They Shall Not Pass, the first of four expansion DLC’s set to arrive for Batlefield 1 throughout the year has finally been giving an official launch date of March 14 after months of details slowly being revealed. But, in order to keep the hype for the first offering of the World War 1 shooter high until the content launches mid-March, DICE has released a trailer to give players a little taste of what’s to come.
Where in the opening moments of the trailer starts out with a close look at the new elite class the “Trench Raider” looking at the damage done on Verdun Heights one of the four playable maps that will be included in “They Shall Not Pass” DLC. As the trailer progresses, DICE, the developer responsible for the Battlefield franchise gives insight as to how the expansion received it’s name thanks to the new battle-cry the French adopted “Ils Ne Passeront Pas” amidst the Battle of Verdun which translates to the title of the DLC.
Check out the trailer below:
Aside from giving a great backstory for the expansion DLC, DICE also showcased some of the news toys you can unlock throughout your time playing the first expansion such as a few the weapons like the Chauchat for the Support class and the Ribeyrolles 1918 for the Assault class.
Much like the opening moments of the trailer, the last few seconds focuses back on the “Trench Raider” elite class taking down some of the opposing forces with his melee club. We also get a better glimpse at the Verdun Heights map that’s been ravaged by a massive forest fire.
Additionally, with the trial for Battlefield 1 set to go live soon for both the PC and Xbox One platforms. Those who are looking to get some time into the game on the Xbox One platform can now start downloading the trial on the marketplace to maximize your time with the game.
They Shall Not Pass is set to be available March 14th for Premium Pass owners and March 28th for those who wish to purchase the content by itself.