BATTLEFIELD 2042’S UPDATED 3 DETAILS, ENGINE-LEVEL OPTIMISATIONS WILL REQUIRE A LENGTHIER TIME
Dice and Electronic Arts, the publisher, have shared additional details on Battlefield 2042’s third post-launch update. They also gave insight into their plans to address some of the most pressing problems in multiplayer first-person shooters.
Update 3 will launch in December, and it will be Battlefield 2042’s largest update yet. The update’s many fixes build on those from update2 and target new areas like the Collection screen. Once it drops, it should be easier for players to use.
The article published by the publisher reveals that the team is “carefully considering” player requests for certain legacy features to return.
The server browser, end-of-match scoreboard and in-game Voice Chat were all described as “big subjects for us to discuss all at once”. However, even though the developers claim they have a lot to say about them, details won’t be revealed until they “have something that we can present to you, including details about how we envision certain features and functions over time.”
This article also discusses Battlefield 2042’s performance. It notes that server-side improvements have made it more stable following a few backend changes. PC gamers experiencing problems with the game’s performance may need to wait longer until they see noticeable improvements.
“For all you PC gamers, we are sorry to inform you that the performance of the game is currently CPU bound and that not enough people who have high-end GPUs and CPUs are enjoying consistent high frame rates.” The article states.
To be able to identify engine-level optimisations and develop solutions, we will need a longer response time. We’ll do everything we can to improve performance and increase frame rates. “
Battlefield 2042’s update 3 can be described as a combination of quality-of-life improvements, fixes, additions, and other enhancements. The collection screen will require less interaction to navigate. Newly unlocked items will have markers added for easy differentiation.
Weekly missions will offer new cosmetics, and Hazard Zone will be rewarded with 1000 Dark Market Credits for their first match bonus. The NTW-50’s ability to defeat vehicles will be decreased, and the Breakthrough mode’s capture times will receive additional tuning.
Battlefield 2042’s Update 3 also aims to fix the bug in loadouts and introduce an option to toggle when the fire mode indicator appears on the UI. Rush layouts will be available for Battlefield 2042 maps, as well as melee attacks and target specialists. Gadgets such as the C5 Explosive suffer inconsistent damage if it is attached to a moving vehicle.
More information about upcoming fixes and modifications can be found in the article linked above. It also shows that a fourth update has been completed, with the developers hoping to release it before Christmas.
Battlefield2042 is now available on PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One.
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