Oh Hey, Battlefield Heroes Is Coming Back

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Battlefield Heroes, my favourite Battlefield game, died an inglorious death when it tried to walk a free-to-play tightrope and fell clean off. It was a cool game with incredible visuals, though, so of course a group of fans have salvaged the code and brought it back.

Revive, who have already done similar work with Battlefields 2 and 2142, are putting the finishing touches on Heroes’ comeback. Here’s some footage of the game in testing:


Playing Heroes without all the F2P bullshit that killed it sounds like a real good time, so I’ll definitely be keeping an eye on this.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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Dinky Earnshaw

I’m just waiting for the inevitable return of BF to the WW2 era. BF1943 deserved a lot better.