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"Experience dynamic ocean combat in Naval Strike as the Chinese Armada takes the fight to the sea."

— Battlefield 4 Premium: release calender

Battlefield 4: Naval Strike is the third expansion pack for Battlefield 4. It features naval-focused combat on four island maps in the South China Sea. All watercraft are available in large numbers, with land vehicles being almost entirely absent.







Achievements and Trophies

Main article: Battlefield 4 Achievements and Trophies
Image Name Criteria Achievement Points Trophy Type
The Big Leagues The Big Leagues 20G Bronze
Killing Me Softly Killing Me Softly
  • 1 Kill in the ACV
20G Bronze
Spotted Spotted
  • Climb to the highest point on top of the main island on Wave Breaker
20G Bronze
Fly Swatter Fly Swatter 30G Silver
No Parley No Parley 30G Silver




  • Along with Dragon's Teeth and Final Stand, the expansion was originally discovered through an unfinished domain on the official Battlefield website the day before it was officially announced.
  • It was officially revealed at Electronic Arts' Gamescom 2013 press conference, along with Battlefield 4: Dragon's Teeth and Battlefield 4: Final Stand.
  • All maps of the Naval Strike expansion as well as its release date were revealed on February 13, 2014 on Battlelog.[1]
  • Naval Strike was released for free to EA Access members on August 27, 2015, and could be downloaded and kept permanently by members up to September 3, 2015.[2]
  • Naval Strike was temporarily made free to all players on July 19, 2016. This was done again in September 2016.
  • The expansion's weapons were revealed in a PS3/PS4 update on March 4, 2014.
  • The backgrounds of the main menu and Battlelog were changed to reflect the release of the expansion
  • The PC edition for Premium members was delayed (to April 4, 2014) due to concerns that the combination of the pack and future updates would increase performance issues on mid-high end PCs
  • The Xbox One edition for Premium members was delayed due to an issue in the animation system that hinders players from engaging targets in set circumstances using popular weapon configurations.
  • As with Battlefield 3: Armored Kill, the Premium release version was initially unavailable from the in-game store, requiring players to go to their respective platform's store to download it.
  • Nansha Strike features a massive easter egg where players can trigger the appearance of a Megaladon. This had been speculated for a long time by the community.
  • Alongside Battlefield 1: Apocalypse and Battlefield 4: China Rising, the expansion was released for free to all players between July 31 to August 6, 2018[3] and August 14 to August 21, 2018[4] as part of the Road To Battlefield V promotion.