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Battlefield V Ditches the Premium Pass, Launches in October

24 May 2018

There's no doubt that DICE and Electronic Arts' decision to do away with a Premium Pass for Battlefield V will attract a huge amount of players to the game.

Battlefield 5 takes players back to the lesser known stories of World War II.

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Its latest version, Battlefield 5, will return the franchise to World War 2 on October 19th.

Beyond there not being a Premium Pass, it will be interesting to see how Battlefield V will be looking to set itself even further apart from Activision and Sledgehammer Games' recent foray into the Second World War with Call of Duty: WW2. These fortifications can be used to build impromptu cover, fix previously destroyed buildings, or even create foxholes, giving players brand new offensive and defensive options. Interestingly, there was no mention of the heavily rumored battle royale mode that DICE has reportedly been working on. The Company allows players to create and deeply customize their soldiers, weapons and vehicles that will evolve as they progress, covering everything from the way they look to the way they play.

Battlefield 5 launches worldwide on the 19th of October.

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64-Player Multiplayer in the Chaos of All-Out War - Lead your Company in all-out multiplayer with new experiences like the massive Grand Operations mode. The first of these War Stories was also teased, showing that we will be following a young woman who was part of the Norwegian Resistance fighters fighting against German occupation.

According to the press release, "Tides of War is DICE's new approach to live services, where players will set out on an epic journey with their Company in unexpected battles throughout World War 2". Those that order the Battlefield V Deluxe Edition will get access three days early on October 16**, while EA Access and Origin Access members† will be able to jump into the Play First Trial on October 11.

The standard edition will give you early access to the game's open beta, Paratrooper outfit, five weapons for Battlefield 1 for immediate use. Xbox is the console marketing partner for Battlefield V and NVIDIA is the PC marketing partner. Don't forget that in celebration of Battlefield V's launch, EA and DICE are giving all players the chance to grab Battlefield 1 and Battlefield 4 for free on the Road to Battlefield V.

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Battlefield V Ditches the Premium Pass, Launches in October