Battlefield 1 In the Name of the Tsar release date set


Electronic Arts has confirmed a Battlefield 1 In the Name of the Tsar release date of September 5, 2017 for Premium Pass owners.

The latest batch of DLC for the critically acclaimed first-person shooter will go on general release on September 19, meaning Premium Pass holders have two weeks of early access to new content.

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While a price point has yet to be confirmed, In the Name of the Tsra will likely set you back around $14.99. The update is the most extensive for Battlefield 1 to date, and will be followed by two expansions: Turning Tides in December 2017 and Apocalypse in early 2018.

It’s worth noting that if you’re in the market for a new shooter and fancy picking up the game, then you should pick up the Battlefield 1 Revolution Edition, which gives you the base game and access to all post-launch content. 

Find out more details on In the Name of the Tsar below.

New Maps

  • Lupkow Pass (Available for Premium Pass owners right now) – Fight in the snow-covered ravines of the treacherous Lupkow Pass. Against this dramatic backdrop, the vertical fights are as bitter as the cold.
  • Tsaritsyn – The Red Army and the White Army battle among barricaded streets as the old and new regimes fight for the soul of Russia. This up-close and personal infantry fight is as brutal as they come.
  • Volga River – A ruined battleground sets the stage for a tank fight between the Bolsheviks in red and the Imperial Army in white. Makeshift shelters provide cover from the freezing cold and the constant exchange of heavy firepower.
  • Albion – Partake in the skirmishes of the Albion assault in a freezing archipelago. In this massive invasion of the Baltic peninsula, the German Empire attacks with infantry, dreadnoughts, and aircraft against the heavy coastal gun batteries of the Russian forces.
  • Galicia – In the midst of the epic Brusilov Offensive, the Russian Empire is fighting to push back the Austro-Hungarian forces in the Russian countryside. Take on an open map focused on infantry, cavalry, and light vehicles.
  • Brusilov Keep – The Russians have pushed their enemy into a small mountain town, but the Austro-Hungarians are making a strong stand. Experience close-quarter fights by the Carpathians on an infantry-focused map.

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  • The Russian Army – Join forces with the Russian army, including the Women’s Battalion of Death represented by the Scout class. Play as the largest army in the world – on the largest front of WW1.
  • 11 New Weapons – Expand your arsenal with 11 new, Russian-themed weapons including the Mosin-Nagant M91, together with new melee weapons, and the Russian Standard 1912 grenade.
  • New Vehicles – Pilot the massive Ilya-Muromets Heavy Bomber, wield the amped-up firepower of the Putilov-Garford Heavy Armored Car, and spawn strategically on the Y-Lighter Landing Craft.
  • New Game Mode: Supply Drop – Join a fast-paced fight for supplies on the Eastern Front as planes airdrop everything needed to outgun and outscore your opponents.
  • New Stationary Weapon – Defend your positions with a new stationary weapon: the powerful coastal gun batteries.
  • New Operations – New epic Operations including Brusilov Offensive – one of the most lethal offensives of the war.
  • Evolved Cavalry Gameplay – Ride with the legendary Hussars and charge into battle with new tactical possibilities. Master the all-new lance and evolved horse move set.
  • Take on New Challenges – New Medals, Dog Tags, Service Stars, and more. Battlefield 1 In the Name of the Tsar comes with many new goals and in-game giveaways.