EA confirms fan-favorite maps from the past Battlefield entries will be returned Battlefield 2042.
as part of the battlefield portal Game Mode, Ripple Effect Studios Completely Reimagined Six Maps of the Past Battlefield Games for players to enjoy in HD.
The six maps include Battle of the Bulge and El Alamein from the first game, Battlefield 1942. On top of that, the game mode also starts with Erica Harbor and Valparaiso. battlefield Bad Company 2 as well as the Caspian border and the Noshear canals. Battlefield 3.
These will be available as part of the map battlefield portal, with seven new maps created for Battlefield 2042.
Despite the launch of some of these maps almost 20 years ago, significant work has been done to keep these maps fresh and modern. In a press release, EA states that these six maps have been “optimized for next-generation quality and graphics.”
Speaking to the press, EA confirmed that the assets were completely redone for these maps. Battlefield 2042 and will run in 60 FPS with 4K enabled.
These classic maps can be played at their original player count, although players on PC, Xbox Series X|S and PS5 will be able to experience 120 player caps. For PS4 and Xbox One players, it will be limited to 64 players.
Small “edits” of these maps will also be available, allowing players to set up matches in more enclosed spaces.
For Battle of the Bulge and El Alamein, EA has added their signature destructible environments to both maps as the feature was not available in the original 2002 game.
Despite the massive graphical upgrade, creative director Thomas Andersen has told the press that “we haven’t rebuilt the maps – what was in the original is still there.”
These maps include vehicles, factions and weapons from their respective games, as well as . will also include the content of Battlefield 2042 — though the M1 Garand is going to feel pretty slow when pitted against a fully automatic P90.
In other news, battlefield 1 Now Free Through Prime Gaming – With Ahead Battlefield Title to follow.