Battlefield 4 Summary
EA DICE still isn't telling us when exactly night-time warfare expansionwill hit Battlefield 4, but the developer has released a new trailer highlighting the major additions.
Expect lots of cinematic lighting, an improved sound and passive spotting system that encourages a stealthy approach, and a new map.
Despite the release ofand the imminent emergence of Star Wars Battlefront, Electronic Arts hasn't given up on 2013's
The companya new expansion pack called Night Operations, which focuses on... night operations, is out in September 2015, adding a new map, improved stealth and dynamic sound, and more.
A new Battlefield game is coming in 2016, according to a spokesperson for publisher Electronic Arts. The news was revealed during an investor's call, and it essentially marks the point at whichmoves to a yearly release model.
"What we've said is that our intention over the next couple of years is to have a first-person shooter as one of the core titles," the representative said (reported). "This year, obviously, it's Star Wars Battlefront. Next year, it's another Battlefield title."
Publishing juggernautwill begin their E3 2015 press conference on June 15th, and it will run for an hour and a half. It begins 1.00pm PDT / 9.00pm GMT+1 in Shrine Auditorium. What's expected up on stage?
So far they haven't revealed what's in their E3 line-up but almost certainly it will have Star Wars: Battlefront, MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, DLC offerings for Battlefield: Hardline and hopefully the next Mass Effect.
EA's Johan Andersson wants Windows 10 and DirectX 12 as "minspec for our holiday 2016 games" on Frostbite
Technical director Johan Andersson forFrostbite engine has said he would like to have summer-bound OS Windows 10 and the new shiny DirectX 12 API as "minspec" for future Frostbite games.
He'd like that as soon as late 2016, given the significant gains the two will afford game studios. Adoption among "core gamers will be really quite fast" thanks to Microsoft's upgrade program.