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Battlefield 4 expansion development resumes with Second Assault and Naval Strike

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2014 11:15am PST

Battlefield 4's most egregious problems appear to be in the past, because DICE is focusing on expansions again. Second Assault will hit non-Xbox One platforms on February 18 for Battlefield 4 Premium members (March 4 for everyone else), while Naval Strike is set for a late M...

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"Gulf of Oman in Second Assault is my favorite SA map... so atmospheric."

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Battlefield 4 PC reports up to 58% FPS boost from AMD Mantle

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 31, 2014 8:45am PST

Corners of the Internet have been all aflutter with excitement AMD's 'Mantle' technology, exclusive to its latest graphics cards, but no one knew quite how much of a difference it would make. Battlefield 4 has become the first game to support Mantle, thanks to a patch launch...

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"That might make an AMD APU worthwhile then, since the CPU is considerable weaker compared to ..."

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Battlefield 4 Premium sales reach 1.6 million

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 28, 2014 4:30pm PST

In spite of all its bugs, and in spite of DICE publicly announcing it had suspended development of DLC, Battlefield 4's "Premium" Season Pass has...

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"I really regret buying in to premium pack at launch considering the extras alone aren't worth ..."

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Battlefield 4 'player appreciation month' offers a Battlepack each day

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2014 12:15pm PST

You've been really patient with Battlefield 4 and it's many issues, so DICE is thanking everyone with a player appreciation month set to unfold through all of February.

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"Yep, and that's exactly how crappy the game was...no need to waste more time on that turd. But ..."

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DICE polling for Battlefield 4 balance adjustments

By Steve Watts, Jan 27, 2014 11:00am PST

DICE is conducting a detailed poll to gauge interest in various balance adjustments for Battlefield 4.

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"The choppers are what made me give up playing BC2 for a long time. Atacama Desert with a good ..."

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Battlefield 4 patched on PC today, PS4 & PS3 tomorrow

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 13, 2014 6:05am PST

Battlefield 4 launched in a wonky enough state that disgruntled shareholders have launched a class-action lawsuit over how it effected EA's share price, but bless its heart, developer DICE has been trying. The PC edition has received a new patch today, targeting more of thos...

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"Too late now. Not even bothering to go back and try it at this point. Lesson learned, no more ..."

- wytefang see all 45 comments

EA hit with class action lawsuit over Battlefield 4 bugs

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 18, 2013 2:15pm PST

EA investors are none too happy with the botched launch of Battlefield 4 and have filed a class action lawsuit against the publisher.

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"So, their job is to file dozens of class action suits against any company whose stock has gone ..."

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Battlefield 4 PS4 patch aims at crashes

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 11, 2013 11:15am PST

As pleasant as Battlefield 4 may be, it's also a mite wonky--enough so that developer DICE paused work on its DLC until the FPS is in better shape. The PC version got a little TLC earlier this week, and now it's the PS4's turn. A new patch today brings plenty of crash fixes,...

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"No. Horseshit. Polygon gave the game a 7.5 to appease EA and get the higher score on Metacritic. ..."

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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.

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"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...

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"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 ...

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"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?

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"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.

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

- SlamDunk see all 29 comments

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.

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

- cltcprd see all 33 comments

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.

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

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