New Battlefield 1 Single-Player Videos Show Off Five "War Stories"
The action in Battlefield 1's campaign takes place around the world.
EA has released teaser videos for Battlefield 1's five "War Stories," which are the game's main single-player chapters. The videos were posted on the Battlefield YouTube account recently. They are shown as unlisted, but someone on NeoGAF was able to find them; you can see them all below.
As announced previously, Battlefield 1's five War Stories are called Friends in High Places, Nothing is Written, Through Mud and Blood, Avanti Savoia, and The Runner. Each campaign puts you into the boots of a different soldier and your tasks involve things like driving tanks and flying planes. One chapter, Nothing Is Written, sees players assuming the role of a Bedouin woman who meets up with the legendary Lawrence of Arabia. You can see the full descriptions for each chapter at the bottom of this post.
Battlefield 1's official release date is October 21, but EA/Origin Access subscribers can start playing a portion of the game's multiplayer and single-player modes tomorrow, October 13. People who buy the $80 Early Enlister Edition can jump in on October 18, while everyone can start playing a few days later.
EA Access is available on Xbox One and Origin Access is for PC. Battlefield 1 is also coming to PlayStation 4, but there is no version of EA's subscription service on Sony's platform. However, as stated, PS4 users can pick up the Early Enlister edition to jump in a few days early.
For more on how the EA/Origin Access "Play First Trial" works, including what content is available during the early play period, check out GameSpot's previous report.
In other news about Battlefield 1, developer DICE has detailed the game's weekly challenges.
Battlefield 1 War Stories:
FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES
The allies are losing the war in the air. Britain struggles to compete with the German aces and the average lifetime of a combat pilot is 17 days. You must face these bleak odds and take to the skies for a noble fight over the western front. Intense dogfights, unexpected encounters, and a story of friendship await you.
NOTHING IS WRITTEN
In the Middle East deserts, Arab tribes rebel against the oppression of the Ottoman Empire. The Empire's devastating artillery engage rebel forces wielding rifles from horseback. As a Bedouin warrior working alongside the legendary Lawrence of Arabia, you must find a way to take on the technologically superior enemy and destroy a deadly railgun.
THROUGH MUD AND BLOOD
In the autumn of 1918, British forces prepare for a mass assault on the town of Cambrai, France. With tank support, Allied Command believes a breakthrough is a certainty. But the Mark V tank has one major flaw: it is not reliable. Join a dysfunctional tank crew who battle their way behind enemy lines as they learn to work together.
Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire are deadlocked among the Alps. Braced by snow-capped mountains, neither side can find a way to dislodge their enemy. Meanwhile, the Italian mountaineer regiment Arditi prepares an unorthodox assault. Don your Arditi armor and head up a mountainside as Italian and Austrian forces clash over a strategic fort.
The British Empire intends to open a new front to the war with an unprecedented naval invasion of the Ottoman homeland. The ships gathered for the Gallipoli Landings--the D-Day of World War 1--carry over half a million men. As an Anzac runner you'll witness the heat of epic bombardments and a beach landing, as well as covert deliveries of urgent life-or-death messages across the frontline.
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