Battlefield 2042 Season 3: Release date, Spearhead map, new weapons, classic Class system, more

Battlefield 2042 Season 3 brings another new map, weapons, specialists and more. Here’s when Season 3 is starting, plus details on its classic class system, map changes, and more.

Battlefield 2042’s second season is just coming to an end, and it’s been through a lot of changes since its launch. DICE isn’t stopping there though, rolling out new weapons, maps, vehicles and quality-of-life updates throughout Season 3 and beyond.

Season 3 is on the horizon and it’s bringing some highly requested features like the classic class system and an even greater map overhaul. Here’s everything about Battlefield 2042 Season 3, including its launch date, new map, specialists, weapons, and more.

battlefield 2042 season 3 start date

battlefield 2042 season 3 arrives Tuesday, November 22Season 2 will run for 12 weeks.

The devs haven’t given an exact time, but Battlefield 2042 updates usually come around 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM GMT, This puts Season 3 exactly one year after the launch of Battlefield 2042.

Battlefield 2042 brings Spearhead map to Season 3

Battlefield 2042 Season 3 brings the brand new Spearhead map that takes players to fight in the “Swedish Jungle” across two massive, cube-shaped buildings.

DICE describes Spearhead as a close-quarters map, consisting of “two fully automated megafactories and one untamed terrain”.

new weapons in battlefield 2042 season 3

battlefield 2042 brings season 3 rorsch mk-4 And this NVK-S22 Shotgun for players to unlock.

The Rorsch Mk-4 “uses electromagnetic forces to propel projectiles at absurd speeds,” and the NVK-S22 is a “dual-barreled semi-automatic” shotgun.

That’s not all though, as Bad Company 2’s XM8 and Battlefield 3’s A-91 come as Vault weapons in All Out Warfare, with more to come later in the season. Plus, Season 3 also brings the EMKV90-TOR Railgun Tank.

Rasheed Zain Specialist in Battlefield 2042 Season 3

New Specialist Rasheed Zain arrives in Battlefield 2042 Season 3, joining the Specialist class later in the season.

This no-pat Egyptian uses the semi-automatic XM370A Airburst Launcher to detonate grenades over enemies’ heads, and he gets Call of Duty’s Quick Fix perk, which starts healing immediately after hitting him.

The classic class system returns in Battlefield 2042 Season 3

battlefield 2042 the gods confirmed that they are bringing a “huge overhaul” of the current specialist system “in the latter half of Season 3”, reintroducing the four classic classes – Assault, Recon, Support and Engineer.

Gadgets will be class-specific but weapons will still be unrestricted, and DICE will bring more balance passes for specialists to help define their roles and improve their “voices, body posture and facial expression changes”. will continue.

Here’s where each of the existing specialists will be placed after Update 3.2’s overhaul:


  • webster mackay
  • Santiago “Dodger” Espinoza
  • Emma “Sundance” Rozier
  • Rashid Jain


  • ji-soo pack
  • Vicks “Casper” van Daele
  • Naveen Rao


  • Maria Falk
  • Konstantin “Angel” Engel


  • Kimball “Irish” Graves
  • Pyotr “Boris” Guskowski
  • evenena liss

Map Changes in Battlefield 2042 Season 3

DICE is hard at work overhauling Battlefield 2042’s launch maps, and both Manifest and Breakaway are getting updates for Season 3.

Update 3.1 brings an updated version of the manifest, and update 3.2 introduces a “massive overhaul of Breakaway”. Expect more cover and more intense action as the devs bring the flags closer together and remove “unnecessary playspace”.

Modern Warfare 2 Season 1 has also just started, so you can check out everything you need to know about Warzone 2 and the DMZ here.

Image credit: DICE / EA

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