Battlefield Series News


EA CEO explains 'fundamental' changes to dev process

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2014 8:39am PDT

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson explains how the company has made some big changes to its development structure to avoid the situations that have led to complaints recently.


"actually it is the opposite. by using a more iterative/agile approach with stability sooner it ..."

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PSA: Battlefield Hardline beta now open on PC

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2014 7:47am PDT

Battlefield Hardline has opened up its beta on PC, offering instant access for anyone who signs up.


"Way different game. Not superior at what you look for in a fb game. Also the payday series has ..."

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Battlefield: Hardline closed beta begins today on PC and PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 12:55pm PDT

After several leaks derailed the surprise factor, Visceral Games took the stage to reveal more of Battlefield: Hardline. This time, the studio was ready to show off some of the game's multiplayer and also reveal that the closed beta is open now on PC and PS4.


"Yeah I guess I was just assuming that being a battlefield game the SP would be so secondary that ..."

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New Battlefield: Hardline leak points to an October 21 release date [Update: Real trailer up now!]

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 05, 2014 4:15pm PDT

EA and Visceral continue to have trouble containing leaks, in regards to Battlefield Hardline. Today's leak may prove to be the most detailed one yet, with a trailer announcing an October 21 release date.


"It's Visceral, not DICE I think they should emphasize this in the Post x)"

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Battlefield 4 receives netcode update this week

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 03, 2014 2:45pm PDT

DICE is looking to deliver on their promise for online optimization by uploading a whole new netcode update to Battlefield 4 on PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 today before bringing it to PS4 and Xbox One later this week.


"Its because they are all licensed servers. Their licensee's can put more instances on the same ..."

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Battlefield 3 now free on Origin

By Robert Workman, May 29, 2014 11:30am PDT

EA is giving away one of its better shooters for no charge over on Origin.


Visceral addresses Battlefield: Hardline leak

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Visceral Games general manager Steve Papoutsis has explained what we were viewing in this morning's lengthy video leak for Battlefield: Hardline.


Battlefield: Hardline leaked trailer reveals story, multiplayer details

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2014 6:45am PDT

A leaked trailer for Battlefield: Hardline reveals even more details, including the TV-inspired cop drama campaign and the modes in multiplayer.


"Yup this one game ruins the whole franchise too moving forward. BF5? horrible because of this ..."

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Battlefield 4 Battlepacks now available as microtransactions

By Ozzie Mejia, May 27, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Players earn Battlepacks in Battlefield 4 often over the course of multiplayer. But if you want another one without having to go through the hassle of actually playing the game, they're now available as microtransactions.


"I'm in it for the paints/camos, honestly. Say whatever you like, but I love gun camos."

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Report: Next Battlefield in the works at Visceral Games

By Robert Workman, May 27, 2014 9:45am PDT

Information has been leaked on the next Battlefield game--and it apparently isn't being developed by DICE.


"I woke up this morning and thought, "I really need another Battlefield game. There aren't enough ..."

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EA announces dozens of games going offline due to GameSpy closure

By Steve Watts, May 12, 2014 7:00am PDT

Electronic Arts has produced a lengthy list of games it plans to shut down after June 30, saying it has not come up with a solution to keep services running in the wake of the GameSpy closure.


"That'll still mean all Steamworks titles will presumably have broken multiplayer and whatever ..."

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Battlefield 4 opening 'Community Test Environment'

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2014 8:00am PDT

DICE is introducing a "Community Test Environment" to Battlefield 4, letting willing players opt in to a separate client where they can experiment with changes. First up will be further optimizing the netcode.


"Gotta have Premium. Lol. Pay twice to beta test our game twice. "

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Battlefield 4 adds console Squad Join feature in beta

By Steve Watts, May 05, 2014 11:15am PDT

Battlefield 4 is testing a Squad Join feature in beta on consoles, and has produced a video tutorial to walk you through the process.


Battlefield 4 server rentals hit technical snag on Xbox One

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Battlefield 4 recently launched its server rental program, but had to quickly disable the feature on Xbox One while it works on a technical fix.


"It's great that Dice keeps thanking customers for their patience 6+ months after the release date. "

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Battlefield 1942 is free from Origin's On the House program

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2014 10:15am PDT

Last month, EA gave away free copies of Dead Space on Origin. Today, they've made Battlefield 1942 free.


"4 friends have DS3 from the same HB sale, having no issues. I think kiddygrinder is the ..."

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