“The Battlefield sandbox has at all times been about taking part in the best way you need.”
In accordance with Battlefield V’s developer, the studio is prioritizing participant selection, inclusion, and variety for the upcoming sport, however the highest precedence is enjoyable.
DICE Normal Supervisor Oskar Gabrielson shared his ideas on the reactions to the sport’s latest reveal on Twitter, saying “participant selection and feminine playable characters are right here to remain.”
After the reveal of Battlefield V, a vocal minority spoke out in protest of the sport’s cowl artwork, which contains a girl soldier. Some stated the sport’s depiction of ladies WWII troopers was “unrealistic,” though the inclusion of ladies preventing in WWII is likely one of the most real looking issues Battlefield does.
“We wish Battlefield V to characterize all those that have been part of the best drama in human historical past,” Gabrielson stated, “and provides gamers selection to decide on and customise the characters they play with.”
Gabrielson went on to say the studio has made a dedication “to do every part we are able to to create video games which might be inclusive and numerous,” aiming additionally to “push boundaries and ship surprising experiences. However above all, our video games should be enjoyable!”
Battlefield V’s govt producer Aleksander Grøndal additionally beforehand acknowledged DICE would “at all times put enjoyable over [being] genuine.”
“The Battlefield sandbox has at all times been about taking part in the best way you need,” Gabrielson continued, “like trying to suit three gamers on a galloping horse, with flamethrowers. With [Battlefield V] you additionally get the possibility to play as who you need. That is #EveryonesBattlefield.”
Battlefield V is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One October 19, and the sport is not going to have a Premium Go, with Cube opting to make main post-release content material free as an alternative.
Brian Barnett thinks the soldier on the duvet of Battlefield V appears to be like like a browncoat from Firefly, which is extraordinarily cool. You possibly can comply with him on Twitter @Ribnax.