Battlefield 2042 finally has Part 1: Zero Hour on June 9
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After an embarrassingly long wait, Electronic Arts and the Battlefield team are releasing the first installment of post-launch content for Battlefield 2042 on Thursday.
EA has announced that Battlefield 2042 – Part 1: Zero Hour will launch on June 9 on all supported platforms, with a new map with vertical thrills, a new expert, as well as tactical additions to the arsenal and gadgets of the player.
The developers chose to delay the release of Season 1 until they were able to resolve most of the game’s well-publicized bugs. Battlefield 2042 from EA’s DICE studio and other support teams launched in October after an arduous remote development process. Players like me quickly discovered the game was broken, with issues like parachuting into a submerged sea below ground.
EA is committed to devoting its resources to fixing bugs rather than hastily removing seasonal content. Good thing? The new map looks pretty cool, as you can see from the trailer.
Core content additions are now available for free to all players as part of the new Battlefield 2042 Battle Pass. Additional cosmetic items – including legendary skins and melee kill items – can be obtained through the Premium version of the Battle Pass.
During Zero Hour, players can travel to the Canadian Rockies and traverse vertical terrain in the new Exposure map. Ground-to-air combat, as well as close infantry combat, awaits in the caves and between the ridges. Exposure will be available in All-Out Warfare and Portal when Season 1 launches.
This new installment introduces Ewelina Lis, Battlefield 2042’s newest Expert, a renowned assassin especially skilled in tracking and destroying motor vehicles and armored aircraft. Lis’ missile launch system, which fires remote-controlled rockets for pinpoint accuracy, and valuable information provides the Armor Hunter trait that makes her a deadly foe to any player. any vehicle on the ground or in the sky.
Zero Hour also adds new vehicles and items to collect. You can test-drive the new RAH-68 Huron and YG-99 Hannibal frigates, equipped with advanced radar deflection and defense capabilities. Choose from normal, light, heavy and explosive ammunition with the Ghostmaker R10 Crossbow and adapt to different combat situations.
And you can take out enemies from afar in All-Out Warfare with the BSV-M Marksman Rifle, ideal for mid-range combat. Finally, use the new Smoke Grenade Launcher in both offensive and defensive situations to open up new opportunities and add an extra layer of protection to your team..
EA says that Zero Hour brings with it a continuation of the fixes on patches since the launch of Battlefield 2042, targeting stability, balance in gameplay, gunplay, vehicle handling, performance, and more. productivity and more – as stated, along with our longstanding pillars of support, during recent Development Updates. Battlefield Portal players will see the return of some iconic vehicles and experiences. Creators can look forward to a new preset game mode and expanded rule editing functionality.
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