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Category Archive: Battlefield 1

Nov 19

Battlefield 1 Is Finally Here!

Battlefield 1 is finally here, for those who have EA/Origin Access. Some people were lucky enough to start playing even earlier on October 12, because they checked for the download and got it going. I wasn’t so lucky. It still showed as “coming soon” on the morning of the 13th. Restarting Origin fixed that, but …

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Oct 11

Battlefield 1 Preorder Or Not To Preorder

BF1 is coming very soon as of this writing (October 11, 2016). It releases on October 21 for general release, but there are two ways to play it earlier. First, you can get the Deluxe or Ultimate editions, and play on October 18. Or you can get EA or Origin Access (XBOX1 and PC only, …

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Jul 16

Battlefield 1: Weapons Performance In The Closed Alpha

One great thing about the Battlefield 1 closed alpha is the amount of time we have had to test out the weapons and vehicles. This has given DICE a lot of feedback on how they work and how well they are balanced. Even so, I am going to get into the performance of these weapons …

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Jul 01

Battlefield 1: Vehicles Of The Great War

Vehicles Of Battlefield 1 What we have so far: Light Vehicles: Armored Cars: Rolls Royce Armored Car — a widely use light armored vehicle in WW1. One Vickers machine gun in a turret mount, could do 45 mph (72 km/h), which wasn’t all that slow. Motorcycles: Motorcycle (with Sidecar for passenger).  Likely a Harley-Davidson or …

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Jun 28

Battlefield 1: The Weapons From The Dawn Of All-Out War

What weapons will we get in Battlefield 1?   We have a bunch of information about the weapons and vehicles of Battlefield 1, but there are still pieces missing. We know that each kit will have seven or so class weapons available at release, with three shown in play so far. The customization screens show …

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Jun 23

Battlefield 1: Will We Have Bolt Action Rifles For Everyone?

[BF1] Scopeless Bolt Action Rifles Confirmed from Battlefield OK, we know that at least the Scout kit will be able to run basic iron sight bolt action rifles.  The Medic may as well, as they wouldn’t really overpower the semi-auto and auto rifles they otherwise get.  What about the other two kits? First thing, which …

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Jun 14

Battlefield 1: Livestream Game Play — What We’ve Learned So Far

Livestream Gameplay And Notes, June 12, 2016 http://www.pcgamer.com/watch-an-hour-of-battlefield-1-gameplay-today/ Destruction, lots of it — I expected that, given the way the trailers look. Overall, part of the effect of using more real physics modelling within the Frostbite engine. Both large and small scale destruction abounds on the map. A really big effect is the destruction, crash, …

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