Questions tagged [battlefield-4]

a first-person shooter and the latest installment of the Battlefield Franchise, developed by DICE and published by EA Games.

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How do the vehicles spawning at objectives work?

Some maps have helicopters, boats, etc. that spawn at an objective. I have a few questions about how the spawn timer works in general. Do the vehicles spawn slower than they do in base? Does each team ...
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Is it possible to disable the console or its keybind?

I keep accidentally opening the console by pressing the accent grave/tilde key. I know I can close it by pressing the button again. But how can I avoid opening it in the first place? Can you turn it ...
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Is there a network graph in Battlefield 4? How do you display it?

In Battlefield V, using the settings menu, you can turn on the Network Performance Graph, as displayed in Fig-1. Fig-1: The Network Performance Graph in Battlefield V: In Battlefield 4, it is ...
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Is there a way to knife someone in BF4 without the animation?

In Battlefield: Hardline, if you are prone and knife someone, it will kill them without doing an animation. Is there a similar feature in Battlefield 4? So far I’ve tested a couple different ways of ...
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What do all the values mean in the 'server details' in battlelog?

If you visit the server page of a server on Battlelog, there is a block of values called "SERVER DETAILS", which appears to be the settings of the server. What do all these values mean? I'm most ...
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I used to be able to launch Battlefield 4 Singleplayer/Multiplayer without Battlelog. What happened?

I haven't played BF4 for a few weeks now, and I finally decided to start the game up again, but when I started it up, it sent me to the Battlelog website. This has never happened before, please help. ...
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How to make kills with Attack Jets on PC version of BF4?

I often tried to play with attack jets in BF4 multiplayer but failed miserably. To make clear which kind of planes I mean, the attack jets for each faction are: A10 (US), Frogfoot (RU) and Fantan (CN)....
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Battlepacks: Should I store them longer and open them all together at once?

I have bought Battlefield 4 Premium recently for 20€ including all DLCs and one other feature was that five Battlepacks are granted. I opened two of them already and got high-level stuff that is ...
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Battlefield 4 is unbelievably laggy, is there any way I can fix it?

I played just a few days ago, and everything was pretty good. Got a couple of semi-laggy servers, but I figured they were in different countries. But today, I have experienced the worst lag in all ...
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How do I counter-knife an enemy?

When you press down the right stick to counter the attack, do you just press it, repeatedly press it, or press and hold? I've been knifed a few times from the front and each time I try to counter I ...
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Can I Play Battlefield 4 PC Multiplayer against PS4 players?

I have Battlefield 4 installed on a PC. A friend of mine has it on a Playstation 4. We want to play together in multiplayer, is that possible? I read something about cross platform not making this ...
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Battlefield 4 Single player conquest

Does Battlefield 4 have single player conquest mode, like in Battlefield 2?
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If I borrow a Battlefield 4 disc copy and then buy a different disc copy, will I have to re-install it, using even more PS4 space?

I heard BF4 is like 40g to download, and while I have a good amount of space, I don't want to download the game and its updates twice. Will I have to re-install it all again, or can I pop the new disc ...
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Can I turn off my Battlefield 4 'Rent-a-server' and save my purchased 'days' this way?

For Battlefield 4, you can rent servers to play on. Just to be clear, this is not any random server to rent, I am referring to the 'rent-a-server' from EA itself which is the only way to rent a server ...
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Can you change classes in the middle of a Battlefield 4 game?

So I've never played BF4 before, but I had played a lot of CoD before. I only know a couple of things about BF4, like it has bigger maps and bullet-drop. One thing I would like to know is can I change ...
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Easiest way to find the Battlefield 4 Final Stand Dog tags

I am trying to find one of the dog tags hidden in the final stand maps. Searching the dog tags spawn points given on this site for hours now with no luck. Is there a specific tactic to finding these ...
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What's the difference between battlefield 4 and battlefield 4 deluxe edition?

I expected battlefield 4 deluxe edition to be more expensive than bf4 normal edition but when I went on game stop bf4 deluxe edition is 1.50 and bf4 is 9.99 so what's the difference?
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Why don't heatseekers lock on to low flying vehicles?

Whenever I try to lock on to a low-flying attack or scout helicopter with heatseekers, it doesn't work. I know in Battlefield 3 there was an upgrade called "Below Radar" which gave helicopters this ...
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How to setup a simple deathmatch in Battlefield4?

I've got a bunch of friends who want to play a simple everyone against everyone deathmatch on Battlefield between ourselves. We want to be able to choose the maps we play and only play again each ...
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Health and ammo not displaying in Battlefield 4

I used to play Battlefield 4 on the PS3 and just recently moved to PC. Health and Ammo HUD section is not being displayed. I also seem to have the same problem with the orange spotting triangle ...
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How do you delete Battlefield 4 DLC?

I want to add Battlefield 4 DLC packs like Final Stand, but because it is a big download I'm worried that even if I delete Battlefield 4 from my game data utility file the DLC will still be in the ...
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How to show current round map in browser?

While having 2 monitors it is very cool to see map of the current game in multiplayer. I've found it one time and can't remember where it is.
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Does Battlefield 4 Premium transfer from xbox360 to xbox1?

I have BF4 for the xbox 360, and was thinking about getting it/trading it in for the xbox1 version. Does the premium membership transfer between the consoles, and will my stats reset?
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Player constantly spinning when pressing Caps Lock

I've just purchased Battlefield 4. I spent half a day configuring my controls and fine-tuning everything. For some annoying reason whenever I hit Caps Lock, my character spins vastly and I can't stop ...
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Do my stats on a previous console generation carry over to the next generation via Battlelog?

A while back I purchased Battlefield 4 Premium Edition on the Xbox 360. I put a number of hours into the multiplayer, and have made a lot of progress on many assignments. I wish to pick up the game ...
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Join Battlefield Clan from Different Platforms

Can't seem to find the answer to this online. In 'Battlefield 4', is there any way to join a clan from different platforms? For example, I'm using a PS3 and a friend is using a PC. Can we both join ...
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Are my allies just for show?

I recently got Battlefield 4, and started playing through the campaign. There's a feature that lets you tell your squad when to "engage" the enemy. The tutorial at the beginning describes this in a ...
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Can I play night or community operations in PS3?

So I heard that Battlefield 4 has free maps for Playstation 3. I went to the store, and there really was Night Operations and Community Operations, freely downloadable. Installed it, but the problem ...
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Battlefield 4(PC) expansion packs, cant get into servers

The issue I'm having is that, every time i try to play a multiplayer game, on most servers ill get a "legacy operations expansion pack required" or a "nightops required" etc. Now to be clear, i ...
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Is it possible to set up a private server for both PC and Console in Battlefield 4?

We are a group of friends (about 10 or so). Some of us own Battlefield 4 on PC, some on Xbox, and some on PS3/4. On official servers we can't play together (since consoles have a bit of autoaim). We ...
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What do each of connection warning icons mean?

Battlefield 4 spring patch of 2015 introduced performance quality icons. I know that color depends on severity of degradation, but what does each of the icons exactly mean?
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Does Bullet type matter? (excluding shotguns)

When looking at gun stats, it displays their bullet type. For example, some sniper rifles shoot .338 while others shoot .308. Does this affect the performance of the gun at all? I know shotgun shell ...
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Can DLCs be shared between accounts on Origin?

Two computers, two Origin accounts each has Battlefield 4 bought. But only I have a few DLCs(I do not have Premium nor does the other account). Can DLCs be shared e.g the account that has no DLC can ...
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What are dog tag + bow + no kill servers?

When I browse online servers I see many examples of low population servers with a description such as: dog tags no killing or dog tags / bow - no killing When I join and get one kill I ...
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How to counter jets from little bird

Lately I'm playing on Silk Road often, with 2-3 friends. We often play as Little-Bird squad and perform well in general. A Little bird (Headseeker, 30mm, flares or ECM) with 2 repairman( RPG-7, ...
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DirectX setup Internal Error when installing Battlefield 4

When trying to install BF 4 on my Windows 7 machine I got the following message after a few seconds: There is no percentage showing, and then, origin get stuck on this: The only way to close ...
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Why don't kills for the Phantom Assignment go up?

Does anyone know why the kills for the phantom assignment won't go up in game or in battlelog? I've tried everything to get them to appear.
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Is it possible make the pod reach inside the Hangar 21?

In The Final Stand trailer transport pod is launched and lands inside the Hangar 21. I've tried that numerous times and it always lands short. Is it at all possible like in the trailer, or is it just ...
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Did DICE ever fix the Battlefield 4 texture flickering?

Since Oct 2013 I have owned an AMD CPU and GPU desktop and now an Intel and Nvidia desktop and I have played on Mantle and DirectX and certain objects in the distance have always had bad flickering ...
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Make squad open to public

How do I make squad open to public? I have a ps3 and it says in squad settings friends only. But if you try to change it, it won't even go to it. Just skips it. Does anyone know? I've been looking on ...
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Mysterious White Dogtag

I have been playing BF4 and every now and then I come across these players with these cool-looking, white, complex dogtags, nothing like the usual. These tags have a barcode looking thing on them, and ...
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Why does enemy movement drag my rifle?

I'm having a hard time figuring out why the movement of an enemy solider drags my rifle with him when I'm scoped?
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Client-Server disconnections in Battlefield 4

A friend of mine and me are facing connectivity problems when we try to join BF4-servers on PC. My problem is, that I always need join and face connection error 3 to 5 times before I can finally join ...
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Extreme Framedrops

Lately I got some heavy Framedrops wich make BF4 unplayable. Usually My Sapphire R9 280X Vapor-X | i7 4770 run 100-100fps on HIGH settings, with drops downward to 60fps when there's much action. But ...
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Looks through game reports in Battlefield 4

Through Battlelog and bf4stats I can see game reports. With Battlelog it is very cumbersome to go through each report and see how many kills, death, points, etc etc. I'd like to see a list like in ...
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Designating targets on BF4 / PS4

On the single player campaign mode of BF4 on PS4 on the first level (Baku) I have difficulty handing off targets to the chopper or members of my squad. I press and hold R1 to bring up the Binoculars ...
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How distance influences connection into a server (BF4 PS3)

I was playing BF4 on PS3, on a US server. Suddenly, a guy in my squad started to talk to me really rudely, saying me I had to get off because I was on a server that is at a very high distance from my ...
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Can you spot an enemy jet from 3rd person view while on a jet?

I would like to spot an enemy jet behind me when on a jet
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What version of Battlefield 4 do I need for all the single-player action?

I'm looking to buy Battlefield 4, but my main interest is only in single-player campaign. Origin lists 3 versions of Battlefield 4 for sale: Source It seems that there's a lot of additional content ...
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Will buying Origin keys from third-party resellers go though Origin age restrictions?

I want to buy Battlefield 4 Premium while it is on sale, but because of me being a complete tool, I put my actual age in. I bought the digital deluxe version on disc, and I just want the premium ...