Daniel Matros Assistant Producer at EA/DICE goes through some aspects that will be bringing back eSports for BF4. In this live stream recording at gamescom we learn about game modes, weapons, match setups and spectator display modes.
WHAT WE KNOW:
DOMINATION MODE – TIGHT FAST PACED INFANTRY GAME MODE
BATTLE PICK UPS, OVER POWERED WEAPONS SPAWNED IN A SET TIME : EG- 1 SHOT KILL M83 CALIBER SNIPER
2 Competitive game modes.
Matches can be played with or without vehicles.
Battlefield 4 is going into the competitive scene.
Domination mode is a perfect number base and will be 5v5 and 10v10 but will also be open to other setups such as 16v16 or 32v32.
New game mode called Defused which is still being tested.
Lan support was tested for a little while but will not be implemented in the game.
Spectator screen colors adjusted.
Smoother free cam.
4 Additional spectator slots that do not take up player slots.
(64 Players + 2 Commanders + 4 spectator slots)
Spectator display options:
show selection bar
Show squad lists
Show score bar
Show player card
Show first person hud
Pressing V will toggle all the options on and off.