To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Battlefield 1942 and two millionth milestone for Battlefield 3 Premium, EA teamed up with the game developer “Digital Illusions CE” are offering the full version Battlefield 1942 game at no cost. Even after 10 year the game Battlefield 1942 is still widely played online. Relive it if you’re an old-time fan. See where it all started if you’re new to the series.
“When we launched Battlefield 1942 ten years ago, we had lofty ambitions to create a first-person shooter that would push the boundaries of innovation, creativity and design. We evolved the FPS gameplay formula by introducing the world to all-out warfare via land, air and sea,” said Karl Magnus Troedsson, Vice President and General Manager of DICE. “Since the beginning, the reception to the Battlefield series has been incredible thanks to our amazing fans. Every day, we strive to provide our community with great games and new ways to play as evident with Battlefield 3 Premium. We wanted to thank our fans who have supported us throughout the years by restoring Battlefield 1942 for a digital re-release and give everyone a chance to play the game that started it all.”
Battlefield 1942 is a 3D World War II first-person shooter (FPS) video game developed by Swedish company Digital Illusions CE and published by Electronic Arts. The game can be played in singleplayer mode against the video game AI or in multiplayer mode against players on the Internet or in a Local Area Network. In-game, players are given the power and tools to affect the outcomes of key battles of WWII. With the ability to control 35 authentic Axis and Allied vehicles from a first person perspective and select from five player classes, they are faced with incredible choices in their plan of action. Among a vast array of available options, players can choose to heroically storm or defend the beaches of Normandy, direct artillery or command a tank at Kursk, pilot a fighter or operate shore battery at Midway, command an aircraft carrier or jeep at Guadalcanal, and take charge of a bomber or an APC in El Alemain – experiencing some of the most dramatic moments of WWII.
Battlefield 1942 for the PC supports up to 64 players and give them the ability to fully experience World War II combat. Gamers can also control many weapons available to the Axis and Allies as well as command numerous land vehicles, ships and aircraft. With larger craft such as a bomber, the game will allow players to choose what stations they serve – pilot, gunner, bombardier and more.
Original game description:
Relive the greatest war in history in Battlefield 1942. Experience the heat of battle as you heroically storm the beaches of Normandy, drive a tank across the deserts of northern Africa or pilot a fighter plane during the Battle of Midway. Choose your weapon and then jump into an all-out, raging firefight. From bazookas to battleships, a massive arsenal is at your command. Prepare to face the enemy in the air, in the deep and on the battlefield!
Fight on to victory: Experience all-out combat in all four theaters: South Pacific, North Africa, Eastern and Western Europe.
Duke it out in huge online skirmishes: Go to war online with up to 64 players in one explosive online battle.
Turn the tide with grit and gunpowder: Take control of 35 machines of war. You’ll pick up the sidearm of your choice and get behind the wheel of a variety of vehicles, ships, and aircraft to go to war on land, sea, and air during some of the most famous and pivotal battles of the Second World War.
Free Download Battlefield 1942 Full Version PC Game
Unfortunately, This Origin digital download version can only be played against other players who are using the same version (can not be played against players who have the original disc-based version). But since it’s free for everyone, everyone can download their own copy of the game. This version of the game will only show applicable (new) servers in the server browser. If you have any questions on this release of Battlefield 1942, check the FAQ here.
Updated [August 16, 2013]: This is not a new promo but lasts for a long time (I shared it on Nov 6, 2012). It is still working and many of you may need it. I change the date published for this post to make it up.