The authors of the new Battlefield working on the "Royal battle"

Battlefield 5 could get PUBG-like battle royale mode

Players are even already used to jumping from planes and parachuting into large scale maps in previous Battlefield games, so the battle royale framework moulds itself easily to DICE's patented gameplay formula.

According to Venture Beat, the mode is now being prototyped to compete with the surge of popularity with the genre started by PlayerUnknown's Battleground and skyrocketed by Fortnite.

The source also tells VentureBeat if the mode does gets approved, EA could decide to release it as a free update, hold it off and include it in another project instead-like a new Star Wars Battlefront-or just make an entirely new, standalone battle royale game.

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As of right now, nothing has been decided and with DICE currently testing out the mode to see if it can get it into action, it is entirely possible it may never see the light of day. Venturebeat are reporting that DICE are now working on a Battle Royale mode for Battlefield 5, or Battlefield 2, or whatever it will be called. DICE is certainly capable of achieving this with Battlefield V, and doing so with a game that features the Frostbite Engine could create plenty of opportunities.

Battlefield V was originally leaked in March and sees the franchise returning to World War Two.

If you guys remember, we had covered some news about reports on The Division's Massive Studios was working on a battle royale title too. EA has provided a huge amount of support for its shooters in the form of regular expansions and downloadable content, and that is where a last-player-standing shooter makes the most sense.

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