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  1. 40
    If you’re looking to enjoy the next Battlefield title, turn back now. With the next patch not slated to arrive for another month, and the next content update to release some time after that, it’s going to be a while before 2042 can earn the right to be called a true Battlefield game. It’s best to wait until the smoke clears and DICE fixes any major bugs (maybe even wait for it to go on discount) before spending $70 on this game.
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1.9

Overwhelming dislike- based on 401 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 51 out of 401
  1. Nov 13, 2021
    0
    This is Battlefield V 2.0, with Call of Duty hero-shooter mechanics, an engine that is subpar and worse than Battlefield 1's Frostbite 3, tealThis is Battlefield V 2.0, with Call of Duty hero-shooter mechanics, an engine that is subpar and worse than Battlefield 1's Frostbite 3, teal tint everywhere, less destruction than Battlefield 1, scale issues where factory buildings feel like they are one-storey houses, awful character reskins for the sole purpose of making a marketplace to sell garbage, literally no weaponry, failed faction system where "no-pats" fight for USA or Russia when it goes against the plot they have come up with, you must magdump literally everything to get kills, a specialist system which will mean there is no official hardcore mode coming because everyone will look alike, and lastly no campaign.

    Portal is a great mode, however because of the limitations of this engine's installment it does not look visually appealing at all.

    Be very wary of EA/DICE's online only "games as service" model, as seen with Titanfall 2's hackerfest, Anthem, Battlefront 2's cancellation of online service development, and Battlefield V's cancellation of development. EA and DICE have a track record that is very concerning and have a lack of talent.

    I would recommend EA/DICE completely gut the entire development teams and start from scratch.
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  2. Nov 14, 2021
    0
    Horrible game. A blatant cash grab with no substance. Boring open maps, garbage gunplay, horrible UI, confusing menus, barely Any maps andHorrible game. A blatant cash grab with no substance. Boring open maps, garbage gunplay, horrible UI, confusing menus, barely Any maps and guns. This is not a complete game. Specialists are a failure. The game modes are broken and the map designs are obviously bad. Almost no destructible environments most maps don’t have a single building that can be completely destroyed. The graphics on ps4 look like a mobile game. I’m honestly l confused on how this game could be released. This is my last time buying a battlefield game. EA and Dice do not care about players they are just trying to release a broken game as fast as they can to get their money. Full Review »
  3. Nov 14, 2021
    0
    Gun progression is not working! Specialist progression is not working!

    Hit registration sometimes does not even work for SOLO play!
    Gun progression is not working! Specialist progression is not working!

    Hit registration sometimes does not even work for SOLO play!

    Loadouts get reset.

    No score screen.

    Flat boring maps.

    Control remapping does not work.

    Bullet spread does NOT follow gun aim during recoil, but rather it is random and comically extreme, with bullets going everywhere but where the gun is actually pointed. Note that this is not a player aiming skill issue, the issue is that bullets are randomly shot off in directions other than where the gun is actually pointing, irrespective of how good your aim is. Although it is true that some deviation is expected, even for perfect aim in real life shooting, the amount of deviation in BF2042 bullet spread is comically extreme. You've heard of gun accuracy being measured in MOA or sub-MOA? BF2042 gives you gun accuracy in the tens of degrees!!! It is unusably broken to the point where player aim doesn't even factor into the equation.

    Lobby disbands after each match and goes back into searching for a lobby, so you don't get to play with the same people. Is this because EA cheaped out on server capacities and thus this gives everyone a fairer share of play vs waiting to play? As opposed to letting everyone play, with little waiting time, if they'd had enough servers with enough capacity?

    Getting spawned into the death animation is so much fun!

    Vehicles are being used to spawn trap kill, because of poor map design.

    No campaign, to focus on multiplayer and THIS is what we get!?!?!?

    Huge waste of money. Avoid at all costs.
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