Brace yourself, Battlefield 5's world premier is coming. In the meantime, go ahead and grab your detective cap, you're going to need it. In anticipation of today's world premier, which is scheduled for 4PM Eastern (1PM Pacific), DICE and Electronic Arts have taken to social media to tease eager gamers with clues about the Battlefield 5, including an extremely short video.
The clip is less than 10 seconds long and you have to look very closely for subtle hints. All you see is the neck up of a rendered soldier with detailed facial features, including dirt and the pits of his skin. It's an impressive visual, one that's labeled as "game engine footage," not to be confused with in-game footage. Take a look:
There are other hints that a WW1 setting is imminent, or at least it might be what DICE and EA want players to think to throw them off the trail. Ben Cousins, a former developer at DICE, tweeted out a message suggesting some WW1 reading material.