Maps! Modes! Levolution! Premium! More ridiculous remixes of the Battlefield theme! It was an info barrage as DICE shot visual bullets into the face of Gamescom attendees, finishing off the EA conference more revelations about their FPS sequel. In fairness, many of those announcements could have been predicted by those well versed in recent history. Most notably that Battlefield 4 will, like Battlefield 3 before it, offer an optional Premium upgrade, given early access to the five planned DLC packs.
Here's what DICE have in store for Premium members:
DICE also announced the game's beta, which will launch in early October, just a few weeks before the game's full release.
Then, finally, as our brains were near bursting from fact overload, we were treated to a visual tease of the Paracel Storm map:
The future is distorted bass being fired into your eardrums forever.
Battlefield 4 is released in October 29th in North America, and October 31st in Europe.
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