Recently the Battlefield V development team released a blog post chock full of information about what they learned from the game's recent closed alpha. It also contained a couple beautiful heat maps.
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An Easter egg from last year - which initially granted a dog tag - escalated to include weapons skins and secret codes. Recently, Easter egg hunters completed the last step, finding a hidden weapon.
Battlefield V kicked off a closed alpha recently, giving players a taste of what's in store for the latest entry in EA's shooter series, which will be released October 19. My coworker Paul Tamayo and I are huge fans of the Battlefield series, and have been dying to play the game. We sat down earlier today for some multiplayer matches and noticed changes that make the game feel more approachable than 2016's Battlefield 1.
Battlefield 5 will have women. When this was revealed during the game's announcement stream last month, most people said "oh neat" and got on with their lives. A vocal handful, however, found this offensively out of place in their "historically accurate" series about ramping tanks over horses. Weeks later, they still haven't stopped complaining about it.
Now, the Battlefield subreddit has had enough.
There are women in Battlefield V, a game set during the Second World War. They're in the game, they're in the trailer, they're even on the posters! And a lot of people are very upset. Is this what their forefathers fought for?