Battlefield 4: PC stability patch out today, memory leak addressed

Monday, 13 January 2014 11:30 GMT By Dave Cook

Battlefield 4 developer DICE has confirmed it will release a new PC patch later today, addressing stability and memory leak issues.

It follows a pair of DICE developers teasing future Battlefield 4 updates on Twitter. Hit the link to see what they teased.

A post on the Battlelog forum explains that he update will roll out later today. Here are the patch notes in full:

Jan 13 PC Game Update Notes

  • -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  • -Added a warning for using Legacy AMD drivers that were out of date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

Via Polygon.

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