Battlefield 2042 features classic remastered maps from Battlefield 1942, Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3, but they aren't included in the main multiplayer mode. You'll need to access these modes through Battlefield Portal, a new side mode that's one of 2042's biggest selling points. It allows players to create custom games using assets from 2042 and other Battlefield games, but DICE also allows players to relive classic game modes and maps without any changes. It's a nice blast from the past, and all of your progress continues as well. Here's how to play classic maps from Battlefield 1942, Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3 in Battlefield 2042.
How to Play Classic Maps in Battlefield 2042
You can play classic Battlefield maps in Battlefield Portal, a special game mode in Battlefield 2042. Portal is accessed from the main menu. It's to the right of All-Out Warfare and Hazard Zone. Once you've selected Portal, you should see classic games on the featured screen.
Currently, there are only six classic maps available. Two are from 1942, two from Bad Company 2 and two from Battlefield 3. Here are the six remastered maps currently available in Battlefield 2042:
- Battlefield 1942
- Battle of the Bulge
- El Alamein
- Battlefield Bad Company 2
- Port d’Arica
- Battlefield 3
- Caspian border
- Channels of Noshahr
Currently, you can only play Conquest on 1942 maps and Battlefield 3 maps. Bad Company 2 maps are limited to Rush. The featured playlists allow you to select the game you want to play, but you can also browse community experiences if you want to find a custom server with a modified ruleset.
Battlefield Portal lets players customize their experience to their liking, so you can find a custom community server if you don't like the offerings presented by DICE and the official creators. Some servers have Bad Company 2's arsenal available on 2042 maps, for example, while others might pit a team equipped with 1942 weapons against a team with Battlefield 3 guns. The possibilities are endless, so n feel free to browse community creations to get the most out of Portal.
Battlefield 2042 is available now on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.