Battlefield 4

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3rd November 2013

Face-Off: Battlefield 4

29th October 2013

Battlefield 4 review

DICE has made two more Battlefield expansions free until next week

BF1's Turning Tides and BF4's Second Assault.

Battlefield 4 just got a huge makeover on console

Recommendation and improved squad features part of big overhaul.

Battlefield is going to be a TV series

Company behind True Detective involved!

Star Wars: Battlefront has shipped over 14m copies

Battlefield series had 9.4m players last quarter.

Battlefield 4 and Hardline DLC is free to download this week

Available on all platforms. More to come.

DICE signals end for new Battlefield 4 content

It's been a good run, soldier.

Xbox Live Gold members can play EA Access Vault games free this week

Battlefield! Dragon Age! FIFA! Titanfall! More!

EA launches Origin Access for PC

15 games, £4 a month.

EA announces Competitive Gaming Division, led by Peter Moore

"Competition runs deep in the DNA of Electronic Arts."

Battlefield 4 map community helped DICE make is out tomorrow

Featuring escaped monkeys that had viruses tested on them.

Free DLC pack hits Battlefield 4 this autumn

Community-driven Operation Outbreak map a part of it.

Battlefield 4's big summer patch out today

Night Operations map live on PC and Xbox, PlayStation next week.

1.34GB Battlefield 4 Winter Patch rolls out

Squad Obliteration! Better netcode! Soldier Collision!

DICE wants Battlefield 4 players to help build a new map

Plus, Winter Patch takes aim at netcode and soldier collision.

DICE vows: Final Stand is not the end for Battlefield 4

Classic Battlefield map remakes seem likely.

Battlefield 4's Final Stand DLC gets a release date

Due next week for Premium members and early December for everyone else.

Battlefield 4 gets week long free trial on Origin

Now that the game finally works as intended.

Frostbite gets "parts of Battlefield 4" running on iOS

"We're very happy with the results so far."

EA execs off the hook in Battlefield 4 'you lied to inflate share price' lawsuit

Can't do much about "opinion", "corporate optimism" and "puffery".

FeatureBattlefield 4: The redefinition of Early Access

One year on - how the new patch impacts DICE's troubled shooter.

Battlefield 4 Premium Edition out later this month

Has all the DLC plus priority position in server queues.

Battlefield 4's most important patch rolls out today

Big changes to everything from weapons to character movement.

Battlefield 4's Final Stand DLC maps are available now on PC

With the full expansion to follow in the coming weeks.

EA offers free 168-hour Battlefield 4 trial on Origin

But you need to download it this week.

Battlefield 4: Dragon's Teeth review

A song of fire and DICE.

Battlefield 4: Dragon's Teeth DLC release date confirmed

New patch adds VOIP for Xbox One Commander Mode.

Looks like we have a Battlefield 4 Dragon's Teeth release date

EA Origin Twitter account spills the beans.

EA details Battlefield 4 Dragon's Teeth expansion

Four new maps, five new weapons and more.

EA addresses "unacceptable" Battlefield 4 launch

DICE changes the way it makes games ahead of Battlefield Hardline.

DICE vows to continue to support Battlefield 4

As Visceral reveals Battlefield Hardline video is six months old.

You can now buy Battlefield 4 Battlepacks

New microtransactions cause a stir.

EA launches Battlefield 4 Community Test Environment

So "passionate fans" can help improve the game.

Battlefield 4 gets long-awaited Squad Join feature on console

"This is something we know our fans have been asking for..."

Battlefield 4 console rent-a-server costs revealed

Soft launch fails to take off on Xbox One.

Probably the best fan-made Battlefield 4 video ever

Through My Eyes: I will show you war.

$499 Virtuix Omni VR treadmill shipping September

UPDATE: Shipping in July, actually.

Battlefield 4's biggest Easter egg discovered

We're going to need a bigger boat.

DICE promises to tackle Battlefield 4 rubber-banding

"We're unhappy with our server performance."

Battlefield 4 Naval Strike DLC delayed on PC

UPDATE: Out for all non-Battlefield Premium members 15th April.

DICE explains state of Battlefield 4 "netcode issues"

Instant death while sprinting, no registered damage...

Battlefield 4 Naval Strike DLC adds new mode Carrier Assault

A reimagining of Battlefield 2142's Titan Mode.

Battlefield 4 Second Assault release dates announced

Third expansion Naval Strike out late March.

FeatureBattlefield 4: disaster report

Charting the collateral damage of EA and DICE's catastrophic launch.

Battlefield 4 launches Player Appreciation Month in February

Awards players bonus Battlepacks, weapons and XP.

DICE continues to patch Battlefield 4

UPDATE: Xbox 360 update brings up the rear.

Is this the patch to fix Battlefield 4 on PS4?

UPDATE: Out now for Xbox One.

Pachter: Criterion making military shooter, possibly 2014 Battlefield spin-off

UPDATE: Pachter now says it's Dead Space dev Visceral.

The fixing begins: DICE issues Battlefield 4 updates

UPDATE: Xbox 360 patch released.

DICE has halted "future projects" while it fixes Battlefield 4

Guess that means Star Wars: Battlefront is on hold.

Battlefield 4 China Rising launch adds fresh problems

Did update fix one-hit kill bug? "Yes and no," says DICE.

Digital FoundryNext-Gen Face-Off: Battlefield 4

Retail hardware, final code - the complete analysis.

A new generation: a new price-point for games

"The market will determine what's appropriate over time."

EA PS4 games cost an eye-watering £63 from PlayStation Store

UPDATE: EA cuts PS4 game prices by £3, but they're still £5 more than on Xbox One.

Xbox One outsells Xbox 360 two-to-one in UK launch

UPDATE: Sold around 150,000, report claims.

Battlefield 4 to offer double XP for a week

To apologise for buggy launch.

One in three PS4 games sold is made by EA

But will continue to make PS3/360 games for "many years to come".

Activision dodges Xbox One resolution concern

"They've taken different approaches to the design of the hardware."

Battlefield 4 Second Assault redesigns four maps from Battlefield 3

Timed Xbox One exclusive out 22nd November.

DICE acknowledges Battlefield 4 "issues affecting large number of players"

UPDATE: Latest server fixes now live, more crash bugs sorted.

UK chart: Assassin's Creed 4 beats Battlefield 4

But neither sell as strongly as their predecessors.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Battlefield 4

Xbox 360, PS3 and PC under the microscope.

Digital FoundryNext-Gen Now: watch Battlefield 4 at 1080p60

Full HD, full frame-rate captures that run on your PS3 or PC.

Digital FoundryXbox One Resolutiongate: the 720p fallout

How Call of Duty and Battlefield changed the console war.

VideoWatch us play Battlefield 4 from 3pm BST

Both current gen versions being played through this afternoon.

FeatureThe Maps of Battlefield 4

Heavy ordnance survey.

EA bullish on PS4 and Xbox One launch sales

"Pricing can come down pretty aggressively over the next few years."

Battlefield 4 review

Generations at war.

Rousing Battlefield 4 single-player campaign trailer

Let's hope the story is better than Battlefield 3's.

DICE promises improvements after Battlefield 4 beta

"Elevators were never designed to act as a catapult or teleporter."

Battlefield 3 shipped with "the worst set-ups ever"

"We should be slapped," says DICE.

DICE releases Battlefield 4 beta bug list

"You may be floating if you jump on the bollards."

DICE: Battlefield 4 beta rollout times

UPDATE: Beta now available to all.

All Battlefield 4 modes revealed

Seven modes all playable on 10 multiplayer maps.

EA's new boss Andrew Wilson makes a few changes

Hands EA Sports to Söderlund, Mobile to Gibeau.

Battlefield 4 open beta release date announced

UPDATE: early access 1st Oct. Everyone else, 4th Oct.

GAME promises £40 trade-in when you upgrade COD, BF4, FIFA 14

UPDATE: Original game must have been bought from the retailer.

VideoLet's play Battlefield 4

Watch a hearty chunk of Obliteration mode in action.

Battlefield 4 beta launches early October

Premium detailed, includes five expansions.

Battlefield 4 mode Obliteration and map Paracel Storm revealed

Watch a battleship crash into an island mid-match.

Microsoft's Xbox 360-One Season Pass Guarantee

Most carry across. But there's a catch...

Live: EA Gamescom Conference

The latest on BF4, FIFA 14 and the unveiling of The Sims 4. Watch it back and read our live coverage.

FeatureEA and Nintendo: the collapse of the "unprecedented relationship"

"Our job as game creators and executives is to be where the gamers are."

Battlefield 4 dev DICE on Commander Mode and the importance of 60fps

Like PC, next-gen console "getting the full Battlefield experience".

FeatureAfter Xbox One U-turn pre-owned is back on the table - but at what cost?

Mixed opinions on the complex issue of second-hand sales.

Digital FoundryBattlefield 4: Xbox One trailer at 720p60

60fps action from the Microsoft E3 2013 conference. We recommend Google Chrome for watching this video on PC.

Digital FoundryBattlefield 4: Xbox One trailer at 60fps

60fps action from the Microsoft E3 2013 conference. We recommend Google Chrome for watching this video on PC.

EA: "We don't have a problem with second-hand sales as they are today"

UPDATE: EA's strategy will focus on a "gamer-first" perspective.

Battlefield 4 reintroduces top down "Commander Mode"

Now featuring destructible skyscrapers.

Battlefield: Bad Company series not in "active development"

DICE: "Battlefield 4 is our main focus for the year."

Battlefield 4 release date, Xbox One version announced

UPDATE: UK release date confirmed.

EA to discontinue Online Passes

“We've listened to the feedback and decided to do away with it moving forward.”

EA registers domains for Battlefields 13-20

But doesn't own Battlefields 10-12.

Madden NFL 25 the latest EA game to skip Wii U - what now for FIFA 14?

UPDATE: EA confirms no FIFA 14 for Wii U following "disappointing" FIFA 13 sales.

Business as usual at Respawn as EA layoffs hit hard

"These are hard but essential changes."

Digital FoundryBattlefield 4: 17 Minutes at 60FPS Video (SD)

Watch the first DICE trailer at full temporal resolution.

Digital FoundryBattlefield 4: 17 Minutes at 60FPS Video (HD)

Watch the first DICE trailer at full temporal resolution.

FeatureThe big Battlefield 4 interview: DICE leaves technology behind

Frostbite 3, Wii U and why it's not just about pretty graphics.

DICE explains why there's no Battlefield 4 for Wii U

Didn't want to "risk" stretching itself too thin.

Battlefield 4 screenshots hit the internet ahead of debut trailer

UPDATE: Now the BF4 teaser trailer has leaked.

Microsoft prepping an EA partnership announcement for its next Xbox event - report

Has MS bought timed exclusivity for Battlefield 4 DLC?

DICE: “we don't want to become a Battlefield factory”

UPDATE: ex-DICE dev says Mirror's Edge 2 in production. EA remains quiet.

EA defends sequelitis, bemoans lack of "reward" for launching new IP

Working on three to five new IPs for next gen.

DICE: People worried about Battlefield 4 announcement "for all the wrong reasons"

"We are better than ever when it comes to supporting our game."

Battlefield and Call of Duty: the great frames per second debate

"I'm pretty convinced Call of Duty is as popular as it is because of how fluid it can feel."

EA promises to support Battlefield 3 after the release of Battlefield 4

"We are committed to providing an excellent Battlefield 3 experience well into the future."

"Exclusive" Battlefield 4 beta will not be exclusive to Medal of Honor: Warfighter

DICE responds to fan concerns over release "pacing".

DICE: Battlefield 3 story "is still just the beginning"

Confirms Medal of Honor will use Battlelog.