Battlefield 2042 can only be played online multiplayer. Electronic Arts has confirmed through its official support portal new information related to the long-awaited title, which will have cross-play and cross-progression since its premiere on all platforms. Not surprisingly, those who plan to play offline will not be able to do so: it’s an online-only experience.
“Battlefield 2042 is a purely multiplayer experience. So although you can play solo against AI soldiers if you want to practice, it will be in an online environment, ”he says. The proposal will be highly ambitious, with up to 128 players in the multiplayer games of the versions of PS5, Xbox Series X | S and PC; up to 64 players on PS4 and Xbox One.
New bots details: how they will work in Battlefield 2042
The use of bots will allow the AI to intervene with soldiers controlled by the CPU if the matchmaking with real users is not completed in time. EA refers to them on the support portal as AI Soldiers. As indicated, when making the matchmaking real players will have preference; so that the AI Soldiers will be a tool to turn to only if it is strictly necessary.
So much so that if real players fall in the middle of a game, the AI Soldiers appear as substitutes in real time. If someone leaves, a bot enters immediately. Dynamic, agile. EA DICE works to make these AI-controlled soldiers as realistic as possible; capable even of reviving fallen comrades. They will not only be characters designed to kill.
Battlefield 2042 will go on sale October 22; a big delivery
Waiting for the performance test, what delayed until after summer To ensure proper operation, Battlefield 2042 is still in development and will be released next October 22, 2021 on PlayStation 5, PS4, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One and PC consoles. Here we leave you a preview of the game with all we know for now.
Source | Answers EA