Battlefield 4’s first details have popped up online courtesy Chiphell forums.

The details are from Edge Magazine’s April 2013 issue, check out the details below (translated via chrome’s inbuilt Translate Bar):


  • Battlefield 4 runs on Frostbite 2.5 engine, PC version supports DX11 API.
  • Battlefield 4 is coming out on November 2013 for both current and next gen systems, and PC as well.
  • PS4, next gen Xbox and PC multiplayer features 64 players, 24 players for Xbox 360 and PS3.
  • PS4, next gen Xbox runs on 720P resolution with 60FPS.
  • Dynamic weather effect; random rain, dust storms and haze special weather variables. Destruction 4.0 system, the destruction scenes are more real.
  • PC version of the physical effects Direct Compute terrain, surface and figure using Tessllation technologies will be more real.
  • Game is set in 2020, China J20, Y20, Xianglong and advanced weapons will appear in the game.
  • Both weapons are more differentiated, such as China 99 tank system can count the time blinding laser confrontation, M1A2 TUSK can be upgraded to tank shells into the armor-piercing, high explosive and shrapnel.
  • Published maps Diaoyu Islands, tiananmen Shanghai Bund, Xizhimen, Xizhimen’s Rush is the most easily defensible map, map of the area after two months of field viewfinder, collect material, and strive to restore the truth.
  • Single-player campaign is about 5-6 hours, with two tasks for PLA perspective.
  • BFBC2 game end animation regression, and the game process affect the Bund map Rush mode, PLA last base Oriental Pearl, CQ mode party troops exhausted when the Pearl of the Orient will collapse commander regression, you can command in strategic mode, the to firepower, supplies and UAV investigative support.
  • BF3 weapons modification skills system will be preserved and improved, Air combat area to further increase
  • Battlelog will be updated to enhance functionality, to join the micro-toll system, providing personalized painting appearance customization, equipment and server rental equipment and recording function micro charges will not affect the game balance
  • old BF players can unlock veteran exclusive weapon in advance.
  • The first DLC re-engraved map, including the power plant of Dalian, Daqing Oilfield, the Great Wall and Granville GDC g Island, will be provided free of charge for pre-orders.
  • Battlefield 4 Premium will be available on day one, includes some perks.

Battlefield 4 will be revealed during GDC on March 26. Multiplayer Beta will launch in fall 2013, a release window is yet to be announced.


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