Yeah, as per a new report over at VentureBeat
, which cites sources close to the game. Word is that Battlefield developer DICE is currently testing a battle royale mode for Battlefield V.
Thanks to the popularity of both Fortnite and PUBG the current trend or big thing in the world of shooters is the last-man standing action of a battle royale. So do this mean that it will take on the form of a typical 100-players parachute in with only one person left standing at the end? Probably not. As the report claims, DICE is simply prototyping and testing how a battle royale mode might work within the context of Battlefield.
Naturally, EA has chosen not to respond to the rumour.
If true, Battlefield: Battle Royale may end up becoming nothing more than an internal project that never sees the light of day. It's worth noting that large studios and publishers spend months or even years prototyping new technology and mechanics without those specifically ending up as games or part thereof.
Then again it was VentureBeat that first confirmed
that the next game in the series was Battlefield V.