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Battlefield 2042 Early Access Begins Today on Consoles and PC

Battlefield 2042 Early Access Begins Today on Consoles and PC

Published: Friday, November 12, 2021Tagged: Gaming, Windows 10, Xbox Live, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series, Xbox Store

Battlefield 2042 early access for Gold And Ultimate Editions go LIVE on consoles and PC today. Adapt and overcome in a near-future world transformed by disorder.

Battlefield 2042 Release Calendar

Battlefield 2042 is a first-person shooter that marks the return to the iconic all-out warfare of the franchise. In a near-future world transformed by disorder, adapt and overcome dynamically-changing battlegrounds with the help of your squad and a cutting-edge arsenal.

With support for 128 players on Xbox Series X|S, Battlefield 2042 brings unprecedented scale on vast battlegrounds. Players will take on several experiences comprising elevated versions of Conquest and Breakthrough, Battlefield Portal; a new community-driven platform where players can create, share and discover unexpected battles from Battlefield’s iconic past, present and future, and Battlefield Hazard Zone; a tense, squad-focused survival experience where every bullet, every skirmish, and every decision counts.

The maps in Battlefield 2042 allow for all-new gameplay experiences, with unprecedented scale and choices in gameplay. With the introduction of 128 players*, each map is specifically designed to provide a unique experience that directly impacts strategy for you and your squad. Battlefields have multiple distinct combat areas housed in a single playspace and this extra space means more variety and more meaningful vehicle gameplay.

Battlefield 2042 is made up of three distinct multiplayer experiences – All-Out Warfare features the next generation of fan-favorite modes Conquest and Breakthrough; Battlefield Portal allows players to discover battles from the past, present and future as well as to creating and change the rules of war; while Battlefield Hazard Zone brings a tense, squad-focused survival experience. Adapt and overcome on dynamically-changing battlegrounds with the help of your squad and a cutting-edge arsenal.

There are 4 digital editions of Battlefield 2042 available to pre-order:

Battlefield 2042 Xbox One ($59.99)

Preorder Battlefield 2042 for Xbox One and get Early Access to Open Beta, the Baku ACB-90 melee takedown knife, the “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm, and the "Landfall" Player Card Background + "Old Guard" Tag.

Battlefield 2042 Xbox Series X|S ($69.99)

Preorder Battlefield 2042 for Xbox Series X|S and get Early Access to Open Beta, the Baku ACB-90 melee takedown knife, the “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm, and the "Landfall" Player Card Background + "Old Guard" Tag.

Battlefield 2042 Gold Edition Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S ($99.99)

Pre-order the digital Battlefield 2042 Gold Edition Cross-Gen Bundle now and get: Early Access to Open Beta, the Baku ACB-90 melee takedown knife, the “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm, and the "Landfall" Player Card Background + "Old Guard" Tag. The digital Battlefield™ 2042 Gold Edition contains: Early access to game launch, Year 1 Pass: 4 New Specialists (1 per Season), 4 Battle Passes (1 per Season), and 3 Epic Skin Bundles (”Blistered”, ”Tempest”, and ”Cold Blood”), Cross-Gen Bundle.

Battlefield 2042 Ultimate Edition Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S ($119.99)

Pre-order the digital Battlefield 2042 Ultimate Edition Cross-Gen Bundle now and get: Early Access to Open Beta, the Baku ACB-90 melee takedown knife, the “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm, and the "Landfall" Player Card Background + "Old Guard" Tag. The digital Battlefield 2042 Ultimate Edition contains: Early access to game launch, Year 1 Pass: 4 New Specialists (1 per Season), 4 Battle Passes (1 per Season), and 3 Epic Skin Bundles (”Blistered”, ”Tempest”, and ”Cold Blood”), Midnight Ultimate Bundle ("Shadow Stalker" Legendary Outfit, "Obsidian" Legendary Weapon Skin, "Onyx" Legendary Vehicle Skin), Official Digital Artbook, Exclusive Digital Soundtrack, and Cross-Gen Bundle.

The official Battlefield 2042 release date is Friday, November 19, 2021, with early access starting today (November 12, 2021) for players who pre-ordered Gold and Ultimite Editions.

Battlefield 2042 supports cross-play between Xbox Series X/S, PS5, and PC. * Player count will be reduced to 64 players on Xbox One and PS4, and these versions will have “reduced map sizes.”


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