Battlefield: Bad Company 2

PC, XB360, PS3, IPHONE / Action / Release: Mar 2, 2010 / ESRB: M

Bad Company 2 PC Patch Tweaks Balance, Adds New Server Browser

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 21, 2010 10:00am PDT

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 developer DICE has issued new client and server patches for the shooter on PC to deliver a new, speedier server browser...


"Server browser is a whole lot better now, but it has a bad habit of finding non-HC games even ..."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Kit Upgrade DLC Detailed

By Brian Leahy, Apr 20, 2010 2:45pm PDT

Downloadable kit upgrades will be hitting the Xbox 360 version of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 tomorrow, developer DICE has confirmed, though the...


"DLC??? I'm still waiting for the patch that makes it so it doesn't take 30 mins just to find a ..."

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Bad Company 2 Slow PC Load Times Fixed by ATI Beta Drivers

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 15, 2010 7:00am PDT

ATI has released a new driver set, the Catalyst 10.4 Preview, aimed at fixing long level load times in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for players with...


"3850. performance seems a bit better, but load times still take forever."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Trailer Shows Off Tomorrow's VIP Map Pack 2

By Chris Faylor, Mar 29, 2010 10:00am PDT

With developer DICE set to unlock two new multiplayer map variations for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 owners on Tuesday, March 30--that's tomorrow, by the way--publisher Electronic Arts has issued forth a new trailer detailing the so-called VIP Map Pack 2.


"While this is all fine-and-dandy, I would really like to see Strike at Karkand and Sharqi ..."

- k1ld0r see all 88 comments

Shack PSA: Left 4 Dead 2 PC 50% Off on Steam; Battlefield: BC2 Four-Pack Briefly Back

By Chris Faylor, Mar 23, 2010 1:50pm PDT

With Left 4 Dead 2's first batch of downloadable content (The Passing) due soon, discounts on the cooperative zombie shooter have started to...


Battlefield: BC2 Server Update Fixes Issues

By Brian Leahy, Mar 19, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Shacknews community member Iwannaacura spotted a forum post on the EA UK boards detailing a new server patch for Battlefield: Bad Company 2....


"Now I like that PB is picking up some of the hacks and booting them. It's sad there are already ..."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Sells Over 2.3 Million

By Chris Faylor, Mar 18, 2010 8:10am PDT

Boasting that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is "on pace to be the top selling title for March 2010," publisher Electronic Arts today revealed that the...


"i can't remember the last time i had this much fun playing a PC game. anyone else get killed ..."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Grenade Spam PSA Parodies MW2 Video

By Brian Leahy, Mar 16, 2010 6:00pm PDT

After announcing that the free DLC for purchasers of new copies of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 would be released on the same day as Infinity Ward and Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2's


"We just need another video against Team Fortress 2 for the demoman..."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 PC Patched; SecuROM DRM Removed from Steam Version

By Brian Leahy, Mar 16, 2010 12:20pm PDT

DICE patched Battlefield: Bad Company 2 with numerous bug-fixes and UI improvements (full list below). The patch for the Steam version of the game...


"DIDNT FIX MULTI GPU NVIDIA LOW FRAMERATE ISSUES still runs like shit with multi gpu nvidia ..."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 DLC Due Alongside Modern Warfare 2's as DICE Throws Gauntlet

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2010 10:20am PST

With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 developer Infinity Ward promising to cure the shooter's "mapathy" with some downloadable content on March 30,...


"I think to compare CODMW2 and BFBC2 you just have to look at 2 other classics. Team Fortress 1/2 ..."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Review

By Brian Leahy, Mar 08, 2010 5:30pm PST

EA and DICE are back with another iteration in their wildly popular Battlefield franchise, a series of multiplayer first-person shooters covering...


"So what's the Shacknews server for this game? I'd like to play with some non retards for a change."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Server Issues Continue; PS3 VIP Content on the Way

By Brian Leahy, Mar 08, 2010 2:00pm PST

It would appear that DICE and Electronic Arts were not prepared for the massive player counts for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 as both companies...


"I'm in love with this game right now. Deep, deep multiplayer. Strategic, not so arcade-like. ..."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Releases with New Trailer

By Brian Leahy, Mar 02, 2010 11:00am PST

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has been officially released in both boxed and digital form on the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Steam users should now also be able to download and install the game, despite a pre-load neve


"So I'm kinda sad the Hags and Sweetwater didn't really get into as much this game but the ..."

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Evening Reading: Bad Company 2 Almost Here!

By Brian Leahy, Feb 26, 2010 5:00pm PST

As we head into the weekend, it occurs to me that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is almost here. Sadly, we won't have one more weekend with the beta before Tuesday's release, but I'll take the time to reflect upon why I'm


"Does anyone know if you pre-ordered BadCompany2 on Steam if you can download it at midnight? ..."

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Trailer Explores Two New Day One DLC Multiplayer Maps

By Chris Faylor, Feb 25, 2010 9:09am PST

Having already revealed that those who buy a new copy of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 will be rewarded with free additional content, publisher Electronic Arts and developer DICE have put out a traile


"They've got a few more days to keep their mouth shuts and to not screw something up like ID ..."

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