The news comes via an EA press release (the date confirmed by VideoGamer) for an event showcasing the map pack. The event is to be streamed live from London on November 1 (12PM ET/9AM PT, 5PM UK time), featuring two teams of 32 players each fighting it out on Xbox One. A European team will be led by Xbox EMEA rep Graeme Boyd, while the US team will be led by the appropriately named (for once) Major Nelson, AKA Microsoft's Larry Hyrb.
THE WINNER WILL BE DECIDED AT THE "BATTLEFIELD 4: SHOWDOWN LIVE EUROPE VS USA" EVENT
Xbox Live's Major Nelson and AceyBongos Command 32-person Squads in a Head-to-Head Battle of Battlefield 4 Second Assault – Its Worldwide Debut on Xbox One
Join us in the global, live streamed event, Battlefield 4™: Showdown Live Europe vs. USA on November 1 at 17.00 GMT, where two teams of 32-players will compete in an event in London. The Showdown will mark the debut of Battlefield 4 Second Assault, an expansion pack available at launch first on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. Battlefield 4 Second Assault includes four fan-favourite Battlefield 3™ maps re-imagined with the power of Frostbite™ 3. Top-tier Battlefield players will be hand selected to represent their country as they battle it out on Xbox One.
Battlefield 4 will be available November 1 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 console and PC. Battlefield 4 will be in stores November 22 on Xbox One and November 29 on PlayStation®4.
Battlefield 4 Second Assault is one of five expansion packs included in Battlefield 4 Premium, an exclusive membership for fans that provides a wealth of new content to keep the action going all year long for only £39.99. Battlefield 4 Second Assault will be available first on Xbox One .