The Battlefield 1 maps which are available only for players who acquired DLC have become a great problem, making it difficult for them to play with their friends. If their friends were not willing or able to pay for the DLC, then they would not be able to play it. This has been a serious problem with Battlefield series for years. However, gamers hope that game developers will soon come up with a solution.
The new maps of Battlefield 1 DLC will be available for more people
On March 29, developer DICE announced a new feature of the DLC, namely Premium Friends. This feature is bound to change how DLC maps of Battlefield 1 were handled. The update grants players access to every DLC map only if at least one party member has the Premium Pass which costs $50. For a group of friends, this is extraordinary news.
Friends who usually play games together could chip in and buy a single DLC version for all to use. Nevertheless, there is a significant restriction. Apparently, just the person who owns the Premium Friends Pass may be able to experience this. Moreover, individuals who own the expansion pack which contains the map can also receive experience.
The new Premium Friends Pass will grant access to a gamer and his or her group of friends
The rest of the group will save that XP, receiving it only if they secede to buy the content sometime in the feature. Moreover, any vehicles or weapons which are added in an expansion will only appear as available for those who bought the expansion or the Premium Pass. This is also available for ant codexes or medals which are connected to the expansion.
However, there are some gamers which may argue that this is not completely suitable because no one would want to play Battlefield 1 on maps which will not allow them to make progress. Doom, the ID Software works in a similar way, but without imposing any restriction on XP, obviously being preferred by every player. At least this is a step forward, bringing benefits for gamers.
The new Premium Friends feature will be tested during the next Battlefest event which started on March 30. DICE stated that, as game developers, they are bound to take into consideration gamers’ feedback on the new Premium Friends to know what they should change or implement. Developers’ purpose is to work together and produce something which could satisfy the player, being committed to their community of fans.
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