Battlefield 1 release date set for October 21

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Battlefield 1 will be released on October 21, 2016, EA and DICE revealed at the game's premiere event today. The historical shooter set in multiple fronts of World War 1 is coming later this year, and if you pre-order it, you can even start playing three days early on October 18.

EA and DICE also plans to give players some early hands-on with a public beta. They aren't willing to say when the beta will kick off, but they did note that members of EA Access and Origin Access will get to start playing the beta early.

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