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Battlefield 4 patch issued on PS4, should fix “a large amount of the client crashes”

Wednesday, 11th December 2013 16:33 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

DICE has started rolling out a Battlefield 4 patch on PS4 and states it is already working on the next update based on player feedback.

The patch promises general stability fixes which should “remove a large amount of the client crashes” currently being experienced on PS4.

Audio drop outs that could occur when playing on large maps have been fixed, with the typical map affected being Golmud Railway in Conquest with 64 players. Ambient sound would sometimes cut out, “like foley sounds from player running, vehicle engine sounds, vehicle movement sounds, and map ambient sounds.”

DICE also removed the blur effect on soldiers that appeared when Commanders were using EMP attacks and further reduced the probability of getting a corrupt save file by doing miscellaneous changes to the save file system.

These include removing the save file saving again when quitting multiplayer.

Other fixes include: multiple crashes that could occur when bringing up the in-game Battlelog during round transition; a crash that could occur when using the BattleScreen; a random crash related to destroying vehicles; and a fix to minor destruction issues in the terrain have been issued.

The patch is around 600MB in size and you can find out more over on the Battlefield Blog.

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10 Comments

  1. aseddon130

    Balls to the PS4 version, fix it on Xbox One. Not been able to play BF4 for a week now that matchmaking doesnt work.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Playmaker

    Yeah I play one match and am promptly booted out in the second. Plus the audio glitches and this game was a glorified beta on XB1 and other systems. Dice and EA you guys suck. Worried and rightfully that COD would crush you in sales so you come out months early with a broken product. Don’t worry in March I’ll be on Titanfall and long away from this.

    It is fun WHEN it works.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. polygem

    about time. this situation has been pretty embarrassing for dice and ea and i really really hope that it wont happen again…but let’s wait and see. this fiasco is pretty entertaining in it’s own right i must admit. i believe it when i see it and when things are finally indeed fixed. there’s A LOT to patch in this one :)

    #3 1 year ago
  4. TrickyAudio

    Thank god. Played hours of the campaign and my save corrupted! Been on MP since.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. shadowseer

    Glad to see the fixes is still coming in. Earned the platinum trophy two days ago. At this current state, I still won’t get premium until Dice fixes most of the bugs lol

    #5 1 year ago
  6. partchimp

    Still no multiplayer issues for me, though my single player save has been lost twice

    #6 1 year ago
  7. sebastien rivas

    I had major crash before CR on pc.
    Though all is good since china rising.
    Hope you guys on consoles get better asap.
    Note though I did not notice nany cheaters on Pc and so far and thankfully no god mode like arly bf3 stage.

    #7 1 year ago
  8. DGOJG

    I hope this fixes the saving glitches on Singleplayer; I got pretty far on the hard difficulty only for it to crash and loose my entire save file.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. MGS SNAKE

    Agter the Update it still laks and the Sound dissapear… It horrible… What is erobr with you DICE????!?!

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Fin

    Does anyone have info on changes made from PS3 to PS4 in Sony’s patching requirements? There’s now been a patch a week for PS4 which is waaay faster than last gen.

    #10 1 year ago

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