Published on August 6th, 2013 | by Kyle Spencer, Editor
EA: Battlefield 4’s Second Screen Feature is Next-Gen Exclusive
It appears that the second screen feature that EA has been showcasing for Battlelog with Battlefield 4 will be available for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 only.
The feature was reported to allow players to access the Battlelog, servers, personal load-outs and maps by using a secondary device such as a tablet or smart phone.
“Battlelog is powered by the web, and that has a lot of implications,” said Battlelog assistant producer Jesper Nielsen. “There are a lot of different things you can do, things you can do faster, rather than building stuff in native code.”
The commander mode, which was showcased during E3, has not been confirmed for Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, so we are still unclear to whether this mode will be available for these platforms. However the next-gen and PC versions will have access.
“It’s going to be a lot easier for us to actually update things from the in-game Battlelog than would otherwise be the case,” he said. “You’d have to do patches normally; here we can actually do things almost by the flick of a finger.”
Battlefield 4 launches on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 29, with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version to release on each device’s respective launch day.