Visceral Games have announced that next installment of the Battlefield series will host an open multiplayer beta next month. The beta will take place from February 3rd to Febuary 8th and will be available to players on Origin for PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 players will also have access to the beta.
Steve Papoutsis, General Manager of Visceral Games and Executive producer for the upcoming Battlefield: Hardline, said in an EA press release that “There is nothing more valuable to our team than the relationship we have with our community. Their passion feeds our passion and their feedback has definitely helped make Hardline a better game.” Mr Papoutsis went on to say that he and the rest of the team at Visceral Games want the community to “play the hell of the beta next week” and hopes that player will keep the feedback coming in order to “fine tune the game.”
Battlefield Hardline is set to improve on the multiplayer which is seen a staple for the series. The beta will have three maps and game modes to show off the shift from a military shooter, to a police and crime based shooter. Conquest mode still remains in the game and will be available on the beta, whilst brand new game modes like Hotwire and Heist will also be available for players to try out.
Battlefield Hardline is set for a March 17th release in North America, a March 19th release in Europe and a 20th March release in the UK. This will be Visceral Games’s first Battlefield title, the original developers DICE are also collaborating with the game’s development.
See the latest trailer for Battlefield Hardline released by Visceral Games below.