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Battlefield 2142 is back thanks to free, fan-made revival

Battlefield 2142 Revival

A bunch of shooter fans have brought back Battlefield 2142 with project Revive, releasing it for free online and letting players take part in the game's signature, 64-player sci-fi battles. 

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Two years ago EA shut down the servers for Battlefield 2142, so there's no official way to play the future shooter these days. This fan revival sees it live once again, with fully functioning leaderboards, in-game ranks and working servers. 

It's rather busy too - in fact, the past two weekends have seen the game clock over 1,000 concurrent players. 

Though it's legally grey, Battlefield 2142 can't be played by legitimate means anymore, so the developers are probably just happy to see it live on in some form. EA haven't sent any takedown notices, so it's clear the publishers have no issue with the shooter living on for free.

You can try it over on the Battlefield 2142 Revive site, where you can download the launcher. Here's a video of someone playing:

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Mackles Avatar
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1 Year ago

Still waiting for my beloved 2143!

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WhiteCrow Avatar
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1 Year ago

I think the next BF may well be this, or I certainly hope so. There's a huge culture shock to take advantage of after players get engrossed in WW1.

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1 Year ago

Still the best BF game in the series. Titan gameplay was so much more interesting than CTF on the same maps over and over.

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