One of Battlefield 2042’s most exciting features is Battlefield Portal, the game’s new sandbox mode that allows you to mix and match favorite maps, weapons, and vehicles from the franchise’s past. Despite the excitement for this mode, EA hasn’t really shown much of it, but thankfully that changes now, as we now have a new full gameplay trailer to check out.
The trailer shows off a number of Battlefield Portal’s remastered maps, including Battle of the Bulge, El Alamein, Valparaiso, Arica Harbor, Noshahr Canals, and Caspian Border. It also provides a peek at some of the unique style mashups the mode will offer, such as futuristic carriers and other vehicles tearing around Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. It’s all pretty crazy looking, in a good way. You can check out the new Battlefield Portal gameplay trailer for yourself, below.
Battlefield Portal will give you to option to choose your mode (Conquest Large, Conquest, Rush, Free-For-All, and Team Deathmatch), map rotation, match rules, modifiers and much more. Interestingly, you’ll also be able to design modes on the web when not even playing the game.
Need to know more? Here are Battlefield Portal’s key features…
- Your Sandbox, Your Rules - Imagine the assault rifles and helis of Battlefield 2042 on the Battlefield 1942 map Battle of the Bulge. Or perhaps a knife vs. defib fight on Caspian Border? Battlefield™ Portal's inclusion of classic Battlefield universes opens up hugely creative gameplay opportunities. All of the cutting-edge gear and vast maps of Battlefield 2042 can be brought into Battlefield™ Portal, which allows you to wreak havoc in exciting new ways.
- The Maps - We're bringing back fan-favorite maps and providing them with modern, hi-def quality. Classic battlefields have been rebuilt from the ground up using the latest version of the Frostbite engine. The iconic maps Arica Harbor, El Alamein, Battle of the Bulge, Valparaiso, Caspian Border, and Noshahr Canals will feel brand new thanks to their striking, reworked visuals and destructive effects.
- The Arsenal - You have the freedom to decide what cutting-edge arsenal of weapons, equipment, and vehicles you'll use to win the day. Special care has been taken to let you balance weapons and vehicles as you see fit. For instance, modern guns don't necessarily have to be stronger than WW2 weapons.
- The Builder - Leverage the complete Battlefield toybox with powerful tools to create new and completely unique Battlefield experiences. Tweak basic settings like weapons and maps – or go deep in the editor to tinker with the details.
Battlefield 2042 launches on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, and PS5 on November 19.