DICE is looking into issues including icon transparency and missile relock.
While Battlefield 2042 brings the franchise back to its Battlefield 3 glory days with a modern setting and modern weapons, it also suffers from a slew of problems and technical concerns.
Thankfully, players won’t have to cope with at least some of these issues for much longer, as DICE is said to be investigating them.
According to a post on the Battlefield Bulletin fan-run Twitter account, DICE is presently working on four bugs that Battlefield 2042 players have raised. Players rubber banding when struck by rockets from a jet or helicopter, missile relock not working, and options for modifying the transparency and size of various icons are among the difficulties.
However, the post does not specify when these concerns will be resolved. Similarly, none of these issues have been noted on the Battlefield Direct Communication account, which is operated by Battlefield devs and often posts when updates are going out and what they will contain.
While Battlefield 2042 had a rocky start, developers DICE and Ripple Effect are steadily improving the game. Players failing to be resurrected and balancing concerns with two of the game’s vehicles, as well as the UAV-1, will be addressed in one of the game’s next patches.
Battlefield 2042 patches are arriving far too late for players. The game has a “mainly poor” aggregate score on Steam, where it has been criticised. 33,000 of the game’s 44,000 reviews are now unfavorable, with users claiming glitches and a lack of features in comparison to previous games.
Currently, the futuristic military shooter has a “mainly bad” overall review score.
Battlefield 2042 currently has a “mainly bad” aggregate review score on Steam, with many criticizing DICE’s game for a lack of features and functionality, as well as its buggy nature.
About 33,000 of the almost 44,000 reviews for Battlefield 2042 on Steam are “negative,” whereas about 11,000 are “positive.” That is unquestionably not the ratio DICE and EA would have preferred.
On Steam, Battlefield V and Battlefield 1 earned significantly more positive reviews, with overall scores of “generally positive” and “extremely positive,” respectively.
User reviews on Steam criticize Battlefield 2042 for lacking a single-player feature and the All-Out Warfare mode’s absence of a scoreboard or server browser, among other things. “This game had a lot of potential to be great, but EA squandered it. They went against the wishes of the community “one individual stated.
After a week of early access, Battlefield 2042 was officially released on November 19. EA and DICE have not released any sales or engagement figures for the game. It came out at a busy time for FPS games, with Call of Duty: Vanguard releasing on November 5 and the multiplayer beta for Halo Infinite releasing on November 15.
DICE is no used to receiving bad feedback after releasing a high-profile game. Loot boxes were present in the early access version of Star Wars: Battlefront II in 2017, and they were widely panned by fans, causing DICE to eliminate them for the full release. On Steam, the game currently has a Very Positive overall review score.
DICE has been updating Battlefield 2042 on a regular basis since its release, and it just revealed some of the major upgrades and enhancements coming in the future. As DICE moves farther into the live-service space, fans should expect continued support for a long time. The next Battlefield game could even go so far as to be free-to-play.
Battlefield 2042 received an 8/10 in GameSpot’s ongoing review. “The diversity of options available in Battlefield 2042 is quite remarkable. It allows you to perform a variety of FPS encounters in various game modes, Portal rule sets, and even within the same match as you swap between players “Phil Hornshaw stated the following.