Battlefield 2042 will feature four seasons of content in its first year, so here’s everything we know about Season 1, including its release date and content.
Almost all multiplayer games have adopted the live service model, adding more content with seasonal updates. Battlefield 2042 will have the same model, “enhancing the Battlefield experience through seasons that will continue to evolve the world of Battlefield 2042”.
Here’s everything we know about Battlefield 2042 Season 1, including its release date and content.
Battlefield 2042 Season 1 start date
During the official Battlefield 2042 release on November 19, 2021, EA confirmed that we will not have the first season before. early 2022. Recently, more information has come to light on just when players should look forward to this much-anticipated debut season.
Battlefield Leak of Confidence Temporary shared that the Season 1 Update is expected for March 2022. This matches EA’s initial promise of a release window in early 2022.
The developers have said there will be four seasons in its first year of live service, bringing in new Specialists, locations and more.
For Season 1, we can “expect more details early next year.” Once the developers confirm the exact release date for Season 1, we’ll update this section, so be sure to check back soon.
Battlefield 2042 Season 1 Content
Battlefield 2042 players can expect a new map through Season 1. The brand new map is called “Exposure”, but Temporyal notes that it was previously datamined as “Ridge”. While very little is known about the new map, we do know that it is located in British Columbia, Canada.
The developers of Battlefield 2042 have also confirmed that Season 1 will bring a Battle Pass, a new Specialist, portal content, and “maybe even new sites to see as the story of Battlefield 2042 continues to unfold.”
There’s no way of knowing who will be the premier DLC Specialist just yet, but they’ll be bringing some new gadgets and traits to change the way the game is played.
Temporyal information also includes the discovery of weekly preseason missions. The season 1 client is about to release weekly missions for 12 pre-season weeks. At this time, it’s unclear what these missions will involve, but we’ll make sure to include new information as it is revealed.
Some players were shocked that there were only 22 weapons in the base game at launch, and EA hasn’t suggested more be added as the seasons go by. However, we expect more weapons to be in the works, possibly arriving as part of the Battle Passes.
And that’s all we know about the first season of Battlefield 2042! We won’t know more until New Years Eve, but stay tuned for 2,042 news and guides.
For more, you can check out reports from a Battlefield 2042 leaker claiming a battle royale mode is on the way.
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