06 Oct 2021 2:56 PM +00:00

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

Fans have been asking themselves if they should Pre-Order Battlefield 2042 when it comes out in November, with curious players hoping that the extensive Battlefield Portal and this month’s Open Beta is enough to make them give the latest installment in this acclaimed series a shot.

Everyone always thinks about Pre-Ordering their games and Battlefield 2042 is no exception as the game still has some mystery to it, like Hazard Zone, but for players that just want to know what they get from getting the game early, here’s what you need to know.

Plus, stick around to the end of the article for where you can pre-order your copy of the game.

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Battlefield 2042 Pre-Order

Naturally, since Battlefield 2042 is a video game coming out in 2021, there are a number of editions for players to pre-order and we’re here to break down each version and what goodies they might have.

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Battlefield 2042 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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In addition to all of these goodies, the official Battlefield Twitter confirmed a Battle-Hardened Legendary Skin for Irish, one of the Specialists in the game. You can see what the skin looks like in the Tweet below.

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.

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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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Battlefield 2042 Special Editions

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
  • Cross-Gen Bundle
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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:

  • Early access to game launch starting November 12 2021
  • Early Access to open beta
  • Exclusive member-only rewards every month
  • 10% off pre-order
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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 November 12
  • Early access to open beta
  • 10% off EA digital content
  • Monthly Rewards
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Price on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC

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
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Gold Edition

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

Ultimate Edition

  • PS and Xbox: £109.99
  • PC: £99.99
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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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For more information on Battlefield 2042, here's everything you need to know about the Battle Pass and what the game's File Size is going to be.

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Where To Pre-Order Battlefield 2042

There are a ton of retailers with Battlefield 2042 available for pre-order, here are a few we think are worth checking out.

Amazon

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Microsoft store

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Playstation Store

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