Battlefield V will not contain loot boxes nor will it have a premium pass.
Activision has already confirmed this mode in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and today, Electronic Arts confirmed that Battlefield V will also feature a battle-royale mode. The new Battlefield V trailer shows off a glimpse of their options during the intense multiplayer experience. The EA Play Live Press Conference 2018 kicked things off with Battlefield V with a brand new trailer that shows gameplay in action.
EA's preview of Battlefield V also stressed a faster and more active multiplayer.
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The team said the game is getting its own unique "Battle Royale" mode - because of course it is - and promised that it would be a unique spin on the concept. but didn't give any details as to how it was going to set itself apart from games like PUBG or Fortnite.
The world of competitive online shooting games officially has battle royale fever. At any rate, it remains to be seen if Greene will make any additional comments about what he thinks about the new battle royale modes popping up left and right. Don't expect to hide from tanks in buildings, because they can just smash through them now. We caught up with DICE creative director Lars Gustavsson at the EA Play event today in Hollywood and asked him where the idea came from.
The latest installment of the franchise will drop on October 19 for PC, XBox One, and PlayStation 4.