With Battlefield 2042 was finally announced, fans had questions for the developer of Ripple Effect. In response, the studio released a Battlefield Summary, appropriately titled “Answer Your Disclosure Questions”. The recap goes over nearly every aspect of the upcoming Battlefield title and reveals that it will feature cross-play, a feature that will be tested during the game’s upcoming technical test run.
Saying that the addition of the feature is “one of your most frequently asked questions,” Ripple Effect confirmed that it will be live, but needs some work. “In keeping with that,” reads the post, “we have made the decision to move the technical play to the end of this summer so we have a chance to test the crossplay functionality.”
Battlefield 2042‘S trial technique Nor will it be open to everyone. Ripple Effect will contact players who apply for an EA Playtesting profile, although having a profile does not guarantee placement. During testing, PC, Xbox Series X/S, and PlayStation 5 players will be able to play in the same matches. That being said, there will be some limit to crossplay in Battlefield 2042. PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S players will be able to play against each other, skipping the latest generation consoles. Instead, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players will be able to play together.
Today’s briefing also covered experts, another new feature coming soon Battlefield 2042. The game will feature 10 games when it finally launches, each with its own set of traits, characteristics, and fully customizable load times. Traits and traits can be thought of as active and passive instruments, respectively. For example, use a professional outfit. The characteristics, on the other hand, are a bit more subtle. The post gives the example of an expert, Falck, who has the combat surgeon trait, which allows her to revive players to full health.
Players will also not have any limitations when choosing the type of gun to join the battle. The pros have fully customizable payloads, so you can equip any primary weapon, gear, secondary, and throwable weapon you want. However, not every player can become an expert. The post doesn’t say how many people will be on each team, but there can be more than one specialist in a single team.
Battlefield 2042 launches on October 22 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.