Battlefield 2 v1.03 Released

by Steve Gibson, Oct 04, 2005 9:30am PDT
Related Topics – Battlefield 2, Battlefield

The Battlefield 2 v1.03 patch has finally arrived in 170meg glory! The change list is huge and stuff but here are a few of the highlights from the thing which may catch your eye. You can click on 'more details' on the FileShack file page if you want the full list.:

- There is a new tab in the MULTIPLAYER menu that holds a list of the last 20 internet servers you have connected to, plus a list  of servers you have selected as favorites. - Nickname Prefix You can add a 6-character prefix (such as a clan tag) to your account nickname which will be displayed in-game next to your nametag in the score menu, in game messages, and above your player in the game world. - Improvements to in-game HUD / Map * The names of players in your vehicle are displayed in the HUD when someone enters the vehicle or switches positions. * There is a new element in vehicle HUDs that displays the reload time for countermeasures (smoke and flares). * Flags for each team are now displayed below their ticket count on the minimap to make it easier to tell what team you are assigned to. GAMEPLAY CHANGES - Many criteria for ranks and awards have changed. If you are immediately eligible for a new promotion, unlock, badge, award, or ribbon, it will be awarded the next time you receive points on a ranked server. - Only 1 player in a vehicle will get credit for or speed up capturing a flag at a CP. The other passengers must exit the vehicle to increase the speed of capture or receive capture score. - The commander's supply drop now has an icon on the minimap and a 3D - The wrench repair rate on helicopters has been decreased. - You now receive 1 support point for destroying an enemy commander's artillery, UAV or Radar station. - If you have received a point for healing, repairing, or resupplying a teammate, you will not receive another point from them for the same action for a set period of time.


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