DICE is upping the number of weapon customizations in a serious way for Battlefield 4. The developer revealed that the upcoming PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC military shooter will support up to 240,000 variations for a single weapon when it is released this October.
"The first thing you’ll notice while choosing your weapons in Battlefield 4 is the sheer number of weapons and accessories we’ve packed the game with," DICE wrote in a recent update on the Battlefield Blog. "This time around, we have more than tripled the number of available accessories and increased the number of available slots where you can install them. Coupled with the amount of available weapons in the game, the number of potential combinations of weapons and accessories is nothing short of astronomical.
"To give you a brief example of the vast amount of weapon variety you’ll get in Battlefield 4, let’s multiply the number of customization options you have on a single assault rifle. With everything from optics, other accessories and camos, you’ll end up with more than 240,000 variations – and that’s for one single weapon in your arsenal."
As players customize their weapon, they'll notice different attributes like accuracy or stability change so that they can customize their weapon to fit their gameplay style.
Aside from a number of new camo schemes available, DICE is also adding the 40x sniper scope along with the ability to "zero" your scope. This allows players to gauge the distance of a target and calibrate their sights to compensate for bullet drop over large distances.
You can check out an example of the weapons in Battlefield 4 being customized with different accessories in the video above.
Battlefield 4 is due out on Oct. 29 for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC with the PS4 release coming on Nov. 15 and the Xbox One on Nov. 22. The multiplayer beta will also launch at the end of September which you can get full details on here.
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