Battlefield Series News


Battlefield 4 patch to fix crashes on PC version

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 09, 2013 1:45pm PST

A new PC patch has been deployed for the PC version of Battlefield 4, with DICE aiming to fix the most frequent causes of client-side crashes.


"I get a bit more stuttering now.... The game was otally broke for me but the internet came to ..."

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Battlefield 4 expansion development suspended

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 04, 2013 1:00pm PST

Many players are angry at EA and DICE for shipping the China Rising expansion for Battlefield 4--especially as ongoing issues plague all versions...


"Part of me appreciates them recognizing there are significant issues that need to be addressed, ..."

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Battlefield 4 'player appreciation' will offer double XP

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 22, 2013 2:20pm PST

"Resolving the launch issues is our #1 priority. In fact, we are so serious that we have the entire team working to stabilize the game and we will not move on to other projects until we are sure that Battlefield 4 meets--and exceeds--your expectations. It is the right thing ...


"I like using the pistols...I don't know why but I have since BF3."

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Battlefield 4: Second Assault trailer shows off the new (old) maps

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 20, 2013 4:10pm PST

Are you ready to play through Caspian Border, Operation Metro, Gulf of Oman, and Operation Firestorm all over again?


"Homefront was a great game let down by the campaign the devs never wanted. I felt that they ..."

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Battlefield games are 'two year projects'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 20, 2013 4:00pm PST

Electronic Arts has avoided annualizing the Battlefield series, in spite of the success Activision has had with the Call of Duty franchise. EA CFO Blake Jorgensen pointed out the many reasons why the company doesn't believe that's a smart decision for them.


"You mean "two-year projects"? "Two year projects" means two 1-year projects."

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Battlefield 4 lets you lean and peek with Kinect

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 06, 2013 11:45am PST

As promised, the Xbox One version of Battlefield 4 will support Kinect functionality when it launches on November 22nd. But what will you be able to do with Microsoft's bundled camera? You'll be able to lean and peek.


"Playing a game while lounging on the couch is much different than sitting at a desk"

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Battlefield 4 PC bug-fixing underway

By Steve Watts, Nov 04, 2013 9:30am PST

Battlefield 4 has suffered reports of some bugs in the PC version, including freezing and crashing. DICE has outlined its known bugs and the series of patches it will be issuing to stomp them.


"ok, so is SLI working this time around? Cause BF3 was artifact city half of the time"

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Battlefield 4: Second Assault DLC maps revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2013 12:45pm PDT

One of the upcoming map packs for Battlefield 4 Premium is "Second Assault," which takes "fan-favorite" maps from Battlefield 3 and remixes them to...


"It's only a week later, right? I remember it being that for 3, but it might have been two weeks."

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Battlefield 4 'China Rising' coming on December 3

By Steve Watts, Oct 31, 2013 6:00am PDT

Battlefield 4's "China Rising" DLC will start hitting on December 3 for premium members, with non-premium access to begin two weeks later.


"I'm interested in when Mantle support is expected to drop. That's probably when I'll pick up the ..."

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Call of Duty and Battlefield are higher-res on PS4 than Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Initial reports pegged PlayStation 4 as more powerful than Xbox One. But, will the differences between the two consoles make much a difference? Apparently, two big multiplatform games both run at a higher resolution on PS4 than on Xbox One: Call of Duty and Battlefield.


"Who cares? That's not his point. Go make your defensive posts about X1 now, instead. You're ..."

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Battlefield 4 video review: current-gen combat

By Shane Satterfield, Oct 28, 2013 9:01pm PDT

While Battlefield 4 is ready to go "next-gen" on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 outings will nonetheless be played by a significant audience. How have EA and DICE fared on the current-gen?


"EA didn't fix the bug because most player didn't experience it, since most don't rebind their ..."

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'High-end' Battlefield mobile game in the works

By Steve Watts, Oct 21, 2013 12:15pm PDT

EA's Frank Gibeau says they are working on a mobile Battlefield game that will be "high-end and high-performance."


"Well, Harmonix went on to self-publish after they bought out their shares to go indie. So yeah, ..."

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How Battlefield 4's scoring system teaches new players and encourages team play

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2013 11:45am PDT

How does DICE plan on training new players to "do the right thing" in a game that demands cooperative with a team? Through points, of course.


"Interesting, they really are thinking trough a lot of stuff I had issues with previously. Added ..."

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Battlefield 4 requires 2GB of space on Xbox 360, but 15GB is recommended

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 15, 2013 3:30pm PDT

The Xbox 360 version of Battlefield 4 will require an installation, like many games as of late. While you can get by with just 2GB of space, EA recommends you have up to 15GB of free space.


"everyone who owns a Xbox 360 4gb cannot play Battlefield 4 and are required to purchase a ..."

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Battlefield 4's spectator mode aimed at catching eSports fans

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2013 11:45am PDT

DICE has shared more details about the Battlefield 4 spectator mode, and how its viewing options are aimed at capturing the eSports market.