Battlefield 4

Published on July 19th, 2013 | by Cameron Woolsey

Battlefield 4 Campaign Details Revealed

Electronic Arts has released details on the Battlefield 4 campaign. You know, for when you get bored of playing days of multiplayer.

Battlefield 4 stars Sgt. Daniel Recker, member of Tombstone squad. When the squad is discovered during a mission to collect information in Azerbaijan, Recker and his crew fight to stay alive, because the intelligence they discovered will change the course of history.

Battlefield 4 will feature a story in which the future of China — and the world — stands on a knife’s edge. Chinese Admiral Chang plans to take over his own country, and it’s up to Tombstone squad to see that he doesn’t.

The complete campaign details are below:

“The world is on the brink of chaos, China is the tinderbox and you and your squad are the inadvertent spark that could ignite a global conflict. This is Battlefield 4. As Sergeant Daniel Recker, you play as a member of an elite group of unlikely heroes known as Tombstone squad, navigating the turmoil around you as you fight to save the final hope for peace.

In Battlefield 4, you take on the role of Sergeant Daniel Recker, member of an elite group of soldiers known as Tombstone squad. While on a mission to collect intelligence from a defecting Russian General in Baku, Azerbaijan, your squad is discovered and you must fight your way through waves of Russian troops in order to escape. Upon getting back to the USS Valkyrie, a Wasp class carrier, the intelligence you’ve retrieved confirms previous suspicions. The Chinese Admiral Chang is planning a coup in China, and if this happens, the Russians would back him up.

With this intel secure, the USS Valkyrie sets a course for Shanghai. You and Tombstone squad are sent on a covert mission into the city to extract a group of VIP’s. China is in uproar after the U.S. has been implicated in the assassination of Jin Jié, the future leader and voice for peace in China. Admiral Chang has canceled elections and martial law has been declared. As U.S. and Russian naval forces position themselves off the coast of China, and the situation quickly escalates into a stare down akin to a tinderbox waiting for a spark.

In Shanghai, protestors clash with police as the streets are filled with chaos and turmoil. Tombstone manages to find the VIP’s, among them a CIA field operative known as Laszlo W. Kovic. With him is a mysterious individual that the Chinese military has been franticly searching for. Together with Kovic you fight your way out of Shanghai and back to the Valkyrie as countless civilians flee the city, many of which are brought aboard the Valkyrie as refugees. With communications dead, the Valkyrie sets course for Singapore to rendezvous with the USS Titan and the 7th US carrier group at their last known position. As you reach Singapore you are shocked to find a horrific scene of fire and mayhem. The flagship is sunk and its fleet is eradicated, and from this point on nothing is certain.”

 Battlefield 4 is set to launch for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PC on October 29 (November 1 for European countries).

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