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BF4 DLC "Final Stand" revealed: 4 new maps, railgun battle pickup, hover tanks, more

Anton Sugar

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Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqDy6D9DZz8

Blog: http://blogs.battlefield.com/2014/0...-sust&cid=26119&ts=1410278935613&sf30855820=1

Haven't found a release date yet--just says Fall 2014 on the Premium site.

With Final Stand, we knew from the start that we wanted to evolve the Battlefield experience and offer weapons and vehicles that behave differently than anything else on the battlefield. Taking place on the artic landscape of Russia, where the scientists of today are experimenting with technology that will define the battlefields of tomorrow (Battlefield 2142, anyone?), Final Stand will deliver four maps that are unique and distinct. With its military installations set against a wintry landscape, expect intense, infantry-focused combat.

Players will also discover secret prototype weapons and vehicles that further tie into the fiction around Final Stand, and to some extent the Battlefield series. This includes a Battle pick-up rail gun that fires a single round of powerful kinetic energy, and the hover tank prototype, which uses eight experimental jet propulsion engines to nimbly move around the battlefield. We have a few more surprises up our sleeves that we’ll share with you in the weeks ahead.

We definitely had a lot of fun designing these maps and the future-tech weapons and vehicles of Final Stand and hope you guys have as much fun with them as we do. That’s why we want you to start playing them now. Starting today we are going to be testing pre-release versions of the Final Stand maps on the CTE (Community Test Environment).

The amount of feedback we’ve been getting via the CTE has been incredible, and is a tremendous asset to the team here at DICE LA. That’s why we have decided to bring the community into the process even earlier as we reach the finish line of Final Stand.

Starting this week we will run servers with one of the four maps available to play per day – starting Tuesday September 9th.
The number of player slots and servers will be limited – so not everyone with access will get a chance to play this time around.

This is the first time we have ever done something like this at this early stage – and we hope it will mean a more stable and higher quality release in the end!

Taking part in the CTE

We know a lot of players out there want to take part in the CTE, so we have opened up the number of available slots on the CTE.

As previously, you will need a PC Premium account to sign up, visit http://cte.battlelog.com for more information about what is happening on a daily basis during this week.

Oh god these are just setpieces, aren't they?



EDIT: "Walker" appears in leaked vehicle list!

"Walker" is on the vehicle list.


Additional stuffs:

Final Stand DLC Will Increase The Level Cap From 130 To 140.




Freakin Snowmobiles!



https://twitter.com/SkyEagleGaming

All kinds of info there.


PS the Metal Storm sentry gun is a real thing and is NUTS.
 

AmyS

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Love it!

Edit: Final Stand DLC got revealed before iPhone 6 lol!
 

Serpens007

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Everything I wanted.


Hangar 21 looks like a Secret 007-villain hideout with the top opening. Love it
 

Jrs3000

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BF2142 tie in!!! I hope they do have the walking tanks functional and a titan mode
 

Nvzman

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When is the CTE patch to fix bf4 movement to bf3 supposed to come out then?
 

CitizenCope

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Looking forward to this.
I was lost getting back into this after a week straight of PvZ. Also couldn't believe how bad the 900p looked.
 

KnightHart

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I can only imagine this is all building up to BF5 being essentially a future shooter? titans? Yes?

They'll probably just make Battlefield 5 and call it Battlefield 2143 at this point. I'd be so fine with that. When it comes to sequel hints DICE aren't exactly subtle either. I remember in BF2 in the last 'booster pack' the cars had '2142' license plates and billboards with watches on it that had '21:42' as the time and the tagline was 'Watch for the Future'.
 

Pastry

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As much of a rocky start BF4 had I still love the game, I've put over 200 hours into it and it's one of my favorite MP games ever. I still think vanilla maps are the best though.
 

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Hover tanks...I played bc2 yesterday and realized how much better the maps and mp are in general. These maps seem like a step in the right direction but not quite there yet.
 

Avtomat

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Wonder what the pod launcher does?

No launches pod is not a valid response
 

Jb

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Sounds awesome. These vehicles + Carrier assault makes it a de facto sequel to 2142 :)
 

derExperte

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Snow maps. I love snow maps. This might give me the kick I needed to boot up BF4 again.
 

petethepanda

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Pod launcher. Hyperventilating.

Obviously not quite that hyped but holy shit would I love to have those back. So much fun.
 

Late Flag

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I haven't played much of the DLC, but this sounds like something that would pull me back into BF4 for a little while at least. Nice.
 

KingJolly

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Finally the assault class gets another gadget!!!!! They had the most boring gadgets to choose from, it was always med bag and defib or m320 for locker



The maps seems amazing and love the futuristic setting! Lets get this train going
 
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Watch we're gonna get Blops3 and Battlefront next year, and Destiny 2, 2143, and Titanfall 2 in 2016. Ghosts 2 will just be sitting on the sidelines begging people to come use conventional weapons again.