With its First World War setting, Battlefield 1 needs to nail its vehicular combat. WW1 ushered in the modern armoured tank, and it was also the first to feature aircraft combat on such a large scale. In the video embedded below, DICE spokespeople provide a little historical context for the shooter's vehicular component, as well as their reasoning behind pinning tanks to a specific class.
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