Battlefield 2042

Battlefield 2042


PlayStation 5
Electronic Arts


Game Rating

User Ratings: 88

Our Review: 6/10

Battlefield 2042 News


  • News PS Plus Essential Games for March 2023 Available to Download Now

    Roll the DICE

    New month, new PS Plus games. As March, er, marches on, PS Plus Essential's selection of monthly games has been refreshed, giving members a new trio of titles to enjoy. They're available to download right now on PS Store. As a reminder, this month you're getting multiplayer shooter Battlefield 2042 (PS5/PS4), blocky dungeon crawler...

  • Poll Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Essential Games for March 2023?

    Plus or minus?

    Going by the results of our previous polls, it's been a good start to the year for PS Plus — but will that winning streak continue this month? March 2023's PS Plus Essential games have been officially announced, with inconsistent FPS Battlefield 2042 leading the charge. EA's multiplayer shooter is flanked by Minecraft: Dungeons and

  • News PS Plus Essential Games for March 2023 Confirmed

    A varied trio

    Given that Sony already teased this PS Plus Essential update during its State of Play broadcast last month, this selection of games doesn't come as a surprise — but it's nice to have confirmation all the same! So, just to recap, March 2023's PS Plus Essential lineup is as follows: Battlefield 2042 (PS5, PS4)










  • News Battlefield 2042's Massive Maps to Be Totally Overhauled

    DICE making fundamental changes based on feedback

    Battlefield 2042 has had a rough time of it. Leading up to the game's release, it was looking like a strong return to form for the multiplayer shooter in many ways, but at launch, it didn't quite live up to the promise. Fans have been voicing their concerns and frustrations ever since. Fortunately,...





  • Poll Did You Buy Battlefield 2042?

    Out here in the Battlefield

    'Tis the season for first-person shooters, and EA's back with another Battlefield this year. Battlefield 2042 has divided opinion during its pre-launch phase, both with critics and consumers. There's a general sense that 2042 has been rushed to market, but EA and developer DICE have promised long-term support. The game's...

  • Guide Battlefield 2042 Release Dates: How to Play Early

    How to get a head-start in multiplayer

    How do you play Battlefield 2042 early? The official release date of Battlefield 2042 is 19th November 2021, but if you want to get a head-start in multiplayer, then you'll want to know how to play early. There are a few ways you can begin levelling your account up before launch day. In this Battlefield 2042...

  • Round Up Battlefield 2042 Reviews Share Early PC Impressions

    PS5, PS4 console code not available yet

    Battlefield 2042 is out tomorrow for PlayStation 5 and PS4 if you've picked up either the Gold or Ultimate Edition, but it looks like select outlets have gotten their hands on the online FPS early via PC code. Today they've been allowed to post reviews based on those few days of playtime. This opportunity...

  • News Battlefield 2042 PS5, PS4 Pre-Load Available Now

    For Gold and Ultimate Edition buyers

    If you've pre-ordered either the Gold Edition or Ultimate Edition of Battlefield 2042 on the PlayStation Store, you should now be able to pre-load the game ahead of its early access release this Friday. The option went live at midnight in your local time zone, with a 43.293GB download and install triggered. If...

  • News Battlefield 2042 Trophies Will Turn You into a Future Soldier

    No dedicated Portal trinkets

    Hot on the heels of Call of Duty: Vanguard revealing its Trophy list, Battlefield 2042 has done the very same thing. The list is focused entirely on multiplayer since EA DICE hasn't included a single player campaign this time, meaning you'll need an online connection to start earning them. Basic gongs include reaching...

  • News Battlefield 2042 Has Some Pretty Diverse Maps in Latest Trailer

    Cold as ice

    Battlefield 2042 is fast approaching now, with just over two weeks to go until launch. From day one, the game will feature seven large scale multiplayer maps, with more to obviously follow later on. We already know about Orbital, the huge map with a rocket launch as its focal point, and now EA is showing off three more in this latest...



  • News Battlefield 2042 Beta Finally Coming Next Week on PS5, PS4

    Play Conquest on Orbital

    The Battlefield 2042 open beta will finally get underway next week, EA has confirmed. Availability depends entirely on whether you have pre-ordered the game or have an active EA Play membership, but everyone will eventually gain access to the ability to play the Conquest mode on new map Orbital. The trailer above sets the...

  • News EA Confirms Battlefield 2042 Delay to November

    The 19th to be precise

    Update: Following the claims made by insiders over the past 24 hours, EA DICE has confirmed Battlefield 2042 will be delayed. The game now releases on 19th November 2021, and an update on the open beta will arrive later this month. Taking to Twitter, the development team said: "Building the next generation of Battlefield...




  • News Bots Will Pad Out Battlefield 2042's 128 Player PS5 Servers


    In the PlayStation 5 version at least, Battlefield 2042 will host up to 128 players simultaneously, but in order to keep servers full it will be populating any empty slots with bots. According to developer DICE – as per a report by The Verge – the title will prioritise humans, so it’s possible that during peak play hours you may never...

  • News Battlefield 2042 Online Gameplay Blows Our Minds

    Near future warfare

    What do we need to do to get on EA's list as a Battlefield 2042 game tester? Seriously, we've got holiday time to take and the latest multiplayer shooter from DICE could fill it nicely. The FPS debuted some online action during the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, sharing what the game will look like once you team up with...

  • News Battlefield 2042's First Year Will Be Marked by Four Battle Passes

    Battle it out

    Say what you will about developer DICE, but its post-release support is usually strong. Star Wars Battlefront 2 – a title rightly ridiculed at launch – blossomed into something spectacular once the Swedish studio was done with it, and Battlefield V also received some pretty impressive post-release additions as well. Battlefield...