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Battlefield 4 drops players into a sandbox and unhooks all tethers, loosing scores of soldiers to squad up and take down the opposition however they choose. The series' trademark, free-form multiplayer is reinforced with some smart albeit incremental upgrades, giving players even more incentive to work together. That in itself isn't terribly surprising; multiplayer...

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Battlefield 4 Premium members make a Final Stand next week

Battlefield 4 Premium members will receive the game's final map pack, the appropriately-titled "Final Stand," on November 18, publisher EA has revealed. The DLC, which features the weaponized wintry wonderlands of Russia, will contain four maps, detailed below. Operation Whiteout is a mostly-o...

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Second chance for a week-long free Battlefield 4 trip on Origin

If you missed it the first time, EA PC portal Origin is offering a week's worth of free Battlefield 4 game time once more. EA didn't say how long this second-time-around offer will be available for, just as the publisher didn't for Titanfall back in August. For the record, you can still test-drive ...

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Battlefield 4 class action lawsuit dismissed on 'puffery'

No, not puffinry. Puffery. A class action lawsuit levied against Electronic Arts for allegedly misleading investors over the performance of Battlefield 4 was dismissed this week, with U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Judge Susan Illston labeling the publisher's promise...

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Joystiq Weekly: Vib-ribbon launches, Driveclub Review, RE: Revelations 2 preview and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. "Better eight years late than never," PlayStation Network...

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DICE producer admits Battlefield 4 woes damaged fan trust

Almost a full year after its launch, DICE LA producer David Sirland has admitted that the glitches that long plagued Battlefield 4 damaged the public's perception of what was once a highlight of the first-person shooter genre. "I can absolutely say that we lost [player] trust in the game's launc...

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Rejoice! Visceral says Battlefield Hardline 'will work' at launch

Battlefield Hardline will operate as expected at launch, according to Ian Milham, creative director at Visceral Games. "What you're basically asking is, 'Is your game going to work?' And the answer is yes, it's gonna work," Milham told Game Revolution. The statement follows a rough launch for th...

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Battlefield 4 makes a Final Stand in its fifth DLC map pack

After nearly a year of players gunning one another down within the expansive maps of Battlefield 4, publisher EA and developer DICE have revealed the game's final DLC map pack, aptly titled "Final Stand." Featuring four maps set within the Russian arctic, Final Stand doesn't just grant players new ...

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Joystiq Deals: PS4 Battlefield 4 Bundle Giveaway

Here at Joystiq Deals, we like free stuff. We're only human, after all. If you also enjoy free stuff, you'll want to check out our latest giveaway for a PlayStation 4 hardware bundle that includes a PS4 console, a copy of Battlefield 4, and an extra DualShock 4 controller. A winner will be selected...

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September's Battlefield 4 update strengthens its core

The next update for Battlefield 4 is targeted for September, and focuses on core gameplay improvements, Dice revealed this week. Soldier movement in the game is being tweaked so it "closely matches the one in Battlefield 3, but without compromising the visual fidelity." Dice said the changes will m...

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Play Battlefield 4 free through Origin for one week

Origin is offering Battlefield 4 for free on a limited basis as part of its Game Time program. Players who want to dive into the PC game have until next Thursday, August 14 to add it to their libraries on the game distribution platform. The one-week, full game trial won't begin until players downlo...

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