Battlefield 2: Modern Combat
is a first-person shooter video game
in the Battlefield
series, developed by Digital Illusions CE
. Modern Combat
is the first Battlefield
game for video game consoles.
The game was initially released for the Xbox
and PlayStation 2
on October 25, 2005 in North America
. On April 11, 2006, an updated version of the game was released for the Xbox 360
featuring improved graphics and online features. A PlayStation Portable
version was announced in 2005, but was canceled. Instead, DICE developed Bad Company
for PlayStation 3
and Xbox 360
. EA announced on their official blog site, www.blogs.battlefield.ea.com that Battlefield 2: Modern Combat multi-player on Xbox would be cancelled.
The single player campaign game revolves around a fictional war between NATO
that takes place in Kazakhstan
. The media on both sides air propaganda
that accuses the other of war crimes while the player fights for each nation back and forth. When the player eventually chooses a side to lead to victory, it is revealed that a terrorist
organization called Burning Flag is responsible for misleading both NATO and China into starting the war. The winning side must then stop Burning Flag's leader, Commander 31, from launching 3 nuclear ICBMs
at the United States
; failure would mean neither side would have anything left to fight for or live for. After Commander 31 is defeated, the war is officially over.
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