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Battlefield 2042 Season 2: Release date, Specialist, Weapons, Vehicles and more detailed

Published: 16:51, 25 August 2022
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Battlefield 2042's Season 2 is officially titled Master of Arms and it brings new Specialist, new weapons nad more

EA DICE today revealed all the details regarding the upcoming Season 2 update for Battlefield 2042, which is jam-packed with new content. 

Electronic Arts and DICE team have today revealed Battlefield 2042's Season 2 named Master of Arms, which is officially launching on August 30 across all platforms. 

The new season brings with fresh content, including a new map, Specialist, weapons and hardware, updates to Battlefield Portal and 100 tiers of Battle Pass content.

Season 2 content is available to all players but as always you'll have to purchase the Battle Pass to access some of the new skins and other perks.

New map: Stranded

The brand new map is called Stranded and it's set in Panama, where you'll fight in a drained lake and a shipwrecked tanker: the Starg Ceres, now serving as an illicit arms trading hub. 

Players will fight for control over this dark market hive of military hardware. Upon entering the Starg Ceres, players will find an environment that favours close-quarters combat, with a high density of cover and short distances between objectives.

EA Set in Panama, new Battlefield 2042 map Stranded features a desert lake drained of water and a beached container ship. Set in Panama, new Battlefield 2042 map Stranded features a desert lake drained of water and a beached container ship.

Specialist Charlie Crawford

Ex-arms dealer Charlie Crawford joins the fray in Season 2 as Battlefield 2042’s newest Specialist. He rocks Mounted Vulcan stationary minigun, which is also usable by other Specialists, once placed. Crawford's Cache Point ability can revive fallen teammates and refill their gadget supply.  

EA Battlefield 2042's new Specialist Charlie Crawford looks like a proper bad guy. Hopefully, DICE didn't ruin him with cringe voicelines. Battlefield 2042's new Specialist Charlie Crawford looks like a proper bad guy. Hopefully, DICE didn't ruin him with cringe voicelines.

New Weapons, vehicles and more

Season 2: Master of Arms also brings with it an arsenal of new weapons, new vehicles and a new gadget. 

The new AM40 is a powerful carbine, designed to offer a midpoint between an assault rifle and a submachine gun. 

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Avancys is a high-tech light machine gun that maximizes mobility and attachment compatibility, ideal for intel-gatherers who want to provide fire support. 

The PF51, on the other hand, is an SMG - pistol combo with features a huge magazine, ideal for fighting groups of enemies. 

EA AM40 is a new carbine in Battlefield 2042, designed to be a midpoint between assault rifle and an SMG AM40 is a new carbine in Battlefield 2042, designed to be a midpoint between assault rifle and an SMG

The new Concussion Grenade is a throwable gadget designed to temporarily confuse and disorient to give you and your squad a tactical edge. 

EBLC-RAM is the new vehicle. It's a four-seater that can manoeuvre efficiently at lower speeds and place a beacon on which the whole team may spawn. 

Additionally, coming in the first update of the season, players will also have access to the fast and fun Polaris RZR, a lightweight buggy designed to zip around the terrain. 

 

 For more info on Battlefield 2042 Season 2 additions and a detailed look at the new map and Specialist, visit the Battlefield website.

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