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Check Out Battlefield 1’s Cool DLC Concept Art

by : Ewan Moore on : 20 Dec 2016 09:27

Following an earlier tease, EA has now shared even more images of the upcoming They Shall Not Pass expansion for Battlefield 1

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The company shared a series of ‘concept exploration images’ in a new blog post, where the team also discussed the real-world battle that the expansion is based on.

It should be pointed out that the maps represent DICE’s vision for the new areas, but are not yet final.

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They Shall Not Pass is set during the Battle of Verdun in France. DICE say roughly 1 million shells were fired during the early stages of the battle alone.

The conflict also resulted in a number of forest fires, so expect the final maps to include trees engulfed in flames – that’s sure to make a truly atmospheric setting for all manner of battles.

Samogneux village – which was destroyed by war – will be the main feature of one of the maps, while another will take place inside Fort Vaux.

Another map will focus on a battlefield ripped apart by artillery shells – of which around 40 million were fired during the entirety of the Battle of Verdun – while DICE also teased that at least one map will feature underground fortresses.

We don’t know exactly how many new maps are coming in this Battlefield 1 expansion yet, but we can expect them along with a number of new weapons and dog tags in March 2017.

Ewan Moore

Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn't gotten out of his mid 00's emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.

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