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Battlefield Hardline

Rating Summary

Based on 83 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

38%

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Based on 83 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 17, 2015
Xbox OneMar 17, 2015
PCMar 17, 2015
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Visceral Games

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Run your crew as detective Nick Mendoza in an episodic crime drama single player campaign or as cops and criminals in rapid Battlefield multi-player. You will be on one side of the thin blue line or the other. Assume control using new tactics to gather intelligence, obtain warrants and takedown with non-lethal force to effectuate the arrests. Take the cash in a new battlefield playground. New maps and gadgets alter the way you play the game. Utilize grappling hooks and zip-lines to scale city buildings and fly across the city with the cheddar. No matter the strategy, teamwork is key to winning the turf war. Sate your need for speed in new action-packed modes. Hop in exotic muscle cars, sleek crotch rockets or even give your whole crew a lift in transports or armored trucks.

Battlefield Hardline Critic Reviews

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A hard campaign (if you play on the hardest mode) and breakneck multiplayer are a good time, if often infuriating.

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Battlefield's first foray into stealth makes for a fresh campaign, and the multiplayer has something for everyone.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Hardline is a solid entry in the series, and the fact that it seems to have launched without technical issues is notable though not really something that should need to be commended. It's doubtful that it will end up as more than a stopgap for fans, however.

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The cops 'n' robbers theme often does more harm than good to the Battlefield formula, but this peculiar spin-off has just enough tricks of is own to be worth a collar.

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Audience Reviews

7 / 10.0
The first person shooter genre hasn't really advance over the years. I feel this is one genre that is de-evolving over time. No longer do we have the clever and memorable shooters from the mid to late 90's and early 2000's. Every shooter these days is all about killing as much stuff as you can as fast as you can and Hardline is no exception. The game tries to take a more cerebral

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