Amazon Prime gamers are in for a heaping helping of FPS action, courtesy of EA’s Battlefield series. Both BF1 and V are free for a limited time.
Priming the Battlefield
Battlefield fans are preparing for a new kind of experience with the FPS series, as it’s about to go multiplayer-only for this fall’s incarnation. That’s something of a gambit for EA, who of course stand the chance of alienating fans who like the series’ usual campaign offerings.
But even if that’s you, there’s a pretty rich history of BF titles for those who’ve yet to play them all. Right there with those, are both Battlefield 1 and Battlefield V. Set in WWI and II respectively, both entries in the core series are fairly recent, and are free right now for PC gamers.
Yep, the latest in Amazon’s Prime Gaming series of subscriber freebies, the two games are set to be a mini-series of free downloads. Battlefield 1 is up first, which then turns into parts V in early August. Both are timed though, so if you want them, you might want to act sooner than later.
Here’s the full description:
- Available today through August 4 – Battlefield 1 takes players across multiple and varied locations in a bid to fight through immersive battles. From tight urban fights in a besieged French city, to big open spaces in the Italian Alps and frantic combats in the deserts of Arabia, prime members can discover a world at war through an adventure-filled campaign. In a true multiplayer sandbox experience, take to the skies and engage in high-octane dogfights through treacherous landscapes, or have a battleship obliterating the coast from the sea, and engage in some of the biggest battles ever seen as empires clash for supremacy.
- Available August 2 through October 1 – Battlefield V delivers the most immersive gameplay of the franchise in a sandbox environment that takes players back in time to the battles of World War 2, allowing players to feel the force of the fight and truly shape the war as the war shapes them. Players’ soldiers can now tow stationary weapons, build fortifications and repair war-torn structures to turn the battlefield to the player’s advantage. Whether dragging a squad mate to safety or shooting a grenade out of the sky, players will forge a deeper connection to the ever-evolving world around them and achieve victory against the toughest odds. With the freedom to adapt and evolve the battlefield in new and unseen ways, the battlefield will never be the same.