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  • Summary: Enter mankind's greatest conflict with Battlefield 5 as the series goes back to its roots with a never-before-seen portrayal of World War 2. Lead your squad to victory with new ways to turn the battlefield to your advantage. Assemble your Company of customized soldiers, weapons, and vehiclesEnter mankind's greatest conflict with Battlefield 5 as the series goes back to its roots with a never-before-seen portrayal of World War 2. Lead your squad to victory with new ways to turn the battlefield to your advantage. Assemble your Company of customized soldiers, weapons, and vehicles then take them on an epic journey through the Tides of War. Experience the most intense, immersive Battlefield yet. You will never be the same. Expand
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  1. Positive: 43 out of 50
  2. Negative: 0 out of 50
  1. Nov 14, 2018
    95
    Battlefield V brings a lot to the table. Between the great gameplay, superb story from singleplayer, and customization of your character, there's something for everyone.
  2. Nov 11, 2018
    90
    After spending quite a while with the game, I’m blown away that there’s still so much to discover. With dozens of collectibles to find in the single player campaign, a seemingly-unlimited number of weekly challenges, and the Tides of War looming large on the horizon, Battlefield V is the best this series has ever been, and easily the best FPS of the season.
  3. Dec 16, 2018
    87
    With the return to World War 2, Battlefield reaches a new zenith thanks to meaningful innovations - if one disregards the single player.
  4. Nov 14, 2018
    80
    While I'm happy with what we got, I ultimately can't help but wonder what another six months could've done for Battlefield V. In a business with virtually no downtime, that's just the way it is.
  5. Nov 16, 2018
    80
    On day one, the game feels a few reinforcements short to pull off the overwhelming victory we’ve come to expect given the series’ strong lineage.
  6. Nov 14, 2018
    79
    As chaotic and exhilarating as Battlefield has always been. Just don’t expect a dramatic reinvention of the series.
  7. Nov 12, 2018
    60
    Battlefield V fails to impress the same way Battlefield 1 did. By all means, give it a try if you’re a fan of DICE’s previous work, but know that you’ll have to put up with some pretty glaring faults.

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  1. Dec 19, 2018
    10
    **UPDATE**

    They've reverted all the terrible TTK changes, so I will revert my review change as well. On December 12th, 2018, they rolled
    **UPDATE**

    They've reverted all the terrible TTK changes, so I will revert my review change as well.

    On December 12th, 2018, they rolled out a TTK update, which essentially reverted all of the hard work the team did to improve gunplay. This update wasn't asked for, as TTK was one of the highlights of the game. I'm changing my score from 10 to 2 due to this atrocious and unwelcome change.

    ** ORIGINAL REVIEW**
    I've been a Battlefield veteran for a little under 10 years now, and Battlefield V is by far my favorite title in the series so far. I canceled my pre-order after the beta, but I decided to give it another shot as I love the series. DICE really took the constructive criticisms to heart. There are NO microtransactions in the game at launch, and when they arrive, they will be cosmetic only and no random boxes. All future content is free. The gunplay is comparable to BF3, which many people consider to have the best gunplay in the entire series. The character customization, while lacking an actual character creator, is in-depth enough for people who are into it yet not so in-depth that those who don't enjoy that aspect of a game won't find it tedious and distracting. The gameplay itself is fast paced and has a sense of urgency that I feel was missing from Battlefield 1. The weapon progression is fantastic, and the idea to have the starter weapons full upgraded on start prevents new players from being run over by veteran players (something that occurred in Battlefront 2). I was skeptical when I played the beta, like I'm sure many of you were, but rest assured, the final product is by far worth the money and a fantastic addition to the series. They took the better parts of the previous games, specifically regarding players' feedback, and created, in my personal opinion, one of the best FPS games in that last decade. If you are a fan of previous Battlefields and took a break due to the change BF1 saw in the series, I implore you to give Battlefield V a chance.
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  2. Dec 8, 2018
    10
    This game is excellent. If you came here for a history lesson go the **** back to social studies.

    I love it, the multiplayer is excellent.
    This game is excellent. If you came here for a history lesson go the **** back to social studies.

    I love it, the multiplayer is excellent. minor bugs will be worked out. I can't believe these reviews. all because of some inaccurate history? I am a veteran and served a combat tour in Afghanistan as 11B. I am not offended, nor disappointed in any way
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  3. Nov 20, 2018
    8
    Review Context: writing this simply because I enjoyed the game and clearly a lot of the negative reviews have been written by people who HAVEReview Context: writing this simply because I enjoyed the game and clearly a lot of the negative reviews have been written by people who HAVE NOT played the game at all and are simply discrediting the game as 'SJW trash.'

    I began playing the Battlefield Series with BF1942 with my favourite installment being BF2. The last BF game I played before BF5 was BF3.

    What I can say is that if you liked BFBC2 or BF3 and you enjoy the WW2 setting, you will like BF5. There are NO MICRO-TRANSACTIONS OR IN-GAME TRANSACTIONS. There is an in game currency but as far as I can tell there is no way to buy it, you can ONLY EARN IT by playing the game and completing dailies or assignments.

    3D spotting has been removed which is a positive in my opinion, now only certain classes can spot exactly where an enemy is, otherwise you can only mark a position on a map as having 'enemy activity.'

    There probably are a few too many bugs or glitches, but I believe they will be fixed as DICE/EA finally seemed determined and interested in clearing their reputations up and delivering BF5 as a on-going experience with all future game content being released for free for everyone forever. What more can you ask for?

    The menu system is a bit counter-intuitive and hopefully will be improved, but once in game on the battlefield it is a fun time with the gameplay, as I suggested earlier, being reminiscent of BFBC2/BF3 but in WW2 and without 3D spotting.

    The Medic is not redundant as some people have suggested, simply squad-mates can revive one another now but it takes 5 seconds to revive as opposed to the Medics' 2 second revive. Plus Medics can revive all teammates while non-Medics can only revive their squad-mates.

    They've introduced squad leader abilities, which are usually tiered into a supply drop > light vehicle call in > heavy vehicle call in > rocket strike which is very similar to the commanders abilities in BF2.

    Vehicle and weapon balance could always use a bit of work but ultimately if you're a fan of the BF series and you weren't a fan of BF4/Hardlines/BF1, you should try BF5 as it seems to take the game back to its roots a little more than some of the newer games.
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  4. Nov 18, 2018
    1
    I gave this a 1/10 because they actually put effort into creating a video game. But this is **** will be using my copy now as a doorstop. WhatI gave this a 1/10 because they actually put effort into creating a video game. But this is **** will be using my copy now as a doorstop. What a waste of money and time. Expand
  5. Jan 11, 2019
    0
    not a WW2 game. i don't care about the SJW and stuff like that. BUT HOW CAN ANYONE MAKE A WEAPON AS BAD AS THE RSC IN A WORLD WAR?! like wtf,not a WW2 game. i don't care about the SJW and stuff like that. BUT HOW CAN ANYONE MAKE A WEAPON AS BAD AS THE RSC IN A WORLD WAR?! like wtf, it cant do ****

    any small problems in games is ok, but when it's like 50 of them, in the same game, and you experience at least 90 of them in a single match, you don't want to play it anymore.

    they delayed it to fix some stuff, and that should be done in every game that has problems during launch, but if it's still like 50 problems, i wonder how bad the ones they fixed were, if the problems now is irritating af
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  6. Nov 20, 2018
    0
    RIP BF
    Singleplayer is a bad ripoff of other FPS games with boring stealth/turret sequences .
    And i tought that Battlefield 1 was bad.
    RIP BF
    Singleplayer is a bad ripoff of other FPS games with boring stealth/turret sequences .
    And i tought that Battlefield 1 was bad.
    Singleplayer and multiplayer are just huge clusterf**k of absolute bullsh*t.
    Most things in this game are wrong and glitches and bugs are everywhere. AAA company with this much money should atleast try to read wikipedia or something when attempting to make game based in history. But no.
    It's revisionism in action. EA please stop parasitizing on once great series name or take time to make decent games. Not this half made early acess garbage.
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  7. Nov 16, 2018
    0
    Terrible singleplayer: terrible AI, sjw propaganda, terrible singleplayer, zero contents, tonn of bugs. AAA project, but feels like ftpTerrible singleplayer: terrible AI, sjw propaganda, terrible singleplayer, zero contents, tonn of bugs. AAA project, but feels like ftp chinese shooter. My grandfather in barnaul had insult afther playing this game. Expand

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