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Battlefield 5 update adds RTX ray tracing just in time for launch

Battlefield 5 update adds RTX ray tracing just in time for launch

The full release of Battlefield 5 is nearly here, though some people already have access to the game (or will have access soon). For those folks playing right now, DICE has pushed a new update that makes a number of bug fixes. The patch isn't only bug fixes though, as it adds a big feature for those who shelled out the cash for one of NVIDIA's latest graphics cards.

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Battlefield 5 battle royale mode won’t be here at launch

Battlefield 5 battle royale mode won’t be here at launch

To the surprise of no one at all, the gaming industry's major FPS franchises are getting in on the battle royale frenzy this year. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 launched with a battle royale mode, Blackout, in place of the franchise's traditional single player mode. Battlefield is also due to get a battle royale mode called Firestorm, but today, we're receiving some bad news about when that mode will launch.

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Battlefield 5 Battle Royale detailed (while we wait)

Battlefield 5 Battle Royale detailed (while we wait)

Battlefield V (or 5, whatever you want) FIRESTORM was revealed today by EA and Origin. Firestorm is the Battle Royale of Battlefield 5, bringing a wild new approach to the game mode that's become wildly popular over the past year. Starting in at around the 1-minute mark here in the newest trailer for the impending launch of the game.

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Battlefield 5 release date: Delayed! Here’s why

Battlefield 5 release date: Delayed! Here’s why

EA Games and DICE just revealed that they would be delaying the release of Battlefield V (or 5, however you want to put it), until a later date. The Battlefield 5 Beta seems to be rolling out on schedule, sort of, by appearing in Open Beta form starting on September 6th. That's soon, and now sadly far away from the final release date - which again, was ruthlessly delayed by the dastardly devs that wish to do nothing but good things to the game before it's ready for full release.

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Battlefield 5 open beta release date is right around the corner

Battlefield 5 open beta release date is right around the corner

The press conference NVIDIA held at Gamescom today was pretty much all about the company's new 20 series graphics cards, but in between talks of neural networking and ray tracing, there was a surprise announcement. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang took a quick moment to tell us when Battlefield 5's open beta will launch. It was one of those blink-and-you-miss-it moments, but it still gave us the details we want to know.

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EA clarifies that Battlefield 5’s multiplayer modes will be playable at launch

EA clarifies that Battlefield 5’s multiplayer modes will be playable at launch

Publisher EA revealed some big information this week on the upcoming Battlefield 5, and at first it didn't all sound like good news. A new blog post on the status of the game's development stated that the flagship multiplayer mode, dubbed Grand Operations, wouldn't be available on launch day. Fortunately for fans of the WWII-themed shooter, this detail turned out to be incorrect; unfortunately it wasn't clarified until after the news was widely reported.

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Battlefield V closed alpha begins tomorrow on PC: What you need to know

Battlefield V closed alpha begins tomorrow on PC: What you need to know

Battlefield V won't be out for several months yet, but some lucky Battlefield veterans are going to get the chance to check it out early. EA and DICE have announced a closed alpha test for Battlefield V, offering up a work-in-progress look at some of the game's multiplayer modes. EA detailed the closed alpha today, explaining topics like who is eligible for to participate, when it will kick off, and what kind of PC you'll need to run it.

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EA gives Battlefield 5 women backlash a blunt ultimatum

EA gives Battlefield 5 women backlash a blunt ultimatum

Vocal gamers who aren't happy with women being included in Battlefield V have an easy solution, EA's chief design officer has said, but they might not like it even more. Electronic Arts showed off the latest installment in the Battlefield franchise back in late May, and the controversy around its decision to include women on the battlefield has persisted all the way to E3 2018 this week.

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SlashGear’s E3 2018 Wishlist

SlashGear’s E3 2018 Wishlist

E3 2018 is nearly upon us. We’re just a couple weeks away from the big show, and the stage is already set for a lot of major publishers. Nintendo, Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Bethesda, and Sony have all announced that they’re hosting press conferences this year, and as always, we can expect to see more of games that have already been announced along with (hopefully) a few surprises. E3 is definitely a time for these companies to go big with their announcements, so knowing the sky is the limit, here’s what we’re hoping to see at the event.

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10 questions for Battlefield 5 WWII history buffs

10 questions for Battlefield 5 WWII history buffs

It was necessary this week for DICE GM Oskar Gabrielson to make a public statement about a female character in Battlefield V. For more than one reason. Twitter users (bot, troll, or otherwise) reacted to the latest trailer for the World War II-themed game with vitriol because they saw a woman, and that woman had a prosthetic arm. Apparently there was some issue with the fact that she existed.

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Battlefield 5 reveal trailer shows return to World War 2

Battlefield 5 reveal trailer shows return to World War 2

EA has unveiled Battlefield 5 and many of the details fans want to know. A debut trailer gives players their first look at the game, which is set during World War II and its "unseen locations." The game will be arriving on October 19, around the same time Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be launched. The company has also confirmed that it is ditching the premium pass.

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Battlefield V announced, official reveal coming next week

Battlefield V announced, official reveal coming next week

As Battlefield 1 is turning two later this year, many people have been expecting the reveal of a new Battlefield game for late 2018. Rumors claiming that a new Battlefield game is in the works have popped up here and there in recent months, and now Electronic Arts has confirmed that one is on the way. We don't know much about the title just yet, but that air of mystery won't last for very long, as an official reveal is slated for next week.

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