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 Collection X/S variations freed from cost. This can be a u-turn on EA’s earlier stance, which required gamers to personal the costlier Gold Version to be entitled to an improve.
The usual digital version of Battlefield 2042 now contains EA’s ‘twin entitlement’ function, which means it comes with each generations of the sport. Up to now, EA has solely introduced this function for the digital model of Battlefield 2042, and so – at the very least at the moment – it seems that bodily copies of the sport won’t embody the twin entitlement new-gen improve.
Previous to this alteration, twin entitlement was solely out there for many who bought the Gold Version 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 Collection X/S consoles.
Battlefield 2042 might be playable this weekend as a part of an open beta, which could be pre-loaded on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X/S proper now. This open beta is obtainable to all gamers, however those that have pre-ordered can play from October 6.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK Information and Leisure Author.