Battlefield V

Electronic Arts, DICE

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
79
Top Critic Average
73%
Critics Recommend
Based on 131 critic reviews
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Battlefield V

Rating Summary

Based on 131 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

73%

Critics Recommend

Based on 131 critic reviews
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Battlefield V Reviews Summary

Battlefield Presentation
Bugs and Polish
Campaign Miss

Summary: For multiplayer fans of this series, there's a lot to love about Battlefield V. It brings the classic Battlefield presentation and gameplay to a World War 2 setting, with some nice changes to make things feel fresh. However, the campaign is still lacking, and the launch bugs still present.

General Information

Available on:Xbox OneNov 20, 2018
PCNov 20, 2018
PlayStation 4Nov 20, 2018
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: DICE

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genres: First-Person Shooter, Vehicle Combat

Enter mankind’s greatest conflict with Battlefield V as the series goes back to its roots in a never-before-seen portrayal of World War 2. Take on physical, all-out multiplayer with your squad in modes like the vast Grand Operations and the cooperative Combined Arms, or witness human drama set against global combat in the single player War Stories. As you fight in epic, unexpected locations across the globe, enjoy the richest and most immersive Battlefield yet. • World War 2 as You’ve Never Seen It Before – Take the fight to unexpected but crucial moments of the war, as Battlefield goes back to where it all began. • 64-Player Multiplayer in the Chaos of All-Out War – Lead your Company in all-out multiplayer with new experiences like the massive Grand Operations mode. Take on classic modes like Conquest or squad up with friends in the cooperative Combined Arms. • The Most Immersive Battlefield Yet – Maneuver through the battlefield using a new soldier move set, fortifications, and mobile tools of destruction. • Play Untold War Stories – Witness human drama set against global combat in the single player War Stories. Ski down Norwegian mountains as you battle for control of nuclear weapon supply lines, join the frontline with the French colonial troops, or go behind enemy lines in North Africa with a band of misfits sent to create mayhem. • Tides of War – Embark on a journey where new content drops continuously transport you and your Company to a huge variety of key WW2 locations, where new battlefields and gear await.

Battlefield V Critic Reviews

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Despite changes such as fortifications, more physical character movement, and an increased focus on squads, it still scratches that distinctive FPS itch that Battlefield always has. It’s not a massive, dramatic reinvention of the series, but I wasn’t expecting that anyway.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A strong if slim shooter that lays down strong foundations for the future, while feeling a little unfinished.

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IGN

7.5 / 10.0
IGN

Battlefield V is a grand and addictive shooter with some smart ideas for improving gunplay and team dynamics, but at launch it has too many technical issues and holes in its content to excel.

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Not as drastic a change up as its WW1 predecessor, nor as wild or wondrous, Battlefield 5's deliberative design sidelines its strengths as a simulative sandbox.

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Audience Reviews

7 / 10.0
Like so many countless games before it, Battlefield V tries to install the terror of war into the player with bombastic action sequences and dramatic, tense moments while bringing a visually stunning experience to the players home. Battlefield V does most of this well, but clearly, not enough time was given after Battlefield 1 to really flesh out the experience and make it

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