September 26, 2022

DICE has unveiled Battlefield 2042 Season 2 and confirmed an August 30 launch date.

Referred to as Grasp of Arms, it is going to introduce a brand new map designed for infantry-focused gameplay, a brand new specialist, and new weapons and autos, amongst different options.

A gameplay trailer for Battlefield 2042 Season 2: Masters of Arms will be seen beneath.

Battlefield 2042 | Season 2: Grasp of Arms gameplay trailer

The motion of the brand new map Stranded takes place in Panama and is a abandoned lake through which there isn’t any water. In it, gamers combat round and inside a beached container ship that homes a middle for the unlawful arms commerce.

New Specialist Charlie Crawford arrives with a mounted minigun that may be managed by anybody on the battlefield.

Different new weapons embrace the AM40 carbine, the Avancys mild machine gun, and the PF51 sidearm, with the newest new gadget being the stun grenade.

Gamers will be capable to navigate the Stranded within the Polaris RZR SUV and the EBLC-RAM heavy floor automobile. The latter can defend himself from incoming injury together with his AMP skill and place a spawn beacon on the battlefield.

New options launched in Season 2 embrace Quests that may be accomplished to unlock Vault Weapons.

“The Vault Weapon is a weapon beforehand solely obtainable within the Battlefield Portal that’s now obtainable in All-Out Warfare as soon as unlocked – beginning with the enduring M60E4 and M16A3,” EA stated. “Extra weapons will probably be obtainable because the season progresses.

“Missions may also be used to unlock gameplay-related objects from earlier seasons that you could have missed the primary time round, together with specialists, weapons, devices, and autos.”

Earlier this week, DICE supplied a sneak peek on the subsequent batch of enhancements to the launch maps. Following the discharge of a remastered model of Kaleidoscope this month, remastered variations of Renewal and Orbital may also be featured as a part of Season 2 in September and October, respectively.

The studio additionally introduced plans to introduce a category system for Battlefield 2042 as a part of an replace to the sport’s third season.

“The arrival of Specialists in Battlefield 2042 has been met with blended reactions,” stated Producer Alexia Christofi. “We heard you. So, in Season 3, we’re transferring Specialists into the basic and acquainted Battlefield class system.

“They’ll have traits obtainable to all specialists in a given class, with present open devices and throwables divided between lessons in response to their position.”