Today at their E3 press conference, EA released more details about the upcoming first-person shooter, Battlefield 1.
As previously announced the newest addition to the franchise will take place in World War 1 and will feature cavalry charges, tank battles, mustard gas attacks, bi-planes and much more. The game is also putting a big emphasis on melee combat with bayonets, shovels, trench maces and swords being just a few of the weapons players can expect.
Weather will also play a big part in Battlefield 1 multiplayer with dynamic weather effects. Rain, snow and, sun will affect how you play and force players to adjust their tactics.
Also announced were ‘Behemoths’, these are large vehicles that will play a part in multiplayer, such as the enormous airship which can help bring a losing team back from the brink of defeat.
EA Dice will also be bringing back the class system to multiplayer (Medic, Scout, Assault, and Support) and will also feature 64 player multiplayer.
Battlefield 1 marks the fourteenth entry into the long-running franchise and it will be available on October 21st for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.