DICE released a news story for Battlefield 1 recently entitled The Road Ahead For Battlefield 1. It discussed the change on releasing the game updates from seasonal to monthly. Additionally, the news teases the concept art of the upcoming In the Name of the Tsar DLC.
As reported, Battlefield 1 previously released its first of four major expansions entitled They Shall Not Pass, which was launched in mid-march. Following the first release, fans are now expecting the upcoming Spring Update that would feature the most-anticipated Platoon system.
According to Game Rant, the Spring Update would mark the beginning the game's update shifting from seasonal to monthly releases. The said patch will launch this month followed by the first monthly update next month. Spring will be focusing mainly on Platoons, a clan system for the mini-communities in-game, with tags, ranks and emblems.
On the other hand, DICE also discussed the upcoming May Update. The developer said that the patch will focus on the quality of life changes. These changes include streamlining the flow into matches and several balance fixes.
The second major expansion was also teased and discussed aside from these monthly updates. Battlefield 1's In the Name of the Tsar will feature new maps, vehicles, weapons and game modes. Unfortunately, DICE did not reveal any specific details regarding a particular content. However, the developer discussed the setting of where will the contents of the upcoming expansion were based.
Furthermore, three concept images of the upcoming expansion were seen as part of the post. Similar to the past Battlefield 1 teasers, each of these images is likely connected to a central aspect of a map. Nonetheless, it would be an exciting year for the popular shooter, considering the fact of it receiving new updates every month.
Battlefield 1 is now available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.