It allows players to view stats, unlock and customize weapons and loadouts, and coordinate with friends.
Launching the game is now done with an in-game browser, which also features videos from the community, a newsfeed, and game settings.
The player's career in Battlefield 4 can also be examined and customized via the same portal, as it is replacing the Battlelog feature in that game.
- During the Open Beta, it was the only means of unlocking new content since the feature wasn't yet integrated into the game itself.
- Battlefield Hardline was originally intended to join Battlefield 1 and 4 in the Companion lineup, but work ceased with the closing of Visceral Games in 2017.