11 Things to Know About the Battlefield 1 Release

We continue our look at the most important things to know about the Battlefield 1 release for Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

In early May, EA DICE confirmed the next game in the long-running Battlefield series. Instead of another shooter set in the present or future, Battlefield 1 is set to take gamers back to the dawn of all out warfare, back to World War I.

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In June at EA Play, the company showed the game off the for the first time and since then, Battlefield 1 details have continued to flow ahead of the game’s highly anticipated release date in just a few short weeks.

The developer’s confirmed a number of important Battlefield 1 release details for all three platforms though a few are still shrouded in mystery as we push into the month of September.

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With that in mind, we want to take a dive into the most important things to know about Battlefield 1 ahead of its release date later this year. This covers a ton of ground and it’ll get you caught up to speed with the latest information

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EA DICE has promised more Battlefield 1 details in the weeks ahead and we’ll continue to update this with new information as it becomes available. Let’s start with the key Battlefield 1 release date details for Xbox One, PS4 and the PC.

Battlefield 1 Release Date

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Battlefield 1 Release Date

Battlefield 1 will arrive on October 18th. For some of you.

This early release date is for those who pre-order the early access version of Battlefield 1. The Early Enlister version of Battlefield 1 will run you $80. There's a way to play it earlier than that though. 

EA Access and Origin subscribers will get Battlefield 1 on October 13th thanks to Play First Trials. This is the earliest street date for the game so if you want to play the final product as soon as possible, this is the route to go.

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The Battlefield 1 Play First Trial includes five maps and four modes and your progress will transfer over when the full version of the game is released a few days later.

EA Access is $5 a month. It's worth a look if you want to start playing the next Battlefield game as soon as possible.

If you don't buy the Early Enlister Edition or latch onto EA Access, your Battlefield 1 release date will arrive a few days later on October 21st. 

If you plan to order a physical copy of Battlefield 1 note that some retailers will be hosting midnight launch events. Only select stores will be open late so you'll want to check with your local retailer to make sure doors will be open.

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