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Rumor Battlefield 5 Possibly Being Set in World War I

A rumor making its rounds across the internet would suggest that an upcoming Battlefield 5 would take place during World War I. This rumor comes...
  1. Deadpool

    Today, a German retailer by the name of World of Games has released some interesting information in regards to Dice's upcoming Battlefield 5. They described it as "Mehrspieler Taktik Shooter im 1. Weltkrieg" which when translated into English means, "Multiplayer Tactical Shooter in WW1". They also have alluded to the possible release date of October 26 of this year. World of Games has since removed those key details and the listing now stands as "Mehrspieler Taktik Shooter" which means "Multiplayer Tactical Shooter". Interestingly enough, that alleged release date is still present on the retailer's site.

    Back in December through a post on Twitter, the Development Director of Dice confirmed their next project would be another entry in the Battlefield series. Andrew Wilson, the CEO of EA, has also mentioned its release date being in the holiday season of this year. This new information is all very far from being legitimate confirmation, but it could be the first information we've heard about Battlefield 5.

    The possible setting of World War I can be very relieving and exciting to many people, including many gamers who have grown tired of the constant futuristic setting in first-person shooters over these recent years. It will certainly be interesting to see how Dice and EA can make a Battlefield game in that setting in this day and age. It would bring a stark contrast between things such as jet-packs and wall-riding to the infamous trenchwarfare of World War One.

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  1. runman
    It would be great if they got back to the original format like the first one. you couldn't drag me away from that. man they were the days lol
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  2. GrandTheftAutoV
    Take my money!
    Im not really sick of modern games. Personally i love modern warfare 2 and 3 but i really havent enjoyed these more futuristic games ive been waiting for a really old school shooter like this for some time.
      kokomil and Itachi_Uchiha like this.
  4. SkyAcro
    Yes thanks for info I love bf game happy to see will have the 5
  5. DatEnglishRose
    I've been wanting a game like this for so long! I'm so sick of modern day war games, we deserve another world war game
      Deadpool likes this.
      Lets hope its just a true rumor!!!!
  6. Kabal
    This sounds very interesting I would definitely be up for a WW1 aspect. It would be a nice change of pace from the battlefield that we have now.
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  7. AlienFreek01
    As long as it's not as bad as hardline
      Ethantheguy77 and bak0n like this.
    1. RGF
      Hardline wasn't bad.
    2. UndeadASU
      Hardline wasn't a great game, but it wasn't awful. I'd give it a solid 6 out of 10.
  8. Kal-el
    I'm definitely ok with this if it's true. That way if I get too tired of using WW1 guns I can always go back to BF4 for more modern warfare. As long as EA continues to listen to the community they'll eventually go back to being the great company they used to be.
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  9. Itachi_Uchiha
    Thank GOD! For once something not futuristic!!!! At least Dice listens to the community and they hear how blatantly we DONT want another future **** fest.
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    1. Night
      It's just a rumor lol, hasn't been confirmed.
    2. Itachi_Uchiha
      Nonetheless, if it proves the rumor is true then yes my statement is correct if false well screw me in the bum and call me Marilyn I am quite upset.
  10. Mister Whiskers
    I really hope this is true. I know battlefield hasn't done futuristic but I am really sick of all the future shooters.
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    1. xZ07x
      Battlefield 2142 Look it up
    2. Itachi_Uchiha
      But that was before doing futuristic crap was cool.
    3. Mister Whiskers
      xZ07x looked it up and glad I never heard of it.
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