Enter mankind's greatest conflict with Battlefield 5 as the series goes back to its roots with a never-before-seen portrayal of World War 2. Lead your squad to victory with new ways to turn the battlefield to your advantage. Assemble your Company of customized soldiers, weapons, and vehicles then take them on an epic journey through the Tides of War.
Experience the most intense, immersive Battlefield yet. You will never be the same.
2016’s Battlefield 1 was a refreshing revisit to the first World War that introduced new elements to the genre. Battlefield V refines some of those features, but doesn’t break any new innovative ground. It has enough content to keep you occupied, possesses a decent progression system that keeps you invested, and will receive free future DLC without a whiff of loot crates or microtransactions. However, it follows an expected blueprint that may quickly grow stale for players looking for a fresh FPS experience.
Battlefield V is another fun entry in this well established shooter series. The problem is that it's full of bugs and feels unfinished at launch.
Who knew that the horrors of war could ultimately end up being so goddamn beautiful?
Ripe with potential but riddled with problems, the new Battlefield will be brilliant six months from now. Right now, however, it’s merely a good shooter. [Issue#157, p.83]
EA and DICE seem to have lost sight of what made this series a true contender for the FPS crown, and both the gameplay and the content are suffering as a result.
DICE almost always delivers when it comes to technology and multiplayer gameplay, and this is true with BFV. But Battlefield V is also plagued with bugs, looks half-finished and, overall, it gives the impression of a product that was rushed to the market.
A game that aspires to be both a legitimate portrayal of war and an entertaining video game, but opts to take the easy route and do rid with any semblance of mature, balanced storytelling and instead replaces it with a rushed, disjointed campaign and a multiplayer component that’s getting seriously long in the tooth.
April 29, 2020
First Battlefield 5, now Star Wars Battlefront 2: DICE says goodbye to updates and focuses on Battlefield 2021. Read more
November 28, 2018
Battlefield 5 sells 63% less than Battlefield 1 in the UK. Read more
August 17, 2018
Battlefield 5 displays its new trailer, teasing a battle royale mode. Watch video