Latest Battlefield 4 patch aims to make life easier for PS4, PS3, and 360 owners

Long list of fixes and updates in latest BF4 patch.

Battlefield 4 today saw major patches for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 versions of the game, as part of DICE's ongoing effort to aid the beleaguered shooter.

All three patches work on fixing the "kill trading" issue that the developer fixed in the PC version of the game yesterday, with many other fixes--including some of which are platform-specific--also being rolled into the updates.

Has the new patch made a noticeable difference for you?

You can read the specific patch notes for the PS4, PS3, and 360 versions of the game in their individual posts on DICE's forum. A patch for Xbox One is still in the works.

Each platform also receives "general stability improvements" that are not listed in detail. The developer now claims to have addressed many of the "top issues" that it laid out in a forum post last week.

Battlefield 4 players have had a rough time of things since the game's troubled launch in October, and the amount of complaints encouraged DICE to publicly state that it would halt development on future titles and DLC until the game had been sufficiently improved.

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daz10x
daz10x

I played this game on pc for about 4 hours last night it ran perfectly

There must be something wrong with your computer if you cant run BF4 properly

omjfl
omjfl

On PS4, I'm still experiencing regular Solo Campaign crashes, making it unplayable as it is... If I add this to the occasional multiplay bugs, discussed at length on the official forums and elsewhere, I doubt this game will ever be efficiently patched. As far as I'm concerned, back to the store it goes...

jonnyb81
jonnyb81

Has there been any new patches in the last 10 days, or so, since this article or is it still as bad as it's been?  I'm new to the Battlefield games and I'm kind of excited to pick this one up, but not if it's a waste of money.

Baplunga2
Baplunga2

I love BF2, then BF3 appear with some bugs ( audio and others). Now BF4 is just a piece of shit.

I bought BF4 but for sure it´s my last game of DICE.

wearelegion5000
wearelegion5000

Release a buggy, broken game, charge the full price for it and fix it later. Way to go, DICE.

BTW I'm not getting it at all, unless DICE pays me to put up with their crap.

DerrickColton
DerrickColton

What do I do a bout the China Rising DLC I purchased and downloaded and will now work. I've deleted and reinstalled it wrote DICE an email.... and still no results .... I JUST WANNA PLAY THE NEW MAPS!!!!!!! PLEASE PLEASE HELP ME IF YOU CAN

X BOX LIVE - x45CaliberHeart

Fabian85
Fabian85

How many gigs are the patches up to now on different systems?

Whiskey3romeo
Whiskey3romeo

Another failed patch that causes more freezes, more crashes and more bugs than it was intended to fix...that's if it was intended to fix anything at all.   Seems to me Dices only intentions with these useless placebo patches is to get game sites like this one to print another baseless article about what a swell job Dice/EA are doing fixing the game.

DomZeal
DomZeal

Have uninstalled it. It's not the only game I can play in these days anyway.

hornspiller
hornspiller

How to get the best BF4 experience:


Do as I did with BF3. Wait till a year since launch has passed. You will get a game that works and then some. The playerbase has dropped to its natural level and lots of extras for your liking to chose from. Also for the PC you can upgrade and get more bang for your buck concerning this game.





bu3aDeL_Maz
bu3aDeL_Maz

could some1 tell me how big each patch is on the PS4? i will buy the game but due to these issues i might as well buy other games and wait for major bugs to be fixed.

seanfloyd
seanfloyd

I don't know if I am in the minority here but I can't even save my game in the Campaign. Everytime I turn off my Xbox One my progress is completely lost. 


You'd think basic functionality (being able to save your game) would be available A MONTH after this game was released. Is this expecting too much?

endorbr
endorbr

Glad they've (supposedly at least) fixed the kill trading.  That's damn frustrating when a dead opponent somehow manages to kill you but from your perspective they've already been on the ground for the last second or two.

StonerDemon
StonerDemon

I'm so glad I don't like this game...

warhawk-geeby
warhawk-geeby

Looking forward to buying this game.  I bought Killzone at launch alongside NFS to mix things up, from all the twitch streams I've viewed though BF4 looks pretty damn epic.


I just wish Sony would at least tease a couple more of their new IP's, I don't want to have to wait until E3! :(

dappleyard
dappleyard

someone needs to start a count down to release because at the moment we all seem to be part of a giant Beta

turretx7
turretx7

but not for pc gamers? We're the ones who suffers the moooooooooooost!!!!!!!!! GIMME MY MONEY BACK!

TheJamin
TheJamin

just not for pc owners... the game worked fine for me, now in SLI everyone is getting texture flicker. happens in xfire too apparently... what a bunch of amateurs. 

Snakepond1
Snakepond1

Like Arkham Origins I am not touching this game till they patch the save system.

Williams0907
Williams0907

This game was never unstable for me. It has always played just fine with no problems

deathstream
deathstream

I figure that by the time this game is stable enough to spend $60 on, Titanfall will be just around the corner.


I've spent a lot of time bashing Killzone (tried to get into the last two and just couldn't), but if I had a PS4 I'd probably pick it up as COD is COD and BF4 is broken.

Zombrex
Zombrex

On the 360 Dawnbreaker is still dawnbroken.

carterdarter
carterdarter

@wearelegion5000 @wearelegion5000  Why the fuck are you blaming DICE? Its EAs fault, it always is. Every year EA drags DICE down and I hate it. DICE are a great company but they should become independent. All this happened because all EA sees is money. They don't care about their customers. They asked DICE to release it early before they even FINISHED TESTING IT! So I hope EA do get sued by investors and they learn their lesson for treating us and DICE like shit for years! 

knifey112
knifey112

@DerrickColton the same happend to me twice its not china reising its bf4 un snycing your data you have to uninstall battlefield the actual game then rein stall it its a nucence but works  i hav had to do it twice now both times when i login to play it just said syncing player to bf4 hope this helps :)

mark_31299
mark_31299

The latest patch was 650 mb on PS4

knifey112
knifey112

@seanfloyd your bf4 is unsycned to your x1 unistall bf4 them reinstallit and you will see syncing data from your account its a fucker happend to me twice so far i got 5 misssions in on the campaign n boom no save data  

Mayleene
Mayleene

@seanfloyd You'd think the game would be completed by the developers before release as well.  Wouldn't you?

Grenadeh
Grenadeh

@warhawk-geeby I highly advise against it until next year when the price goes down significantly for the full $120 game.

thorn3000
thorn3000

@turretx7you dumb? the PC equivalent of these patches was released one day earlier, on Monday...it's the same patch but now released for these 3 consoles...

warhawk-geeby
warhawk-geeby

@Williams0907 This is what I've heard...?  The twitch streams I've watched on the PS4 always seem to be fine.  Strange!  Must just be a lucky few!

Grenadeh
Grenadeh

@deathstream Same thing happened with BF3. By the time they patched the game and it was actually functional, all 5 DLCs were out and you could get the premium edition (The ENTIRE game plus 5 DLCs EA, remember that, you greedy shits?) for 30 bucks.

warhawk-geeby
warhawk-geeby

@deathstream The new Killzone feels kind of weird... It's not so much a linear shooter any more, more a set of objectives per level which you can achieve in any order - then with 'optional' objectives thrown in too.  Sort of half open-world?


It's alright, but definitely more of a tech demo for the PS4 than a solid shooter.


The only FPS i'm looking forward to is Destiny at the minute.  Titanfall looks alright, but it's basically COD with mechs.. and I'm terribly bored of COD.

Grenadeh
Grenadeh

@Zombrex Dawnbreaker shouldn't even be in the game so I wouldn't be too upset.

carterdarter
carterdarter

@Mayleene @seanfloyd Its all EAs fault asking them to release the game early because all EA sees is money, NOT the happiness of customers.

hornspiller
hornspiller

@Mayleene @seanfloyd It won't as long as people are falling over each other to get their hands on it at launch. Even when they know its going to be bug ridden to the ears.


Conclusion. Marketing and hype makes gamers irrational and companies profit from that.

Xx_DemonSoul_xX
Xx_DemonSoul_xX

@Grenadeh@warhawk-geebyAs someone who has BF4, listen to Grenadeh. It's overly buggy and even erases your progress in SP due to a weird crash that happens for no reason... even though your not playing MP. 


I do think the campaign is okay but the MP is a blast... when it works. Best to wait for a price drop, especially if you want to be a premium member. Not worth $120 right now with all the bugs. Think Skyrim on PS3 prior to any patches... LOL

turretx7
turretx7

@thorn3000 @turretx7 or maybe u should start opening your imbecill eyes and start realising that this game is faaaaaaar away from finished?

Grenadeh
Grenadeh

@thorn3000 @turretx7 Except that on PC the game is still royally fucked up. I can't attest to how much more or less fucked it is than console, but it's broken. This latest patch has literally caused more problems than it fixed. Have fun with the new patch, it's garbage.

Rushaoz
Rushaoz

@Grenadeh Can't agree with you there. Maybe my 40+ member clan and myself and the players that frequent our servers everyday are some sort of freak exception but we own 6 official servers (SMgaming) and play everyday. I can't remember the last time I crashed or anyone else on teamspeak mentioning issues. I seriously love Battlefield 4. Can't wait to leave work, crack open a few beers and frag it up. 


Make sure all your drivers and BIOS is up to date. Reformat if you need to. I don't see how this many people can have issues when I play the game everyday and experience none of what you folks speak of.