• Battlefield 2042's Head of Design is Leaving DICE

    10 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    It's fair to say that Battlefield 2042 hasn't lived up to expectations, with series fans disappointed at how short the game has fallen of pre-launch expectations. DICE has already started working on bringing the game up to scratch , but as the studio moves down that road, it'll have to do so without one key leader of the development team.
    As reported by VGC , DICE's head of design, Fawzi Mesmar, has confirmed that he'll be leaving the studio. Mesmar joined DICE in 2019, following which he worked on Battlefield 5 and Star Wars Battlefront 2 , and was a key figure in the Battlefield 2042...
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  • Battlefield 2042 Update 0.2.2 is Live, Reduces Bullet Spread on Weapons and Nerfs Hovercraft

    10 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Despite average critical reception, Battlefield 2042 launched in a less than ideal state for many players. DICE has begun the process of fixing major issues , starting with bullet spread. Its second major update is now live and reduces bullet spread for all weapons except shotguns. The PP-29 has also had its vertical recoil increased to ensure that it isn't outperforming other weapons outside of its effective range.
    The LCAA Hovercraft had its armor adjusted, making it more vulnerable against different weapons, but land vehicles in general have had their miniguns nerfed. Bullet damage...
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  • Battlefield 2042's weapon bloom and Hovercraft nerf patch is here

    Battlefield 2042's weapon bloom and Hovercraft nerf patch is here

    10 days ago - By VG 247

    As promised, the second post-launch patch for Battlefield 2042 has arrived. This update is a little on the smaller side, but it does bring several welcome fixes and directly addresses a couple of the larger points of criticism with the game. Update 0.2.2's most interesting addition is nerfing the excessive weapon bloom , which made it so shots don't land where you aim. It also makes the PP-29 SMG - the weapon everyone defaulted to in order to get around bloom - less effective at range by upping its vertical recoil. Another important fix in today's update is one resolving the bug that...
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  • PSA: Battlefield 2042 Update 2 Is Live Now and It Includes Balance Changes for Weapons and Vehicles

    10 days ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    As promised yesterday , DICE has released Battlefield 2042 update 0.2.2 across all platforms just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. The update brought with it balance changes for weapons and vehicles, and fixes for critical issues.
    Patch notes are as follows:
    Bullet spread has been reduced on all weapons except Shotguns. This should result in better accuracy during gameplay
    Increased PP-29 vertical recoil to ensure that the weapon does not overperform when engaging outside of its intended combat range
    Resolved an issue where players who were killed close to obstacles such as walls or...
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