Electronic Arts and the team at Battlefield have revealed Battlefield 2042 – Season 1: Zero Hour, the first season of post-launch content for the title. Available from June 9 for all platforms, it will feature a new map with vertical thrills, a new Specialist, as well as game-changing additions to the player’s arsenal of weapons and gadgets.
These core content additions are available for free to all players as part of the new Battle Pass* from Battlefield 2042. Additional cosmetic items, including legendary outfits and takedowns melee, they can be obtained through a Premium version of the Battle Pass.
At Zero Hour, fans will be able to head to the Canadian Rockies and traverse the vertical terrain in the new map Exposure. Ground-to-air combat as well as close infantry fights await within the caves and mountain routes. Exposure will be available for modes All Out Warfare Y Portal when Season 1 arrives.
This new season will introduce Ewelina Lis, the newest Specialist of Battlefield 2042, a renowned vehicle destroyer exceptionally trained in tracking and eliminating ground and air armored personnel carriers. Lis’s Missile Launcher, which fires remote-controlled missiles with pinpoint accuracy, and her invaluable Armored Hunter trait that provides her with valuable intelligence, make her a deadly foe for any vehicle on the ground or in the sky.
Zero Hour will also add new vehicles and items to collect. pilot the new RAH-68 Ferret and the YG-99 Hannibal, equipped with radar deflectors and advanced defense systems. Choose between regular, light, heavy or explosive ammunition with the Crossbow Ghostmaker R10 and adapt to different combat situations. Eliminate your enemies from afar in the mode All Out Warfare with the Sniper’s rifle BSV-MIdeal for mid-range combat. Finally, use the new smoke grenade launcher in both offensive and defensive situations to open up new windows of opportunity and provide additional cover for your squad.
This season continues the fixes through patches that have come since the release of Battlefield 2042with aim stability, gameplay balance, gunplay, vehicle handling, performance, and more, as outlined, along with the pillars of our long-term support, in the latest Development Update. Battlefield players Portal will see the return of some iconic vehicles and experiences. Creators can look forward to a new preset game mode and expanded rules editor functionality.