You know what, why don't you go remove your own damn shrapnel?". PC Gamer is part of Future US Inc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. "[16], The editors of Computer Games Magazine named Battlefield 1942 the best computer game of 2002, tied with No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M. Please refresh the page and try again. Receive news and offers from our other brands? [2] The game was developed by a team of 14 people at Digital Illusions. Receive mail from us on behalf of our trusted partners or sponsors? At the time, this led Edge to rank it as the country's 18th best-selling computer game released since January 2000. BF1942’s Conquest mode and its innovative mechanics (such as capture and hold, the ticket system for managing players’ lives and respawns for a team) were a fresh take on multiplayer that includes best of Deathmatch and Capture-the-Flag combined. - An analysis of First Person Shooter Modification culture", "Battlefield 1942 Mod Forgotten Hope Coming Soon", "The Big Update - Hydroacers2 and HydroRacers S.I.M", "Norge och Sverige slåss – i "Battlefield, Michelin Rally Masters: Race of Champions,, Multiplayer and single-player video games, Video games about the United States Marine Corps, Articles using Infobox video game using locally defined parameters, Articles using Wikidata infoboxes with locally defined images, Articles using Video game reviews template in single platform mode, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2020, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2015, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2017, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 October 2020, at 08:06. Some are very limited and just include some gameplay changes or even a different loading screen while others are total conversions that modify content and gameplay extensively. It featured single and multiplayer modes. The Battlefield: Bad Company series was launched in 2008, followed by Battlefield 3, in October 2011 on EA Games' Origin network. The maps in Battlefield 1942 are based on real battles and are somewhat realistically portrayed. Celebrate Battlefield Premium and BF1942’s anniversary by downloading your free copy today. Battlefield 4 was released in October 2013. Go get Battlefield 1942. If nothing else, it’s also worth playing just to hear the original theme music that’s been ever-present throughout the entire Battlefield franchise since its debut in BF1942. I tried to at the Origin, but it keeps me sending to the Battlefied's site back and forth. [19] In December 2002, the game received a "Gold" sales award from the Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland (VUD),[20] indicating sales of at least 100,000 units across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. When a team loses control of all their control points, they cannot respawn. There was a problem. Me too. Additionally, capturing and controlling control points also reduces enemy reinforcements. Players also have the ability to fly various World War II fighter aircraft and bombers, navigate capital ships, submarines, and aircraft carriers, man coastal artillery defenses, drive tanks, APCs and jeeps, and take control of anti-aircraft guns and mounted machine guns.[1]. Either way, it's here now. [citation needed], An October 2004 public release from EA noted the game's modding community.[25].