Battlefield 2042: Standard vs Gold vs Ultimate Edition

Battlefield 2042 has just been announced and the game comes in three distinct editions: Standard, Gold, and Ultimate! We’ve compiled a list of all the differences between them alongside a quick overview of all the perks you’ll be getting if you were to pre-order.

EA has definitely stepped up their game when it comes to pre-ordering. This time, players who purchase the higher tier editions (Gold & Ultimate) gain access to the game 10 days earlier than the release date. Moreover, there are tons of other perks that sure make pre ordering worth it.

All Battlefield 2042 Editions Compared

All editions provide you with some set cosmetic rewards which we’ve mentioned down below. Moreover, the Gold and Ultimate Editions provide you with an earlier Release Date scheduled for October 15.

All Editions have an increasing number of cosmetics bundled within them. These cosmetics will be exclusive for pre-orders and will not be purchasable or attainable after pre-orders end.

Pre Order Rewards

You’ll be receiving the following rewards regardless of the edition you pre-order:

  • Baku ACB-90 Epic Melee Takedown Knife
  • “Mr.Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • “Landfall Player Card Background and “Old Guard Tag”

Note: All players will also have early access to the Open Beta.

Standard Edition

Release Date: October 22, 2021

  • Early Access to Game Launch
  • Early Access to Open Beta
  • Baku ACB-90 Epic Melee Takedown Knife
  • “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • “Landfall” Player Card Background and “Old Guard” Tag

The price of the Standard Edition is as follows:

Gold Edition

Release Date: October 16, 2021

  • Early Access to Game Launch
  • Early Access to Open Beta
  • Baku ACB-90 Epic Melee Takedown Knife
  • “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • “Landfall” Player Card Background and “Old Guard” Tag
  • Year 1 Pass: 4 New Specialists, 4 Battle Passes, 3 Epic Skin Bundles
  • Cross-Gen Bundle

Here are the prices for the Gold Edition:

Ultimate Edition

Release Date: October 15, 2021

  • Early Access to Game Launch
  • Early Access to Open Beta
  • Baku ACB-90 Epic Melee Takedown Knife
  • “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
  • “Landfall” Player Card Background and “Old Guard” Tag
  • Year 1 Pass: 4 New Specialists, 4 Battle Passes, 3 Epic Skin Bundles
  • Cross-Gen Bundle
  • Midnight Ultimate Bundle
  • Official Digital Artbook
  • Exclusive Digital Soundtrack

The pricing for the Ultimate Edition is:

When Does Battlefield 2042 Open Beta Start

There’s been a lot of rumors flying around lately about the Open Beta coming out as soon as the first few weeks of September!

While we still aren’t sure yet, players who have pre-ordered the game will be able to play the game 3-4 days before the Open Beta opens for everyone else.

What Is The Release Date For Battlefield 2042

If you have the Gold or Ultimate Edition of the game, you’ll be able to enjoy the title on October 15, 2021.

However, those who have the Standard Version of the game will be able to play the game on October 22, 2021.


Are you going to be jumping into Battlefield 2042 when it releases? Let us know in the comments section down below!

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Saad Muzaffar
Saad is a CS enthusiast who has been playing games since his childhood. A huge fan of MOBAs like Dota 2, he's a tech geek with a love for gaming at heart!

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