Battlefield 1 single-player campaign trailer features Lawrence of Arabia

Developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts have released the single-player campaign trailer for the upcoming WWI-based shooter Battlefield 1. It features real-life historical characters such as T. E. Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia.

DICE says that rather than just one player character that goes through all the locations of WWI, Battlefield 1's single-player mode will feature a mix of different characters and locations. That includes one section featuring T.E. Lawrence:

Facing off with a technically superior enemy, Lawrence is put in a true underdog situation in Battlefield 1. The Ottoman Empire has a giant armored train called The Canavar – or "beast" in Turkish – equipped with a huge artillery piece that can strike from miles away. The Empire's devastating artillery engages rebel forces – who are wielding rifles from horseback.In Battlefield 1, you play an Arab rebel that is depicted as Lawrence's right hand. This character needs to use her resourceful playstyle to scout out enemy encampments, liberate the equipment needed, and draw the armored train out to a final confrontation. Play it loud, quiet, long-range, close-up, on your horse, or in an appropriate vehicle – it's up to you.

Xbox One and PC players who sign up for EA Access or Origin Access, respectively, will be able to play a free trial of Battlefield 1 starting on October 13. The full game will be released on October 21.

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John Callaham
  • This is massively insane. A must buy for me.
  • Ok, so after screen goes black there should be 2 shots after few seconds. Soooo dramatic!
  • When I read the description, I felt like I was reading a mash up of Star Wars and an old COD.
  • A female protaginist. Well done!
  • *Drools* Could it be? Good Battlefield campaign since Bad Company 2 ?
  • I HIGHLY doubt it.
  • Lets hope :)
  • All we can do.
  • Wow..........
  • Did we all forget how bad Hardline and StarWars was upon release? Most swore to never purchase again...stay away from the shiny objects!
  • A lot of people thought the hardline campaign was alright and didn't like the multiplayer. Battlefront was good but lacked content which made it get old quickly and it had no campaign. Not sure how they are relevant to this especially considering millions were able to play the beta and already know what to expect from the multiplayer experience. For this, it's now just down to whether or not the campaign is good.
  • Well Hardline looked like **** ever after they announced it (at least to me). Posted via the Windows Central App for Symbian
  • However, the face of Lawrence of Arabia will be covered by a black circle. To unlock it you'll have to buy a DLC. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android