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BF2 Hotfix Coming - Downgrade Suggested

A new Battlefield 2 Community Update has a status report on plans for a hotfix for memory leak issues with Battlefield 2 version 1.01. Although the site states "EA and DICE are committed to getting a fix for v1.01 as soon as we possibly can," in the meantime they are suggesting that users downgrade by reinstalling the original unpatched version of the game:

HOTFIX for Battlefield 2 v1.01 Coming Soon
First off, a HUGE thanks to all of you who emailed me in regards to the memory leak found in the update we released earlier this week (v1.01). Your emails found their way to our production team and they’re in the process of evaluating what needs to be done in order to get this fixed. In the meantime, and since the 1.01 update is causing memory leakage on some systems, we recommend that you reinstall the game and NOT the v1.01 update we released earlier this week.

Reinstalling Battlefield 2 will not affect your in-game medals or ranked server statistics. EA and DICE are committed to getting a fix for v1.01 as soon as we possibly can and will continue to keep you informed through this web space in the coming days.

NOTE: If you installed and are running the newer server files (Win and Linux versions) we made available earlier this week, please revert those as well. We found that those files had the same issues with memory leaks as did the v1.01 update. You can download the older versions here.

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39. HOTFIX for Battlefield 2 v1.01 Coming So Jul 9, 2005, 14:22 Hollowguy
 
I guess the 'test fix' they were working on turned out to be a "Not-so-HOTFIX"

I was able to play the game patched again last for a few hours with only a few instances 'connection interrupts.' There were alot of servers running the new version - btw.

I'm thinking that the "suggestion" to revert back to the original out of the box version means that it will be necessary to do when they finally release the new and improved patch. (improved is used relatively)

I also think that they should've spared the clients the hassle of reinstalling by releasing a patch to revert whatever files needed to go back. Sure it might've taken them some time, but at least everyone would know what the F**k is going on and would be using the same client version instead of what is happenening now.

 
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