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About Battlefield 4 with 5 comments by ComradeWinston on Oct 30th, 2013

Singleplayer

+1 Pretty.
+4 Relatively believable interesting characters.
-1 Tried too hard to make some characters hardasses, which occasionally turned conversations into a dick measuring competition.
+3 Plot wasn't ridiculous.
+69 Badass Russian.
-71 Killing off the Badass Russian casually to get on with the plot. (not even a heroic death, cmon that goes against the rules of badassery)
+4 Good pacing; didn't drag out too long and the story moved from one point to another smoothly.
-2 Never overviewed the situation with Russia or China. (obviously at war to some end, otherwise left clueless)
+1 Satisfying end. (and one of the easiest choices in the history of mankind)

8/10

(Summary: Good short campaign; obviously not the reason to buy the game in the first place but regardless deserves credit for being a relatively good experience in totality for what it is.)

Multiplayer
+9 Most maps don't suck like the last game's.
-1 Ironically enough, could use a few smaller maps. Most are outright huge.
-1 A few maps feel like a puzzle with some bits forcefully shoved in.
+2 Map specific "levolution events" sometimes drastically change a map.
+3 Managed to fill maps with a variety of vehicles, including some hardly utilized in the previous game.
-2 Combat is still as hyper as it was in the last game, moving away from the older less ADD inducing combat of older Battlefield games. If I wanted that, I'd go play Call of Duty.
-1 Awkward initial loadouts/odd weapons, such as the default automatically locking-on missile launcher that takes 5 hits to destroy a tank but can be fired practically at the rate of a sniper rifle.
-1 Abysmal Launch.

*Launch Issues*

-1 Frequent(expected) lag/rubberbanding problems.
-3 Frequent CTDs and server crashes.
-1 Map-specific sound problems; for extended periods of time on a relatively large number of maps you cannot hear anything and will probably die to things you can't even hear, like tanks.

Launch: 4/10
Once Patched/Fixed: 8/10

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cordenand
cordenand Jul 13 2014, 9:13am says:

Trash, Hard Line will be no better.

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Reid1991
Reid1991 Mar 17 2014, 1:00pm says:

BF2 more better..

+11 votes     reply to comment
Muntaqim_313
Muntaqim_313 May 27 2014, 2:22am replied:

Damn straight.

+3 votes     reply to comment
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ℱℓσℊℊℯɾ✈ Feb 26 2014, 5:54pm says:

I want my old Battlefield back...My old bots and my modding tools back ! Oh dear BF-2 How I still play you....

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rauzy
rauzy May 15 2014, 12:49am replied:

nem pra ter um mod com bots , que bosta né ?

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RavenTheKiller
RavenTheKiller Mar 25 2014, 4:54am replied:

Why?What's wrong with BF4 and BF3?
They're awesome games too.

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ℱℓσℊℊℯɾ✈
ℱℓσℊℊℯɾ✈ Apr 3 2014, 2:57pm replied:

I am not saying that they aren't great..but this is not the way a BF game should be...it has lost a lot of it's uniqueness in SP terms IMO and it lost the modding tools ._.

+6 votes     reply to comment
stojan44
stojan44 Jul 10 2014, 5:28pm replied:

Well then go play battlefield 2 and stop whining.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Muntaqim_313
Muntaqim_313 Feb 24 2014, 7:25pm says:

Dima convinced Blackburn to shoot Cole, by telling him "If you don't shoot him, millions will die". Some claim that he lied only to get Blackburn to shoot Cole, since only 80,000 were killed in Paris. But Dima would have been right if the US government believed Blackburn. Millions would die in a war between Russia and the US (as we may see very soon).

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Col_Jason
Col_Jason Feb 21 2014, 11:10pm says:

EA/DICE, Give us modding tools or I'm gonna **** ur mum.

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This game is just a mess. After half a year it's still broken and DICE continues to mock the ire of its own fans.

After one broken game after another, I'm just going to outright stop buying their broken shit. At most I'll await the reviews of the upcoming Battlefront, otherwise I'm entirely done giving EA my money.

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