Battlefield 2042’s launch date appears set to slide again, based on numerous reviews as we speak – though the wait might not be too lengthy.
Phrase of an imminent delay first emerged from Venturebeat’s ever-chatty Jeff Grubb, who alluded to an impending launch of a significant sport being postponed – earlier than naming Battlefield 2042 by way of his Discord. Dependable Battlefield insider Tom Henderson then reported he had heard Battlefield 2042 could be delayed “by a number of weeks and never months” however all of this was nonetheless “unfolding” at EA internally.
Formally, the long-awaited subsequent installment in DICE’s Battlefield collection remains to be presently set to reach for PC, PlayStation and Xbox on 11th October. EA declined to touch upon whether or not this date nonetheless stood when contacted by Eurogamer this afternoon.
EA can also be nonetheless to substantiate closing dates for Battlefield 2042’s open beta, which was beforehand set for September. There is not any phrase on whether or not this may even be delayed – however solely two weeks of the month now stay.
Each time it does lastly arrive, Battlefield 2042 would be the first new sport in DICE’s shooter collection since 2018’s Battlefield 5. It’s set to showcase a near-future battle between the US and Russia after the collapse of the EU – and also will depict the devastating influence of local weather change.
You’ll be able to watch a live-action prequel above starring the late Michael Okay. Williams, who reprises his function of Kimble “Irish” Graves from Battlefield four.
It additionally looks like all of that is an unfolding factor proper now internally – However we will certainly hear what’s up by the top of the week. Dates are horrible to tweet about as a result of they’ll change so simply, however that is what I’ve heard.
— Tom Henderson (@_Tom_Henderson_) September 15, 2021