Battlefield 2042 Senior Design Director Justin Wiebe recently discussed the game on Battlefield Nation’s microphones, revealing some news on Battlefield Portal and the competitive scene. According to the developer of Ripple Effect Studios (formerly DICE Los Angeles), the game will not have any type of ranked or esports mode at launch, the introduction of which will depend on the fans’ will.
“No, there are no ranked modes or eSports of any kind at the launch of Battlefield 2042, ” said Wiebe, “it’s obviously one of those things we’d rather hear from the community about. players, then we would like to hear their opinion and from there we will decide how to move “.
The Battlefield series has always struggled to establish itself in the esports industry, but the new Portal mode included in Battlefield 2042 could make the game more competitive by creating custom matches.
We remind you that Battlefield 2042 will debut on October 22, 2021, on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and PC, and that the open beta of the game will be available from September 6.