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Watch This Battlefield 1 Clip of a Tank Hijacking Gone Wrong

This is why it pays to be aware of your surroundings.

There are few ways to embarrass an enemy team of Battlefield 1 players more than by stealing one of their vehicles from right under their noses and using it to wreak some havoc. However, as one player recently learned, pulling off such a badass maneuver isn’t as easy as it seems.

Redditor VidvanElse recently shared the below gif via the Battlefield 1 subreddit. It isn’t clear whether the player in the clip is VidvanElse themselves, but either way it’s a pretty entertaining look at a tank hijacking that almost goes off without a hitch:

Well, at least the player’s efforts resulted in a win, even if it wasn’t the exact kind of win they were initially aiming for.

For more on the latest Battlefield 1 coverage, be sure to read about how the game’s upcoming In the Name of the Tsar expansion will herald the introduction of playable female soldiers, a first for the entire Battlefield series. 


Nate Hohl

Nate Hohl got his start in the video games journalism industry shortly after graduating college and since then he has come to find enjoyment in critiquing various forms of media (games, movies, books, etc.) and seeing how they affect our ever-developing idea of culture. If you'd like to contact him, you can do so via his email address,, or his admittedly oft-neglected Twitter account @NateHohl.