Welcome to the November 9th Early Access Launch Edition of the Battlefield V Weekly Debrief!
Before we jump into this week’s goodness, here’s a special message from your family at DICE…
Now, on to the show. In this communications update, we’ll be summarizing everything that went on during the past week within the Battlefield community, from major announcements to interactions with our developers at DICE.
Although most of you may have followed along with each beat, what you’ll benefit from by reading this article is seeing the feedback we collated from the community and what we’re doing to address/improve/confirm that item (caveat: there might have been some things we missed as we can’t quite talk about it yet).
Communications Archive for Week of November 5th
- Launch Asset Kit
- Battlefield V Launch Asset Kit – use the assets in this folder for anything you want: videos, streams, wallpaper, your own creations.
- High-Resolution Screenshots
- Monday, November 5th
- Article – This Week in Battlefield V – November 5th Early Access Launch Edition – Setting the course for the week’s communications and major beats.
- Tuesday, November 6th
- Wednesday, November 7th
- Article – Battlefield V's Paratrooper Sets – We released images of all of the Paratrooper sets you can collect.
- Thursday, November 8th
- Video – Battlefield V Launch Capture Event Game Changers Experiences – Our Game Changers who attended the past weekend’s launch capture event have been releasing their personal experiences with Battlefield V.
- Video –
– The DICE developers bring you behind the scenes of Battlefield V. In this episode, Marie Granlund, David Sirland, Jesper Hylling and Florian Le Bihan put themselves through their paces in the Breakthrough mode in Grand Operations.
- Blog – Battlefield V Launch Notes (Summarized & Full Launch Notes) – Although we summarize the various improvements and updates we’ve rolled into launch since Beta, enjoy the full launch notes where you can dive into the thick of what we’ve changed.
- Blog – How to Play Battlefield V’s Grand Operations – A guide on how to play Grand Operations with pro tips from our DICE Devs.
- Blog – Battlefield V PC Player’s Performance Guide – Prepare your best rig and reap the benefits of Battlefield on PC.
- Article – Battlefield V Known Issues List – A continually updated list of known issues we are tracking against, both raised by our DICE devs and by the community.
- Friday, November 2nd
- Launch – Battlefield V Early Access Launch – Jump into Battlefield V early with Origin Access Premier (PC), Origin Access Basic (PC), and EA Access (Xbox One). Reference the Ways to Play Early blog for access breakdown details.
- Trailer –
– A brand-new trailer as we celebrate the early access release of Battlefield V.
- Blog – What’s New in Battlefield V – Here are five new things Battlefield veterans and newcomers can expect in Battlefield V.
- Blog – The Battlefield V Beginner’s Guide – Check out our beginners guide on how to play Battlefield V and find your way.
- Article – Welcome Letter from Lars Gustavsson, Senior Producer – A brief welcome letter from Mr. Battlefield himself.
- Takeover – @EA_DICE Twitter Takeover with Lars Gustavsson, Senior Producer – In celebration of today’s Early Access launch, Lars takes to Twitter, and here’s his highlights**:**
- The Battlefield team back in 1999
- Lars’ favorite BF moments from BF2
- The original pitch for Battlefield 1942
- Technical features of Battlefield 1942
- Battlefield 1942 concept art
- More Battlefield 1942 concept art
- Map concept art for Battlefield 1942
- Battlefield 1942 storyboard trailer
- Early version of Battlefield 1942 logo
- Level design document from BF1942
- Lars’ Dog Tag collection
- Battlefield custom creations
- Last Tiger mocap session
- ARTICLE – Battlefield V Weekly Debrief – This is it! You’re reading it now.
Sneak Peak into Communications Roadmap for Week of November 12th
- Coming Next Week
- Deluxe Edition Launch
- November 15th – Battlefield V Deluxe Edition launches
- Battlefield V Deluxe Edition Update – New update coming to fix outstanding issues we’ve encountered during Early Access window. Full update notes coming soon.
- What’s New Overview & Launch Trailer Breakdown – Showcasing what’s new to the franchise with the introduction of Battlefield V, and providing a breakdown of the official launch trailer.
- Battlefield V Bootcamp – Although delayed this week, we’ll be publishing bootcamp articles and videos with continual updates to help you along your journey in Battlefield V.
- Deluxe Edition Launch
Community Feedback Cycle on This Week’s Communications
- Announcement – Battlefield V’s Paratrooper Sets
- Soldier Customization
- Can I change my soldier’s face?
- Dan Mitre (Global Community Manager): Yes. That’s done in the solider customization menu.
- Firestorm Ranger Set
- Can we use the Firestorm Ranger set in multiplayer and in Firestorm?
- Arthur Rohart (Producer): Yes, you can use the set in MP and Firestorm.
- Is the Firestorm Ranger set for both factions?
- Steven Bigras (Producer): No, just the Allies.
- Can we get a screenshot of the final Firestorm Ranger set?
- SB: Yes! Here you go.
- Soldier Customization
- With our Token, do we get to unlock the set we want?
- DM: Yes. You choose the set you want to unlock with your Token.
- When do we get the 2 Tokens from completing the Road to Battlefield V missions in BF1?
- SB: After the last Road to Battlefield V stage ends, so November 20th.
- Announcement – Origin Access Premier Pre-Loading & EA Access
- Friend Referral Program
- We'd love it if we could also get some details on the Friends Referral program. Do Origin Access Basic/Origin Access Premium members both get to invite their friends?
- Alex Billman (Brand Manager): Yes. Origin Access Basic and Origin Access Premier members can invite friends. Note: the 7-day trial that they get is for Origin Access Basic, which lets your play 10hrs of BFV as well as everything else we have in Origin Access Basic.
- Do the subscribers get 4 keys, or does it get activated automatically on the chosen accounts?
- AB: It works with a shareable link. It is live now. https://www.origin.com/store/origin-access/refer-a-friend
- EA Access
- If I own an Xbox with EA Access and the Deluxe Edition of Battlefield V installed can I play the Play First Trial?
- AB: Yes.
- If you have preloaded Deluxe on Xbox and you have EA Access, do you need to download a separate BFV trial on Nov 9th?
- AB: You need to make sure you have preloaded two builds: the Enlister Offer pre-order bundle and the specific Deluxe Edition.
- Friend Referral Program
- Blog – Battlefield V PC Player’s Performance Guide
- When will DXR be available?
- Christian Holmquist (Technical Director): DXR will be available with the Battlefield V Deluxe Edition update, so next week.
See you on the Battlefield!
– Dan Mitre, Global Community Manager, @dan_mitre
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