communications as squad leader and such, my team's never seemed to be with bots. But maybe if a player leaves outta nowhere they're replaced by one until a replacement fills in
Or what about planetside 2? Hell I just want tribes aerial assault back.
Ea should bring back Medal of Honor as there main SP game with a basic MP And rerelease Battlefield as there MP only game with that amazing Commander mode.
They did. It's VR though. It's a load of fun, but it's VR.
I like this idea
How many players are we talking here?
Rumored is 128 for PS5/X1X/PC 64 for last gen
That's not unbelievable!
3 is quite unbelievable
Unbelievable player count? I’ve played some massive battles online so if it’s unbelievable it must be a scale never seen before. Bullshit.
I just hope the gun mechanics are more like BF3/BF4 and less like BF1/BFV.
There was nothing wrong with any of the guns in any of these games. Grenades and explosives, that's a different story.
I personally really liked BFV's gunplay. I think recoil should always be used as a balance measure over spread.
So are we just gonna keep getting different quoted articles of the same earnings call on here?
As long as it has a good battle royal mode with destruction I'm all in. Well I'm in anyways but I do like the intensity of the br mode specially when it's down to the wire.
Hope there’s not COD levels of believable cheaters
The game will suck. Journos will give it 10s and those that are invested in the franchise will play it because it's either that or Cod. EA knows this.
Literally no one asked for insane player counts. No one.
I read that in Adam Jensen's voice.
*yawn* Wake me up when BC3 gets announced.
I have no interest in 'unbelievable player counts'. If anything, I want player counts to be reeled back in to 24 vs 24 or 32 vs 32, so maps can be normal BF sized again, and you as a lone soldier can actually feel like you're making a difference in a match. These devs seem to keep thinking bigger is better, and they just keep expanding, while losing what made us love Battlefield in the first place .... We just want well-balanced classes, cool maps, 5-flag Conquest mode, and feeling like what we do makes an actual difference, be it good or bad. Just give us Battlefield the way it used to be, back when it was good. Upgrade the graphics, design cool new maps, improve gameplay, and that's it. That's all it needs to be. These devs are overthinking things.
Who is "we" exactly? Now am just speaking for my self here and no one else. But my first battlefield games was battlefield 2 modern combat back on the PS2. It was my first real jump into online gaming. I loved it but always felt now imagine in hears to come more players join the battlefield with bigger maps. I remember battlefield 3. Loved it on PS3 but I think the max player coin was 32. Then I played it on pc where player count was 64. The pc version was so much more fun to play with more players. Personally I want bigger maps with more players. I don't want it scaling back down.
Just let me destroy everything, and I'm in.
Hopefully Bad Company destruction is back
They hafto go over 100 but for it to be unbelievable it has to be over 1000. PlanetSide does it and that's probably the standard for unbelievable player counts atm
Is it going to be called Battlefield 1 again then?
If it hasn't got a decent campaign not interested.
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