In a current EA Play Live highlight this week on Battlefield 2042, DICE/Ripple Effect confirmed that “fan favourite maps” from earlier Battlefield video games can be returning in a mysterious new mode – which may be the rumoured “Battlehub”.

At across the 7:00 mark within the EA Play Live 2021 highlight (beneath), DICE LA/Ripple Effect basic supervisor Christian Grass talks just a little in regards to the mode the workforce is engaged on that hasn’t been proven off but – though they verify it will be revealed at the proper not-E3 EA Play showing later this month. Grass notes that “one of the components in this experience that we’re creating is that we’re adding some of the fan-favourite maps back into Battlefield 2042.” DICE’s basic supervisor Oskar Gabrielson calls this new mode “something special” which will ship with Battlefield 2042 at launch.

All of this tallies with a number of rumours floating round concerning one thing nicknamed “Battlehub”, which was coated extensively by Tom Henderson in this video from June – who chances are you’ll keep in mind blowing up the web final week with the rumours about GTA 6, which obtained corroborated by a number of sources.

On the Battlefield 2042 website, this recreation mode is known as “redacted” and known as “a love letter to our core fans” and “a new way to play Battlefield”. Tom Henderson means that this mode will be a enjoyable “Battlefield Hub” sandbox expertise containing remasters of outdated maps – which was precisely what Christian Grass simply revealed.

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Henderson later talked about a couple of names that they’ve heard might be a number of the remastered maps coming to this supposed “Battlehub” – whereas reiterating that Henderson has no thought if that’s the mode’s precise title or not.

It will be separate from the Hazard Zone expertise, which will even be a  sandbox mode however presumably nearer to a battle royale mode. Oskar Gabrielson calls it “a high stakes squad-based game mode” and that it’s “not your classic battle royale… it’s also something the team has been thinking about for many years.” Hazard Zone, nonetheless, received’t be proven off till closer to Battlefield 2042’s release date in October. For now, followers will simply have to attend till July 22 for EA Play Live.

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