Battlefield 2042 could become free-to-play after failed launch

Battlefield 2042 was supposed to mark a new era for the Battlefield series, bringing things back to the near future for the first time since Battlefield 4. it didn’t work that way, with several key features still missing since last year’s release.

It seems longtime fans of the franchise aren’t the only ones disappointed. According to prominent EA leaker Tom Henderson, the EA is not happy either with Battlefield 2042 and is looking ways to change the luck of the game.

It looks like everything is on the table, including a potential element free-to-play. This could be ‘Portal’, the 2042 mode that features classic Battlefield content, or it could be ‘Hazard Zone’, the game’s ‘Escape from Tarkov’ mode.

It might even be the full game, although we’d be surprised to see EA and DICE make Battlefield 2042 completely free. Such a move would likely not go down too well with the game’s early buyers, who paid full price just a few months ago.

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