Battlefield 1 team, what’s going on with the weird lights on the Amiens map?

By Brenna Hillier
1 November 2016 04:49 GMT

Battlefield 1 has a lighting problem.


Battlefield 1 seems to be pretty good, if critic and user reviews are any indication, and Sherif called the PC build the most stable Battlefield release in years.

It’s a nice change after a couple of disappointing launches, but like any game of this scale, Battlefield 1 isn’t perfect. One problem I’ve heard about a few times, and which really interests me, is the light on Amiens.

If you’ve been lucky enough not to have encountered this issue, it manifests in a couple of different ways: as a blinding white, yellow or red light around the C point, or as a blue, red or green screen tint. It even affects map view, as shown in the image above from Redditor Nucleic_Acid. Want another look? Here’s a video of how this weird Battlefield 1 issue appears to YouTuber Bricksandmortars.

Watch on YouTube

The issue affects both AMD and Nvidia users according to posts on the Battlefield forums, and happens with both new and older drivers installed.

A quick search for “Battlefield 1 Amiens light” brings up plenty of results, suggesting it’s pretty common – and in some cases makes the match unplayable. I’d be really interested to know the cause of this issue; is it two seperate bugs, or one big one? Is it something to do with the light sources on the Amiens map in particular?

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