EA believes that despite BF4's rocky launch, it is an extremely successful game.
Successful at not testing updates before releasing them. Did the consumers actually ask for more Lag in the game?
EA being EA, lots of money = successful. They don't give a *** about the state of their games, or us, or this industry, if it makes a lot of money then it is successful. In an industry created and sustained by people with passion and creative minds, EA have such a cold, corporate way of viewing/doing things. Just look at how they talk about one of their games - "Exceedingly Successful Product", it's not a game to them it's a product, a soulless money maker, ugh. They make me sick to my stomach. Thank god i didn't buy BF4 myself. If i had one wish it would be to rid this industry of the swarm of locusts that is EA. My dislike for EA is so great that it makes my dislike for MS look like love.
Exactly. You can clearly tell what metric of "success" is being utilized here.
Well that was a post just riddled with hate. Must get tiring. Unfortunately for you, you missed out on what is easily the best game on either console right now. Hating MS and EA, you must often find yourself limited from good experiences. not me though! =)
@malokevi You are the reason the gaming industry sucks and isn't getting better. Demand better games and STOP pre-ordering from EA.
OOPS! =D Didn't mean to destroy the industry! Ah... who am I kidding, I couldn't care less! I'm still happy! If you aren't, maybe you should take up Tennis or something.
Actually i think it attracted more idiots aka COd players too.
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As it is now, the game isnt bad. But at the launch (I have an X1) it was terrible to play. You'd get kicked to the dashboard, no sound for majority of the map, lagging everywhere, etc etc. Still some issues but its better. The 0 health thing annoys me. If you have 0 health, your dead. I also hate the no sound for the first minute of a match if your in a vehicle. Lastly, the bullet lag is really annoying. Your getting shot, get behind a wall, and die 2 seconds later. BF is still one of the most frustrating games because the BS that occurs is through the roof.
Sales wise maybe...
Sale wise but not quality wise !
Just pretty much that shows them that they don't really need to put a lot of effort in their games and they can get off with anything (the state that BF4 is in right now is simply unnacceptable for that price we paid). I would already expect at this point that their next games will be buggy as hell and they wouln't even give a little d*** about it as long as they'll make $$$
Notice that they refer to it as a product and not a game/experience or something a little more inspiring. I wonder if they even enjoy making it. Its just a product. Where is their pride? Its actually a really great shooter series.
Let me quote: Where is their pride? Its actually a really great shooter series It used to be a great shooting series. Up until BFBC2 after that it kinda became COD like (still better but it's mostly all about money now).
Its quality not quantity EA !
just like sim city. they considered that cluster**** to be a success too. EA will not change until we make them change, by not buying their crap
BF4 will be the last EA game I buy until they get their shit together. Madden 25 and Live 14 on next gen is a disgrace
Fifa is just as broken, why fix something when we don't speak with our wallets.
So successful that I can't even bring myself to play it currently. I feel like BF4 is the equivalent of a friend who has just let me down one too many times and forced me to break out the friend scissors.
I don't know if the Xbox one version is different to what the people above are playing but for me since the last update I have not had any issues with the game. When I 1st got it just after Xmas I found that I could never get a game by quick match and would often get booted out of games but I have yet to have any of these issues since the last update. But I don't spent hours on hours playing the game too I just have a few quick games to kill a bit of time.
Apart from kicking me to the UI a few times, it's been flawless for me on PS4 in terms of MP, even at launch it was fine. I think we must be a couple of the lucky ones lol. Every time i play it i have 5 bar connection to the server and have zero lag or anything else. 120 hours played so far, great game when you have a good team. But yeah, **** EA.
Yeah we must be. It is a very good game. I don't think its a massive change since bf3 but I do enjoy playing it but I have lost my fps side over thru last few years from playing far to many fps games. I think that's why I'm loving the Wiiu so much at the moment because of the change in games I'm playing. But like you said I think its a fun game and can be great when you get a good bunch of tram players.
I haven't had any problems on the Xbox One after the patch. There have been a few times where the knife sequence seemed laggy. I stabbed someone but they countered and ran away with my tags but I was still fighting for my life against what seemed like a ghost as no one was in front of me. But that was the only problem I've had in about 50 matches. Although, there may be something wrong with the aircraft in the game. Every time I pilot a heli or jet, I seem to crash or get shot down. It can't be because I suck at flying, right? /s
I have bf4 on ps4 and i sessioned for a few hours last night, i didnt notice any problems. Actually just texture loading in the beginning, but nothing gane crashing
Erm... EA....we need to talk, I feel.
Is it bad that I've already given up on Battlefield 4? It's a lost cause unfortunately. The only thing I'm concerned about anymore out of this whole ordeal is Battlefront. I have very little hope for future EA/DICE titles.
Gone back to 2142 bf3 and 4 got at midnight launch only managed to get to rank 36 before I realised I don't like them much, Bad company series seemed more fun.
Utter shameless disrespect for the consumer. In regards to the article and his response, of course he is going to say it has been a success. He didn't provide any statistical data or facts to support that, because its a PR spin. Even if EA acknowledged prior to release that the game was broken and they didn't expect to sell as much as BF3, then any amount of sales over that expectation would be a "success". The fact that he isn't willing to admit the game was broken on release shows a complete inability to be humble and admit you were wrong. Then he goes on to basically state its gamers fault there has been so much noise, because the game was successfull and there are more of us? Screw you man, there is noise because the game is/was broken. It's ok tho. You won't get my money next time. I can only hope consumers show exactly how they feel. Sadly, with the next game being a Star Wars game I don't see it happening. Consumers will line up to throw their money at a publisher who is reskinning a broken game because its a 'product' that has success. From a 'product' stand point it doesn't matter how it does from a working view point, as long as it makes money. I understand thats the principle of business but have some effing pride in your GAME.
game sucks get cod ghosts is much better
If BF4's "obvious and glaring issues" - those being netcode, servers, crashes & joining friends - are all fixed, then I'm Patrick Bach.
I mean how many games has EA done this to? How many franchises and IP have they taken, aimed at the core audience of gamers, and then subsequently u-turned them either into a buggy mess, some shameless money grab, or a game aimed at a more casual market. I know they aren't the "worst company in the world" but what hate they do get is indeed earned.
So if it's a success, should we expect more of the same in the future??? I agree, all EA products are now a 30/60/90 day purchase, depending. -from now on.
Glad I missed the initial launch issues. Game runs smoothly for me and I have fun so I guess it's successful In my eyes
And there it is: "Product". EA has long since lost the love of games, it's ALL about the money...
The nerve of EA... They only say that now after everyone got it which later on in the year finding its broken beyond belief...
I assume they're talking about sales and not the fact that the campaign crashes which in turn corrupts your save. ._. Or the random lag during multiplayer
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