Battlefield 4 *Update 2*

The patch for the Xbox 360 version of Battlefield 4 has just been released by DICE. The notes, courtesy of Battlelog, are as follows:

January 16th Xbox 360 Fixes:

-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done
-Fix for bug where it looked like soldier was dying with 1 health instead of 0
-Fixed a bug where players’ rank icons on the scoreboard would not be updated
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles. Vehicles with lower health points, like aircraft and transport vehicles, now repair more slowly than before
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though he was just hurt)
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed a bug where the M1 Abrams Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons
-Stealth Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other. F35 & J-20 are slightly more agile, Su-50 is less agile
-Attack Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other, and all 3 are now slightly less agile than earlier
-Fixed camera glitch when switching weapons while moving in crouch
-Fixed an occasional bug where players could experience intermittent engine sound dropouts when driving wheeled IFVs
-China Rising: Fixed animation glitch for motorbike passengers ocuring when aiming
-Fix for first and third person soldier animations being out of sync while doing transition changes. This could potentially make the player get hit while in cover behind a wall or other obstacle
-Fix for map and minimap flickering on Rogue Transmission and Operation Locker

*Update*

DICE has released the Xbox One version of its latest wave of patches for Battlefield 4.

After the latest update was rolled out on PC on Monday, the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 on Tuesday, the Xbox One got its patch today.

Like the other versions of the game, this fixes the stability issues the game has experienced as well as a number of other fixes including reducing the risk of campaign save files becoming corrupt. DICE did warn of Battlefield 4 downtime as the update comes out.

DICE are currently finalising the patch for the Xbox 360 version of the game.

The full list of fixes as posted on the Battlelog forums are as follows:

January 15th Xbox One Games Fixes:

-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed various random deadlocks (the so called “sound loop crash”)
-Fixed flickering in map and minimap on Rogue Transmission and Operation Locker
-Fixed issue with player spawning under the map in Lancang Dam
-Fixed broken collision on containers with open doors. The bug previously made grenades bounce back even though the doors were open
-Fixed an occasional bug where players could experience intermittent engine sound dropouts when driving wheeled IFVs
-Fixed camera glitch when switching weapons while moving in crouch
-China Rising: Fixed animation glitch for motorbike passengers ocuring when aiming
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles. Vehicles with lower health points, like aircraft and transport vehicles, now repair more slowly than before
-Fixed a bug where the M1 Abrams Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though the soldier was hurt)
-Fixed a bug where players’ rank icons in the scoreboard would not be updated
-Fixed issue with soldier health showing 1 HP in killcard instead of 0 HP
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done
-Reduced the risk of single player campaign save file becoming corrupt

*Original Story*

DICE has released another patch for Battlefield 4, this time focusing on some of the issues encountered by the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of the game and following hot on the heels of the PC update.

The studio posted on their forum that the aim of this patch is to primarily deal with the balancing and stability issues which have caused problems with the game since launch.

This comes a day after DICE released the latest patch for the PC version, which along with the balancing and stability issues also took care of things like the speed of repairs and various graphical glitches.
Battlefield 4’s Battlelog Forum posted a full list of the fixes for PC, PS3 and PS4, which you can see below:

The January 13th PC Fixes are as follows:

-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed a memory leak issue occurring after level shutdowns, which could result in a out-of-memory crash in longer play sessions
-Additional fix for the “sound loop” deadlock when running High/Ultra graphics settings
-Added a warning for using Legacy AMD drivers that were out of date
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done
-Fixed a bug where players’ rank icons on the scoreboard would not be updated
-Fix for Asian users unable to start Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4 on Windows 8.1
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles.
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though the soldier was hurt)
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed a bug where a Main Battle Tank Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons.
-Stealth Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other. F35 & J-20 are slightly more agile, Su-50 is less agile.
-Attack Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other, and all 3 are now slightly less agile than earlier
-Fixed camera glitch when switching weapons while moving in crouch
-Fixed an occasional bug where players could experience intermittent engine sound dropouts when driving wheeled IFVs
-Fix for player spawning under the map when deploying on Lancang Dam
-Fixed flickering in map and minimap on Rogue Transmission and Operation Locker

The January 14th PS3 Fixes are:

-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done
-Fix for bug where it looked like soldier was dying with 1 health instead of 0
-Fixed a bug where players’ rank icons on the scoreboard would not be updated
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles. Vehicles with lower health points, like aircraft and transport vehicles, now repair more slowly than before
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though he was just hurt)
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed a bug where the M1 Abrams Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons
-Stealth Jets now have more similar handling attributes to eachother. F35 & J-20 are slightly more agile, Su-50 is less agile
-Attack Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other, and all 3 are now slightly less agile than earlier
-Fixed camera glitch when switching weapons while moving in crouch
-Fixed an occasional bug where players could experience intermittent engine sound dropouts when driving wheeled IFVs
-China Rising: Fixed animation glitch for motorbike passengers ocuring when aiming
-Fix for first and third person soldier animations being out of sync while doing transition changes. This could potentially make the player get hit while in cover behind a wall or other obstacle

Finally, the PS4 fixes:

-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed flickering in map and minimap on Rogue Transmission and Operation Locker
-Fixed issue with player spawning under the map in Lancang Dam
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles. Vehicles with lower health points, like aircraft and transport vehicles, now repair more slowly than before
-Fixed a bug where the M1 Abrams Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though the soldier was hurt)
-EU Players: Fixed bug where game wouldn’t start when when the console was running in any of these languages: Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Czech, Brazilian Portuguese
-Fix for bug where it looked like soldier was dying with 1 health instead of 0
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done

Undoubtedly, there will be more issues that DICE will be working on to get fixed, and we will update soon.

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