Digital Arts says the pre-release Battlefield 2042 patch it released yesterday has “helped enhance the smoothness of the expertise,” and promised that extra modifications are coming, together with fixes for soldier revives and a nerf of the overpowered hovercraft.
The upcoming modifications had been detailed in a collection of tweets:
Soldier Revives ⚡We’re assured that we have recognized the reason for the problem that was stopping you from all the time getting off a revive, notably when a participant is in shut proximity to close by geometry.A repair for that is on the best way 💡 pic.twitter.com/xlim1KVZFINovember 19, 2021
- Soldier revives: We’re assured that we have recognized the reason for the problem that was stopping you from all the time getting off a revive, notably when a participant is in shut proximity to close by geometry. A repair for that is on the best way. Individually we’re closing in on a doable server facet repair for gamers who in uncommon circumstances discover themselves unable to respawn. If that server facet repair does not stick, we have already got an extra answer lined up for our upcoming replace.
- UAV-1 Interplay: We quickly eliminated this while we might consider one of the best ways to maintain it balanced, and enjoyable. That work is now full and we’ll be trying to re-enable this alongside the subsequent replace.
- Lacking Loadouts: A uncommon subject that might typically trigger an information name to fail on our finish now has a repair developed, and is presently in testing. We’re eager to roll this one out to you all and just remember to haven’t got that frustration of needing to reconnect to a server.
- Automobile Balancing: The LCAA Hovercraft will probably be re-equipped with lighter armor, decreasing its well being, and we’re tuning down a few of its weaponry The MD540 Nightbird could have related tuning completed on it is weaponry too We’re preserving a detailed eye on early steadiness for future modifications
Info on additional fixes and modifications will proceed to be shared by the Battlefield Direct Communication Twitter account.
“It has been nice welcoming you all again onto the Battlefield all through our Early Entry launch,” EA stated. “These modifications, and extra, are presently scheduled for deploy on the finish of subsequent week.”
Regardless of the upbeat tone, Battlefield 2042 is certainly not off to an ideal begin. It is cracked the highest ten video games by concurrent participant rely on Steam, peaking at greater than 105,000 concurrent gamers, but it surely’s additionally being hammered by Steam consumer critiques, that are at the moment “principally detrimental.” And for a lot of gamers, the complaints aren’t the type of factor that may be patched: As Morgan famous in his analysis of the complaints, bugs are an issue however the larger points are with primary design selections, which critics really feel have moved Battlefield 2042 too removed from a conventional Battlefield expertise.
That is not common—”For what it is price, I believe there’s a variety of enjoyable available in Battlefield 2042 proper now,” Morgan wrote—however it is going to be very attention-grabbing to see how participant counts maintain up over the weekend and thru to the tip of the month. For our final verdict on Battlefield 2042, learn Tyler’s evaluation.