Today, Battlefield 4 receives its free Legacy Operations DLC, and you can jump right in when you next log into the game. The DLC adds a new map, re-imagined from Battlefield 2 called ‘Dragon Valley’. A new trailer shows off the location, and really makes me want to play Battlefield 4 again. DICE sure knows how to do trailers right!
The Legacy Operations DLC will only be available on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 however, as last gen tech just isn’t sufficient enough to run the new map. If you’re still gaming on the last gen, maybe it’s time to invest in a new console or pc upgrade. Not that there’s anything wrong with holding onto your old systems either!
Dragon Valley 2015 is huge, with a massive number of flags, and destructible and repairable bridges. DICE said on its blog post “Some things had to change when reimagining the map. Battlefield 2 featured a poor draw distance (how far you can see in the game world) by today’s standards, and the original map was built around those limitations. We tackled this in several ways: first we increased the terrain verticality to closer mimic a real life Chinese river valley – and to give us more terrain occlusion for long distances, especially on the central island. We also added a dynamic cloud layer, which not only adds a welcomed air-to-ground separation in terms of gameplay, but also helps shroud far distances at ground level. This has the added bonus effect of allowing you to have intense aerial firefights above the cloud level, which looks really, really cool in Battlefield 4.”