EA has announced that Battlefield 2042 Season 1: Zero Hour is coming on June 9 and with it, a new specialist, a new map, and a battle pass, among other things.
The new specialist is named Ewelina Lis as she is trained in the art of destroying vehicles with ease using her Rocket Launcher and armor hunter trait. 2 new stealth helicopters (RAH-68 Huron and YG-99 Hannibal Gunship), a new stealth weapon (Ghostmaker R10 Crossbow), and a new 100-tier Battle Pass round up the main features of the update.
Watch – Battlefield 2042 Season 1: Zero Hour Gameplay Trailer
Related – Read our Battlefield 2042 Review
Here’s an overview of what players can expect on June 9 when Season 1 hits Battlefield 2042:
NEW MAP: EXPOSURE
Head to the Canadian Rockies and traverse the extreme vertical terrain of a new battlefield. Ground-to-air combat as well as tight infantry fights await within caves and among ridges.
NEW SPECIALIST: EWELINA LIS
As vehicle killer expert Ewelina Lis joins the No-Pats, airborne enemies need to be on their toes. Use her new rocket launcher to even the odds against the enemy with player-guided projectiles and the Armor Hunter trait to get invaluable intel on damaged vehicles.
NEW VEHICLES: STEALTH HELICOPTERS
Pilot the new RAH-68 Huron and YG-99 Hannibal Gunships, equipped with radar deflection and advanced defensive capabilities.
NEW WEAPON: GHOSTMAKER R10 CROSSBOW
Quiet but deadly, this short- to mid-range crossbow is a versatile weapon. Choose from regular, light, heavy, and explosive ammo and adapt to different combat situations.
NEW IN ALL-OUT WARFARE: BSV-M MARKSMAN RIFLE
Take out enemies from afar with a Sniper Rifle ideal for mid-range combat. This integrally suppressed DMR fires high power and is absolutely lethal in the right hands.
NEW GADGET: SMOKE GRENADE LAUNCHER
Provide extra cover for your squad by laying down a wall of smoke. Use the Smoke Grenade Launcher in both offensive and defensive situations to open up new windows of opportunity.
NEW ADDITIONS TO BATTLEFIELD PORTAL
Dive into new features and arsenals of Battlefield 1942, Battlefield Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3 as Battlefield Portal expands. A new Builder toolset for Superiority mode is among the updates.
NEW BATTLE PASS
Play through 100 tiers in the Season 1 Battle Pass to unlock Free and Premium content. Free tiers give access to Weapons, Vehicles, Cosmetics, and more. Completing Premium tiers unlocks Skins, BFC, Player Cards, Weapon Charms, Takedowns, and more.
Will you be playing Battlefield 2042 again?