Hazard Zone is the last major addition for Battlefield 2042 that we haven’t really got much concrete info on yet, with DICE previously stating it will take the form of “an all-new, high-stakes, squad-based game-type for the Battlefield franchise that is a modern take on the multiplayer experience that is distinctly DICE but very different from All-Out Warfare’s Conquest or Breakthrough modes.”
However, a datamine back in August revealed that Hazard Zone will pluck inspiration from Escape from Tarkov, the first-person shooter from Battlestate Games. Players will reportedly duke it out with AI enemies while attempting to reach extraction points with losing any loot.
Battlefield 2042 will deploy on PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One on November 19, 2021.
Last week saw the launch of the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta, although DICE was quick to point out that it was based on a build of the game that was a few months old. As such, many improvements have been made to the game since.
EA announced earlier this month that it had changed its stance on Dual Entitlement for Battlefield 2042, with anyone who purchases the digital Standard Edition of the game on PS4 and Xbox One would receive an upgrade to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, respectively,