‘Battlefield 1’, Expansion Name 'They Shall Not Pass' DLC Detailed In Full

By Kristine Garcia , Updated Jan 25, 2017 07:07 PM EST

“Battlefield 1” was the second most successful shooter of 2016 and its sales are expected to grow in the coming few months. The keep the customers interested, developers add new content over time and here is the new content, which you will soon be able to buy.

Game Spot reports that EA is soon to release the first paid expansion to its successful shooter game “Battlefield 1”. Inspired by battle from the First World War, both the game and expansion’s themes revolve around this time period.

The expansion is named “They Shall Not Pass” and it includes four maps, one new game mode, two vehicles and the French army, dressed in blue uniforms. The four maps are named “Verdun Heights”, “Fort Vaux”, “Soissons”, and “Rupture”. The four maps are all inspired by French landscapes and themes from World War One.

The Official “Battlefield 1” site offers additional information on the new map type named “Frontlines”. It is considered to be a mixture between “Conquest” and “Rush”. Both teams will have to fight for a control over a flag. The moment the flag is captured the action moves on to the enemy HQ. If it has been taken, then the game turns into a “Rush” type scenario, where a telegraph post has to be either protected or attacked depending on which side of the conflict you are.

Another nice addition are the two mechanized vehicles the “Char 2C” steel tank and the “St. Chamond” assault tank. Both these vehicles if used in full utility can become the turn points of the conflict.

Venture Beat shares information about the game’s market state. According to them, it is one of the best-selling games of 2016, where In the FPS genre it has only been bested by “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare”. Among special offers on holidays, it has received some of the lowest discount percentages, which is a testament to the game’s strong position on the market.

The new content addition to the game is expected to increase EA’s profits from this market even further on. A release date for “They Will Not Pass” has not yet been confirmed.

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