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News May 2021 PS Plus Games Are Available to Download Now
The fourth of May is with you, Spock
A new month, a new selection of PlayStation Plus games. Last month's lineup is on the way out today, making space for May's roster of complimentary titles. In case you'd forgotten, the games PS Plus members will be able to download include Wreckfest for PS5, as well as PS4 titles
Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Games for May 2021?
Plus or minus?
We think it's fair to say that PlayStation Plus has had a pretty good year so far, but is May's offering up to snuff? Next month's (or this month's, depending on when you're reading) lineup includes the PS5 version of Wreckfest, alongside Battlefield V and Stranded Deep on PS4. It's a very varied trio of games, but are you happy with...
News PS Plus May 2021 Free PS5, PS4 Games Announced
A very varied month
May 2021's PlayStation Plus games have been revealed. As per usual, subscribers get access to one PS5 title, and two PS4 games. On PS5, we've got chaotic car-smashing sim Wreckfest. This is the PS5 version of the game, which originally released on PS4 in 2019. It's worth noting that you'll only be eligible to download the PS5...
News Battlefield V Wraps Up Post-Launch Support This Summer
Battlefield V has walked a rather rocky road when it comes to post-launch support, with complete chapters of content that haven't always been well received and a Battle Royale mode that was too little too late. As such, EA has announced that the World War 2 shooter will no longer be supported in a major way past one final content...
News You Can Play Battlefield V on PS4 for Free This Weekend
War Stories and multiplayer included in free trial
Battlefield V has been updated today with Chapter 5, introducing the Pacific theatre to the ongoing WW2 shooter. New factions, vehicles, maps, and more have been added with this update, breathing new life into the game. To celebrate, EA is letting everyone jump into the title for free this weekend...
News Battlefield V Storms the Pacific with Two New Maps This Halloween
Wake Island in December
After a quick teaser trailer yesterday confirmed that Battlefield V's next chapter of content was on its way, developer DICE has now lifted the lid on the game's trip to the Pacific. Chapter 5 bri
News Battlefield V Takes the War to the Pacific in New Teaser
Full reveal tomorrow
We hardly ever hear about Battlefield V anymore, but developer DICE has been keeping it ticking along in the background. The fifth chapter of new content coming to EA's World War 2 shooter is set to take place in the Pacific, adding three new maps, new weapons, and more. A brief teaser has been released, which you can see below:...
E3 2019 Battlefield V Enters the Pacific Theatre of War with Chapter 5, Coming This Fall
After shining the spotlight on its fourth season of content, Battlefield V turned to the future as part of its section at EA Play 2019 in order to unveil a new theatre of war. The world war 2 shooter is heading to the Pacific with chapter 5 at the end of this year. The new season of content will kick proceedings off with three new...
News Battlefield V Reveals a Summer's Worth of Content with Chapter 4: Defying the Odds
Four new maps, and Operation Metro
Battlefield V is a video game that continues to exist, but to be fair to the World War 2 shooter, its latest chapter of content is looking rather impressive. Titled Chapter 4: Defying the Odds, it's bringing a whole bunch of new content to the title across the summer months. Starting on 27th June, a new map will...
Hands On Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode Is Too Little Too Late
Putting the flame out
Battlefield V's Battle Royale mode, Firestorm, feels like the game's last chance to capture any sort of significant player base. After a rocky launch in November 2018 that failed to light the world on fire, the promise was made that a significant amount of content would be added to the experience by way of a long, long roadmap...
News Battlefield V Extends Its Content Roadmap to the End of 2019
Two more chapters detailed
Battlefield V's battle royale mode, Firestorm, is only a couple of days away from launching, but that hasn't stopped DICE from detailing what to expect from the World War 2 shooter for the rest of 2019. Two more chapters are planned for the rest of the year, bringing with them new maps and modes. Starting in June, Chapter...
News Get a Taste of Battle Royale in Battlefield V with Firestorm Gameplay Video
And it burns, burns, burns
Firestorm, the new battle royale mode coming to Battlefield V, has already been shown off with a trailer, and it's looking pretty good. The mode is due in just a few days on 25th March, and EA has just released a new video that goes into a bit more depth. The huge map contains various weapons of differing rarity, as well...
News Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode Launches 25th March as a Free Update
Vehicles, fire, and Battlefield
Battlefield V's battle royale mode, titled Firestorm, is finally making its way to the World War 2 shooter as part of a free update on 25th March. Take a look at what you can expect in the hectic 1 v 64 mode in the trailer above. As detailed in the leaked tutorial video, Firestorm supports solo, duos, and squad modes...
News Leaked Video Details Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode, Firestorm
Battlefield V's release feels like a lifetime ago, doesn't it? We're sure the FPS is popular, having sold upwards of 7 million copies, but you just don't really hear about it anymore. One aspect that many fans will be looking forward to, though, is the release of Firestorm, the game's Battle Royale mode. Scheduled for release this...
News EA Blames Subpar Battlefield V Sales on Single Player
Publisher laments not launching with Battle Royale
Battlefield V’s ginormous sales will have most publishers green with envy, but EA is disappointed with the performance of the title. And speaking to investors overnight, overlord Andrew Wilson explained that DICE’s decision to prioritise single player over the sequel’s unreleased Battle Royale...
News EA Says Battlefield V Didn't Meet Sales Expectations, Despite Topping 7 Million Copies
Battlefield V has failed to meet EA's expectations, the company revealed at its latest earnings call. The shooter, which launched just over two months ago in November 2018, has sold 7.3 million copies worldwide across all platforms, but the publisher was expecting at least 1 million more. EA CEO Andrew Wilson put the game's performance...
News Battlefield V's Second Multiplayer Chapter Kicks Off Later This Week
Co-op, gear, and Rush mode
Oh yeah, Battlefield V is still a thing. DICE's latest World War 2 shooter has been subject to multiple price cuts over the Christmas period, but that hasn't stopped the roll-out of the title's post-launch content in its tracks. Titled Lightning Strikes, the next free update brings with it a whole host of new modes spread...
News The First Major Update for Battlefield V Has Been Delayed
Overture arriving a little later
Battlefield V seems to have been facing an uphill battle since it arrived at the end of November. Its sales are low for the series, and it's faced criticism regarding its lacking gameplay options on release. Of course, there's plenty of new content on the way for the WW2 shooter, and the first, Overture, was...
News Battlefield V Half-Price Less Than a Week After Launch
Battlefield V officially launched last week – well, for non-subscribing peasants anyway. Word is that the first-person shooter hasn’t exactly been setting the sales charts alight, and that’s perhaps evidenced by this Target offer, which has seen the title’s MSRP temporarily cut in half, down as low as $29.99 until Thursday...
Guide Battlefield 5 - All Recon Combat Roles, Weapons, Gadgets, & Unlocks
Everything you need to know about the Recon class
Battlefield 5's multiplayer has a class-based system, but with exclusive roles, perks, and weapons tied to each job, which one you pick has never been more important. Here's what to expect from the Recon class. Battlefield 5 Recon Class Combat Roles: Sniper - Designed for those who want to take...
Guide Battlefield 5 - All Support Class Combat Roles, Weapons, Gadgets, & Unlocks
Everything you need to know about the Support class
Battlefield 5's multiplayer has always been a class-based system, but with exclusive roles, perks, and weapons tied to each job, which one you pick has never been more important. Here's what to expect from the Support class. Battlefield 5 Support Class Combat Roles: Engineer - Skilled with...
Guide Battlefield 5 - All Medic Class Combat Roles, Weapons, Gadgets, & Unlocks
Everything you need to know about the Medic class
Battlefield 5's multiplayer has a class-based system, but with exclusive roles, perks, and weapons tied to each job, which one you pick has never been more important. Here's what to expect from the Medic class. Battlefield 5 Medic Class Combat Roles: Field Medic - You'll find those who take up...
Guide Battlefield 5 - All Assault Class Combat Roles, Weapons, Gadgets, & Unlocks
Everything you need to know about the Assault class
Battlefield V's multiplayer has a class-based system, but with exclusive roles, perks, and weapons tied to each job, which one you pick has never been more important. Here's what to expect from the Assault class. Battlefield 5 Assault Class Combat Roles: Light Infantry - The most resilient...
Guide Battlefield 5 - When Will Battle Royale Mode Firestorm Launch?
We look at Battlefield V's full content plan
When will Battlefield V's Battle Royale mode Firestorm launch? And what other Battlefield V content is on the way? DICE's latest already has an extensive list of post-release content that will be added to the game over the next few months and into 2019. EA has promised that every piece of DLC and update...
News Battlefield V Receives Bombastic Launch Trailer Ahead of PS4 Release Next Week
Another of 2018's big titles is just over a week away, and it looks to be bringing the big guns. Battlefield V might not be generating as much conversation as its rival shooters, but this impressive launch trailer presents another action-packed FPS from multiplayer aficionados, DICE. With a convoluted release schedule that sees various...
Round Up Battlefield V PS4 Reviews Begin to Breach Enemy Lines
War never changes
Battlefield V has the most convoluted, complicated release schedule of any game ever, which means that for some people on some platforms the first-person shooter is out now; for others you may be waiting as late as 20th November to get your hands on the DICE developed sequel. Yeah, it’s bizarre. It means that some reviews are...
News Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode Firestorm Targeting 64 Players for Launch
"It needs to feel like it's Battlefield"
Battlefield V is on the brink of its official release on 20th November, but one aspect of the shooter that'll be absent at launch is its battle royale offering, Firestorm. This mode, developed by Criterion, will be coming to the game next year in March. It's an interesting decision, because with so many...
News Battlefield V Trailer Showcases All Multiplayer Maps Available at Launch
Ready the troops
We're steadily marching towards the release of Battlefield V on 20th November, and even though its post launch schedule is far more convoluted than it should be, it's looking like another strong multiplayer-centric shooter from DICE. A new trailer has been published today, talking through all of the multiplayer maps that will be...
News Battlefield V's Microtransactions Are for Cosmetics Only, DICE Promises
Developer outlines in-game purchases
Battlefield V is, frankly, looking a bit messy heading into launch. Recently, DICE even produced a quick guide to explain how its new WW2 shooter all stacks up, such is the fragmented nature of its release. In case you thought it couldn't get much more complicated, the developer is back to talk about currencies,...
News Battlefield V's Release Schedule Is So Ridiculous There's Now a Guide
You can play up to 11 days early
We recently ran a Soapbox about how bigger games now have two release dates, but Battlefield V has four or more. The official release date is 20th November, but if you order the Deluxe Edition you can play from 15th November. That’s not massively different to Assassin’s Creed Odyssey or Shadow of the Tomb Raider...
News Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode Firestorm Coming March 2019
Won't be there for launch
Battlefield V is set to arrive in just under a month's time on 20th November, and EA has mapped out some of the updates coming to the game post launch. Interestingly, this includes Firestorm, the WW2 shooter's equivalent of the wildly popular Battle Royale. The mode, which is largely being developed by Criterion, won't be...
News Catch a Glimpse of New War Stories in Battlefield V Single Player Trailer
If you're unhappy with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's lack of single player campaign, Battlefield V has just flaunted its solo offering. War Stories makes a return from Battlefield 1, this time highlighting several untold tales from World War 2. Check out the new trailer above. Here's the official blurb from EA: "In Nordlys, resist German...
News Battlefield V Single Player to Be Unveiled Tomorrow
Play the objective
The new Call of Duty has arrived, which can only mean the new Battlefield isn't far behind. As Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 launches with great success, things are hotting up for Battlefield V as EA prepares its World War 2 shooter for release next month. The publisher's next move is a reveal of the game's single player mode, and...
News Battlefield V Open Beta Test Is Now Live on PS4
The call of duty
Attention, soldiers! EA has just announced that its open beta test for Battlefield V is now live in all regions. You'll be able to play from today, tackling the new Rotterdam map in Conquest mode, and Arctic Fjord on both Conquest and Grand Operations. No clear ending time or date has been provided, but we're sure it'll continue...
News New Battlefield V Trailer Gives Us the Lowdown on Single Player, Multiplayer Modes
Details battle royale mode
There doesn't seem to be a huge amount of excitement surrounding Battlefield V, but it's looking pretty strong in this new video. Titled 'This is Battlefield V', the trailer talks us through all the game's various modes, and it looks impressive. We even learn how the game's battle royale mode, named Firestorm, will work...
News Battlefield V Open Beta Available to Download Now on PS4
Rally the troops
The open beta test for Battlefield V might not be starting for a few days (or tomorrow if you've pre-ordered), but it's available to download and install on your PlayStation 4 right now. EA has given everyone a chance to get the beta ready ahead of its launch, so if you're planning on getting involved, you should set it downloading...
News Battlefield V Delayed to November for Gameplay 'Adjustments'
EA and DICE have just confirmed that Battlefield V will no longer be launching on the 19th October. The World War II shooter will now deploy on the 20th November, a month later than originally planned. According to a statement on the title's official website, the delay is a result of the developer wanting to make "meaningful...
Gamescom 2018 Battlefield V Introduces the Company
Action men and women
EA’s making a meal out of Battlefield V’s new Company feature, but what it boils down to is customisation. Across the first-person shooter's two factions – Britain and Germany – you’ll be able to completely personalise the title’s four main classes. This expands to both cosmetic changes and ability upgrades, allowing...
Gamescom 2018 Battlefield V Open Beta Rolls onto PS4 in Early September
Pre-orders get it earlier
EA and DICE have announced that the Battlefield V open beta will blast onto the scene in the near future. "The Open Beta will showcase the soon-to-be-iconic Rotterdam map on Conquest mode as well as the Arctic Fjord map on both Conquest and Grand Operations," the press release reads. "Soon-to-be-iconic"? Bloody hell. It'll...
News Battlefield V's Explosive New Trailer Teases Battle Royale Mode
Ring of fire
We said yesterday that Battlefield V's Gamescom trailer would be bombastic, and here it is, featuring all the explosions you could possibly squeeze into two minutes. It looks visually stunning and chaotic on a grand scale -- something of a series trademark. Perhaps the most notable thing about this trailer, however, is the last 20...
News Battlefield V Gamescom Trailer Explodes onto the Scene Tomorrow
"Devastation is coming"
Oh yeah, Battlefield V is on the way this October. It's difficult to keep track of all these big, end-of-year releases, as 2018's last few months are absolutely stacked. Anyway, DICE's World War 2 shooter looks set to appear at Gamescom 2018, as its trailer is being teased ahead of time. That's right, a brand new trailer...
Guide Battlefield V - Everything We Know So Far
EA finally revealed Battlefield V at its press conference during E3 2018, and it's pretty much as you expected it. It takes place during World War 2, features one of those crazy popular Battle Royale modes, and a bunch of systems have been tweaked to emphasise team play. In this guide we'll run you through everything we know...
News EA Gives the Middle Finger to Those Against Women in Battlefield V
"Accept it or don't buy the game"
You may have noticed the backlash to Battlefield V regarding the game's inclusion of women. Using the hashtag #NotMyBattlefield, passionate fans have been making their distaste for this abundantly clear, calling it "historically inaccurate". EA has now made its stance on the matter in an interview with Gamasutra at...
E3 2018 Check Out Battlefield V Multiplayer in New Trailer
As you might've expected, Battlefield V received an explosive new trailer during EA's E3 2018 press conference. You can view it above. Focusing on the multiplayer side of the game, the trailer showcases the variety of vehicles, the impressive destruction, and the ability to move around weapon emplacements. As ever, it looks visually stunning...
E3 2018 Battlefield V to Include Battle Royale Mode
During its brief showing on the stage at EA Play, developers from DICE confirmed that Battlefield V will include a Battle Royale mode, because of course it will. DICE says that Royale will be "unlike anything you've played before", as it brings Battlefield's "core pillars of destruction, team play, and vehicles" to the popular mode...
Poll What Do You Think of Battlefield V?
Back to the beaches
Last week we had our look at Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and earlier this week, we got our first glimpse of Battlefield V during an admittedly terrible live reveal event. If you missed it, you can find our coverage by clicking through here. As was heavily rumoured, Battlefield V throws players into World War II. We only got a...
News Battlefield V Leaves Season Pass and Pay-to-Win in the Trenches
Returns to World War 2 on 19th October
EA just wrapped up Battlefield V’s awful reveal stream, which made last week’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 showcase look like a masterpiece. In truth, we’re not sure why the publisher decided to put this show on at all: it hired out a fancy set purely to put three awkward looking devs on stage for 30...
Live Watch the Battlefield V Reveal Stream Right Here
V for victory
Influencers are out in force, and they’re just dying to tell you how awesome Battlefield V is shaping up to be. Ahead of E3 2018 and in the wake of last week’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s reveal, it’s now the turn of DICE to deploy all of the intel on it’s almost certainly World War II-era first-person shooter. Will it have a...
News Battlefield V Teaser Trailer All But Confirms World War II Setting
In case there was any doubt
Battlefield V, or Battlefield 5 as some sites have taken to naming it, will be officially unveiled later this week – and in order to amp up enthusiasm, publisher EA has released a teensy snippet of footage to get you in the mood. You can watch all 10 seconds below: While it doesn’t show much other than a grizzled...
News Battlefield V Reveal Will Be Livestreamed on 23rd May
V for victory
Battlefield V, the next instalment in the first-person franchise, will be revealed live on 23rd May. You’ll be able to tune in live from 13:00 PT, with comedian Trevor Noah taking on hosting duties. And that’s really the sum of what we know so far. Rumours recently suggested that Battlefield V may have a Battle Royale mode,...