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EA Announces all BF4 Expansions will be delayed

In a rather sudden turn of events, EA announced today that further release of the remaining Battlefield 4 DLC, starting with Second Assault, will be delayed until the major issues that have been plaguing the game have been resolved.

“First, we want to thank the fans out there that are playing and supporting us with Battlefield 4, We know we still have a ways to go with fixing the game — it is absolutely our No. 1 priority.  The team at DICE is working non-stop to update the game. Since Battlefield 4 China Rising expansion pack was already in the final stages of development by the time issues began with Battlefield 4, we decided to fulfill our promise to deliver it this week, but we’re not moving onto future projects or expansions until we sort out all the issues with Battlefield 4...

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Video tour of the new Operation Firestorm from Second Assault

 

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Video tour of the new Gulf of Oman from Second Assault

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Video tour of the new Caspian Border from Second Assault

In Caspian Border, Russian and American troops seek to dominate a heavily forested area dotted with various control points at the center of the map. Its Levolution moment involves the destruction of a large tower, that opens up new flanking routes.

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Video tour of the new Operation Metro from Second Assault

Operation Metro takes place in and around a post-nuked Parisian underground railway station and is an infantry-based map with unforgiving defensive positions and destructible ceilings, also making good use of varying levels of light available around the map’s tunnels.

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New Battlefield 4 Second Assault gameplay footage [Video]

Battlefield 4 executive producer Patrick Bach discusses Second Assault, new vehicles, weapons and fan-favorite maps including Gulf of Oman, Operation Firestorm, Caspian Border and Operation Metro.

Levolution events will be added to these map favorites, with familiar surroundings changing dramatically. The capabilities of the next gen consoles mean that these maps will be treated to graphical enhancements, whilst the Frostbite 3 engine provides an immersive experience. The new BF4 games modes will be available for these maps, with Capture the Flag also making a return from the BF3 End Game expansion pack.

The DLC will also add five new weapons, including the F2000 assault rifle, the MP7 submachine gun, L85 assault rifle, AS VAL carbine, and the RPK-74M machine gun...

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Gulf Of Oman Screenshot from Second Assault DLC (1920×1080)

Here’s a screenshot showing off the new Battlefield 4 edition of the Gulf of Oman map included in the Second Assault DLC.

Battlefield 4 Second Assault will be releasing as a timed exclusive for the Xbox One on November 22nd and later for all other platforms at a later date. This Premium expansion pack will feature four of the most fan-favorite maps from Battlefield 3, redesigned to take advantage of our advanced Frostbite 3 engine and enhanced to include new multiplayer features from Battlefield 4.

KEY FEATURES

4 fan-favorite maps redesigned with the power of Frostbite 3
- Operation Metro
- Caspian Border
- Gulf of Oman
- Operation Firestorm
5 weapons re-mastered for Battlefield 4
Dune Buggy (DPV) vehicle makes its return to the Battlefield
Capture the Flag game mode
10 new assignments...

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Battlefield 4 China Rising DLC coming December 3

Battlefield 4′s second DLC, China Rising, will be released to Battlefield Premium subscribers on December 3. The expansion pack will be available to download for free to those who pre-ordered the game from participating retailers, however  it is not yet known when for those who pre-ordered. Non-Premium members will have to wait two weeks to purchase the expansion pack.

The release date is mentioned in the Premium content calendar located in the game’s menu.

China Rising is one of five expansion packs planned for Battlefield 4 and follow the release of “Second Assault”, which is a timed-exclusive for Xbox One when the console launches on November 22nd. Battlefield 4 will receive three additional DLCs: Naval Strike, Dragon’s Teeth, and Final Stand.

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Battlefield 4 Official Worldwide Release Schedule

Wondering when you’ll be able to jump into Battlefield 4? Find your region below for worldwide pre-load and launch timing.

Pre-load means that, starting at the listed time, you’ll be able to go ahead and download your game early, but won’t be able to play until the stated release time. Pre-loading lets you get your download process finished earlier so that you can get in to the game the second it’s out in your region.

* You’ll be able to pre-load Battlefield 4 at least 24 hours before the game’s release in your region. Some players may be able to pre-load earlier than others depending on when the game is set to release per region.

* Find your country in our Region Definitions article if you’re unsure which release-region you’re in.

* If Battlefield 4 is available for pre-load in your r...

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