MP1st - Battlefield 4 Naval Strike has officially launched for all Battlefield 4 Premium member across all platforms. But for many, the experience is being marred by a recent bout of severe server lag, or what many refer to as “rubber-banding”.
Wow.. how many months has this been going on? Never will I be a DICE game at launch
At least 5 months, this has to be a f****ing joke. Now they are suddenly unhappy with the server performance? How many times have EA execs defended the performance of BF4? They were even sued for it back in december http://www.videogames.net.i... This is simply ridiculous, it's about time some eyes are opened at EA. This is NOT how you treat paying customer.
If they really care they'd give us premium members a free map pack instead of sum bullshit player appreciation month that costs them nothing
Glad I skipped this one. I've played BF since it launched with 1942. After BF3 I already knew the direction it was headed and I'm glad I ended it there. I would have hated to see one of my favorite fps franchises go to crap like this.
Yes!! Nobody can tell you what to be man!
Why not just call BF4 a beta.
I'm seriously getting tired of developers releasing extremely buggy games at launch. I dont mind day one patches because a game goes gold a month before release so its normal that they discover some new bugs during that period. But to release a game at launch with a large amount of game breaking bugs is unacceptable in my opinion.
I have been calling it Betafail 4 and considered it..... BF4=FUBAR For months I've been stating this and have unfortunately been 100% correct.
Who knows how long it'll take them to implement the new servers. My guess is 2 months from now. Which is great, 7 months after release you're game actually may work as intended.
This sucks because Battlefield is my favorite FPS franchise by far. Too bad it's handled by a uniquely bad pair of developers (DICE) and publishers (EA). Nearly half a year later and the game is still semi-broken.
Server performance on the regular servers is fine now. It's nowhere near as bad as it used to be. However, come Naval Strike's release, it seems like they rolled back all the server related fixes, cause every server is running a minimum ping, rubberbanding bigtime. I played NS to get some of the NS specific challenges out of the way, but OI'm gonna hop back to regular maps or 2nd Assault, because the servers running those games are *much* more stabile. Honestly, try sniping when you need to adjust for range, target movement and a 0.5-2 second lag.... It is *impossible*
Great song! And very fitting in this instance... LOL
10 gb of update for 360 and i have 20 gig =( haha the crap that u need to download are larger than the game hehehe ea are so greedy they want 2 new bf each year
Why not delete every BF4 update except update8?
and that wont erase my campaign save or let my box freeze all the time?
I can't say for sure but I have read on Battlelog from plenty of people that is helps with the freezing.But I'm not sure about the campaign save.
cant risk the campaign I restarted that crap 4 times on hard for guns.
If you're on PS4 go to the server search function and type in Testserver.You're welcome.Although its only one map.
Pleeeease fix the freezing on PS3 when on Obliteration mode on only BF4 maps and not DLC ones!if that gets fixed the game is nearly perfect.pleeeeease
I refuse to pay for premium til they sort out Buggfield4
What the heck is rubber banding?
When you move a set distance, only to be pulled back again.. E.g. I spawned from the AV-130 one time, parachuted onto the ground - then got rubberbanded back into the air. Another time, I ran from a grande, only to get rubberbanded back on top of it (shame the nade timer didn't get reverted too)
PS4... I've only experienced it in NS Rush mode. Team Deathmatch was working fine. Not sure about the other modes. As far as the other maps, it's been a good experience thus far.
Im a big fan but come on get it together
Ea's and dice's response. .... just in case we weren't on your sh!t list.
Pretty safe to say this is what happens when you stretch your time/resources and try to multitask on multiplats. Despite it all, I have faith that DICE will fix it... EA needs to back off in general so crap like this does not occur.
I just played battlefield 4 last night for the first time. I was a little disappointed. Just like w/ battlefield 3. The bugs I encountered where not really too bad; but I know they have been fixing the game for months now. The main reason I was disappointed was actually the players. I would try to heal players and they would ignore the health packs, or if I was to die, I wouldn't get revived w/ the defibrillator guy standing RIGHT NEXT TO ME! The whole team based thing is gone-and it is not the developer's fault. I'll skip this one or go back to bad company 2 I suppose...
Your'e disappointed cause some random dude decided against reviving you? WOW. You sound like a 12 year old right now, you realise that right.
Yes. I realized it now. I am sorry.
Yea, I expect them to fix this maybe in another 4 months...maybe. Its funny. I just recently downloaded Mercenary Kings on PSN due to it being free with PS Plus. This game is only on version 1.00 which means they've never patched it and that game has a fully functional party/invite system. Something they don't even have on BF4 for the PS4. It runs at 100% with no issues and its over all a fun little 2d game. Given BF4 is a much larger game as a whole but this game is esentially a $15 indie title that has better functions and performs better then a AAA game like BF4.