For those who dove into the BF2042 beta and located your self questioning the place the traditional class system was, as carried out in earlier iterations of the franchise, you’re not the one one. In Battlefield 2042, DICE has chosen to interchange the category system gamers know and love with extra tailor-made ‘Specialists’ which can be purported to stage up the taking part in expertise.
Nonetheless, BF2042 beta gamers had the alternative response, criticizing the brand new Specialists system for a plethora of causes. Whereas these points assorted participant to participant, the principle one which was being closely complained about is the affect it had on teamwork. It didn’t enable for squadmates to truly see what the opposite members of their staff have been utilizing, opposite to the system of previous. This brought about communication issues galore, generally rendering squads merely ineffective.
After this suggestions, DICE has listened to it, took it on board, and mentioned no, you’ll must take care of the brand new Specialists system. Sure, you heard that proper, mood your expectations for the traditional class system to come back again as a result of sadly, it gained’t for the foreseeable future.
As an alternative, DICE has implied that the problems with teamwork have been right down to the UI not being totally carried out within the beta as ‘some important elements’ we’re lacking. Furthermore, additionally they acknowledged that to make issues a bit of clearer on the entrance line they’ve made ‘quite a few enhancements’ to the prevailing system, enabling gamers to raised determine teammates and enemies.
DICE additionally knowledgeable us that there have been solely 5 Specialists obtainable within the beta and as soon as Battlefield 2042 formally launches, this quantity will probably be bumped as much as ten. This can enable for extra selection in gameplay and provides your squad the chance to have a extra well-rounded staff with totally different talents that complement one another.
All in all, DICE are just about doubling down on the brand new Specialists system they’ve created for Battlefield 2042 as they consider that this can be a large step ahead for the franchise. Whereas it has been closely criticized within the beta and it gained’t be disappearing any time quickly, at the very least DICE has acknowledged that it does want work and so they’ve already smoothed out the principle worries gamers have been discussing.
All that we are able to hope is for a extra strong Specialist system that builds on the traditional class system and makes it that bit higher, in any other case, it may very well be one step ahead, two steps again for the Battlefield franchise this 12 months.