Battlefield Hardline: PS4 and Xbox One Connection Problems Reported
Players can’t connect to game’s servers as online service struggles for second day.
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Battlefield Hardline’s online multiplayer problems appear to have spread to the PlayStation 4 version, with a growing number of players reporting that they are unable to reach the game’s servers, and others stating that connections are unstable.
On Wednesday, publisher EA reported that a DDoS attack had led to connection problems on the Xbox One edition. However, the problem did not appear to be widespread, while it appeared that PlayStation 4 version was unaffected.
Yet one day later, reports have emerged on Reddit [1,2] and Twitter [1,2] suggesting that both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions are now struggling to connect online.
EA and developer Visceral have asked for patience and assure that its teams are looking into the matter. The official Battlefield Twitter account says an announcement will be made as soon as the problems are fixed.
We are aware of the ongoing #BFHardline connectivity issues. We've got our best on it and hope to resolve soon. Thanks for your patience.— Battlefield (@Battlefield) March 19, 2015
EA’s previous message on Twitter, claiming that the server problems were caused by a DDoS attack, has been removed.
Battlefield Hardline shipped on Tuesday on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. The response from critics has been mixed, with GameSpot’s Battlefield Hardline review highlighting many issues with the game’s AI, narrative, and challenge.
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