Battlefield 2 Patch 1.50 Released

by Alice O'Connor, Sep 01, 2009 11:00am PDT
Related Topics – Battlefield 2, PC

The long-awaited Patch 1.50 for DICE's warfest Battlefield 2 has finally been released, available now in a hefty 1.93GB download over on FileShack for your convenience.

Chief among the additions and changes are making the Euro Force and Armored Fury add-ons free for all players, Windows Vista support, a new map, and various balance tweaks and bug fixes. Keep on reading for the full patch notes.


  • Additional support for Windows Vista.

  • Added Highway Tampa as a required map.

  • Added a new map called Operation Blue Pearl.

  • Added Euro Force and Armored Fury as free to play content for all Battlefield 2 players.

  • Added Widescreen support

  • Allowed BF2.exe to use more than 2Gb RAM

  • Added support for the Novint Falcon controller (

Gameplay Tweaks

  • Changes made to both the J10 and F35B to make them more balanced.

  • AA targeting tweaked to make it more effective.

  • Added checks to prevent "runway grieving".

  • Various changes made to prevent cheating.

  • Tweaked the hit detection, hits will be more accurate to the model.

  • Occasional connection drops after being on a server a couple of minutes - Fixed

  • Prevented use of mouse wheel to provide speed boost to vehicles

  • Prevented use of mouse wheel to exploit parachutes

  • Players can now pass claymores by going prone

  • Update the HUD on TV Guided missiles to increase visibility on maps like Dragon Valley

  • Added Battlefield 2142 style prone deviation (going prone will now cause reduced accuracy for a brief period)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the issue where picking up a players kit would cause CTD

  • Updated BF2OpenAL.dll from version to version

  • Updated ch_gas_station collision mesh on Dragon Valley to be consistent with other gas station buildings

  • Fixed the issue where MEC artillery piece on Operation Clean Sweep changes to the USMC's control when they capture the Airfield flag

  • Updated the Challenger2 HUD to show the correct icon instead of the M1A2 HUD icon

  • Changed a PLA FAV to MEC FAV on Road to Jalalabad

  • Tweaked the artillery respawn time on Dragon Valley for to 360 seconds as other artillery uses

  • Included a delay after weapon switch for the Bizon (PP-19) to 0.666

  • Updated the F35B's lock delay to 1 second instead of 1.5 seconds to match other aircraft

  • Changed the Humvee camo on Taraba Quarry to be the correct design

  • Increased the splash damage of the UH-60 (Black Hawk) guns from 0.25 to 1.5

  • Updated the G36E HUD to react the same as other weapons during sprint


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