The Battlefield 2042 maps have been revealed in a massive Origin leak. Just moments before the game's official reveal we've now been made aware of the Battlefield maps that are coming, and how many there are. Here is everything we know about the maps in Battlefield 2042.
Just before the official trailer, a massive Origin leak has dropped. This reveals more details ahead of the game's official announcement, and joins the now-massive pile of leaks, alongside an internal trailer for investors, gameplay screenshots, and the cover art. Well, this is all pretty bloody exciting, and we have the drop on all the new maps in Battlefield 2042!
Update: Besides the maps for Battlefield 2042, we also now know about some of the remastered maps coming to the Portal mode, and we've added these at the end of the article.
What Are The New Battlefield 2042 Map Leaks?
There will be 7 maps coming to the new Battlefield, and they are designed for up to 128 players. Reddit user u/Popygay announced, in a now-deleted post on the site, all the new map details. To quote:
Battlefield 2042 introduces 7 vast maps for up to 128 players. From Seoul's cities to Egypt's deserts, every map offers a unique experience based on the nautral envioronment.
The news that seven new Battlefield 2042 maps are coming would align with what we've seen in screenshots of the game so far – both city and desert environments. It would be just like EA to have hugely destructible maps, so these leaks seem legit so far.
[UPDATE, 09 June, 21:00]
What are the new Maps in Battlefield 2042?
- Kaleidoscope: Songdo, South Korea
- Breakaway: Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
- Manifest: Brani Island, Singapore
- Orbital: Kourou, French Guiana
- Discarded: Alang, India
- Renewal: Eastern Desert, Egypt
- Hourglass: Doha, Qatar
Battlefield 2042 Map: Kaleidoscope - Songdo, South Korea
This one's featured heavily in the material we've seen so far, it's likely it'll be the one featured in the upcoming gameplay event.
Battlefield 2042 Map: Breakaway - Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
Natural rockfaces should make this quite the explorer of a map. It'll probably look gorgeous too. I have a hard time imagining they'll crack the balance on this though - could be another Monte Grappa.
Battlefield 2042 Map: Manifest - Brani Island, Singapore
This is a huge harbor in Singapore, and so we should expect a lot of Island hopping via dinghies, it's also set at night it seems, so this will likely be a divisive map.
Battlefield 2042 Map: Orbital - Kourou, French Guiana
This should be a dull grey map, but we get the sense it'll be well designed and provide lots of space for indoor firefights.
Battlefield 2042 Map: Discarded - Alang, India
Lots of huge tankers in an open area - which will mean wide flat surfaces with few obstacles or cover. A sniper's ideal map.
Battlefield 2042 Map: Renewal - Eastern Desert, Egypt
The artificially green lawn in the middle of the desert is inspired. This is going to feel like a hugely varied map, and should really give players that feeling of immensity.
Battlefield 2042 Map: Hourglass - Doha, Qatar
A city large enough to have a stadium is going to be interesting. The red sky is also quite curious, what disaster it could indicate is unknown.
Update: The Remastered Maps Coming To Portal
As we now know, there are also remastered maps coming to Battlefield 2042's Portal mode. For those who haven't been keeping up, Portal is going to be one of the three main modes. In Portal, you'll be using vehicles and weapons from across the franchise in a single game - think BFV MP40, wielded by a soldier on a BF1 horse, riding down the streets of a BF4 map.
So far, we don't know what vehicles and weapons we'll see making a return, but we do know that the following maps are coming:
- Battle of the Bulge (Battlefield 1942)
- El Alamein (Battlefield 1942)
- Arica Harbor (Battlefield: Bad Company 2)
- Valparaiso (Battlefield: Bad Company 2)
- Caspian Border (Battlefield 3)
- Noshahr Canals (Battlefield 3)
As you can see, they've stuck with games that came out so long ago, they're only nostalgically remembered now. BF1 might have been more divisive, although I'm certain maps from this title will eventually appear.