Defuse is a gamemode featured in Battlefield 4.
The gametype pits two of five players as either attackers or defenders against one another in close quarter situations in a series of five rounds with the winner being the team with the most wins.
The objective of the attacking team is to either eliminate all members of the defending team or arm and destroy two M-COM stations with a Bomb founding in the center of the map. The objective of the defending team is to prevent the detonation of an objective and to eliminate all members of the attacking team. Once killed, players cannot respawn until next round, and each player can only be revived once per round. Killed teammates may spectate the match until the round ends.
A round ends when:
- All players on a team have been killed
- The defending team has defused the bomb
- The attacking team is successful in destroying both objectives
- During Battlefield 4's development, the gametype was internally known as "Playground".