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Single Player: See The World Of 'Battlefield 1' Through The Eyes Of Five Characters

What we’ve seen so far from Battlefield 1 is its multiplayer. At E3, in the recent beta, players had the chance to fight each other on large maps using weapons, tanks, and planes from World War I. However, DICE’s latest title does have a single-player component, and the studio released a trailer for it today.

The story will feature five soldiers from different countries. On the British side, there are two characters to play on different fronts: One is a pilot trying to outmaneuver German planes in order to stay alive on the battlefield, and the other soldier is part of a tank unit that will make its way behind enemy lines in France. In the Alps, you’ll witness the elite Italian units fight the Austrians in an effort to take a fort high in the mountains.

There’s also an Anzac runner that delivers messages between units, but also takes part in the Gallipolli campaign, which involves a beachhead assault. The final story in the campaign centers on a Bedouin woman in an Arab tribe. With technological advances, the Ottoman Empire is taking out these small tribes, but with the help of the legendary Lawrence of Arabia, there’s a chance to defeat the powerful empire.

It’s still unclear as to how DICE will weave the five perspectives into a single story. If the trailer is any indication, however, each chapter is filled to the brim with action. Whether it’s in the air, in a tank, or on horseback, the campaign is an appropriate starting point to check out what Battlefield 1 has to offer. Before you pick up the game next month, be sure to check its system requirements to see if your current build can run it.

NameBattlefield 1
TypeFirst-Person Shooter
DeveloperDICE
PublisherElectronic Arts
Release DateOctober 21, 2016
PlatformsPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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  • audie-tron25
    Hopefully they manage to make this campaign better than BF4's. The AI was hopeless, storyline hardly engaging and it was full of bugs. It existed purely as a demonstration of the graphics engine.

    It looks like they are trying to make this campaign decent but I'm skeptical it will be that great.
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  • Martell1977
    Hopefully they make it longer than in the past. I stopped buying after BF3. The campaign was stupidly short and considering I don't play multiplayer, it was a waste of money.

    I will wait to hear how long the campaign is before even considering buy it.
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  • Sohaib
    @Martell1977
    I don't know why you would buy a Battlefield game just for single player, it just doesn't make any sense. BF games are all about multiplayer and a single player is just an added bonus (very little). There are much better FPS games which are all about single player and story like Fallout 4 etc
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  • Arbie
    The cinematics are great, but there's only about 6 seconds of actual gameplay in the entire video... if it's good why do they hide it? And if it doesn't have quicksave (e.g. as an OPTION one can choose to enable in the "Difficulty" section) I won't buy it anyway.
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  • DookieDraws
    Damn that was an awesome trailer! I can hardly wait to play it. Count me in!
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  • Martell1977
    18658465 said:
    @Martell1977
    I don't know why you would buy a Battlefield game just for single player, it just doesn't make any sense. BF games are all about multiplayer and a single player is just an added bonus (very little). There are much better FPS games which are all about single player and story like Fallout 4 etc

    It was on recommendation from a friend. He told me that BF3 was great and the campaign was a lot of fun. He neglected to mention how short it was. Since then I've been much more cautious. I do have Fallout 4 but so far haven't gotten to far into it.
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  • jaber2
    No Mans SKy created a new way of presenting a product that didn't deliver, hope this is not copying it
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