A tough launch for Battlefield 2042 has seen it grow to be one of many worst-reviewed video games on Steam in a bit over every week. Information of the sport’s poorly-received begin to life comes regardless of it additionally being one of many platform’s most-played titles since its launch.
In accordance with information printed by Steam 250’s Hall of Shame, which ranks the worst-reviewed video games of all time on the platform, the EA shooter is presently experiencing a reasonably dismal launch so far as person critiques are involved.
At present ranked because the ninth worst-reviewed sport of all time on the platform, Battlefield 2042 has seen over 30,000 of its 42,000 critiques on the platform come again damaging. Regardless of the poor critiques, nonetheless, there are nonetheless loads of folks enjoying the sport.
In accordance with SteamDB, Battlefield 2042 is presently ranked second solely to Halo Infinite for trending video games throughout the final seven days and for peak participant counts throughout the final 24 hours. The EA shooter additionally ranks 89th within the platform’s rankings for highest peak concurrent players of all time, whereas its beta ranks 54th.
Customers posting damaging critiques for the sport cite quite a few causes, spanning each gameplay points and an absence of total options within the sport. Whereas many followers have vented their frustrations on Steam, one member of the neighborhood recently went to Reddit with a view to present what number of of Battlefield’s regular options appeared to be lacking in 2042. The complete checklist was fairly lengthy although some noteworthy inclusions talked about the likes of technical points, an absence of content material the place weapons and autos are involved, and adjustments to the sport’s class system.
Amid the dangerous critiques and damaging suggestions, Cube has continued to make quite a few adjustments to the sport with a view to enhance participant experiences. As per the tweet beneath, final week, the developer launched an replace to the sport that it says will assist to “enhance the smoothness of the expertise on servers” shifting ahead.
We’re happy to see that the discharge of yesterday’s replace has helped to enhance the smoothness of the expertise on servers these previous twenty 4 hours 💪 #Battlefield2042
Here is some perception on upcoming adjustments that we’re seeking to make with our subsequent replace 🧵👀 pic.twitter.com/I11cjVZD0V
— Battlefield Direct Communication (@BattlefieldComm) November 19, 2021
Regardless of Battlefield 2042’s turbulent begin to life, at the least it hasn’t seen a launch fairly as dangerous because the of Konami’s eFootball. The free-to-play soccer simulator launched with a range of issues earlier this year, main it straight to the highest of the Corridor of Disgrace’s worst-reviewed video games of all time.
Jared Moore is a contract author for IGN. You may comply with him on Twitter.