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Author Topic: Battlefield 5 Release Delayed by 1 Month  (Read 210 times)


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Battlefield 5 Release Delayed by 1 Month
« on: Aug 31, 2018, 19:52 »
It was scheduled for release October 19 but is now being released on November 20. The open beta is still on schedule for September 4 (pre-orders) and September 6 (non pre-orders).

If you watch the latest Jack Frags video the reason for the delay is controversial. One of the reasons is the delay in the development of key features like soldier cosmetics. Other reasons are bugs like headshots not registering and ragdoll issues. The October 19 release date was also very close to the release of the new Call of Duty and Red Dead Redemption 2 so by delaying the BFV release EA are shielding themselves from the massive hype those two games are going to generate. Also, pre-orders are down massively compared to previous Battlefields and this is a result of the whole 'no pre-orders movement' and what happened with Star Wars Battlefront 2.

So if we can take anything away from this it's that a delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad.

Here's some videos and articles for further reading/watching.


« Last Edit: Aug 31, 2018, 19:56 by Chriis_au »


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Re: Battlefield 5 Release Delayed by 1 Month
« Reply #1 on: Aug 31, 2018, 22:14 »
Thanks Chriis , id heard the delay was also due to co op and single player , so if its all true that means the whole game isnt ready hehe so think a delay is called for ;)...PEACE


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Re: Battlefield 5 Release Delayed by 1 Month
« Reply #2 on: Sep 01, 2018, 11:44 »
Don't forget that preorders are down because of lack of faith from that announcement trailer


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Re: Battlefield 5 Release Delayed by 1 Month
« Reply #3 on: Sep 01, 2018, 13:36 »
At least with pre-order you don't pay until release though. I think it is a good move by DICE so to get as much done on the game before the release, even though there will probably be a day 1 patch anyway


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Re: Battlefield 5 Release Delayed by 1 Month
« Reply #4 on: Sep 03, 2018, 07:29 »
With the month delay , we will get two betas !!!! So says LevelCap --but he is quoting DICE source.  See 09:30 in video below.

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