Battlefield 4 Patched

DICE has patched the Windows edition of Battlefield 4, their military shooter sequel. The update addresses a number of bugs and issues, though it may have introduced a couple of new ones, as word is SLI rigs may now exhibit graphical flickering and the revive bar sometimes gets stuck, two problems they say they are looking into. In addition to bugfixes, they also promise improvements to what they themselves refer to as the game's "so-called 'Netcode'." Here's the list of fixes:

  • Fix for a crash that would cause the game to stall, resulting in a sound loop. This should eliminate most of the problems relating to this.
  • Fix for the SUAV (introduced in the China Rising expansion pack) not exploding when hitting enemy soldiers. While these indeed should be deadly, they were never designed for “roadkilling” opponents.
  • Fixed one of the issues related to the so-called “Netcode” (see below for details).
  • Fix for an issue where 4x the damage from a vehicle's minigun would be applied to the chest when a player had the Defense specialization equipped.
  • Fix for player tags not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members.
  • Fix for graphical flickering appearing on terrain.
  • Fixed the instance where players suddenly would transition into Spectator Mode while playing the Defuse game mode.
  • Fix for a Defuse bug where none of the teams would win a round by letting the timer run out. -Fix for players getting stuck in the revive screen after being killed.
  • Fix for players getting stuck in the kill camera after being revived.
  • Fix for the game mode specific ribbons being counted twice in the multiplayer progression.
  • Made NVidia 331.82 or later driver versions mandatory for all players.
  • Disabled DirectX 11.1 on NVidia cards that have outdated drivers.
  • Fixed driver version not being properly detected on NVidia Optimus systems.
  • Fixed a minor crash that could occur when bringing up the scoreboard.

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DangerDog wrote on Dec 17, 2013, 00:17:
The Half Elf wrote on Dec 16, 2013, 22:11:
Just picked up BF4, and dear lord I wish I hadn't bought it from GMG as I would be getting a refund. Feels like a COD version of Battlefield 3.

In what way? There's no kill streak perks, movement feels completely different.

If you joined 64 player server and got bombarded with grenade spam then remember almost all the maps are designed for 24 players since that's the max number of players on last gen consoles.


I typically stick to 16-24 player servers, as I just can't the cluster fuck of 64 player maps. Hit detection, network code is BAD, the 'scale' of the maps is just off... I'm not sure if this is to emphasis soldier scale when they get into Close Quarter Combat or what.

I love BF3, but BF4 feels like watching BF3 through a smugded window pane.

And I'm sick and tired of whiny black guys in games. First Lamar in GTA5, now Irish in BF4. Would have killed them both given the option.
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