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Top 5 map remakes we want in Battlefield 4

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A breakdown of the top 5 maps we want remade in Battlefield 4, from Operation Metro, to Strike at Karkand, and more.

The Battlefield series is known for taking popular maps and remaking them, giving them a new spin for new players. And we’re certain that Battlefield 4 maps will feature some remakes from old classics. It’s already been rumored that Road to Jalalabad is on the drawing board, and previous rumors of DLC suggested old BF2 maps such as Dalian Plan and Great Wall might be released as a DLC.

Battlefield 4 map remakes

There is no shortage of awesome Battlefield maps to chose from when it comes to remakes. We’ve hand picked 5 classic maps from the series that we would love to see remade in Battlefield 4. Let us know what you think!

5: Operation Metro

Battlefield 4 operation metro
Love it or hate it, Operation Metro was probably the most played BF3 map to date. Its tight, in door combat scene meant that players could amass a lot of kills and points in short time, but it also meant that there was plenty of grenade spamming and general mayhem.

Because of its size, Operation Metro offered some of the most intense combat of any Battlefield map to date. We hope DICE brings it back in Battlefield 4, but with several fixes. At the very least, the map could be expanded with additional passageways and capture points.

4: Caspian Border

Caspian Border
The first big conquest map showcased in BF3 was Caspian Border. It was the second map available in the BF3 beta, and it instantly became a hit. It’s one of the most balanced maps in the series, and visually very distinct, with lush, green environments everywhere. We would love to see an improved version in Battlefield 4 with the new Frostbite 3 game engine.

3: Wake Island

Battlefield 4 Wake Island
Wake Island has been in every Battlefield since its first introduction in BF1942 over ten years ago. Most recently, it was part of the Back To Karkand DLC in BF3, and we’re certain that another version of Wake Island will be in Battlefield 4. However, we hope DICE puts a new spin on it, as despite its history, Wake Island wasn’t a very popular map in BF3.

2: Markaz Monolith

Markaz Monolith
Markaz Monolith was part of the Aftermath DLC for BF3, and was a map unlike anything we had seen in the Battlefield series so far. The city was destroyed, buildings had collapsed, there was rubble everywhere. In fact, all 4 new maps in Aftermath were excellent and near perfect in terms of balance.

Battlefield is known for its urban combat maps, and Markaz Monolith (and its close relative, Epicenter) took that to a whole new level. We can only imagine how much better and more detailed it would look in Battlefield 4 with Frostbite 3.

1: Strike At Karkand

Battlefield 4 Strike at Karkand
Strike at Karkand isn’t just one of the most popular maps ever in the Battlefield series, it’s one of the most popular maps in any multiplayer shooter to date. Strike at Karand is to Battlefield what de_dust is to Counter Strike: that one classic map that never gets old no matter how many times you play.

In BF3, DICE took Strike At Karkand to a whole new level, with new buildings and tons of details. The map was practically perfect in BF3, and we’d be fine with a straight port in Battlefield 4. But knowing DICE, Strike at Karkand in Battlefield 4 will probably get even better.

What Battlefield 4 maps would you like see remade from old classics? Let us know in the comments section!

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58 COMMENTS & TRACKBACKS

  1. WOOT FTW
    May 20th, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    – End of the Line (BFBC1)
    – Valparaíso (BFBC2)
    – Arica Harbor (BFBC2)
    – Laguna Presa (BFBC2)
    – Hill 137 (BFBC2 Vietnam)
    – Guadalcanal (BF1943)
    And weapons from the games. Including WW2 era. I wasn’t too pleased with the maps from BF3. The only maps I liked were the 5 flag conquest maps.

    • Andrew
      June 15th, 2013 at 11:58 pm

      YAY for bfbc2 maps that you listed!

    • Christopher Marrow
      June 19th, 2013 at 3:04 pm

      you hit the nail on the coffin, after playing bf3 i am starting to really miss BFBC1/2 maps they were awesome. To be honest I am sick of urban warfare based maps I want woods and trees (vietnam style). That is good fighting!!!!

  2. susta
    May 20th, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    Ziba tower !!!!

  3. face2face
    May 20th, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    1. Laguna Presa (BFBC2)
    2. Road to jalalabad (BF2)
    3. Ghost town (BF2 SF)
    4. FuShe Pass (BF2)
    5. Harvest Day (BFBC2)

  4. mohammad
    May 20th, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    oh no ! we don’t want stupid metro map in BATTLEFIELD 4 to hell with it !

  5. MagicStick
    May 20th, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    1. Ghost Town (BF2 SF)
    2. Warlord (BF2 SF)
    3. Neslon Bay (BFBC2)
    4. Arica Harbor (BFBC2)
    5. Laguna Presa (BFBC2)

  6. kc2keo
    May 20th, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    Well I agree with the above suggested maps but why not in addition:

    Dragon Valley (BF2)

    • kalamari rimbo
      May 21st, 2013 at 7:59 am

      This, so much. Easily one of my favourite maps in the Battlefield series.

  7. chris matthews
    May 20th, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    Heavy metal.

  8. Steve Scans
    May 20th, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    – Arica Harbor (BFBC2)
    – Port Valdez (BFBC2)
    – Valparaíso (BFBC2)
    – Arica Harbor (BFBC2 – for good measure)
    – Operation Metro (BF3)

  9. Felipe
    May 20th, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    i want valparaiso, metro, gulf of oman and caspian borded

  10. Stephen m
    May 20th, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    Mashtur city bf2
    Quang tri bfv
    Hue bfv
    Jalalabad bf2
    Saigon 68 bfv

  11. TrixClassA
    May 20th, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    Bad company maps in BF4 ? And most of you guys are mentioning 3-4 too.

    • The General
      July 31st, 2013 at 8:32 am

      BFV does not mean BC2. It means BFVietnam which came after BF1942

  12. Shadow7Cyrus
    May 20th, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    1- hill 137 (bfbc2)
    2- alborz mountain (bf3)
    3- laguna presa (bfbc2)
    4- caspian border (bf3)
    5- arica harbor (bfbc2)

  13. Whatever
    May 20th, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    some battlefield 2142 maps would be great
    i think operation firestorm from bf3 is probably the most popular map to date

  14. XuIIcTeP
    May 21st, 2013 at 12:08 am

    1) Valparaiso (BFBC2)
    2) Road to Jalalabad (BF2)
    3) Bandar Desert (BF3) (and only with 128 or more players)
    4) Atacama Desert (BFBC2)

    And I want something simular to the Titan mode from BF2142 🙂

    • Niall
      May 21st, 2013 at 4:12 am

      The naval combat mentioned may be involve a team of naval ships and aircraft protecting an aircraft carrier. The aircraft carriers have fully designed interiors and an Mcom station in the engine room that will disable all the missile defences on the ship once the bomb explodes, letting the team to either bomb out the aircraft carrier or set up a secod charge in the weapons bay to blow the ship up. Transport helicopters and RHIBS could allow troops to board enemy ships.
      As for maps,
      Wake Island
      Caspian Border
      Gulf of Oman
      Operation Metro
      Bandar desert
      Those are the maps I’d love to see with the new frostbite engine.

  15. chilly d
    May 21st, 2013 at 1:20 am

    Nuketown 2025 Klein lol

  16. Dennis3d
    May 21st, 2013 at 2:04 am

    Dalian Plant BF2
    Mashtuur City BF2
    Dragon Valley BF2
    Operation Road Rage BF2
    Gulf of Oman BF3

  17. Alexander
    May 21st, 2013 at 3:14 am

    Dragon Valley (BF2)
    El_Alemein from BF1942. This map, with the Desert Combat mod, was the most insane and awesome thing I have ever witnessed. flying low and fast with the HIND was incredibly fun.

  18. James
    May 21st, 2013 at 5:52 am

    Dalian Plant was my favorite map in BF2. Hopefully it will get remade for BF4 since China is making a return

  19. Simon
    May 21st, 2013 at 6:25 am

    1. Isla Inocentes
    2. Harvest Day
    3. Grand Bazaar
    4. Laguna Alta/Presa
    5. Operation Clean Sweep
    6. Operation Road Rage

  20. Themrx41
    May 21st, 2013 at 11:22 am

    All 4 )))) Operation Metro Caspian Border Wake Island Strike At Karkand i wan;

  21. Graham
    May 21st, 2013 at 11:39 am

    Come on guys stop living in the past with battlefield, all bf4 central talks about it was should be brought back to bf4. Can we not have new content, instead of re-invented stuff. We want new imaginative idea’s/things bringing to the game. Like a jungle environment along a river so you after get across the river to capture bases or in an ancient city with tombs or even a map based around an aircraft carrier fighting in all the corridors, but not these specifically just bring new ideas, come on think anyone can bring old maps etc.

    • MC Ginga Snap
      May 24th, 2013 at 9:28 am

      True that with the junlge environment

  22. Tony Myers
    May 22nd, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    I agree with Graham, re-making old maps over and over is a sign that DICE can’t be creative enough to come up with new material. How many maps are we going to see with abandoned buildings in an urban environment…Having, said that I loved metro and oman 🙂

  23. BFF Forever and ever
    May 23rd, 2013 at 7:27 am

    1. 64 man Metro for consoles
    2. Arica Harbor
    3. Ziba Tower
    4. Nelson Bay
    5. Atacama desert

  24. Adam
    May 23rd, 2013 at 8:30 am

    All these battlefield noobs just mentioning BC maps (Bad company isn’t even true battlefield, gtfo) and the horrible BF3 maps (metro, etc.). Please, the only maps worth remaking are BF2, 2142, Vietnam, or 1942. I really don’t want to see that many remade maps. I want DICE to put in lots of time and take a long process to make new and great maps that will distinguish themselves from others. I want these new maps to become legends. A lot of the BF3 maps did not do this and by the time Endgame had released I feel like they were just throwing maps in there with little thought and originality in them. DICE needs to visit real-world locations and get true inspiration, like my backyard, that would be a great map.

    • Matt
      November 20th, 2013 at 5:39 pm

      You sound like an idiot…”Battlefield noobs just mentioning BC maps”. Unintelligent statement if I’ve ever heard one. And your last sentence just about proves your thinking power.

  25. charlie
    May 23rd, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    1) Gulf of Oman
    2) Atacama Desert
    3) Operation Riverside
    2) Markaz Monolith
    1) Isla Incontents

  26. MC Ginga Snap
    May 24th, 2013 at 9:27 am

    1.) Caspian Border
    2.) Operation Metro
    3.) Damavand Peak
    4.) Azadi Palace
    5.) Operation Riverside

  27. RedOPants
    May 24th, 2013 at 10:10 am

    1) Strike at Karkand (bf2)
    2)Gulf of Oman (not the big 64 player, the 16 player from bf2)
    3)Operation Metro (bf3)
    4)Operation Flaming dart (BF vietnam)
    5)Fu-She Pass or wake Island (either one, both with a Inf only option) (bf2)

  28. UofAZCats
    May 24th, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    Not in order:
    1) Operation Metro
    2) Talah Market
    3) Grand Bazaar
    4) Scrap Metal (really all CQ maps)
    5) Gulf of Oman

    I would also throw in Tehran Highway, though would want the TDM map to be the original, pre-expansion map limits.

  29. Gabriel Nunes
    May 28th, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    5- Arica Harbor
    4- Road to Jalalabad
    3- De_Dust 2 (would be amazing to play this map with 100% destruction and 64 players)
    2- Strike at Karkand
    1- Gulf of Oman

  30. danvan
    May 28th, 2013 at 11:04 pm

    They need to put jungle warfare kind of map in there and bandarr desert but with more houses

  31. gom3z
    May 29th, 2013 at 1:34 am

    Iron Gator bf2 js

  32. lds
    May 29th, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    why doesn’t anyone mention backstab or bridge too far. Or the one with the oil rig.

  33. thebobfather
    June 2nd, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    Iron Gator BF2
    Dragon Valley. BF2
    Ghost Town. BF2 SF
    Camp Gibraltor. BF2142
    Suez Canal BF2142

  34. wacky
    June 5th, 2013 at 4:54 am

    backstab (bf:mc2 (ps2))
    metro (bf3)
    wake island(bf2)
    the nest (bf:mc(ps2)
    valparaiso (bc2)

  35. Funluvncriminal
    June 10th, 2013 at 10:56 am

    BC2 Oasis!!!

  36. tom
    June 11th, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    Karkand!

  37. Maxor
    June 11th, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    How was Karkand perfect in BF3? It was smaller than BF2. Too small for 64 players. They ruined the architecture of Cement Factory and turned it into a bunch of crates. Destructibility was inconsistent. Some buildings could be leveled and others could barely be damaged at all, especially around Suburb.

    A perfect Karkand map would be an exact recreation of the BF2 map with more destructibility. I want to climb up ladders and hide on roofs and cranes and risk getting artilleried or sniped or even have the building give out. Most buildings with the exception of maybe skyscrapers should be able to be leveled or blasted to their frames. There shouldn’t be any indestructible walls.

    It was disappointing going from Bad Company 2’s excellent destruction to BF3’s inferior destruction.

    • PinchePuto1982
      June 13th, 2013 at 3:44 am

      sooooooooo true!!!!

  38. daniel
    June 12th, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    Gulf of Oman
    Strike at Karkand
    Caspian border
    opertion metro

  39. Dan
    June 13th, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    I’ve got a good idea, how about instead of keeping this tradition of remaking maps again and again and again we get brand new maps?

  40. sam
    June 14th, 2013 at 12:50 am

    a bigger harvest day and bigger atamaca desert from bad company 2 would be nice. i really miss these maps.

  41. RustedNite
    June 16th, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    You can’t be serious…

  42. Chronicc
    June 16th, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    Just bring back Dragon Valley from BF2

  43. CrimsonOrbit
    June 17th, 2013 at 11:32 pm

    Operation Metro!!! Yes please
    Caspian Border
    Karkand

  44. Killzone VII
    June 19th, 2013 at 12:47 am

    Shut up troll.
    BATTLEFIELD: Bad Company 2 had some of the best maps in an FPS to date, I’d be happy if they just ported them all over to BF4, or better yet, make BATTLEFIELD: Bad Company 3.

  45. NahYoChill
    June 20th, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    Caspian Border (maybe make the Forest control point a little bigger and more “foresty”?)
    Armored Shield (could be bigger, and with jets)
    Wake Island (the water would be used more for combat and not just transport, b/c of the new jet skis and naval shit BF4 will have)
    Seine Crossing (add even more* flanking routes! and maybe *maybe* a helo)
    Death Valley (make it DARKER! not BLUE-ER!)
    Kaisar Railroad (looks amazing in BF3. add jets maybe?)

  46. Potato
    August 13th, 2013 at 7:29 pm

    1. Panama Canal
    2. Arica harbor
    3. Oasis
    4. Heavy metal!
    5. Damavand Peak

  47. Joe
    September 17th, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    1. Dalian Plant
    2. FuShe Pass
    3. Daqing Oifields
    4. Iron Gator
    5. Leviathan
    6. Ghost Town

    And bring back grappling hooks and zip lines from Special Forces!!!

  48. David
    March 5th, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    I would love to see Strike at Karkand on BF4.

    I would also like to see some of the BFBC2 maps as well

    Arica Harbour
    Atacama Desert
    Isla Inocentes
    Valparaiso

  49. Veteran
    November 30th, 2014 at 3:00 am

    Bridge Too Far (BC2:MC)

  50. BF2 Modern Combat
    April 1st, 2016 at 1:16 pm

    I Liked BF 2 Modern Combat Best.

    I could not get into the Bad Company Series because of the primary mode, it was not conquest and parts of the map would open up.

    1. Back Stab BF2 Modern Combat
    2. Deadly Pass BF2 Modern Combat
    3. Bridge Too Far BF2 Modern Combat
    4. Wake Island BF 1942

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