Before Battlefield 2042 releases in October, EA is still supporting the servers and updates of Battlefield 5. The previous entry set in World War 2 has already received its final update. Are people still playing Battlefield 5.
According to Steam Charts, some people are still playing Battlefield 5 this 2021. The 24-hour peak players for the game is currently at the 14,000 mark. Comparing to the past months in 2020 after the release of the Chapter 6 update, it’s an improvement.
As seen in the stats, players are still playing Battlefield 5 albeit not at astronomical numbers. The next entry, Battlefield 2042, is still three months away from its release.
Support Is Over
After the February 2020 update, Battlefield 5 received its last update. The game is currently in its final build and would not be changed any time as EA has dropped support for the game. Moving forward, Battlefield 5’s servers are still online and players can still go in and enjoy the title.
For now, Battlefield fans still have this game if they want a massive first-person shooter experience set in World War 2. The game can also be their training ground before jumping to the latest release once Battlefield 2042 gets released in October.
EA Access Free Game
The game is also free on the exclusive EA Access subscription which rewards its users with free EA titles. These EA titles range from its wide selection of past AAA releases. EA also surprises its subscribers with a new AAA release completely free through this subscription.
Right now, Battlefield 5 is available for free through this subscription. While it doesn’t singlehandedly save the server, it helps encourage players to occupy the server as the game is free to take through this subscription.
If you’re interested, it could be best to stay around in Battlefield 5 while waiting for more information about the release of Battlefield 2048.
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