Battlefield 2042: DICE Shows First Look of Game Running on Last-Gen Consoles

Battlefield developer DICE has given us our first look at what Battlefield 2042 looks like on last-gen consoles. On Twitter, the official Battlefield account posted a picture of what the game will look like on Xbox's last-gen system. See for yourself below:

It's good to see DICE being transparent with the last-gen versions of Battlefield 2042, especially after the state of Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4 and Xbox One at launch left many players skeptical of last-gen versions.

If you ae planning to play Battlefield 2042 on Xbox One or PlayStation 4, EA has announced that dual entitlement will only apply to the new-gen versions. This means even if you only have a last-gen console, you should still buy the PS5 or Xbox Series X|S version to play the game across generations.

As for crossplay, there will be two pools of players. People on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC will be able to play with each other, while PlayStation 4 owners will only be able to crossplay with Xbox One owners.

Battlefield 2042 was originally supposed to launch this month on October 22, but it was delayed just a few weeks to November 19. The developers said the delay was important to the "scale and scope of the game".

If you're interested in the game, check out the dates for the Battlefield 2042 open beta, which kicks off tomorrow.

Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN. You can find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.


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