Since its reveal, gamers have been eagerly awaiting to get their hands on Battlefield 1. This is an upcoming first-person shooter from development team EA DICE that takes place during the First World War. Now new information has been detailed on the various aspects that will be placed in sniper rifles.
The video comes from YouTube content creator Westie, who had the chance to play a closed alpha beta of Battlefield 1. During his time playing the game, Westie was able to take note of how sniper rifles react and the newly implemented bullet drops.
Within the video, we get a look at some of the charts shown off for the various sniper rifles. Within these menu charts, we get a look at some notable information in regards to the weapons damage, accuracy, rate of fire, among other aspects. However, one of the new informational graphics placed within the menu is the graph that shows off the weapon’s damage and bullet drop.
Essentially, Battlefield 1 is becoming just a bit more realistic when it comes to how these sniper rifles will react. Outside of video games, when a sniper rifle is shot, the bullet will eventually slow down and drop to the ground and that’s what is being implemented into the upcoming video game.
These graphs will show the sweet spot for the sniper rifles. Some will prove to be a more deadly weapon depending on your target’s distance while other rifles will have a shorter range that will allow gamers to hit that sweet spot in terms of getting a critical hit before the bullet drop starts to play an effect.
Overall, gamers may have to adjust to the different sniper rifles simply due to various situations and maps. Additionally, another interesting aspect that was covered within the video by Westie is the reload mechanics.
It has become the norm to see gamers constantly reload their weapons even if the clip is not completely empty. Due to the time period, Battlefield 1 is set within, you’ll find it best to empty a clip before reloading. By reloading when a clip is not empty, gamers will have to sit through an animation of their character reloading each and every bullet, this may very well catch some gamers off guard.
Gamers can pick up a copy of Battlefield 1 when it launches on October 21, 2016, for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.