Battlefield 4 **Official Discussion Thread**

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I reinstalled BF4 this weekend and I have to say the game is so much superior to BF1. Had fun playing. Also, this is the last time I buy a WWI based theme. That has not helped the game in my opinion either.
 

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I want to get back into BF4 but my internet connection seems to suck. I get way too much lag or something. I sort my servers by ping then join the lowest ping I can find. I get shot by people that aren't even there and those I do see take a whole magazine to the face and don't die. What gives?
 

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I want to get back into BF4 but my internet connection seems to suck. I get way too much lag or something. I sort my servers by ping then join the lowest ping I can find. I get shot by people that aren't even there and those I do see take a whole magazine to the face and don't die. What gives?
Probably just a buggy server day.
 

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I reinstalled BF4 this weekend and I have to say the game is so much superior to BF1. Had fun playing. Also, this is the last time I buy a WWI based theme. That has not helped the game in my opinion either.

I agree. I ended up playing the 10hr trial of BF1, and while it was fun, I couldn't get into the Alt-WW1 style weapons.

I prefer modern shooters like BF4/COD4/MW1-3
 

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Since BF4 was the last good modern type multiplayer vehicle shooter. What's the next game out coming like this, that's not World War 1 themed ?

- Star Wars BF2 is rumored to be more realistic military type, and not dumbed down like the first release.
- Is there a BF5 in the works ?
- Or how bout a good WW2 BattleField like the classic original just with modern graphics and bigger maps for huge outdoor battles.
 

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I would doubt they improve. Especially since they have yet to even try to fix the most glaring issues of bf1. Dice LA fixed bf4. I have yet to hear what they are up to but since bf4 cte is closing perhaps they will get on with another project. Otherwise, I would expect more console trash.
 

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Since BF4 was the last good modern type multiplayer vehicle shooter. What's the next game out coming like this, that's not World War 1 themed ?

- Star Wars BF2 is rumored to be more realistic military type, and not dumbed down like the first release.
- Is there a BF5 in the works ?
- Or how bout a good WW2 BattleField like the classic original just with modern graphics and bigger maps for huge outdoor battles.

this isn't really an answer to your question but it makes me think a little bit about my preference in time period. i love BF1 but it has made me realize that i much prefer modern era BF games. before BF1 i was hoping for a WW2 game, now i think the earliest i'd want them to go back is Vietnam.
 

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Seems so many people were clamoring for a WW1 BF, or a WW1 shooter in general, because people were "tired of modern military theme" and "don't want more modern military copy-paste BF5".. So DICE takes a risk, goes outside the box and delivers WW1, and people complain its not modern military.

Will we ever Battlefield happily again in the snowflake era? People seem to expect a unique game that conforms precisely to their personal hierarchy of needs.
 
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Have there been any major updates to BF4 in the past year? It's been that long since I've played.
 

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Seems so many people were clamoring for a WW1 BF, or a WW1 shooter in general, because people were "tired of modern military theme" and "don't want more modern military copy-paste BF5".. So DICE takes a risk, goes outside the box and delivers WW1, and people complain its not modern military.

Will we ever Battlefield happily again in the snowflake era? People seem to expect a unique game that conforms precisely to a personal hierarchy of needs.

i haven't played a BF game yet that i didn't love. DICE makes really freaking fun games. i never particularly wanted a WW1 BF but i'm having a blast with BF1. i was clamoring for a WW2 game but now that i've gotten a 'taste' of it (relatively speaking, with BF1) i realize i prefer modern era.
 
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Another vote for WWII. After CODMW World at War was my favorite. I also had a blast with the Bad Company 2 Vietnam expansion.
 
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i was clamoring for a WW2 game but now that i've gotten a 'taste' of it (relatively speaking, with BF1) i realize i prefer modern era.

Yeah, the magic ingredient that keeps me going back to BF4 - and occasionally BF3 - is the asymmetrical vehicle warfare. Do I feel like jumping in a jet? Tank? Heli? Jeep, boat, whatever.. its all there. It's an absolute blast of a playground long after playing infantry hide & seek on the ground gets a little dull.

DICE does make fun, addictive games, and one just accepts that there will be neverending arguments about balance, bugs and everything else they touch.
 

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Wow, I must be dreaming, BF4 is actually playable. I reinstalled last night and just played some more today. Although, posting this, I probably just jinxed it.
 

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BF1 pushed me back to BF4 full time...

The last time I played BF4 was exactly one year ago. It was so bad I uninstalled. Because BF4 was so bad, I had no intention of getting BF1 and still don't. Plus, I don't have any desire to play a WW1 game. I don't play any other FPS games but Battlefield and lately I got a desire to play some FPS again.
 

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Bf4 is fast and smooth now. I can really shoot again. Feels great. The CTE really got shit fixed. Plus section 8 server is a great one. It has to be a fully dedicated box and @ 60hz.
 

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Once you press ~ to open the command console, is there a command to quit the game? Typing "quit" doesn't work.
 

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The new in game server browser update dropped. The UI is just as shitastic as BF1s, and the filter/menu is just as slow and clumsy. Is there anyway to use battlelog, and make launching battlelog the default behavior when double clicking the BF4 icon in Origin?

I can only imagine they wanted to kill BF4 off as it was lasting much longer than BF1 will...
 

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I just favorited the section 8 server and ignored all else.

Oh and fuck you ea. 2 GB for your crappy, buggy pos "browser"? Fuck off. Why do you always have to break everything?
 

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This past week I just doubled my RAM from 8 to 16Gb and upgraded my CPU from a 3.5ghz 6-core to a 4.0ghz 8-core and BF4 seems to run even smoother now.

I have been enjoying hardcore mode a lot more now. Does anyone know of any good hardcore rush servers? I may have too many filters set but all I can find is hardcore TDM, which gets old quick.
 

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Is BF4 off-line for anyone else? I can log into Origin and the BF4 launcher but when I go to "multiplayer" it say I am disconnected from EA services.
 

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I played a bit last night. No issues. It has been on and off lately though. Probably origin issues as the servers I play on in bf4 are run independent of ea. Unlike bf1 which is no longer on my hard drive. As always. Fuck you ea.
 

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I want to get back into BF4 but my internet connection seems to suck. I get way too much lag or something. I sort my servers by ping then join the lowest ping I can find. I get shot by people that aren't even there and those I do see take a whole magazine to the face and don't die. What gives?
Do you have a sb6190 or a modem with a Puma 6 chipset by chance?
Google Puma 6 and check it out.
 
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