Battlefield 1's "Battlefest" Begins Today, Offers Free Dog Tags, Weapon Skins, and More

ollowing the release of Battlefield 1's major Fall update on Tuesday, EA has now kicked off a new event for the World War I shooter called...
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    Following the release of Battlefield 1's major Fall update on Tuesday, EA has now kicked off a new event for the World War I shooter called "Battlefest."

    One part of the event are giveaways. Everyone who simply logs into Battlefield 1 between November 16 and November 27 will get a special Battlefest dog tag--check it out in the image below. This dog tag will not be handed out until November 28, developer DICE clarified in a blog post. Everyone who signed up for the free Battlefield Insider service before November 16 gets a special Insider dog tag that will be awarded the next time you log into the game.

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    Additionally, DICE today added new custom games to Battlefield 1 in the form of Fog of War and Hardcore. You can find these in the Custom Games menu.

    Battlefest rolls out in the days ahead with more in-game events and giveaways, for Battlefield 1 as well as Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, and Battlefield 3. The full rundown of events is below, as written by EA.

    Thursday, November 17

    • PTFO Battlefest Mission: Complete this Battlefield 1 mission and you will receive the PTFO weapon skin. Play Battlefield 1 on three different days during Battlefest and win a match in Operations to succeed.
    • Road to Battlefield 1 Mission: This is for the Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline players. Get 25 kills with the M1911 in either game to get the Road to Battlefield 1 Dog Tag and the M1911 Incarcerator weapon skin in Battlefield 1.
    • Battlefest Battlepack Update: A new and Battlefest-branded revision of Battlepacks will be available.

    Friday, November 18

    • Black Friday Sale: Get a great deal on Battlefield 1 and other EA games at your favorite online distributor.
    • #FridayNightBattlefield Battlefest: Want to melee a Battlefield 1 developer? We've prepped a ton of servers for this special #FridayNightBattlefield and an exclusive Friday Night Dog Tag will be handed out at this event.
    • 2XP Event: Battlefield Hardline and Battlefield 4 players will get double XP when playing on November 18.

    Sunday, November 20

    • Battlefest Community Videos: Learn to PTFO by some of the most renowned Battlefield community members.

    Wednesday, November 23

    • Veteran Dog Tag: This Battlefield 1 Dog Tag will be rewarded to all players who played Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, or Battlefield Hardline.
    • CTE Veteran Dog Tag: This Dog Tag will be rewarded to players who have been part of the Community Test Environment on Battlefield 4 or Battlefield Hardline.

    Friday, November 25

    • #FridayNightBattlefield Battlefest: Another action-packed Friday Night where you get to play Battlefield 1 with the DICE devs.
    • 2XP Event: Battlefield Hardline and Battlefield 4 players will get double XP when playing on November 25.

    In other Battlefield 1 news, EA said during an earnings call this month that the game's total player base after its first week was "nearly double" that of Battlefield 4 during its launch week. After that, EA confirmed that Battlefield 1 was the biggest launch in DICE's history--check out more stats here.

    Source: GameSpot

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  1. 3xTiNcT
    Wish I would of hopped on this sooner.
  2. televisedfool
    No x2 for bf1? That's retarded.
    1. Shalour
      Yup lol, it takes me long as **** to level up. I need that 2xp.
    2. televisedfool
      I don't find it all that hard to level up.. I'm level 56 right now but X2 wouldn't hurt.