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Battlefield 2042 Beta Leaks Battlefield 3 Classes & Weapons – Portal Mode

Battlefield 3 fans will be happy to see these classic classes return in a new Battlefield 2042 Beta leak.

The Battlefield 2042 Beta is now over, and it’s fair to say that fans have some relatively mixed opinions on the playtest. Although the game’s build was reportedly around 2 months old, the Beta was definitely one of the more glitchy experiences we’ve had the chance to play in recent history.

What’s more, Battlefield 2042 fans really hate the game’s Specialist system. And after seeing it in action last weekend, we have to agree that it’s not perfect right now.

Many long-time fans want the game to return to its original class system, with Assualt, Engineer, Medic, and Support all playing vital roles. Of course, that goes against DICE’s whole design plan, but it’s not impossible to think that these classes will be back.

Battlefield 2042 Portal Mode

In fact, it seems that all of the Battlefield 3 classes are currently playable in-game! And one lucky Battlefield 2042 fan got the chance to try them out early, and experience the older weaponry.

In this recent feature, “Battlefield 2042’s Troubled Development and Identity Crisis“, one insider reveals that Specialists are likely a response to the success of Warzone!

Battlefield 3 Classes Playable in Battlefield 2042 Beta

It seems that all Battlefield 3 classes are already playable inside the Battlefield 2042 Beta, thanks to a new glitch.

The Beta may be over but we’re still getting footage coming in from the players. And it seems that one Beta user managed to glitch their game to witness some unreleased content on PS5.

YouTuber Lucapook reveals that all 4 Battlefield 3 classes were available to play during the recent Beta. Presumably, these assets came straight from the Battlefield Portal Mode which allows players to combine all assets from previous Battlefield titles.

And the new glitch even makes Battlefield 2042’s Robot Dog playable in-game!

We’ve got a full breakdown of all the Battlefield 3 classes inside Battlefield 2042 below:

Battlefield 3 Assault Class


  • G3A3
  • M16A3
  • AN-94
  • M416


  • Medkit – Heals anyone in range.
  • Defibrillator – Original Battlefield 3 style, instantly revives teammates and does small damage to enemies.
  • Grenade

Battlefield 3 Engineer


  • A-91
  • ACW-R
  • AKS-74U
  • SCAR-H


  • SMAW
  • RPG-7V2
  • SA-18 IGLA
  • EOD Bot
  • Anti-Tank Mine
  • M67 Grenade
  • Repair Tool
  • SMAW

Read More: Battlefield 2042 Weapons List So Far According to Game Files

Battlefield 2042 Portal Classes

Battlefield 3 Support


  • Type 88 LMG
  • M60E4
  • M240B


  • M18 Claymore
  • C4
  • Ammo Box
  • C5

Battlefield 3 Recon


  • M39 EMR
  • SVD
  • M98B


  • Radio Beacon
  • MAV
  • T-USB (Scanner)
  • Radio Beacon – Creates a temporary spawn point.

We also got a new leak recently containing all of the upcoming Battlefield 2042 Specialists! It’ll certainly be nice to see more than the same 4 faces running around the Battlefield servers.

We’re also getting the following confirmed improvements to Battlefield 2042 at launch. If you weren’t a fan of the Beta, it might still be worth trying the game on release day.

Check out the leaked gameplay of all the Battlefield 3 classes in Battlefield 2042 below. Thanks to Lucapook for uploading the following footage.

And we’ve got a key timeline of all Battlefield 2042’s development issues here, for those who are interested!

Let’s hope the Portal and Hazard Zone modes are enough to keep players entertained. After all, many users are searching how to cancel their Battlefield 2042 pre-order for a refund already.

But should you buy Battlefield 2042 on PS5, Xbox Series X, or PC?

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