noting that the move will allow the team to "quickly reach our bug-crushing and content goals", adding that there are still plans to create a Battlefield
"competitive gaming experience". Translation, esports. As a series Battlefield has always been competitive, with the planned and now shelved 5v5 mode sounding like a very different experience to the vehicle hopping and large maps and large team approach fans love.
Again, something that might lend itself better to competitive esports events or even a Battlefield league of sorts.
The announcement came as part of a new developer update
that covered the status of the game - with the focus on bug fixing being a high priority for the team. In addition to continuing to add new content as part of Battlefield V Chapter 4: Defying the Odds. Next month sees the return of classic map Operation Metro
- which as per the update is being worked on by the original creator and "absolutely has the familiar spirit of Metro". Very cool.
After that a return to the Pacific theater is on the cards including an Iwo Jima map and two more set in the region. All of which will be released before the end of 2019.