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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.

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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"

- etherspark see all 46 comments

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...

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

- GreggD see all 36 comments

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.

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

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 2 comments

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.

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

- Curike see all 87 comments

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?

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

- Curike see all 35 comments

Battlefield 4 story trailer punches a dog

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2013 8:30am PDT

Call of Duty: Ghosts, we know, likes dogs. But as the Great FPS Throwdown of fall 2013 approaches, we've all been dying to know: what is Battlefield 4's stance on dogs? As a new trailer released today shows a soldier chap punching out a pooch, I'm willing to go ahead and dec...

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"also: "wait, who are we fighting against such that we only have one ship left? aliens?" ..."

- xsoulbrothax see all 12 comments

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.

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

- BigT see all 7 comments

Battlefield 4 performance and balance improved thanks to beta

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 17, 2013 6:30am PDT

The term 'beta test' has been somewhat diluted over the years, now often simply letting people play an essentially final version of a game a few days early to raise a little hype. DICE actually collected and is acting upon feedback from Battlefield 4's multiplayer beta, thou...

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"Now you're talking out of your ass. Sim Citys servers are login servers and periodic checking ..."

- Curike see all 32 comments

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.

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

- nate_97_ see all 2 comments

Battlefield 4 beta 'Obliteration' mode deployed

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2013 7:30am PDT

The Battlefield 4 beta has started rolling out the new "Obliteration" game mode, in which teams try to grab a bomb and detonate it on enemy ground.

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"Seems pretty fun. Is there a way that stalemates are resolved? A time limit?"

- crummynz see all 2 comments

Battlefield 4 details asynchronous Mission challenges

By Steve Watts, Sep 23, 2013 10:45am PDT

DICE has detailed changes coming to Battlefield 4's Battlelog, including the ability to challenge your friends to 'Missions' with your own special criteria, letting you compete even when you're not all on at once.

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Battlefield 4 open beta start dates clarified

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2013 9:00am PDT

EA said last week that Battlefield 4's open beta testing would begin on October 1 but neglected to answer one small important question: what about for people who are owed early access? Oh, the publisher has now explained, October 1 is when they'll get to play. The actual pro...

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"Cool, I'll get a chance to see if my quad-core w/ HD7850 system can hang with the Xbone and PS4."

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 4 comments

Battlefield 4 open beta begins October 1

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 13, 2013 4:30pm PDT

The open beta for Battlefield 4 will begin on October 1st. It will be available on all current-gen platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.

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"Aww you mean you cant go from iphone to PS4??? THIS IS BULLSHIT "

- et72 see all 17 comments

Battlefield 4 PC system requirements revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Battlefield 4 may be pretty, but it has surprisingly lax min-spec requirements for PC players. Looks like supporting both current and next-gen consoles resulted in an engine that can support a pretty wide range of PC tech.

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"I think that recommended these days typically is what runs the game smoothly with all features."

- pizzaput see all 41 comments