Some details may have been leaked in regards to the "Battlefield Hardline" multiplayer beta. According to a report from Gaming Bolt on June 4, Electronic Arts may be partnering with Sony Computer Entertainment for the first-person shooter. Last year, the publisher decided to sign a timed-exclusive deal with Microsoft Studios for one of the map packs in "Battlefield 4."
A mysterious "Omaha" demo was spotted on the Playstation Store with Electronic Arts being the publisher of the product. Furthermore, Sony Computer Entertainment is also sending out emails to those who will be attending the E3 2014 press conference, which is occurring next week in the early evening of June 9 in Los Angeles. The "Battlefield Hardline" beta release date has not yet been revealed.
The map for the play test has been revealed, however, as players can fight against each other in an area called High Tension. Furthermore, the multiplayer beta also has two factions with cops and criminals, which are also the same groups that are also going to be the focus in the single-player campaign mode. Finally, the beta is going to offer two game modes which involves hunting and raiding vaults.
"Battlefield Hardline" was announced early due to an internal trailer that got leaked. The development of the software product is being handled completely by Visceral Games, the same studio that previously worked on the "Dead Space" series. The same team is also developing a new "Star Wars" game with Amy Hennig, the creative director of the "Uncharted" series, leading its production.
The official "Battlefield Hardline" release date is slated for later this year for the PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Electronic Arts should be revealing more details, including a first formal look as well as the PS4 multiplayer details, at E3 2014. You can take a look at an image advertising the reveal at the gaming convention from the official Twitter page of the series near the top of this article.