The Best 'Battlefield' Games

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Vote up the best main installments of the 'Battlefield' series.

Time to settle which Battlefield game is the best of all time. These are the best Battlefield games from best to worst, every main installment of this popular first-person shooter series has something different that makes it stand out from the rest. From certain multiplayer modes to dynamic gameplay features, all Battlefield games have elevated the first-person shooter genre to another level. Since the first Battlefield was released back in 2002, the series grew larger with every passing installment with larger maps, more vehicle and weapon variety, more dynamic expansion packs, and new layers of destructive enviroments. 

Vote up your favorite Battlefield game that you think should be considered the greatest of all time!


  • Battlefield 1
    Photo: EA DICE
    1
    51 VOTES

    Setting: World War I

    New Features/Multiplayer Modes:

    • Operations
    • War Pigeons
    • Frontlines
    • Supply Drop
    • Air Assault
    • Shock Operations

    Expansions: They Shall Not Pass; In the Name of the TsarTurning TidesApocalypse

    • Released: 2016
    • Developer: EA DICE
    • Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
    51 votes
  • Battlefield 3
    Photo: EA Digital Illusions CE
    2
    47 VOTES

    Setting: 2014

    New Features/Multiplayer Modes:

    • Team Deathmatch
    • Destruction 3.0 
    • Suppressive Fire 
    • Vehicle Disablement 
    • Assignments 
    • Colorblind feature
    • Renting Servers

    Expansions: Back to Karkand; Close Quarters; Armored Kill; Aftermath; End Game

    • Released: 2011
    • Developer: EA Digital Illusions CE
    • Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
    47 votes
  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2
    Photo: DICE

    Setting: 20XX

    New Features/Multiplayer Modes:

    • Destruction 2.0
    • Specializations
    • Hardcore mode
    • Squad Deathmatch
    • Squad Rush

    Expansions: Vietnam

    • Released: 2010
    • Developer: EA Digital Illusions CE
    • Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows
    35 votes
  • Battlefield 4
    Photo: EA Digital Illusions CE
    4
    51 VOTES

    Setting: 2020

    New Features/Multiplayer Modes:

    • Spectator Mode
    • Field Upgrades 
    • Counter Knifing
    • Community Test Environment
    • Obliteration
    • Defuse

    Expansions: China Rising; Second Assault; Naval Strike; Dragon's Teeth; Final Stand; Weapons Crate; Night Operations; Community Operations; Legacy Operations

    • Released: 2013
    • Developer: EA Digital Illusions CE
    • Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
    51 votes
  • Battlefield 2
    Photo: EA Digital Illusions CE
    5
    21 VOTES

    Setting: 2007

    New Features/Multiplayer Modes:

    • Commander
    • 6 Player Squads
    • Battlefield Recorder
    • Conquest Assault
    • Conquest 

    Expansions: Special Forces; Euro Force; Armored Fury

    • Released: 2005
    • Developer: EA Digital Illusions CE
    • Platform: OS X, Windows XP, Microsoft Windows
    21 votes
  • Battlefield Hardline
    Photo: Visceral Games

    Setting: 2012

    New Features/Multiplayer Modes:

    • Heist
    • Blood Money
    • Hotwire
    • Rescue
    • Crosshair
    • Hacker Mode 
    • Non-Lethal Takedown

    Expansions: Criminal Activity; Robbery; Blackout; Getaway; Betrayal

    • Released: 2015
    • Developer: EA Digital Illusions CE, Visceral Games
    • Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
    21 votes