As many a Christmas particular has taught us, you simply can’t preserve Santa down, and it seems St. Nick and his elves might be invading Battlefield 2042 in any case. As we reported earlier this month, Battlefield 2042 gamers labored themselves right into a lather when a Santa-themed pores and skin for Specialist Boris was found by dataminers. A bit Grinchy, certain, nevertheless it’s comprehensible that some weren’t thrilled about Battlefield 2042 going the Fortnite route with wacky tonally-clashing skins. The official Battlefield Twitter account would ultimately step in, saying the pores and skin in query probably wouldn’t be used, whereas additionally warning cosmetics for single-time use in particular modes may additionally be within the works.
Effectively, we now know why that warning was issued, as “Assault of the Elves” mode has simply gone stay in Battlefield 2042. This infection-style mode pits a staff of Santas wielding Christmas-themed LCMGs in opposition to a horde of elves toting grappling hooks and stabby sweet canes. Each side will sport festive skins, however they’re completely different than the one which leaked earlier than and are restricted to the brand new mode. However, followers that have been hoping that they had dodged the Santa bullet are lower than thrilled.
Two new featured experiences at the moment are stay in #BattlefieldPortal
“1942 vs 2042 Conquest”
🪖 64p conquest mode.
🗺️ 1942 and 2042 maps.
“Assault of the Elves”
🧟 32p an infection mode, first to 50.
🎅 Crew Santa vs Crew Elves.
🗺️ 1942, BC2, BF3 and 2042 maps.
🗓️ Till January 6, 2022. pic.twitter.com/DmmACiv1Hs
— Battlefield Bulletin (@BFBulletin) December 16, 2021
— Battlefield Roundup (@BFRoundup) December 16, 2021
These not within the temper for Christmas cheer also can take a look at 1942 vs 2042 Conquest, a brand new model of the 64-player Conquest mode that dropped earlier this week.
Battlefield 2042 is offered now on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, and PS5.