Welcome to the December 10th edition of This Week in Battlefield V!
This week we finish up Chapter 1: Overture’s first in-game weekly mission as we pave way for the start of the Week 2 Mission that focuses on Squad Play and Reinforcements. The second weekly mission will unlock the Axis Ratburner Helmet if all requirements are met. We also have a minor update scheduled for release as well as other exciting news you won’t want to miss.
As always, timing on these items can always shift, but we want to give you a glimpse into what we have planned so you can tune in as each beat goes live.
The second in-game Weekly Mission during Chapter 1: Overture goes live on Thursday!
This Week in Battlefield V
Monday, December 10th
Last Chance – Chapter 1: Overture 1st Weekly Mission: Attrition & Fortifications – You have until Thursday, December 13th at 00:00 UTC to complete the first weekly mission in order to unlock priority access to the VGO MMG (will be available for purchase with Company Coin later if you miss the boat). Get on it!
LIVE NOW Article – This Week in Battlefield V – The rundown of various news beats in a concise communication roadmap. This is the article you’re reading now!
LIVE NOW Article – Battlefield V’s Known Issues List Update (Reddit & Forums) – As we track known issues internally and acknowledge major issues brought to our attention we’ll keep our Known Issues list updated frequently.
Tuesday, December 11th
Update – Battlefield V 12-11-2018 Update – A minor update is releasing that addresses some notable issues with game crashes, unlocks, and UI (see below).
Update Notes – Battlefield V 12-11-2018 Update – Although the update notes may change over the next 24 hours, here’s a glimpse of improvements we are rolling out tomorrow:
Players no longer get spotted on the mini-map after killing an enemy.
Fixed an issue where high-level Recon players lost access to the Throwing Knife.
Adjusted the initial respawn count on specific maps in Domination mode.
Fixed a crash that could occur when being in the Practice Range as a squad.
Fixed a crash that could occur when viewing the Tides of War menu.
Fixed a crash that could occur when playing the Nordlys War Story.
Corrected the Tides of War countdown notice to show the correct number of days.
Fixed broken audio when watching the tutorial videos.
Blog – Chapter 1: Overture, Week 2 Tips – Learn about the upcoming weekly mission and how to best approach it to successfully complete the requirements need to unlock the Axis Ratburner helmet.
Web – Battlefield V 12-11-2018 Update Notes – The Update Notes section of Battlefield.com will be refreshed with to the update notes.
Wednesday, December 12th
Article – Chapter 1: Overture, Week 2 Mission Breakdown – Let’s dive into the nuances of the Week 2 mission so you can be best posed to unlock the Axis Ratburner Helmet.
[RESCHEDULED] Blog – How to Fight and Win as a Squad – Tips on how to play better as a Squad.
[RESCHEDULED] Blog – How to Lead a Squad – Every Squad needs a leader. Let us help you be a better Squad Leader.
[RESCHEDULED] Blog – How to Get Reinforcements – As a Squad Leader you get points for leading your Squad to victory. Use those points to call in Reinforcements. We teach you how.
Thursday, December 13th
Launch – Chapter 1: Overture, Week 2 Mission Goes Live – At 00:00 UTC, the week 2 mission goes live and you’ll be out of the gates to complete the Squad Play and Reinforcement focused requirements to unlock the Axis Ratburner Helmet.
Blog – Airlifts Are On Their Way – Full blog detailing what Airlifts are, what to expect, how to get them, what’s in them, and how many you get.
Livestream – Battlefield Weekly Hosted from EA UK – Join the EA UK Community Team as they stream the latest and greatest from Battlefield V, live on http://twitch.tv/battlefield
Friday, December 14th
Article – Battlefield V Weekly Debrief - Your one-stop destination for all the blogs, videos, and major news that happened in the week, with a comprehensive Q&A with our DICE developers using feedback collected from the Battlefield Twitter, Reddit, Discord, and Forums. ICYMI, here’s last week’s Battlefield V Weekly Debrief.
Thank you for being a part of the Battlefield V community!
- The Battlefield V 12-11-2018 Update Notes will be published as a dedicated page on Battlefield.com. It is no longer a blog.
- The three blogs: How to Fight and Win as a Squad, How to Lead a Squad, and How to Get Reinforcements have been rescheduled for a Wednesday publish.