After the player reveals its connection with the Russia-Ukraine war, Dice will rename the Battlefield 2042 skin.
This news comes from IGN, It first reported someone on Twitter, Waggle_ua, Pointed out to EA and Dice that the “little green man” skin that can be used by Russian expert Pyotr “Boris” Gukovsky is a reference During the Ukrainian crisis in 2014, Russian soldiers were secretly sent to Crimea.
As you can see in the tweet above, Waggle asked EA and Dice if they “can playfully put Russian terrorists occupying parts of our country in the game.”As IGN According to reports, the skin of the little green man refers to Russian soldiers wearing unmarked green uniforms and initially denied any connection with Russia during the annexation of Crimea.
However, Russian President Vladimir Putin later confirmed that the little green man was a Russian and was part of the Russian special forces sent to Crimea. Dice response And said, “We sincerely thank you for bringing this to our attention” and “The use of this name is unintentional.” Dice then confirm The little green man skin will get a new name in an upcoming update.
We sincerely thank you for bringing this to our attention. The use of this name is unintentional, you helped us make a positive change in the game. Thanks 💛https://t.co/xfFrcdTxW7
-Battlefield Direct Communication (@BattlefieldComm) November 12, 2021
“It inadvertently mentioned a real-world problem and did not reflect the values of our team,” the Battlefield Direct Communications Twitter account wrote in an article. tweet“We will change the name in an upcoming update, and thank you for bringing it to our attention.”
When the update goes live, we will definitely update this story. For now, please read Dice’s plans for the first year of Battlefield 2042, and then check our current views on this in Game Informer’s ongoing Battlefield 2042 review. After that, read Game Informer’s breakdown of everything we know about Battlefield 2042.
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