Battlefield: Portal - Custom Modes Trailer | EA Play Live
Battlefield 2042's 'goofing off with friends' potential just shot off the charts. Today, EA revealed Battlefield Portal, a way to make, share, and play custom Battlefield game modes. It's not a map editor and it doesn't open up Frostbite's innards to modders—it's a web tool, in part—but it does look powerful enough to make some pretty wild custom Battlefield game types. 128-player knives vs defibrillators? Sure.
The cherry on top is that Battlefield Portal doesn't just let you muck with stuff from Battlefield 2042: It also includes maps, classes, weapons, and vehicles from Battlefield 1942, Battlefield Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3.
Essentially, Battlefield Portal (which is included with Battlefield 2042 as one of its three main modes) allows everyone to create custom Battlefield sessions and invite friends or the public to play whatever weird custom game mode they've concocted. If you wanted, you could equip a 32-player team with K98 rifles from World War 2 and have them fight a single squad of specialists from the year 2042. That would be pretty easy to set up, even, and the …
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