Electronic Arts is gearing up to release Battlefield 2042, but new details on the FPS continue to emerge ahead of launch. A new detail that has emerged is the ability to manually disable Specialists in Battlefield Portal mode.
Battlefield 2042s Portal was confirmed over the summer, but EA recently showed off the new game mode. Players will be able to explore content across multiple generations of Battlefield with Portal mode and various tools that allow fans to enable and disable various items to fully optimize their experience. This has been confirmed to include Specialists, allowing fans to deactivate their least favorite Specialists for any Battlefield Portal match. With the amount of information from the Battlefield 2042 portal coming out at once, it's easy for players to miss out on smaller details in the recent trailer. Several fans are eager for the new game mode so they can delve into the classic content of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Battlefield 1942, and Battlefield 3. Since specialists are new to Battlefield with Battlefield 2042, fans looking for the authentic experience can choose to disable the new characters in favor of a classic feel.
Reddit user ChickenDenders recently noted that players will be able to mix and match the new specialists with original classes from older Battlefield titles. His example compared the specialists from Battlefield 2042 to the limited selection of soldiers representing Battlefield 1942. The mode will also feature Classes from Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 3, allowing fans to choose their favorite characters from each title represented on the Battlefield Portal.
Portal offers a unique customizable experience that is new to the Battlefield series. If a fan has a title, weapon, class, etc. favorites, you can build a Battlefield 2042 match around that to relive its glory days or invoke feelings of nostalgia. Fans are already speculating what experiences they'll create with the Battlefield Portal, and with the game launching in a few weeks, they won't have long to wait. Because Specialists can be disabled, players can choose to keep all Battlefield 2042 characters regardless of the Battlefield era that fans choose to emulate. Keeping modern specialists in a previous-era environment can create new experiences with classic maps, while offering the original Battlefield experience through other classes can appeal to Battlefield fans who are no longer around. Because fans can enable and disable these characters at will in the Battlefield Portal, the possibilities are vast.