New Battlefield 4 PC patch brings fixes and weapon tweaks
Today DICE released a massive Battlefield 4 patch on the PC, which includes the fixes introduced in the PS4 patch earlier this week. In addition, the new PC patch features a lot of weapon and vehicle tweaks, which DICE has been discussing over the past month.
First and foremost, the new Battlefield 4 patch has several crash fixes and stability improvements, in addition to a fix for some of the Battlefield 4 rubber-banding problems we’ve been seeing. The patch also includes various minor tweaks and big fixes to game modes and maps, such as an issue with the Rush game mode on Siege of Shanghai and Rogue Transmission.
The big addition in the patch are the weapon and vehicle tweaks. Over the past month, DICE has been talking about how to better tweak and balance some of the vehicles in the game, such as Mobile AAs, helicopters, and tanks.
The new patch reduces the Mobile AA (the Tunguska, LAV-AD etc.) main cannon rate of fire, and also reduces the missiles carried, from 6 to 4. Finally, the active radar missiles now require more skill to use.
On the other hand, attack helicopters have received a buff — the gunner now does more direct damage with the main cannon, and so does the pilot with the rocket pods. Finally, the main battle tank’s Staff shell has now a reduced damage by 25%.
The Battlefield 4 patch has a bunch of other fixes and tweaks — you can find the full list here.