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Battlefield 4 Gets Xbox One Patch, Reportedly Fixes Many Crash Causes

EA and DICE continue to perform field repairs on Battlefield 4. This time, Xbox One users should be seeing improvement from a patch that is now live on that platform.

This update fixes a variety of crashing problems, reduces (but not eliminates) the chance of a corrupted save file, and addresses a problem with going online after the Xbox One was in a suspended state (a core function of the console).

Here’s the entire rundown:

  • Fixed three common crashes that could occur during map transitions 
  • Fixed a common crash that could occur when using the in-game Battlelog in the "end of round" screen 
  • Fixed two crashes related to destroying vehicles 
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when the player lost connection to a server 
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when using the scoreboard 
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when players were using the voice chat 
  • Optimized performance when shooting destroyed Levolution objects on some levels 
  • Removed the blur effect on soldiers that appeared when Commanders were using EMP attacks 
  • Fixed the "one-hit kill" bug where damage from a single bullet sometimes was applied multiple times. This could lead to firefights where normal rifles sometimes dealt one-shot kills, which is not as designed 
  • Fixed a memory leak that could lead to crashes at certain points 
  • Further reduced the probability of getting a corrupt save file in the single player campaign 
  • Fixed the audio drop outs that could occur when playing on large maps. Typical map affected was Golmud Railway in Conquest with 64 players. Ambient sound would sometimes cut out, like foley sounds from player running, vehicle engine sounds, vehicle movement sounds, and map ambient sounds 
  • Fixed an issue with going online after resuming your Xbox One from suspended mode 
  • Fixed some issues with the handling of Xbox One parties 
  • Made the icons used to signal voice chat status more reliable

Let us know how the patch works for you once you have a chance install it. Good luck, soldier.

[Source: Battlefield]


Our Take
This is just embarrassing. I’m stunned that EA and DICE haven’t figured out how to eliminate the problem of save game corruption. I don’t understand how the title wasn't ready to deal with Xbox One’s suspend/resume functionality. I am blown away like a levelution’d skyscraper at the description of some of the things that caused crashes (checking the scoreboard and using voice chat). 

EA and DICE traded in their reputations to make the ship date. I just hope that gamers (and investors) remember that next time the duo are getting ready to come to market.

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