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Battlefield 2042 will release on October 22: Here's a quick look

Battlefield 2042 has finally been unveiled, and here are some of the most striking cinematic stills from the upcoming multiplayer game shared by publisher DICE and Electronic Arts.

Battlefield is back, this time with a new game set in the future, with powerful weapons, larger maps, better technology and perilous weather.
1/8 Battlefield is back, this time with a new game set in the future, with powerful weapons, larger maps, better technology and perilous weather. (DICE/Electronic Arts)
Battlefield 2042 will only feature a multiplayer system mode this time. It supports up to 128 players — on the latest consoles. 
2/8 Battlefield 2042 will only feature a multiplayer system mode this time. It supports up to 128 players — on the latest consoles.  (DICE/Electronic Arts)
Players will play as Non-pats (or non-patriated soldiers) fight for territory, resources and for survival by battling opposing teams and inhospitable environment. 
3/8 Players will play as Non-pats (or non-patriated soldiers) fight for territory, resources and for survival by battling opposing teams and inhospitable environment.  (DICE/Electronic Arts)
Battles in the game will be fought in various regions across continents – South Korea, India, Singapore, Qatar and Antarctica.
4/8 Battles in the game will be fought in various regions across continents – South Korea, India, Singapore, Qatar and Antarctica. (DICE/Electronic Arts)
One of the maps, Discarded, is set in India and will make gamers battle across a sea shore with many abandoned ships, to protect a “rogue nuclear asset”. 
5/8 One of the maps, Discarded, is set in India and will make gamers battle across a sea shore with many abandoned ships, to protect a “rogue nuclear asset”.  (DICE/Electronic Arts)
Players will have access to advanced technology in the game including wingsuits, drones, tanks, planes and quadruped robots. 
6/8 Players will have access to advanced technology in the game including wingsuits, drones, tanks, planes and quadruped robots.  (DICE/Electronic Arts)
The weather in the game is also extremely unpredictable, scattering users across the map out of the blue — but they can use it to their advantage.  
7/8 The weather in the game is also extremely unpredictable, scattering users across the map out of the blue — but they can use it to their advantage.   (DICE/Electronic Arts)
Ready to jump in? Battlefield 2042 is scheduled to launch on October 22, and will cost $59.99 for Windows and PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Meanwhile, owners of higher end consoles like the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X will have to shell out more, at $69.99 for the game. 
8/8 Ready to jump in? Battlefield 2042 is scheduled to launch on October 22, and will cost $59.99 for Windows and PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Meanwhile, owners of higher end consoles like the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X will have to shell out more, at $69.99 for the game.  (DICE/Electronic Arts)