Battlefield 1 In The Name of the Tsar DLC Launch Date Announced

The upcoming Battlefield 1 DLC, called In the Name of the Tsar, finally has a release date. The developers have announced that the new content update will go live on September 5th for those that own a Premium Pass. Everyone else will have to wait two weeks longer, until September 19th. In the Name of the Tsar will feature six new maps, as well as new vehicles, weapons, the Supply Drop mode, and, of course, the Russian Army.

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Battlefield 1 In The Name of the Tsar DLC Launch Date Announced
Battlefield 1 In The Name of the Tsar DLC Launch Date Announced

Great news for all Battlefield 1 players. EA and Dice have finally revealed the release date of the upcoming, long-awaited B1 DLC, In the Name of the Tsar. The new content will come out on September 19th. That is, if you don’t own a Premium Pass. If you do, you’ll get two weeks of early access, and you’ll be able to play In the Name of the Tsar starting September 5th. In a blog post announcing the release date, EA and DICE claim that the new DLC will be “the most extensive Battlefield expansion yet.” After all, it did win the award for best add-on/DLC at Gamescom.

As for the actual content, it appears that there’ll indeed be a bunch of stuff to unpack once the DLC drops. In the Name of the Tsar will bring six new maps, called Lupkow Pass, Albion, Galicia, Brusilov Keep, Taritsyn, and Volga River. In fact, Lupkow Pass is already available for Premium Pass owners. There’ll also be a new game mode, Supply Drop. You and your team mates will be fighting in the Eastern Front. Teams will be tasked with recovering airdrops with weapons and ammo. There’ll also be new weapons, Operations, medals, dog tags, and other stuff that you’ve come to expect by now. And, of course, it will finally introducing the Russian Army to Battlefield 1.

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