Battlefield: Hardline campaign won't be a linear roller coaster

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With Visceral Games, the creators of Dead Space, taking charge of Battlefield: Hardline, don't expect solo play to take a back seat

Release Date: 20/06/2014

Battlefield: Hardline single player campaign.

EA's Battlefield series has only offered a few single player campaigns in its long history. There were the two games in the excellent Bad Company series, and then solo campaigns were added for Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4.

It's safe to say that multiplayer is where the series' heart is, but with cops and robbers spin-off Battlefield: Hardline being developed by Visceral Games, the creators of Dead Space, don't expect solo play to take a back seat.

"When we were thinking about how to do this game, I think anybody who knows us at Visceral knows that single-player is near and dear to our heart," creative director Ian Milham told Rock Paper Shotgun. "We’ve done a pretty OK job of it before, and we have some pretty cool ideas for this one."

And it sounds like the studio wants to use the law enforcement setting to shake things up, and offer a shooter campaign that isn't just about shooting. "On the single-player side the stuff that’s important to us is maybe not do as much of a single-path linear roller coaster that’s been done before," Milham explains. "We want more tactical choice, more player choice. Things to do besides just shoot everybody. That’s not really a cop thing as much."

Battlefield: Hardline comes out on October 21st for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC.

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