Late last July, DICE confirmed that stats would not be transferable between current-gen and next-gen console, though after receiving quite an amount of requests, we were told that they would do an investigation.
Well, today that concluded and for those who just aren’t ready to jump on the next-gen ship yet, you’ll be happy to know that any progress gained in the current-gen version of Battlefield 4 will transfer over to either the PS4 or the Xbox One.
In a PR we received just a bit ago, it stated that stats from the PS3 will carry over to the PS4, as with the Xbox 360 to the Xbox One.
DICE Makes It Easy to Upgrade to Next-Gen Consoles
his holiday, DICE will unwrap the next generation of all-out warfare with Battlefield 4 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. That means best-in-class multiplayer is coming to consoles, with huge 64-player battles running at a smooth 60 frames-per-second.
Whether you are playing on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, we want to make your transition to next generation consoles easy. That is why today we are informing the devoted Battlefield community that all the time and effort you spend building up your Battlefield 4 stats will carry over when you upgrade from the Xbox 360 to Xbox One and from the PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4.
That way, on October 29, you can get in the game without any worries that you will have to start ranking up all over again when the next generation consoles launch. We got your back.
They also promised to show off more at this year’s Gamescom, which is set to start August 20th.
Today we also wanted to inform the community that DICE is promising to keep the action going all year-long with the return of Premium membership for Battlefield 4. With membership, players can expect themed digital expansion packs, new weekly content and personalization options. And just as your stats, unlocks and rank will be transferrable from current-gen to Xbox One and PlayStation 4, so to will Battlefield 4 Premium membership.
Tune into EA’s 2013 Gamescom press conference (www.ea.com/gamescom) on August 20 at 10:00am ET for a first look at Battlefield 4 Premium content.