Battlefield 4 is unplayable on the PC

The PC version suffers from crashes and freezes, making it practically unplayable.

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allformats1636d ago

launch bugs. I hate them. Hopefully DICE will sort this soon. I'm sure they will.

TomShoe1636d ago

DICE has always been pretty reliable with patches. Hopefully they'll get it sorted out soon.

Zuperman1636d ago (Edited 1636d ago )

Just play it on the PS4, It's the same quality just playable ;)

vishmarx1636d ago

master race my ass.thousands of bucks spent and not a single pc game releases without crashes , game breaking bugs or in some cases not even launching.
deny all you want.
a few pixels and effects lower but 90% of console games are perfectly stable at launch and tend to have better support.

Dude4201636d ago

@ vishmarx, obvious troll is obvious

I've installed many games on my pc and haven't had a crash that was consistent for a long time. It happens here and there, but it happens on consoles too.

This is the fault of devs, not the pc platform.

perfectly stable you say?

MRMagoo1231636d ago

dont turn it into a [email protected] PC vs Console war guys jesus christ, lets just hope it gets fixed because we all know how much fun it is having a giant massive BF battle with tanks and soldiers.

0ut1awed1636d ago (Edited 1636d ago )

I knew waiting for the $30 black friday deal at gamestop was a good idea. :) But as others said this doesn't seem to be a good representation of everyone. For the most part the game seems to be running fine.


Like Dude said, troll statement is so obvious. I'll have a PS4 and probably buy BF4 for it too but come on your fooling yourself if you don't think console launches have serious issues too. That's even worse considering a console is one piece of hardware while PCs have the possibilities of millions of hardware combinations. It's a miracle that they get it to run period.

ProjectVulcan1636d ago (Edited 1636d ago )

If it's unplayable what the heck have I been playing without a hitch then?

Seriously I am sure bugs are in there and some people have come across them but soon as one bug pops up we get articles like this where zomg is unplayables PC never works and all console games that ever launched never had some annoying bugs not even big ones like GTA5 which worked perfectly all the time for everybody day one!!

Ok. That's over the top.

But my point stands aimed at people like vishmarx. Console games suffer every bit as much as PC games from early bugitis these days. It's an annoying and unfortunate fact of life in the industry for every platform it seems.

SlapHappyJesus1636d ago

And yet my friends and I have had no problems in the hours we have already put into the game . . .


Your biased BS holds no water.

Dasteru1636d ago (Edited 1636d ago )


95% of PC games release without issues also, 1 game being poorly tested doesn't mean the platform is bad.

PC games have infinite support through mods and community patches, anything is wrong with a PC game you can just fix it yourself, no need to wait several months for the devs to release a patch like on consoles.

I remember when i had Oblivion on the PS3, it would randomly freeze up the entire system, causing me to have to turn off the system from the rear power switch. The PC version has a community patch that fixes something like 20,000 lines of bad code, the console versions still have most of the issues and will never be fixed.

LonChaneyTV1636d ago

"Battlefield 4 is unplayable on the PC"

I already beat the whole game on PC. my play through was roughly under 7 hrs.

badz1491635d ago

so, the game is broken?? WTH was the beta for??

Tzuno1635d ago (Edited 1635d ago )

so what the hell are testers for? lazy and cheap developers. no money to pay some testers? i just uninstalled batman arkham origins because is a frikin' broken game. how the hell they release such garbage and people buy that?

TheArkatek1635d ago

WHY WHY WHY do people keep saying dumb shit like this. The PS4 version will be CLOSEST to pc version. My rig is light years ahead of consoles including the so called nex gen. Wait until PS9

Autodidactdystopia1635d ago

Well for what its worth, the multiplayer seems to be the issue.

SP runs smooth as butter, `55-60 fps while recording all Ultra, I was testing that new NVidia shadowplay earlier this morning and threw up some footage.

Mp is jerky though, haven't had a single crash yet..

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black0o1636d ago

i also hate the launch patches .. and DIcE luvs big patches

AbortMission1636d ago

Where's the Mustard Race fanboys Lol (I own a gaming PC so no need to get butthurt gentleman)

PoSTedUP1636d ago

theyre busy watching people play gtaV on youtube.

joe901636d ago

Abortmission Consoles still need to ketchup

Postedup.... Thanks for Beta testing GTAV for us. Oh yeh GTAV still broken on conoles. Keep BETA testing it for us please so we get the best product.

Oh and when it is out i hope you enjoy watching them amazing MOD videos on youtube sucker.

PoSTedUP1636d ago

doesnt dismiss the fact that 20mill people are playing it and itll be old news by the time it hits pc, if it hits pc..

joe901636d ago

So far so good here. A few people on a website do not make the masses.

Some lag issues but it is expected considering it has just opened it's flood gates to the the rest of the world to play.

Rather have a lag issue that will be fixed in a day or 2 than play it in 900p with no extra video settings. Ouch $400 for 900p....I laugh at your kind.

PoSTedUP1636d ago

rather have it still with great graphics on a 55" sitting from my couch with surroundsound (or a bomb ass stereo system) running uncharted4 "@max setting" than cramped up on a small monitor at a desk. and all for the price of a tiny ass pc experience with crashes and unlimited maintenance work that has better visuals, nah thanks im good.

Allsystemgamer1635d ago


"rather have it still with great graphics on a 55" sitting from my couch with surroundsound (or a bomb ass stereo system) running uncharted4 "@max setting" than cramped up on a small monitor at a desk. "

My PC is hooked up to my tv and reference 7.1 speakers. Your argument is invalid.

PoSTedUP1635d ago

you can but its not ideal, hdtvs are known to not output a pc resolution perfectly, it depends on the tv and a lot of other things. monitors are best suited for pc and there is a good reason why most people choose a monitor over a hdtv. its a hassel and if you care about pc having a higher specific resolution and a better response time and a higher native refresh rate and all that good stuff, then it pretty much defeates most of the purpose.

SlapHappyJesus1635d ago


Which is exactly why PC gamers flock to monitors. They are literally better for gaming in pretty much every way.
I would tell console gamers to do the same thing, really.
And, just throwing it out there, I have a 29" ultra-wide monitor and, being that the pixel density is lower than that of a television screen, I am able to sit much closer to the image with no visual degradation.
Pretty much my entire vision is just screen.
Arguing about larger screens is pointless when there are experiences like that. As far as my perception goes, I might as well be in a cinema at that point.

PoSTedUP1635d ago

well no i would say hdtvs are better for consoles. the console outputs 1080p (for instance), the tv is 1080p and the games are 1080p, perfectly fit without havng to touch a thing really. pc gaming you can adjust the game setting specifically and a pc monitor accomodates for everything a whole lot better because that is what it's designed for.

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wtopez1636d ago

The only problem I've had is that when I hold Q, the binoculars don't show up on the 1st level in the campaign. I think it's a little dramatic to call it "unplayable".

AnteCash1636d ago

Same thing like BF3 , had crashes on my pc for 2 months.

slimeybrainboy1636d ago

You're often first comment stating the obvious.

mistertwoturbo1635d ago

I'm having these issues on my pc too. Argh.. keeps crashing randomly.. need another patch already

kevnb1635d ago

I swear that i played it, against other people...

miDnIghtEr20C_SfF1635d ago

But PC's are the best of the best.... Must suck to buy a game and it be broken right away.

IaMs121635d ago

I have been lucky so far not to have been plagued with all these bugs yet, only a few times but a lot of people are. Hope they get it sorted out soon!

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sigfredod1636d ago

They didn't release already a day one patch to fix that?

come_bom1636d ago (Edited 1636d ago )

Thank God i haven't purchased it yet... now I'll just get it a couple of weeks from now when the PC version is stable and cheaper :)

vitullo311636d ago

Lol thats funny i just stopped playing. No problems so far though

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