'Battlefield 2042' Has Officially Been Delayed

EA cites Coronavirus effects on work arrangement difficulties.

Gaming
2,542 Hypes 0 Comments

EA has officially delayed the release date of Battlefield 2042.

In a new statement posted on Twitter, the development team behind the highly anticipated game says that the finishing touches have taken longer than expected due to Coronavirus-related concerns, and so its original October 22 launch will now have to be pushed back to November.

“Building the next generation of Battlefield during a global pandemic has created unforeseen challenges for our development teams,” the statement explains. “Given the scale and scope of the game, we had hoped our teams would be back in our studios together as we move towards launch. With the ongoing conditions not allowing that to happen safely, and with all the hard work the teams are doing from home, we feel it is important to take the extra time to deliver on the vision of Battlefield 2042 for our players.”

For fans of the franchise, Battlefield 2042 will now launch on November 19 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Elsewhere in gaming, the latest Star Wars: Hunters trailer has revealed a host of new characters.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

The Converse Chuck 70 Utility "Steel/Egret" Is Now Available
Footwear

The Converse Chuck 70 Utility "Steel/Egret" Is Now Available

A functional silhouette originally designed by Kim Jones.

A Japanese Gamer Has Collected All 1,244 Game Boy Games
Gaming

A Japanese Gamer Has Collected All 1,244 Game Boy Games

A complete set of every single title made for the nostalgic handheld.

Take an Inside Look at HYPEBEANS Centerfield in Seoul, South Korea
Food & Beverage

Take an Inside Look at HYPEBEANS Centerfield in Seoul, South Korea

The latest expression of HYPEBEAST’s café concept.

Instagram Recognizes Its Direct Effects on Teen Girls in Company Report
Tech & Gadgets

Instagram Recognizes Its Direct Effects on Teen Girls in Company Report

The social platform claims it is looking for new ways to reduce the focus on physical appearances online.

ASICS’ Spotlights the GEL-1130’s Versatility With Latest Campaign
Footwear

ASICS’ Spotlights the GEL-1130’s Versatility With Latest Campaign

Alongside On Lunch Break and Sabukaru.


Song for the Mute's SS22 Collection "Avenue D'Ivry" Is an Ode to Home
Fashion

Song for the Mute's SS22 Collection "Avenue D'Ivry" Is an Ode to Home

Reflecting on the co-founder Lyna Ty’s childhood in an apartment block in Paris.

Virgil Abloh Shares His 'Beauty and the Beast' Lumiere Diamond Chain
Fashion

Virgil Abloh Shares His 'Beauty and the Beast' Lumiere Diamond Chain

If only it also sang “Be Our Guest.”

Heinz Debuts Nifty Gadget That Lets You Squeeze Every Drop Out of Ketchup Packets
Food & Beverage

Heinz Debuts Nifty Gadget That Lets You Squeeze Every Drop Out of Ketchup Packets

Diehard ketchup fans won’t be wasting any more of the condiment again.

'Rolling Stone' Updates '500 Greatest Songs of All Time' With 254 New Entries
Music

'Rolling Stone' Updates '500 Greatest Songs of All Time' With 254 New Entries

Including newer releases from Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X and more.

Garbstore Partners With PORTER to Bring the Outside In
Fashion

Garbstore Partners With PORTER to Bring the Outside In

Arriving in “Minute,” “Hour” and “Day” sizes.

More ▾
 
We got you covered. Don’t miss out on the latest news by signing up for our newsletters.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.