Slightly below every week after its preliminary launch – and following a considerably shaky begin – DICE has deployed the primary main post-release patch for Battlefield 2042, seeking to deal with a few of its many points.
Whereas foundational points similar to the shortage of a scoreboard or in-game voice chat have been acknowledged, they are not a part of the primary wave of patches. As a substitute, immediately’s replace – named replace two, following the day one patch that launched every week after the sport was broadly accessible (look, online game launches are sophisticated now) – as an alternative introducing balancing and efficiency tweaks.
Key amongst them is enhancing how revives work on the sector, nerfing the hovercraft and nightbird, an improved respawn system and a repair to the overstated shot dispersion that has made Battlefield 2042’s gunplay really feel so shoddy.
The third replace, which comes out subsequent month, goes a lot deeper, introducing fixes for the interface, maps, matchmaking and development. There’s a comprehensive list on EA’s official Battlefield weblog that goes into spectacular element do you have to wish to know extra.
Battlefield 2042 formally launched final week, taking the sequence to a near-future setting for this multiplayer-only outing. It has been one of many shakiest begins for a Battlefield recreation for the reason that notorious launch of Battlefield 4, resulting in it changing into one of Steam’s worst-reviewed games. There’s nonetheless hope, although, for its future if EA and DICE can discover a focus for this thinly unfold bundle.