DICE announced today plans for one major content heading to Battlefield 1 this Winter. This new content titled; “Turning Tides” isn’t like existing expansions soon making their way onto the game, it’s revealed that this new content would spread through two months, that being December and January.
“What’s included?” you might be asking, the content will include brand new maps, weapons, class, vehicles, and access to the Royal Marines of the British Army—which drops in the 2nd phase. See the full list of planned features heading to the game down below:
December 2017 (Battlefield 1 Premium Pass owners)
Achi Baba (map): Throw yourself into the British assault on the Gallipoli peninsula of 1915 in an intense, fast, and infantry-focused setting.
Cape Helles (map): Storm the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula with the British forces or defend the Ottoman Empire’s fortifications.
Gallipoli (Operation): Defend or attack sectors on the Cape Helles and Achi Baba maps in a new, epic Operation.
6 new guns: Find your new favorite weapon among the M1917 Trench Carbine, Maschinenpistole M1912/P.16, Farquhar-Hill, M1917 MG, Carcano M91 Carbine, and Type 38 Arisaka.
2 new melee weapons: The new Naval Cutlass and Grappling Hook melee weapons are perfect for close and personal fights.
L-Class Destroyer: Rule the waves with the mighty Destroyer and take on sea, air, and ground units with its cannons, torpedoes, AA guns, and mines.
C-Class Airship: Deliver death from above in a nimble airship with room for a pilot with three gunners.
Infiltrator Elite Class: Hide in plain sight and move faster across the battlefield with the new Infiltrator Elite pickup.
January 2018 (Battlefield 1 Premium Pass owners)
Heligoland Bight (map): Engage in an epic naval clash as the British Royal Marines and German Navy pit dreadnoughts, destroyers, and aircraft against each other while infantry troops fight by the iconic red cliffs of Rocky Cove.
Zeebrugge (map): Take part of the daring British raid on the Belgian port of Bruges-Zeebrugge with rough waves and a vast German mole as backdrop. Fight at sea, in the air, and in close-quarter infantry environments.
Royal Marines (British army): Don the characteristic blue uniform of the British Empire’s elite naval troops and charge into battle with the new Royal Marines.
Battlefield 1 is available on PS4, Xbox One and PC. And as a reminder, this new content will in no way remove or derailed any upcoming DLC or expansion, those are still scheduled to release when their launch date drops.