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Lightning Strikes as Battlefield V Enters its Second Chapter

New content, maps, and weapons arriving - right on schedule.

The new year brings with it a new chapter in the life of Battlefield V. Dubbed the Chapter 2: Lightning Strikes update, Battlefield V is about to bring the thunder with this new season of content.

Check out the trailer here: 

Beginning January 15th, Lightning Strikes will begin with the release of Squad Conquest, a 16v16 mode, pitting two teams against each other in tactical combat. This gameplay mode will take place across the Arras, Rotterdam, and Hamada maps. 

Joining this new game mode are a handful of new weapons to add to the arsenal for each unit class. Medics will gain access to the Zk-383 SMG, Recon with get the Mk. III bolt-action rifle, Assault will get along with the Modele 1944 semi-automatic rifle, and Support will get the M1922 MMG. Each of these weapons can be unlocked through weekly challenges. 

Alongside these additions, a new Grand Operation will be coming to the Chapter 2 update: Battle of Hannut. Battle of Hannut will take place across the Belgian and French countryside. This region will be available in Airborne, Breakthrough, and Rush modes. A new co-operative mode, Combined Arms, will also be coming to this update in February with a limited time Rush event tacking place in March.

You can check out the full schedule of events here.

What do you think of Battlefield’s upcoming content? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.

As always, keep it locked in here at GameSpace.

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Born in the heyday of mullets and the El Camino to a tech-foward family, Damien (a.k.a. Dame, PastorDame) quickly embraced the reality that “normal” is just a setting on a dryer. Damien is a pastor by trade and loves talking with anyone who is interested about life, God, and video games (in no particular order) - so, much so, that he and fellow MMORPG/GameSpace writer Matt Keith (Nexfury) create a podcast dedicated to that conversation. At the end of the day, Damien is a guy who loves his wife, his Mini Schnoodle, and crafting gourmet bowls of Mac N’ Cheese.

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