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"Enter the war’s biggest front with the Russian army and fight the bitter cold on 6 new maps."


Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar is the second expansion pack for the Battlefield 1. It was first revealed on February 28th 2017.[1] The expansion features the Russian Empire as a playable faction on the Eastern front of World War I during the cold Russian Winters. Additionally the Red Army is featured as a playable faction against the Russian Empire during the Russian Civil War.[2] The expansion also introduces playable female soldiers in the form of the Scout class for the Russian Army.[3] The expansion released on September 5th, 2017 for Premium Members, and released worldwide on September 19th, 2017.[4]






Achievements and Trophies[]

Main article: Battlefield 1 Achievements and Trophies
Image Name Criteria Achievement Points Trophy Type
The Revolution is Coming The Revolution is Coming Play all "In the Name of the Tsar" Operations 25G Bronze Trophy
Charged into Battle Charged Into Battle Kill 25 enemies with the Lance as Cavalry 50G Bronze Trophy
Secured the Resources Secured the Resources Win 5 games of Supply Drop 50G Bronze Trophy
Endured the Winter Endured the Winter Play a round on all "In the Name of the Tsar" maps 25G Bronze Trophy
Filled the Stockpile Filled the Stockpile Perform a kill with all "In the Name of the Tsar" weapon variants 100G Gold Trophy


Concept Art[]



  • In the Name of the Tsar marks Battlefield 1 as the first game in the Battlefield series to feature playable female soldiers in multiplayer.
    • Female soldiers featured in the expansion are based on the notorious Women's Battalion of Death of the Russian Army during World War 1.
  • Battlefield 1 New Splash Art
    Following release, the female soldier on the expansion's cover art replaced the Harlem Hellfighter soldier in the game's main menu.
  • The female soldier on the cover art is played by fashion model Vendelali.[5]
  • Many of the weapons in this DLC have highly detailed reload mechanics, reflected in each weapon's animations.
    • The General Liu Rifle was also planned to allow toggling between semi-auto and bolt-action firemodes, though this feature was incomplete and dropped in release.
  • Alongside Battlefield 4: Final Stand, the expansion was released for free to all players between May 23 to May 29, 2018[6] and June 5 to June 11,2018[7] as part of the Road To Battlefield V promotion.
  • Alongside Battlefield 1: They Shall Not Pass, the expansion was released for free to all players between October 10 to October 16, 2018 as part of the Road To Battlefield V promotion.[8]