Naval Strike is the name of Battlefield 4’s next round of maps – the conveyor belt for which has started rolling at full speed again now DICE have made a concerted effort to tackle the game’s myriad bugs.
Its headline feature is a new Carrier Assault mode DICE have been telling everyone is an explicit tribute to Battlefield 2142’s Titan mode. There’s one image of that, and three others, below.
I’m afraid they’re a bit blurry and abstract – if it helps, imagine they’re taken by a recon drone. Post-modern warfare, innit.
Say hello to Lost Islands:
Here’s Operation Mortar:
This one’s Nansha Strike:
And finally, Wave Breaker – almost certainly the South Chinese Sea setting for Carrier Assault mode:
“The differences in setting and time period do make Carrier Assault a fresh experience,” said DICE’s Gustav Halling of the map. “Our goal has been to make Carrier Assault a really engaging game mode, and we truly believe the amount of variety present each round will assure this.
“You start out fighting a big-scale war with sea, land, and air vehicles controlling the map, and then everything evolves into an infantry-focused, close quarter fight inside both carriers at the same time!”
Are memories of Titan mode enough to merit a purchase here? Or are Titanfalls more your thing these days?
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