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Battlefield 2042 Pre-Order: Special Editions, Prices and Bonuses | Buyer’s Guide

Battlefield 2042 is the latest entry into the long-running shooter franchise. It looks to be taking things up a notch, with huge environmental hazards and ridiculously destructible environments. Thanks to a recent reveal, we know plenty about the game, from price to next-gen versions and more. You can even pre-order Battlefield 2042 already, and you’ll get some great bonuses for doing so. To help you decide which version of the game to get we’ve put together this buyer’s guide. We’ll break down prices, editions and rewards, so that you can get your hands on Battlefield 2042 when it launches.


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Battlefield 2042 Pre-Order


Now that Battlefield 2042 has been fully revealed, avid fans are able to pre-order the game. Doing so will grant various rewards and bonuses depending on the version you pick. Let’s dive deeper and see what’s on offer.


Platform Versions

First up, let’s take a look at what platforms Battlefield 2042 is coming to. Last-gen players will be happy to know that the game will be released on PS4 and Xbox One consoles. In addition, there will be PS5 and Series X/S versions. Other than that you’ll be able to play on PC as well. This means there’s a lot of options to consider for pre-order, though thankfully there isn’t much variation in what you’ll get on each platform.

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Which Edition to Pick?

There are three main editions to choose from regardless of what platform you are playing on. These are the Standard, Gold and Ultimate Editions. Here’s what’s in each:


Standard

  • Early Access to Open Beta
  • Baku ACB-90 Epic Melee takedown knife
  • “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • “Landfall” Player Card Background
  • “Old Guard” Tag
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Gold Edition

  • Early Access to Open Beta
  • Baku ACB-90 Epic Melee takedown knife
  • “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • “Landfall” Player Card Background
  • “Old Guard” Tag
  • Year 1 Pass: 4 new Specialists, 4 Battle Passes, 3 Epic Skin Bundles
  • Cross-Gen Bundle
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Ultimate Edition

  • Early Access to Open Beta
  • Baku ACB-90 Epic Melee takedown knife
  • “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • “Landfall” Player Card Background
  • “Old Guard” Tag
  • Year 1 Pass: 4 new Specialists, 4 Battle Passes, 3 Epic Skin Bundles
  • Cross-Gen Bundle
  • Midnight Ultimate bundle
  • Official Digital Artbook
  • Exclusive Digital Soundtrack
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Take a look at what each version offers before pre-ordering. There are some bonuses that are shared across all three editions, with extras being added with each tier.


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EA Play Discount and Trial

EA Play members can get additional bonuses for ordering Battlefield 2042 early. Here’s the EA Play rewards associated with pre-ordering the game:


  • 10-hour trial starting October 15, 2021
  • Early Access to open beta
  • Exclusive member-only rewards every month
  • 10% off pre-order
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Pre-Order Bonuses

Everyone who pre-orders Battlefield 2042 before the game’s launch will receive the following rewards:


  • Baku ACB-90 Epic Melee takedown knife
  • “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • “Landfall” Player Card Background
  • “Old Guard” Tag
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All you need to do is pre-order the game from your storefront of choice and you will be able to redeem the bonuses once it goes live.

EA Play Pro Rewards

If you’re an EA Play Pro member you can get even more rewards. Here’s what you’ll get:


  • Full Access to Ultimate Edition starting October 15
  • Early access to open beta
  • 10% off EA digital content
  • Monthly Rewards
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Price On PS4, Xbox One, Series X and PS5

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Finally, let’s talk about pricing. Given that there are multiple versions to worry about, spread across different console generations, there are many price points to consider.


Standard Edition

  • PS4 and Xbox One Price: £59.99
  • PS5 and Xbox Series X/s Price: £69.99
  • PC Price: £49.99


Gold Edition

  • PS and Xbox: £89.99
  • PC: £79.99
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Ultimate Edition

  • PS and Xbox: £109.99
  • PC: £99.99


You’ll notice that for the Ultimate and Gold editions we haven’t specified a price. That’s because these versions include an automatic upgrade to the PS5 and Series X versions. As such, there aren’t technically last gen versions of these bundles.

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When Will We Hear More About Battlefield 2042 Pre-Orders

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We'll likely hear more about Battlefield 2042 pre orders at EA Play on July 22. More of the game will be shown, hopefully giving you a bit more info to inform your buying decisions.


That’s all you need to know about pre-ordering Battlefield 2042. For more on the game be sure to check out our guide on accessing the open beta.


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