DICE Unveils Plan for Future Battlefield 4 Support: “Major Netcode Update, New Features And More”


Yesterday, Visceral Games and Electronics Arts officially unveil the next instalment in Battlefield franchise, Battlefield: Hardline. The game will arrive in Fall 2014 for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS3. The announcement received positive response from critics but Battlefield 4 owners are bit confused and want’s some answer from DICE on future support for Battlefield 4.

DICE Boss Magnus Troedsson has assured Battlefield 4 owners that development team will continue to support the game in many months to come and also revealed that a major netcode update and exciting new features are coming soon to Battlefield 4.

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Magnus wrote on Battlelog: “I want to be sure you all understand that introducing Hardline in no way means we’re done working on Battlefield 4. Nothing could be further from the truth. The Visceral team is leading the development of Hardline, while the DICE team continues to drive BF4. We are committed to giving you the best BF4 experience possible.”

Here are the list of improvement coming to Battlefield 4 in future:

Continued Support: “There are dedicated BF4 teams in Stockholm, Uppsala and LA that will continue to address any issues that might occur. But more importantly will also look to make significant additions to the game.”

Netcode Patch: “We are also working on a major update to the Battlefield 4 netcode.”

Community Test Environment: “We launched and are planning to expand our Community Test Environment. You can see the CTE as our labs environment in which we’ll continue testing out new additions, improvements etc. before we go live with them. We’re expanding the CTE program to give more and more players the chance to test new additions.”

More Features: “Other features rolled out recently such as Squad Join, Rent-A-Server and Loadout Presets, many which have been directly requested by you in the community. This trend will continue.”

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