The first next-gen Battlefield game is already out, available on PCs and current-gens systems now and coming to PS4 and Xbox One later this month We reviewed Battlefield 4 on its primary platform (PC), describing it as the most visually impressive and dynamic Battlefield experience yet, held down only by a few missing features and bugs that should be rectified in future updates and DLC Expansions.
But it’s not just the Frostbite 3 game engine that makes BF4 look gorgeous, it’s the artists at DICE who design the conceptual imagery and digital assets for the game. For lovers of the visual eye candy of video games and of the franchise, Titan Books is releasing The Art of Battlefield 4 on November 5th and we have an exclusive look at some of the images featured in the hardcover.
Featuring shots of Shanghai and of the naval warfare elements of Battlefield 4, the following four pieces of concept art show the pre-conceived designs of key moments and action sequences from the game’s single-player campaign.
Developed by DICE, Battlefield is one of the most popular first-person-shooter series of all-time. Critically acclaimed and loved by millions of fans worldwide, the Battlefield series has been praised for its sandbox design and immersive multiplayer gameplay, as well as its spectacular attention to detail and visual fidelity. Powered by DICE’s FrostbiteTM 3 engine, Battlefield 4TM provides a visceral, dramatic experience unlike any other complete with dynamic destructible environments and epic vehicular combat.
Titan Books’ The Art of Battlefield 4 gives readers an in-depth look at DICE’s eagerly anticipated title. Featuring exclusive concept and development art, as well as detailed creator insights and commentary throughout, no fan of the Battlefield series will want to miss out on this visually stunning high-end book – which will immerse them in the chaos of all-out war.
The hardcover is 9“ x 11.85“ with 192 pages. For the collectors who appreciate the art and enjoy having hardcovers in their office or home library, there’s also the Limited Edition of The Art of Battlefield 4 available through the official Titan Books website for just $75. It’s a limited run of 500 so act fast!
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Battlefield 4 is now available for PC, PS3 & Xbox 360 platforms. PlayStation 4 & Xbox One iterations will launch just prior to their respective consoles. The Art of Battlefield 4 releases November 5, 2013.
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