What you need to know

  • Battlefield V is getting new maps throughout the summer.
  • You'll get a chance to fight in France and Greece.
  • There will be a steady stream of content in the coming weeks.
  • You purchase the game for $30 on Amazon.

Even though Battlefield V failed to set the charts on fire, it's still a thrilling game which builds upon Battlefield 1. The title has received numerous updates over the past few months, and this month it's about to get even better.

According to developer DICE, starting on June 27, Chapter 4: Defying the Odds will evolve Battlefield V with new maps rolling out throughout the summer. You can continue the Battle of Greece on the narrow streets of Marita and face all-out war on the vast Al Sundan map. You can also get up-close and personal in Provence and Lofoten. Towards the end of the season, you can enjoy the meat grinder of Operation Underground. Chapter 5 even brings more maps, weapons, and vehicles to the game.

It's great to see that Battlefield V keeps on receiving stellar post-launch support. Hopefully, this will attract more players to the game. Publisher EA admitted during its latest earnings calls that the title was a sales disappointment.

In our review, we said, "The lack of polish in some of the systems will get improved with patches, but the missed opportunities with the campaign content frustrate the full package. But ultimately, this is one of the best multiplayer shooters you will play this year, and maybe the best until the next Battlefield."

The fire rises

Battlefield V

Get ready for all-out warfare

Battlefield V's multiplayer combat remains as grand as ever, with stunning visuals and explosive gameplay. The Firestorm battle royale mode is as thrilling as ever.

Excellent and affordable Xbox accessories

Up your Xbox experience with one (or all) of these budget accessories, all of which are approved by the gamers of Windows Central.

PowerA Play & Charge Kit for Xbox One ($15 at Amazon)

This charging kit keeps your Xbox One wireless controllers juiced up, and it offers batteries for two controllers. At just $15, this is hands-down our favorite budget charging companion.

ElecGear 4 Port USB Xbox One S Hub ($19 at Amazon)

This brilliant little USB splitter hub attaches perfectly to the side of your Xbox One S console. It's ideal for use with chargers, controllers, headsets, and more.

Controller Gear stand ($13 at Amazon)

Proudly display your Xbox gamepads with this stylish and functional stand. The licensed design is minimalist and black, and it has a hidden storage compartment, making the price of $13 a real steal.

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