Battlefield 4 developer DICE has outlined its incoming Carrier Strike game mode, which riffs on Battlefield 2142’s Titan mode.
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The mode is set on the South Chinese Sea and essentially sees two teams trying to destroy each other’s naval carrier, while travelling between the two using sea-faring vessels, such as waverunners and gunships.
In a Battlelog post, lead gameplay designer Gustav Halling wrote, “There are two ways of destroying the enemy carrier: either by full map control or assaulting the carrier as infantry. Each round is divided into 2 stages, starting with map control and ending with carrier attack.
“Both teams start on their own carrier and race to control the missile launchers placed on the map, by capturing the control points near them. This will automatically launch missiles towards the enemy carrier throughout the round, eventually destroying its hull and making it open for infantry attacks.
“When this happens for one or both teams, the carrier assault state is started. The team can then either drive a boat out to the carrier and climb aboard, or use the parachute spawn points above it. Once inside, the team must destroy two M-COM stations, which will open up new areas to the carrier, with the engine room being the final one.
“Destroying the two M-COM’s, or bringing down the carrier hull’s health to 0%, will win the match for your team.”
It sounds like an interesting way of fuelling ‘tug-of-war’ matches that sing back and forth. The mode will drop in late March as part of the Naval Strike DLC update.
Will you be giving it a try?