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The subject of this article, Spotlight, has been cut from the final version of a Battlefield game.
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Spotlight is a vehicle Specialization that was to be featured in Battlefield Hardline for Helicopters. It was to used by the co-pilot to locate enemies and subsequently blind them. While initially available in early versions of the game, it was ultimately cut from the final release.
The Spotting Searchlight is a vehicle specialization for the Saint-Chamond Standoff Assault Package. When activated a bright light will flash, spotting all enemy players visible to the driver's first person view. Another effect of the flash is that it will blind all players who look directly at the tank, similar to Flashbangs. The downside of the searchlight is that it is extremely noticeable in dark environments, making it hard to conceal the tanks location.