EA investigating unavailable Battlefield 4 DLC on Xbox One

"Right now all I can say is that we are aware of this issue and are currently investigating this with Microsoft."

EA has said it is investigating reports that the Battlefield 4 Second Assault DLC is currently unavailable to those who have bought Battlefield Premium on Xbox One.

The DLC, which features four Battlefield 3 maps updated for the latest title, is a timed exclusive on Xbox One and will be free for paid-up members of the Premium service.

But Premium users are reporting that a new entry on the in-game Battlefield store, where the Second Assault DLC would normally be found, is listed as NULL DATA. The pack has no description, and cannot be purchased or downloaded.

"I know some of you have said already that it is being looked into, I wanted to just confirm that for you so you guys have a [staff] post to refer to," wrote EA_Rick on the game's forums.

Some users on the EA forums are reporting that they were told the issue would be fixed after the exclusivity period lapses.

"Right now all I can say is that we are aware of this issue and are currently investigating this with Microsoft. Once we have some more details I'll be sure to let you know."

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TheCyborgNinja
TheCyborgNinja

What an awesome timed exclusive! MS really needs to be asking for a refund for it at this point. "You get it a whole 30 hours before PS4!"

Eraldus
Eraldus

"OMG EA SUCKS AN TREATS IT'S CUSTOMERS LIKE SHIT!"


"Better keep buying it's games."

Typical gamer these days


Merseyak
Merseyak

well i can say this bf4 on pc is just unplayable we did a test i have a amd fx quad at 4.4ghz with 8 gig ram and a gtx 660 and my friend has one of the best i7s and a gtx 780i with 16 gig ram his is like way over a £2000 pc mine is about £600 i set everything to low and my resolution to 1280 x 720 and im getting 40 fps avarage and my min fps is like 16 and it drops to minimum every 30 seconds lol his minimum is just over 30 on lowest settings with same resolution so you can see just how piss poor the game code is

lilj2626
lilj2626

so sad but Premium mean we ALL git it so sowi Xbox fans maybe dat wat happnz wit XCLUSIVE ISH???we ALL shud git it Not just MS but o well gues 360 ps3 ps4 git it nxt mth or 2014??Cancel dat deal wit Ghosts MS gitn all da COD DLC 1st so lets ALL git it???

noladem504
noladem504

Why the F*** is there DLC AT LAUNCH?! I paid $60 for this game and feel like i only have access to half of it. They ask me to pay for premium but the game is not even completed. Between all the bugs, instability, and battlelog features not working, i am insulted. EA is getting worse with every launch. I hoped this would end with the restructuring but NOPE.

noladem504
noladem504

China rising doesnt for me either. Anyone else having this issue?

hitechgraphs
hitechgraphs

...in the thieves hideout you can trust nobody.XD

Gopstop2222
Gopstop2222

ea is one of the worst companys ever not to mention it ""comunity service"" lol what i dislike even more these days games work like this...you get game...and after 1 month u get 10dlc...so they make game but cut off half continent so they could sell it for more money calling them "'dlc""

Fryboy101
Fryboy101

All I see is just people hating on EA, Battlefield 4 an Xbox 1 instead of saying "Hey I'm glad they're looking into this issue and trying to fix it"  the gaming community has just turned into a bunch of assholes who scream so loud about things they don't like calling it the worst thing ever and how terrible it is. It sickens me

gameroutlawzz
gameroutlawzz

The game has been running perfectly fine on PC in the last weeks. Sure I get a occasional crash every 5 rounds or so,but thats still a good 2hrs+ of playtime without crashing and relaunching the game isnt that bad..  What I want them to get rid of the most,even tho the game seems wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy more enjoyable than BF3,both gameplay-wise AND CHEATERS-wise.  It seems like cheaters are less blatant,or theres simply less than on the BF3 PC version of the game.. Maybe cause I pick toronto/quebec canadian servers and only play with intelligent people from my country who still know how to play a game for what it is and how it was made but games are much much better than in the last BF.  I still hope PB does the job at getting rid of them for the greater good of everyone who paid for the game.

Aaronp2k
Aaronp2k

the advert for the game should say dlc unavailable first on xbox one. by the time you guys get the dlc the ps4 will already have it anyway lol.

55584623
55584623

man this game is such a broken mess!

thomasn7
thomasn7

Even if EA accidently did not put the file out there they would still get blamed because they do many stupid things in the past. Great game but they need to get their heads out of you know what...

Joker_268
Joker_268

Worst game company in the world. Greedy ********

KanameGaming
KanameGaming

EA should just give up on gaming because all their games never work smoothly like SimCity what a disaster that was but they are too addicted to our money.

trungtoto
trungtoto

EA GAME 
fucks up everything !!

collingtonuk
collingtonuk

Are they going to fix the server crashes? or the server filters not working at all? or the inept match joining that says the server is full when its not? or that there are no commander roles free even when you have not requested to be the commander? or the failure to join friends even when it keeps prompting you?


It was released broken, a shocker from EA

xsonicchaos
xsonicchaos

End of the World, people! Run for your lives!

MasterSatsujin
MasterSatsujin

The same thing is happening to me on the PS3 version of the game.

gameroutlawzz
gameroutlawzz

is this planned to come out on PC eventually?

XNEXUS666X
XNEXUS666X

I have the DLC, some people might just be a bit slow. Regardless, this game is bug central atm, the list goes on and although some issues are minor, it's annoying enough for me not to want to play. Lucky I have Dead Rising 3, Ryse & Forza 5 that run smoothly. Hopefully this will be my last Battlefield game anyway, competitive multiplayer makes me want to smash my TV, I think it's time to evolve.

TheExxorcist
TheExxorcist

Microsoft probably requires a separate yearly subscription for DLC... you can get DLC Gold for just $4.99 a month... save 12 cents a year!!!

DiscoVampire
DiscoVampire

Ok finally got it to work.

I uninstalled the game and all add ons. You do that by going to my games and apps, highlighting the BFF, then hitting the right menu button what used to be the xbox 360 start button. Then choose uninstall. Then once installed I redownloaded the game. Once down loaded I chose the premium content. And turned it off. Then I turned it on again. it showed First Assault in store available. Then I chose it and nothing really happened except going to the previous page. I did this again, soon realizing that it was already downloading. I noticed this by going to home screen. I might have turned off the xbox one more time but don't remember. Then once it was down loaded it was finally their, however I might have turned it off again. So It seemed it turned it off several time between each process. it needs to recognize it self I guess.

I stress that this is for Xbox One version and I purchased the game through digital library. The point is it works for me now. I'm not sure if they've already fixed, maybe they have and my post is useless. however I'm good to go. Try this out if nothing else works.

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zintarr
zintarr

Even the DLC hates the Xbox One.

deathstream
deathstream

If they don't fix it until after the MS exclusive period, they are gonna owe MS some $$$.

rasterror
rasterror

Battlefront 3 in Dice's and EA's hands has me a very worried now.

xboxps2cube
xboxps2cube

The whole battlefield 4 game for all systems is a buggy mess.... I haven't played it much because of the bugs.... I may trade it in.

jameston80
jameston80

@lilj2626 i will bet you 499.99 and 399.99 that neither system will drop it's price for xmas!!!!

francoisvb
francoisvb

@lilj2626 English please... Us 39 year olds have no clue on what information you are trying to pass on.

francoisvb
francoisvb

@lilj2626 Please, Please can you rewrite your post so I can follow this thread ?

Tzardok
Tzardok

@gameroutlawzz I think the game is still young, cheaters will come eventually, as they always do. Sadly. But good for you! I hope you continue to have a great experience, I like the franchise but haven't gone back since BF 2142. Its more anti-Origin than the game (the game I recon is great).

Whiskey3romeo
Whiskey3romeo

@55584623 And a lot of the stuff that isn't broken is just flat stupidly conceived and designed, and, you know what they say...you can't fix stupid.

trungtoto
trungtoto

1 month and 12 patches ... still ... the game is unplayable and hackers everywhere

tom2750
tom2750

@deathstream Microsoft is a pathetic company when it comes to gaming hopefully since most people are buying the superior console (PS4) from a company (Sony) that had way better exclusives in the PS2/Xbox era and the PS3/360 era then the Microsoft consoles that Microsoft willleave gaming and another company can take there place and actually give a good console and good exclusives and good value like Sony has done since they got into the gaming industry

Aaronp2k
Aaronp2k

@rasterror im not worried one bit. battlefield 3 ran fine for me from day one, and battlefield 4 beta worked fine for me on ps3 (waiting for ps4 to get the proper game). I dunno why everyone seems to have problems with battlefield coz iv never had any problems with it.

kennythomas26
kennythomas26

@xboxps2cube Same here I find Battlefield 4 really boring it just is not fun at all and I felt this way after about a month and a half with Battlefield 3.

MasterSatsujin
MasterSatsujin

@snacky_smorez Why would I want to troll a Battlefield 4 page if Battlfield 4 is one of my favorite fps's? I was saying that I got a brand-new preordered version of BF4 as a gift, and the China Rising DLC and PS4 codes couldn't be used because they were "used already." I misread a part of the article when I first read it, so I thought they were referring the a problem similar to mine.

MasterSatsujin
MasterSatsujin

@MonstaTruk It's a problem that my account is having for the China Rising DLC. I'll probably buy premium soon, so it's not much of a big deal.

Aaronp2k
Aaronp2k

@tom2750 @deathstream valve with their steam machines would be a great replacement.

rasterror
rasterror

@Aaronp2k @rasterror So the fact that you've never had a problem means no one else should and that they're whining over nothing? I hate that excuse.

AaronMK
AaronMK

@Aaronp2k  

It might work for Steam and appeal to their user base, but the backlash Microsoft received when they wanted to make everything "digital" (essentially their SteamBox) shows many would disagree with that statement.