Battlefield 2042 has gained players since Season 6 launched on October 10. The game was first released in 2021. On October 15, the game’s 24-hour peak player count was 81,842, second-highest in over two years. The debut of Season 6, an 84% discount on Steam, and a limited-time free access period on Steam and Xbox contributed to its revival.
Battlefield 2042 benefits from its larger player base and community. More players mean quicker match-finding, shorter wait times, more developer support. The game was cheaper for new gamers on Steam from October 10 to 17. From October 13 to 16, Steam and Xbox users could experience the game for free before buying it.
Battlefield 2042 Season 6 released on October 10 with a new terrain, specialists, weaponry, and vehicles. New material has brought back and attracted players.
The huge player rise in Battlefield 2042 is a good indicator for the game’s future, signaling that there is still interest and that if developers keep adding content and improving the game, the player base will grow.
Battlefield 2042 is a game with room for improvement, with potential for more quality-of-life and performance updates to attract more players. The free access period ends on October 16, and it remains uncertain if the game will retain a significant player base in Season 6.