How would a US stealth F-35 jet compete against Russian Sukhoi Su-57 Fighter aircraft? A new video that has gone viral shows some amazing “dogfighting maneuvers” by the US-made F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
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In the video of Battlefield 2042, a pilot is shown throwing himself out of the F-35 stealth to shoot down the enemy Su-57 Felon with a shoulder-fired anti-tank weapon. Defying all odds, he jumps out, shoots down the enemy with his weapon, and eventually climbs back in.
The latest gameplay will shrug off all the doubts concerning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s ability to dogfight, according to The Aviationist.
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It has ‘gamified’ the action for the gaming fans. The fans need not concern themselves with intricate details with respect to the mystery behind the throttle on ‘the virtual F-35’ combat aircraft, and so on.
Moreover, the soundtrack from Mötley Crüe, an American heavy metal band, is attuned to the game.
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Battlefield is a popular video game developed by DICE and published by Electronic Arts. Its gaming mode application lets you choose between ‘All-Out Warfare’ and ‘Hazard Zone’ with another mode, to be unveiled at EA Play Live on July 22, reported Gadgets 360.
All-Out Warfare is a large-scale battle with Conquest and Breakthrough modes that will have up to 128 players.
Set in the near future of 2042, the military men engage in a battle to save the world on the brink of collapse.
While fighting others, they are pitted against a new ‘Levolution’ element introduced in the online gameplay. Levolution provides a dynamic and unpredictable experience to the players on a battlefield.
Players are faced with real weather conditions such as tornadoes, sandstorms, and other natural calamities. In a trailer released, there is footage of a tornado moving across and drawing in objects, vehicles, and players.
Battlefield 2042 features seven large-scale maps which are Orbital, Hourglass, Kaleidoscope, Manifest, Discarded, Breakaway, and Renewal.
Furthermore, it provides players with various war accessories such as drones, advanced warplanes and tanks, and quadruped robot wingsuits. Battlefield is an interplay of real and imagined weapons systems.
Battlefield 2042 comes with an unusual ‘human-controlled weather’ feature, much to the amusement of online gamers. “We are creating epic battles at a scale and fidelity unlike anything you’ve experienced before”, EA DICE’s chief studio officer Laura Miele was quoted as by TechRadar.
The 17th edition of Battlefield 2042 was revealed through a trailer on June 9, 2021. It is the latest edition in the Battlefield gaming series which will be available on October 22 this year for the PlayStation4, PlayStation5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, and compatible PC platforms.
Written by Kanika Sachdeva