Battlefield 2042 Reveal Nods At Fan’s Famous Mid-Flight Bazooka Kill


Nothin’ but jet, baby.

Nothin’ however jet, child.
Screenshot: DICE / Kotaku

It’s official: the following Battlefield sport might be Battlefield 2042. Battlefield 2042 is about within the close to future on an Earth ravaged by ecological catastrophe, with the United States and Russia preventing over the planet’s quickly diminishing assets through mercenaries. Today’s trailer teased a number of the upcoming sport’s new options, whereas veterans of the franchise had been handled with a reference to an previous Battlefield custom: the LoopZook.

The LoopZook is the Battlefield group’s identify for the feat of looping your jet up, exiting the jet, nailing the pursuing pilot with a bazooka rocket, and re-entering your jet from the sky. You can see it on the 3:00 mark of the 2042 trailer.

This transfer isn’t simply cool CGI for trailers. It’s been a participant pastime for no less than 16 years, beginning with Battlefield 1942. Here’s one other instance from the appropriately named ZookaMan.

Then Deathman raised the stakes with the LoopSnipe. In this clip, Deathman begins off with the loop, zooms in on an enemy utilizing an AA gun, snipes them with a headshot, then reenters the aircraft earlier than flying off in victory.

In Battlefield 3, YouTuber and streamer Stun_gravy wowed his viewers with related stunts. Their video “RendeZook” was submitted for EA’s Only In Battlefield 3 contest in 2012, the place followers submitted their greatest compilation movies for consideration. It wasn’t fairly a loop, nevertheless it saved the custom alive.

Stun_gravy topped themselves in one other video, “Jet Swap.” In this one, Stun_gravy lifted his jet right into a straight vertical, popped out, sniped the pursuing pilot with a headshot, after which stole their lifeless adversary’s jet.

To spherical issues out, the most recent in style LoopZook comes from DarkEnergy enjoying Battlefield V.

There are some massive adjustments coming to Battlefield 2042. The new specialist system basically eliminates courses; as an alternative, gamers will select named mercenaries with two distinctive skills and a customizable loadout. The sport can even be delivery without a campaign.

But relaxation assured, if a Battlefield sport has planes and bazookas, then gamers will hold the LoopZook alive. The extra Battlefield adjustments, the extra the LoopZook stays the identical.


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