Battlefield 4 is the genre-defining action blockbuster made from moments that blur the line between game and glory. Fueled by the next-generation power and fidelity of Frostbite 3, Battlefield 4 provides a visceral, dramatic experience unlike any other.
Only in Battlefield can you demolish the buildings shielding your enemy. Only in Battlefield will you lead an assault from the back of a gun boat. Battlefield grants you the freedom to do more and be more while playing to your strengths and carving your own path to victory.
In addition to its hallmark multiplayer, Battlefield 4 features an intense, dramatic character-driven campaign that starts with the evacuation of American VIPs from Shanghai and follows your squad's struggle to find its way home.
There is no comparison. Immerse yourself in the glorious chaos of all-out war, found only in Battlefield.
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October 29, 2013
Love the Battlefield series, and had so much fun playing this when the game first released on the Playstation 3, that I thought I'd give it another go on PC. There are still plenty of people playing Battlefield 4 that one can easily find servers with enough players to fill matches. At ~$4, purchasing this game is a no brainer.
The game runs pretty well, especially on modern computers with adequate specs. Most if not all of the bugs and shortcomings this game had in the beginning have all been fixed for the most part. And with all of the content like maps, weapons, tools now available make for a great experience.
One of the only downsides I am mildy annoyed with is that the game requires players to utilize a separate launcher to play the game. This means that on top of having to also use EA's launcher service Origin, one also needs to use a seperate launcher known as Battlelog. It's a slight inconvenience at best, and an annoyance that takes up a bit more of a computer's resources at worse when playing Battlefield 4. Games like Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, and Battlefield 1 all need Battlelog to be able to play. The newest game, Battlefield V (5), does not require the service.
Also, the extra content like DLC maps have regularly become free or are at very low prices that it shouldn't be an issue for new players, and I don't doubt they'll become free again. Paid DLC maps are a product of bygone times that are not present in the newest Battlefield game (Battlefield V).
All in all this is still a great game that has fixed most of not all of its majors flaws and bugs from early on, and there are still a good number of players active that can fill numerous game lobbies. The DLC maps might be an issue for new players, so getting the Premium version might be more preferable and recommended instead, when it goes on sale again of course. For about $4 the game is an incredible deal.
I make the mistake of letting a few reviews get me hyped for this game. Then I saw it was still $30 on origin so I assumed it held up pretty well. It still looked nice. A little googling and I found it on here for $5 and jumped all over it. Man did I make a mistake. I feel ripped off, even at $5
The big feature where you mark enemies for your team to take out doesn't work, and several times I saw my ai partners shooting enemies and said enemies just sitting there getting shot up but not dying. In top of that, I often find the enemies and my allies side by side using the same piece of cover. More than once I was killed becasue enemies cam in behind us, while I was clearing the way, sat next to my squad and shot me to death in the back. Look I'm not saying I want an ai that plays the game for me, but these guys have actually been programmed to. Be this bad and not do damage to the enemy.... Extra work was put into this.... Someone thought this was a good idea during development... I just can't even.
This review has been a long time coming, and unfortunately it's not a good one. Though this game will soon go free to play I feel it is important to voice my opinions on it as no one should have to endure any further torture from Electronic Arts.
From the start this game was doomed to failure, owing mainly to the fact that it was released quickly off the heels of Battlefield 3. Very little development occurred to make this game good and it is basically a carbon copy of its predecessor with new maps and a lot of copy pasted old ones.
This would be the case at least except that to access most of that content you would have two effectively by the game twice, buying into their premium system, which allows you access to all of content that should have been released with the initial game.
Veterans of the series will find the battlefield for is lacking in many key areas and continues the series push towards infantry focused battles. There are vehicles and the full suite of things we have come to expect from battlefield however much of the map design is infantry focused and parts that are not feel rushed and poorly thought out.
Though I can't imagine anyone is still looking to buy this game, again due to the fact that it will soon be free to play, it is well worth noting that investing in the game currently and likely any future versions of it, including hardline, is an investment in failure and disappointment.
EA should know better, and likely do know better, but their greed and laziness have triumphed over good design decisions and the desire to help and support their user base.
cdkey already used and was too late to return
Well It's a great game, especially when you can run it on ultra at 200 FPS. (GTX 1070 OC + i7-6700K)
Multiplayer is really amazing and fun; you won't get any other experience like it anywhere else.
Graphics are amazing. Multiplayer is what it's all about. Campaign pretty much teaches you all weapons and vehicles so don't expect much more than that but there are parts that made me say to myself "Wow, That's Awesome".
Great game sent really fast