05 Jul 2021 11:49 AM +00:00

Is Battlefield 2042 an Xbox Exclusive?

Battlefield 2042 has just been revealed this June and is confirmed to arrive on Xbox. This title will be EA’s first Battlefield title in the ninth console generation. However, will this title be an exclusive to the Microsoft platform?

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Multiplatform Title

No, EA has confirmed that Battlefield 2042 will be released outside of the Microsoft console. Other platforms confirmed are PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC. So far, EA has yet to say anything about a Nintendo Switch release for this massive new AAA title.

While the game is confirmed for the previous console generation, it’ll only support half of the players per room than on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. For the current generation, one Battlefield 2042 lobby will hold 128 players while 64 players for one lobby on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions.

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Xbox Exclusives

In the Microsoft E3 2021 show, Xbox has finally showed its flare as it announces some exclusives to the console after a long while. Among its exclusives, include Halo Infinite and Bethesda’s Starfield. Fans who are looking for Battlefield 2021 can breathe easy as it didn’t release on Xbox as an exclusive title.

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Upcoming Updates

As for more information about Battlefield 2042’s features and release on October, EA will have more reveals during its Play Live show this July 22. The confirmed reveals are more information about the title’s game modes. It’ll explain what Hazard Zones will be in Battlefield 2042 and what it’s third mystery game mode is supposed to be.

For now, fans can only wait on the upcoming reveal, the open beta, and the three months that could have announcements before the game is released in October this year. It could also be possible that EA could announce some content exclusivity for specific consoles down the line.

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