Battlefield 1 Adds Hardcore Mode

Battlefield 1 recently added Hardcore mode to the multiplayer, a mode where your own team mates can be killed by yourself, no minimap or the ability to spot enemies. It really is a much more immersive and realistic environment. (as if it wasn’t already). Taken below is a quote from the Battlefield website detailing the mode.

Available since the days of Battlefield 2, Hardcore servers have been the go-to experience for top-tier Battlefield players. As we’re bringing them back for Battlefield™ 1 you should ask yourself — are you up for the challenge?

Hardcore is a Battlefield 1 experience beyond the usual, where your matches get more difficult through various gameplay settings. Simply put: the training wheels are thrown out the window. Depending on the server settings, you might not be assisted by a minimap, crosshair, or the ability to spot enemies when playing on a Hardcore server.

Furthermore, with Friendly Fire enabled it’s entirely possible to kill a team mate in the heat of battle. Pro tip: study the uniforms of the Allied and Central Powers to tell friend from foe. Also, the tanks of all factions look very similar, so learning how to identify their pennants and icons will give you an edge.

Battlefield 1 Hardcore servers are easily found in the Server Browser or the Custom Games menu. You’ll recognize many of the aforementioned settings, but there are a few new ones as well. For instance, with the Increased Bullet Damage setting enabled you can expect 200% of the normal damage when hit, requiring an even shorter reaction time and better situational awareness.

StoneMountain64 offers some Hardcore Gameplay Tips and Basics

Who has been playing on Hardcore mode and is it better than the normal mode? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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About: Jamie B

How do I put this... from the moment I was born I was trying to grab a controller. Gaming is part of my DNA, if I didn't have gaming I honestly don't know what I would do with myself. Nothing beats switching off from the real world and dropping into an apocalyptic world on very hard setting with one bullet remaining, 10 super charged enemies and 10% of health left...

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