EA has introduced that gamers who buy the usual digital version of Battlefield 2042 will have the ability to improve from PS4 or Xbox One to new-gen PS5 or Xbox Series X/S variations freed from cost. This is a u-turn on EA’s earlier stance, which required gamers to personal the dearer Gold Edition to be entitled to an improve.
The normal digital version of Battlefield 2042 now consists of EA’s ‘twin entitlement’ function, that means it comes with each generations of the sport. So far, EA has solely introduced this function for the digital model of Battlefield 2042, and so – not less than at present – it seems that bodily copies of the sport won’t embrace the twin entitlement new-gen improve.
Prior to this variation, twin entitlement was solely obtainable for many who bought the Gold Edition of Battlefield 2042, which retails for $99.99/£89.99. The change makes it considerably cheaper for PS4 and Xbox One gamers to improve ought to they transfer over to PS5 or Xbox Series X/S consoles.
Battlefield 2042 shall be playable this weekend as part of an open beta, which will be pre-loaded on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S right now. This open beta is on the market to all gamers, however those that have pre-ordered can play from October 6.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK News and Entertainment Writer.