The Battlefield series has never really strived for a compelling Story Campaign, but they have tried to improve each time. This is definitely DICE’s best effort, though it still falls far from the caliber of Tomb Raider or The Last Of Us.
Warning: This review contains spoilers for the single-player Campaign.
DICE rolled out a patch for all platforms this week (except the Xbox One at time of posting), which includes assets for the Naval Strike DLC (achievements, assignments, weapons, and gadgets) and a host of rebalancing tweaks that were hinted at during the Player Appreciation Month. Hit the jump to read more about the patch!
DICE announced today that the Second Assault expansion pack for Battlefield 4 will be available for download by Premium members on all platforms next Tuesday on February 18. Second Assault, which was previously released for Xbox One players as a timed exclusive at the console’s launch, includes four maps from Battlefield 3: Operation Métro, Caspian Border, Gulf of Oman, and Operation Firestorm. These maps have been retooled to take advantage of the Frostbite 3 engine and include Levolution effects. The expansion will be made available to all players two weeks later, on March 4.
Read on for more details on Second Assault, as well as news about Naval Strike, the third expansion pack for Battlefield 4!
It’s no secret that the launch of Battlefield 4 across multiple platforms was accompanied by multiple bugs and glitches, some of which have been resolved but also some that persist. As a measure of thanks to players that have stuck with the game and incentive for those that left to come back, DICE is organizing a Player Appreciation Month for February 2014 with a giveaway every day. Some of the items being given away include battlepacks, DXP events, and weapon shortcuts. Read on for more details! Continue reading
DICE is back to work after the holidays and are rolling out patches on multiple platforms to address stability issues and glitches with the game, as well as balancing some weapons and gadgets. The update was deployed on January 13 for the PC, January 14 for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Players on the Xbox One will be receiving the patch today, while Xbox 360 players will have to wait a bit longer (though probably not much longer). For the patch notes, hit the jump. Continue reading
Flatty let us know today that the first expansion pack for Battlefield 4 (if you’re not on the Xbox One), China Rising, is now available for download by Premium members. Non-premium members, including purchasers of the Digital Deluxe Edition, won’t be able to download the pack until December 17. For a preview of gameplay on the new maps, have a look at the trailer above.
Flatty let us know last week that DICE was planning to show their appreciation for players’ patience as they coped with game crashes by enabling Double XP in Battlefield 4 for a full week. The week begins today and runs until December 5. During this time, you’ll receive a bonus payout at the end of the round equal to the XP you earned during it (including ribbons and medals). If you log in to Battlefield 4’s multiplayer on December 5, you will also receive a DICE-exclusive 3x scope for the M1911 pistol.
Pokenut stopped by to drop a link to the trailer and achievements for the Second Assault DLC for Battlefield 4. Watch the trailer below, then hit the jump for more details and the achievements included with the expansion pack.
The trophy list (and likely the achievement list for Xbox gamers) for Battlefield 4’s first DLC available to all players was discovered on PSNProfiles. There are five trophies worth 105 points, and the description indicates the return of a popular gametype and vehicles, as well as the addition of a new gadget and vehicle. Hit the jump for the list! Continue reading
If you bought Battlefield 4 Premium to own more and be more, you might be interested in knowing when you will get more. EA and DICE have set dates for when content will be available for you to download in a convenient schedule, which can be viewed on Battlelog (must have Origin account to view page). The schedule is planned out until October 2014 and almost every month includes four content drops in addition to the five expansion packs. Continue reading