Battlefield (video game series)

Battlefield is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Swedish company EA DICE and is published by American company Electronic Arts. It started out on Microsoft Windows and OS X with Battlefield 1942, which was released in 2002. The Battlefield series has been played by more than 50 million players worldwide as of 2012,[1] across 11 games and 12 expansion packs released since its inception in 2002.

Battlefield
Genre(s)First-person shooter
Developer(s)
  • Primary
  • DICE (2002–)
  • Other
  • Easy Studios (2009, 2011)
  • Neowiz Games (2010)
  • Visceral Games (2015)
Criterion Games (2019, 2021–)
Publisher(s)Electronic Arts
Creator(s)Johan Persson
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Android, iOS
First releaseBattlefield 1942
September 10, 2002
Latest releaseBattlefield 2042
November 19, 2021

The series features a particular focus on large maps, teamwork and vehicle warfare. The PC games in the series are mainly focused on online multiplayer.


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