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By Sea, By Land. The Royal Marines Heading for Battlefield 1

The new DLC is dubbed Turning Tides and adds new maps, weapons, and vehicles to the fray. Players who own a Battlefield 1 Premium pass will be able to access the content two weeks early on December 11 with additional maps and the new faction, the Royal Marines to follow in January.

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Concept art for the new Achi Baba map

The first stage of Turning Tides adds two new maps, Cape Helles and Achi Baba. There is a new operation set on these maps, where players can take part in the 1915 British amphibious assault of the Gallipoli peninsula. The expansion also adds a new Infiltrator Elite Class, six weapons and two melee weapons. The new weapons include:

  • 1917 Trench Carbine
  • Maschinenpistole M1912/P.16
  • Farquhar-Hill
  • M1917 MG
  • Carcano M91 Carbine
  • Type 38 Arisaka.
  • Naval Cutlass
  • Grappling Hook

There is also a new vehicle to help you rule the waves, the L-Class Destroyer. Of course with all that new content that means players will have a whole new set of service assignments and unlockables to work on.

In January the rest of the new expansion will roll out that will add two additional maps: Zeebrugge and Heligoland Blight. Both maps also feature a naval assault perfect for the introduction of Battlefield 1′ newest faction. Players will have the ability to charge into battle with the Royal Marines and spawn on the C-Class Airship.

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Concept art for the new Heligoland Blight map

Additionally, the They Shall Not Pass and In the Name of the Tsar expansions will be available for everyone to play for free starting this weekend and running through to December. You can log on and play this content between November 22nd – December 4th and December 8th – December 10th. Fight with (or against) the French and Russian Armies and sample new maps, weapons, and vehicles.

The Frontlines Mode will be added to the Suez map on November 27th. Frontlines is a mix of Conquest and Rush where players fight for control of chained points along the map. A new Operation Campaign inspired by the battle of Vittorio Veneto and the Meuse-Argonne offensive during WWI will also be available soon as well. Fall of Empires combines two Operations: Conquer Hell and Iron Walls. It will be available for all Battlefield 1 owners between November 22nd and December 6th

If you still haven’t picked up a copy and want to join in on the WWI action you can save 40% on Battlefield 1 Revolution the Black Friday Weekend. Revolution includes the original game plus the Premium Pass which entitles players to the all the expansion content as well as early access to new content.

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