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  • Summary: Intuitive destruction and dynamic weather ensure that no battle is ever the same. For even more gameplay possibilities, carve a path through walls and buildings, take down your enemies in creative ways, and leave your mark on the terrain around you through intuitive destruction. Through yourIntuitive destruction and dynamic weather ensure that no battle is ever the same. For even more gameplay possibilities, carve a path through walls and buildings, take down your enemies in creative ways, and leave your mark on the terrain around you through intuitive destruction. Through your actions, the pristine world around you change into a battle-scarred landscape, changing the world forever. With dynamic weather you will need to adapt your tactics to weather changes as the elements play a part in the battle. Playing the same map on a bright day, in heavy fog, or rain will impact what you see and hear, forcing you to adapt your play style on an ever-changing battlefield. Operations introduces a new way to play multiplayer. In Battlefield 1 you play a series of interconnected battles across multiple fronts. Play a sequence of battles where your actions have consequences beyond a single match, as you try to conquer territory or push back your attackers. At those times when you feel all is lost, call in the Behemoths - the largest fully player-controlled vehicles ever seen in Battlefield. Roam the battlefield and rain fire on your enemy to break their defenses. All-out war never felt so epic. Take control of the Armored Train, Air Ship, or the Battleship to dominate the battlefield across land, air, and sea. [Electronic Arts] Expand
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  1. Positive: 37 out of 39
  2. Negative: 0 out of 39
  1. 100
    That multiplayer is spectacular. All the expected Deathmatch-ish modes are here, including War Pigeon, a take on Capture the Flag. But the deep Operations mode takes center stage; this mode takes time to play, but it also mirrors war, with one side defending.
  2. Oct 28, 2016
    91
    Battlefield 1 offers an incredibly epic and balanced multiplayer experience, with a great focus both on close quarters ans vehicular fights and with the Operations mode as its crown jewel. Its too short campaign won't satisfy single player lovers, but if you're looking for a good multiplayer FPS this is the game to have.
  3. Oct 17, 2016
    90
    Battlefield 1 isn’t just a great addition to the series, it arrives as a thunderous explosion that will impact the military shooter space for many years to come. A memorable single player campaign in an FPS is a rarity, and it delivers that without compromise. Operations is an instant classic for multiplayer lovers, while the other modes will keep you invested, supported by fantastic gameplay. Visually breathtaking and fun to play, DICE has delivered an instant classic that has raised the bar.
  4. Oct 18, 2016
    90
    Battlefield 1 is a solid shooter with a good campaign and a gorgeous multiplayer mode. The first world war, with its roughness and dirtiness, is a perfect fit for a Battlefield experience.
  5. Nov 8, 2016
    90
    If there is one shooter to be had this year, it is Battlefield 1. The series’ return to classically-styled warfare is a breathe of fresh air for both the franchise and the FPS genre. The solo experience(s) are enjoyable and serve as a primer for the larger, more enjoyable multiplayer experience. That multiplayer options feel like more than just a simple mode thanks to the new Operations mode, but are more like a living and breathing world that will keep players hooked for a long, long time.
  6. Oct 19, 2016
    87
    If the Campaign is a little disappointing, the online multiplayer, the maps and the graphics are absolutely great.
  7. 70
    A shift to shorter, more intimate stories alongside the impressive visual and audio presentation make Battlefield 1 one of the more enjoyable single player shooters from DICE in quite some time. While multiplayer is far less ambitious than we've seen in years prior, it still scratches that itch for Battlefield fans who crave the chaos and cooperation that only this series can deliver.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 96 out of 137
  2. Negative: 22 out of 137
  1. Feb 13, 2017
    10
    Pros
    -Good Graphics
    -Fluid Gameplay Cons -Bugs,Glitches,Lag Battlefield 1 which dawns on the combat of “The Great War”or commonly
    Pros
    -Good Graphics
    -Fluid Gameplay

    Cons
    -Bugs,Glitches,Lag

    Battlefield 1 which dawns on the combat of “The Great War”or commonly known as World War 1.EA Dice discovered a fresh game design with the new genre of gameplay compared the past future or modern shooters in the past 10 years.

    The Game developers have found a new and fun way to play with an extensive campaign featuring 6 war stories that show each theatre of combat in the 1914-18 war.The stories including 5-6 missions showing many ways to play so the player feels they are in a free world,Sneaking through a German encampment to find mechanical parts for your tank ‘Bess’ or playing as a volounteerl in the Italian Arditi (“The Daring Ones”) fighting up the mountains against the Austro-Hungarian forces in a full armor suit composed of steel.

    On the other side the new 40-64 player multiplayer showing off the new “Operations” gamemode has completely blown players away.Drawing on all aspects of the war Operations provides you with the use of Armored Cars,Tanks including the A7V Heavy Tank help you capture the objectives and take the sectors to win the game.With the huge array of vehicles let’s talk about what you get if you don’t spawn in one.Players have a choice of 4 classes to choose from.Assault which utilizes sub-machine guns and explosives,Medic with mid ranged rifles and med packs,Support shows off LMGs and ammo crates and Scout utilizes the snipers and flares to spot enemies.If you decide to rank one of these classes up to rank 10 you’re rewarded with a rank 10 weapon including the Hellriegel,Selbstlater 1906,Huot Automatic,and the Martini-Henry.The impressive amount of weapons adds a lot of variety and fluid gameplay to lead your team to victory.

    EA Dice.The developer of the Battlefield franchise uses the Frostbite engine to add the almost realistic graphics to make you feel like your are in the game.Battlefield’s gameplay is the most action packed and flowing battlefield game I’ve ever played since I started playing with Battlefield:Bad Company 2.Even though the game has a lot of positive things going for it there are quite a few bad things that can happen.For instance,sometimes when you spawn in your screen will be all black and you can only see your teammates icons,objective icons and spotted enemies.Another is sometimes you’ll lag out of place and end up falling out of the map or if your trying to destroy an enemy tank your explosives won’t do anything.

    I received Battlefield 1 for my birthday and ever since I’ve only dealt with the bugs and glitches a few times and everything else has been amazing.The game is quite pricey at $60 but it’s worth it .I'm already level 54 and even though it takes longer to level up it becomes more exciting the longer you play to try and level up.Anyways my review on this game is mostly positive but if you want a fully detailed experience i recommend getting the game for yourself.
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  2. Nov 3, 2016
    10
    excelled games, battlefield 1 have a best campaign in a battlefield series , much better campaign than battlefield 3 and battlefield 4 ,excelled games, battlefield 1 have a best campaign in a battlefield series , much better campaign than battlefield 3 and battlefield 4 , gameplay have the true epic scale of the World War 1, compelling storyline and depth, here are my scores for battlefield 1
    campaign: 9/10
    music: 10/10
    Story: 10/10
    Multiplayer: 10/10 (not the best but still good)
    total scores :10/10
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  3. Oct 4, 2017
    10
    Battlefield 1 is one of EA’s and DICE’s best games if not the best game that they have ever made. It’s an amazing mix of graphics andBattlefield 1 is one of EA’s and DICE’s best games if not the best game that they have ever made. It’s an amazing mix of graphics and addictiveness for the players, a range of many different things in the game give it a long lasting effect making you want to try out everything inside the game.
    There are many things in Battlefield 1 that give the players a huge amount of options on how, who and what they want to play with or what they want to play full stop. The game modes available are: conquest, rush, war pigeons, team death match, domination, operations and campaign of course. Conquest is a large team battle over huge maps of which vary widely with the terrains. In this game the teams will fight to gain control of the flags whilst killing each other and gaining points from killing the other team and then depending on how many flags your team has your score will slowly go up or quickly go up due to the ownership of the flags. The campaign of the game is an excellent re-enactment of the great war, yes it is a little over exaggerated with all of the shooting and drama but people who play first person shooters don’t normally want to be jut educated, they want to be thrilled with what they’re playing and maybe have a little bit of learning on the way. Battlefield 1 gives the perfect mix between shooting and the experience itself, as soon as you start the story of the game you’ll want to go into the next stories and I’m very sure of that, they are exhilarating and very dramatic making you infused into the game making your own decisions over the large map of which you play in.
    The content of the multiplayer is absolutely amazing, there are tons of different weapons to unlock and tons of weapons to play around with and loads of different pieces of gear to create your very own class from, you can switch to planes and to tanks and to trains and boats and even a zeppelin, there are mounted turrets in places on the maps leaving hidden but powerful siege areas, the teams are well balanced and the mix of different classes between the huge teams makes the game even harder but at the same time so much better as it’s not too challenging but it’s definitely not too easy.
    The price of the game is now around 30-25 pounds which isn’t bad at all, its starting price was around 55-60 which for the game itself and new was still a very reasonable price. It has a range of everything and it is all built to perfection and that’s one of the only problems with the game, on Xbox 1 it runs great with a good or great Wi-Fi but if yours isn’t great or good then its likely to lag or glitch a little when in game, when on PC there’s a large problem if you don’t have a very good PC because the game has pretty much no chance of running… at all. I suggest that if you would like this game you either need an Xbox 1 or a very good PC.
    The graphics of the game are insanely good and the huge maps look stunning with all of the visual effects, the sounds are amazing and set with obvious perfection into all of the correct guns and gear and the correct places, it could be real if it wasn’t inside a screen, the game itself is visually stunning and that’s an understatement!
    In conclusion I would highly recommend that you get this game if you like first person shooters because it’s a whole new experience for any player!
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  4. Apr 28, 2017
    9
    WHATS UP YOU AMAZING PEOPLE! This is my Review for Battlefield 1 a little later after the game ha come out with the DLC and updates to theWHATS UP YOU AMAZING PEOPLE! This is my Review for Battlefield 1 a little later after the game ha come out with the DLC and updates to the game so is the game even more amazing then when it came out well ill tell you right now.
    First thing the graphics are amazing for the game and the way that tanks, aircrafts, blimps and even just the way simple guns work makes the game feel so immersive and you feel like your actually in that war online. The main reason i got the game was for the single player and ill say that it was amazing and fun to play the best one being the Gallipoli campaign. The only cons to the story was that it was to short and we didn't get to stay with the different characters for that long to connect with them when the emotional moments happened that were suppose to make you sad didn't really affect me much as like i said i didn't spend as much time with the characters as i would of liked.
    Anyway overall good game with a 9/10
    Thanks for reading, check out my other game reviews and movie reviews Thanks BBYYEE
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  5. Mar 20, 2018
    8
    Let me just start by saying that I love the battlefield series. over the years, DICE has taken fans through WWII, Vietnam, Iraq/Iran,Let me just start by saying that I love the battlefield series. over the years, DICE has taken fans through WWII, Vietnam, Iraq/Iran, fictional conflicts between the USA, Russia, and China, and now back at the earliest time period ever used by the series: World War 1 (1914-1918 for those who are curious). At the time of writing, I have played over 500 hours in-game on the PC version. I can say without a doubt that it is an instant classic in the Battlefield series. it is just as good and maybe better than its earlier counterparts, Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline. While I can't say that Battlefield 1 brings me back to my childhood playing Battlefield 1942 or Battlefield 2, the game certainly lives up to being a good addition in the series. Now allow me to examine some specifics:
    Graphics: 8.5/10
    definitely a step up (or six steps up) over BF4's Frostbite Game Engine iteration. even at lowest settings, the game still looks amazing. I still think it can be better and i'm sure it will get there, but very nice overall!
    Gameplay -Maps: 9/10
    excellent gameplay on most gamemodes. Air Assault needs work at time of writing, but otherwise, awesome!
    Gameplay -Weapons & Vehicles: 8/10:
    While the game goes for a visually stunning and immersive experience, it isn't hard to notice the issues with weapons and vehicles in the game. With many a patch and rebalancing, the gameplay is much better now than at first, but I still feel like certain things are slightly over/under powered.
    Bugs: 7/10
    Yes, there are still some bugs in the game. a few are extremely annoying, but overall, not bad. at least they (mostly) fixed the kill-cam.
    Player-Base (PC): 6/10:
    admittedly, the game has lost some player base since launch and it can be difficult to find active games for certain gamemodes. West Coast US servers are few and far between for anything but Conquest and 2-3 TDM games. East Coast is a better bet for those living in the States. Console also seems to be doing better in that respect.
    Overall Experience: 7.5/10
    I love this series and am always excited to see the next game come out. Battlefield 1 has been a truly unique experience and I think it deserves a place in the BF community for a long time to come. The game does suffer from low player base in certain areas and the system requirements to run the game are somewhat high, making smooth gameplay for many people very difficult. from experience, I can say that you will want an intel or AMD processor in the 3.4-3.5GHZ+ range. a video card like the GTX 1050ti would do well in this title at 1080P 60FPS for low to medium settings or better. If you like battlefield and are interested, I definitely have to recommend this game! Keep up the good work DICE!
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  6. Sep 21, 2018
    7
    General: The Battlefield 1 is a great step in its franchise. The unique setting of WW1 is fresh and unique for the first person shooters. OfGeneral: The Battlefield 1 is a great step in its franchise. The unique setting of WW1 is fresh and unique for the first person shooters. Of course, the history books go into the trash bin after this game but it encourages you to learn more about this event. Of course, this game isn't a documentary and it's all about the fun but I have a great consideration about fun in this game. Although, I would recommend for anyone with the good internet and access to the smooth multiplayer.
    Single player: As a history book that I've mentioned earlier you are thrown into a trash bin. Most of my experience with the game is my rage about the offline part. All of the stories are short, with lacking gameplay, and pretty much uninteresting. They aren't connected with each other in any way. Most of the "war stories" are concentrated on the general events but the writing is making a huge turn over to people and their own "feelings" which isn't making any sense because the most of the attention goes to the event that is happening. Visually: this game looks gorgeous and quite the adventure for your eyes is guaranteed. But the gameplay is lacking and it feels like a tutorial for the multiplayer with nice cutscenes. I personally would cut the "stories" part from the Battlefield franchise and replace it with the more ways to play the best part of the game offline or in co-op. That's why actually Battlefield games up to Bad Company never died out. Bad Company and Bad Company 2 have, on the other hand, great storyline.
    Multiplayer: The "Gem". The buyout. The best part of this game.
    Great visuals, gameplay, variety. Everything that you've ever wanted is here. It needs to be experienced. However, the gameplay was built more callofdutyish than ever before. "the one man army" syndrome is here. Stupidly fast-paced gameplay for the battlefield, spray and pray without thinking. Someday, this too big franchises will collapse and would be played the same way. Of course, EA wouldn't be itself if the loot boxes weren't included and a Premium pass that includes 4 DLC that was cut from the game. "Everything for the player"
    My score:
    +Good sound, +Great visuals, +Multiplayer gem, +Variety, +Fun and chaos, +Details,+DLC content isn't lacking for its prices
    -Loot boxes and a stupid "business" economy. " We make money, not games" EA
    -Lack of the Offline content
    -Servers aren't populated, DLC hosting servers are empty,
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  7. Dec 3, 2018
    0
    I like the original idea of making a WW1 game, but the execution is very poor. The game hardly has anything to do with WW1. Its still a funI like the original idea of making a WW1 game, but the execution is very poor. The game hardly has anything to do with WW1. Its still a fun game, but inferior to BF3 and BF4. Go play those games instead if you want to have fun for a longer period, the servers are still full in those games Expand

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