Published on November 11, 2021
Battlefield 2042 has arrived and the latest in the long-running FPS series is ready for players both new and old to parachute dive or rocket blast into. Quite literally this time new and old can face off as all different army groups and maps from older Battlefield games have made it into 2042 and can be mashed up in Portal. Anywho, if you’re here, you’re probably still figuring out the basics of the game and you might be wondering how to access and use your Gadgets in Battlefield 2042. Here’s what you need to know.
How to Use Gadgets in Battlefield 2042
Gadgets are essentially your non-grenade, non-weapon equipment that you can use in a match of Battlefield 2042. Gadgets, over the years, have grown to be a very diverse category of stuff that you can use and deploy in a battle to give you an edge over your opponents.
You may have up to two types of gadgets depending on what game mode you’re in. If have access to a specialist gadget, which may be something like a grappling hook or a recon drone, press 3 on PC to access it or left on the d-pad on a controller. If you are trying to use a shared gadget (generally accessible to all characters), press 4 or right on the d-pad.
Specialist gadgets usually respawn over a period of time, while some can be used after a very short cooldown. Regular gadgets may be limited in use, so make sure to carefully check which equipment you’re rolling into battle with and keep in mind which ones mesh well with your character’s unique perks and strengths
And that’s everything you should need to know about how to use gadgets in Battlefield 2042. For more useful tips and guides on the game, be sure to check out Twinfinite’s guide wiki. You should also see some related content below that may prove helpful.