Should you dove into the BF2042 beta and located your self questioning the place the basic class system was, as carried out in earlier iterations of the franchise, you’re not the one one. In Battlefield 2042, DICE has chosen to interchange the category system gamers know and love with extra tailor-made ‘Specialists’ which are presupposed to stage up the taking part in expertise.
Nonetheless, BF2042 beta gamers had the other response, criticizing the brand new Specialists system for a plethora of causes. Whereas these points diverse participant to participant, the primary one which was being closely complained about is the affect it had on teamwork. It didn’t permit for squadmates to truly see what the opposite members of their workforce have been utilizing, opposite to the system of previous. This induced communication issues galore, typically rendering squads merely ineffective.
After this suggestions, DICE has listened to it, took it on board, and mentioned no, you’ll need to cope with the brand new Specialists system. Sure, you heard that proper, mood your expectations for the basic class system to come back again as a result of sadly, it gained’t for the foreseeable future.
As an alternative, DICE has implied that the problems with teamwork have been right down to the UI not being totally carried out within the beta as ‘some important elements’ we’re lacking. Furthermore, in addition they acknowledged that to make issues just a little clearer on the entrance line they’ve made ‘quite a few enhancements’ to the prevailing system, enabling gamers to raised determine teammates and enemies.
DICE additionally knowledgeable us that there have been solely 5 Specialists obtainable within the beta and as soon as Battlefield 2042 formally launches, this quantity might be bumped as much as ten. It will permit for extra selection in gameplay and provides your squad the chance to have a extra well-rounded workforce with totally different skills that complement one another.
All in all, DICE are just about doubling down on the brand new Specialists system they’ve created for Battlefield 2042 as they imagine that this can be a large step ahead for the franchise. Whereas it has been closely criticized within the beta and it gained’t be disappearing any time quickly, a minimum of DICE has acknowledged that it does want work and so they’ve already smoothed out the primary worries gamers have been discussing.
All that we are able to hope is for a extra strong Specialist system that builds on the basic class system and makes it that bit higher, in any other case, it may very well be one step ahead, two steps again for the Battlefield franchise this 12 months.