The lights are on
Battlefield 4 players will have new tools at their fingertips thanks to the game's Battlelog integration of your smartphone or tablet.
Your tablet or mobile phone can be used to see stats, configure your loadout, or find a server whether you're away from home or are playing and waiting between matches.
While you're playing the game you can also use your phone or tablet as a Battlescreen to bring up a real-time mini-map or set attack points.
Battlelog also allows you to set up Missions, which are challenges among your friends based around in-game achievements. Furthermore, a new Geo Leaderboards system lets you divide up the community to see who is the best in your city, country, or continent.
Battlefield 4 comes out on October 29 for the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Versions for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are also planned.
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This is going to be really cool if it works the way they say it will
This is kind of cool I guess, but honestly, who cares? It just seems so superficial in the long run.
I'm definitely going to try out the full real time map on my phone. Will be good to see areas the mini map doesn't show without having to pull up the full map on my screen. Can't wait to play on my X1!!! :)
I'll be looking forward to seeing if this becomes accepted by players as a necessity for the game, or a superfluous attachment that seems tacked on. As for myself, I'm a bit skeptical. But hey, who knows!
Hope I'm the best in my city ;) and these are just gimmicks with the smart phone stuff to me. Only when I die will I have time to consult my phone lol. And I don't plan on dying much =)
I believe most of that is only available on the x1 (Surprise surprise) but its amazing to see how integrated modern consoles are.