EA's press conference was a bit of a letdown, to put it very mildly, but at least they saved the best for last. Battlefield Hardline is looking fantastic in six minutes of unedited footage... but unlike many potentially misleading videos you'll see over the next few hours, Visceral Games are willing to put their reputation where their mouth is.
See, you can test the beta out for yourself.... right now... on PC and PS4. If you're fast and lucky enough,
See, it's first come first serve on both platforms - hit the link and fill in the form. Their servers are taking an absolute pounding, mind.
We're looking forward to a refreshing new take on the Battlefield license that swaps military action for high-octane police and criminal hijinks, a little like PayDay 2 meets Bad Boys 2 with freely deployable zip lines and car chases aplenty. It's out in time for Christmas.