New Battlefield 4 PC Game Update Fixes Issues Caused By Last Patch

MP1st - A small but very necessary update has recently hit the PC version of Battlefield 4.

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Snookies121617d ago (Edited 1617d ago )

An update to fix an update's problems... Nice.

I love Battlefield, but this is just ridiculous.

3-4-51617d ago

Do any of you actually own the game for PC?

I do.

A lot of people are just passing along false "of the moment" information because it's the easy cool thing to do.

I've had the game freeze on me like 4 times total since I've owned it. ( about 2 weeks )

* Some people are making a bigger deal about issues, than what they really are.

I play with friends and we all have different PC builds with different graphics cards and mostly different OS's and still the game runs fine for all of us without any problems outside of a random freeze which takes 2 minutes to get back into the game.

* This is how these ideas and issues spread into something more than they ever really were.

Do you know how many games have had patches ?

Remember when Starcraft got a patch? Yup that game probably sucks right ?

Same for the Age of Empires series....I seem to remember how awesome these were even with patches.

Stop acting like patches are somehow a bad thing now.

You are literally making fun of people for trying to make a situation BETTER.

Think about that for a second.

Snookies121617d ago (Edited 1617d ago )

I do not own it personally on PC, because I've heard so many negative things about it. I do however have friends who own it, and have been extremely frustrated with it. So no, I will not own it on PC until it becomes stable. That's great if you haven't had many bad experiences with it, but friends of mine have.

Bottom line is, they should have released a FULLY working game. Is that such a huge thing to ask for when paying $60 dollars for a product? I sure as heck wouldn't pay upfront to go see a movie, then have them tell me "wait while we edit the footage a bit, it's not 100% finished. Come back a few weeks later."

I'm not a big fan of FPS games, but Battlefield is definitely one of my favorite franchises in that genre. If not my favorite. The game looks crazy fun, they just need to get it working.

retrofly1617d ago

More like to patch the patch of pathch for the other patches that patched the patch of the original patch.

famoussasjohn1617d ago (Edited 1617d ago )

What's the file size of the update this time? I see in the preview it says small update. Can't view the article yet, at work.

FireDart1617d ago

891.87 MB for me. Not sure if their was a patch in the 6 days that I did not play but that does not seem small to me.

famoussasjohn1617d ago


Holy crap I hope that was from another patch lol and that this one is smaller.

Pain_Killer1617d ago

Patch #1 December 3 = 890 MB
Patch #2 December 16 = 880 MB
China Rising Update December 17 - 4.4 GB
Patch #3 December 20 = 178 MB

famoussasjohn1617d ago

Ah okay, that's much better then. May have to try playing it on PC to see what happens.

Callediceman1617d ago

i instantly thought this.

MidnytRain1617d ago

The format isn't even right...

Callediceman1617d ago

Im sorry, I'm at work and a bit rushed. Next time i will have a co-worker review any meme i make to ensure all formatting remains intact, as i would not want to cause any issues with getting said joke. It appears I have fallen under the EA spell by releasing a meme in an unfinished state. I will release a patch to this meme shortly.

CorndogBurglar1617d ago

I thought your comment/meme was funny, regardless of the format. Kids these days....can't live with them, can't push them into oncoming traffic...

Eonjay1617d ago

I am a student of software engineering; I can tell you that something has gone horrible wrong down at Electronic Arts. They create the product so they define the requirements that must then be tested against. What is their testing process like. Completing a project in a timely manner is a key component to good software design. This project shipped in an unfinished state. Obviously. The chances of outselling COD are remote so you might as well have a solid showing to win people over.

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