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EA Detailed Battlefield 1 Premium Pass Along With First DLC Expansion

Electronic Arts has detailed the Battlefield 1 premium pass, which will grant early access to new expansions and content.

According to Battlefield 1’s Origin page, Battlefield 1 Premium pass will grant access to new multiplayer maps, four digital expansions, and a range of new weapons, dog tags, and skins. Also those who purchase the Battlefield 1 premium pas will have access to the contents 2 weeks before everyone else.

The Battlefield 1 premium pass is available for $49.99/£39.99, and the first expansion to release for Battlefield 1 will be called “They Shall Not Pass”. The expansion will introduce French army to the game’s multiplayer, and will be available in March 2017.

Scout ahead with a two-week head start on four themed expansion packs. And France joins the fight in all new multiplayer maps,” reads the product description. Following this, another expansion “will bring the Russian Empire into the battle.

According to EA, Battlefield 1 premium pass will include 16 new multiplayer maps, 20 new weapons and more.

Get ready for new Operations and game modes, new Elite classes, weapons, vehicles and more. The Battlefield™ 1 Premium Pass includes 16 new multiplayer maps, 20 new weapons, 14 unique dog tags and 14 Battlefield™ 1 Battlepacks containing stand-out weapon skins. Each Battlepack is delivered monthly, starting November 2016.

In other news, recently, DICE’s Robert Sammelin revealed that DICE is taking some historical liberties in Battlefield 1. According to Sammelin, Battlefield 1 is first and foremost a game designed for the enjoyment of players. He also said that DICE has done its best to remain true to the World War 1 without compromising on the fun part.

He further said that World War 1 was pretty dark and brutal, and DICE willingly removed this from the game as these were not fun. In his own words DICE wanted to focus on fun rather than realism.

Battlefield 1 is scheduled to release on October 21 for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.