Battlefield 2042 has suffered a delay a few weeks after its launch and will finally be published next November 19th. Initially planned for this October 22, the EA video game developed by DICE changes its plans and will be asked for one more month than expected. Following rumors that they indicated that we were about to know a new delay in a great title of the sector, the warlike title is finally the affected one. The company has explained the reasons in an official statement.
Battlefield 2042 will be released on November 19, 2021: new official date
“We have made the decision to change the release of Battlefield 2042. The game will be available worldwide on November 19, 2021,” begins Oskar Gabrielson, head of DICE. “Building the next generation of Battlefield during a global pandemic has presented unforeseen challenges for our development teams. Given the scale and scope of the game, we hoped that our teams would get back together in our studios as we got closer to launch, ”explains the manager, but it has not ultimately been the case.
“Given that current conditions do not allow that to happen safely, and with all the hard work our teams are doing from home, we believe it is important to take the extra time to deliver the vision of Battlefield 2042 to our players,” concludes Gabrielson. .
Role reversal: first Call of Duty: Vanguard; then Battlefield 2042
Thus, Battlefield 2042 changes its date and also removes the date board at the strategic level of the shooter in first person cut AAA of this 2021. Contrary to before, it will now be Call of Duty: Vanguard the one that hits the stores first this November 5; For its part, the new Battlefield will do so on November 19, an equally strategic date: it will not miss Black Friday on November 26. The one who will miss it is Halo Infinite, which will arrive on Xbox consoles this December 8.
Battlefield 2042 is due out next November 19 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC.
Source | Electronic Arts