In the multiplayer-focused Battlefield 1942, 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.
Control 35 authentic WWII land vehicles, ships and aircraft including tanks, fighters, bombers, jeeps and battleships from first person perspective.
Five different character classes - assault, medic, scout, anti-tank, engineer -- with unique strengths and weaknesses.
16 large and highly detailed maps from four WWII theatres that players must utilise to give the game strategic elements.
Proprietary Refractor 2 engine raises bar for graphics and 3D rendering.
Huge multiplayer component on the PC supporting up to 64 players that requires teamwork and cooperation from each member in order to achieve victory for the Axis or Allies.
Operate many hand weapons of war that were available to the Axis and Allies.
Unique single player mode features no scripting, providing players a different experience each time they play.