Battlefield 2042 is the latest entry in the Battlefield shooter series from EA and DICE. Expected by the worldwide gaming community to be a top-notch shooter, surpassing Call of Duty this year. But when it was released at the end of November last year, Battlefield 2042 received a lot of negative reviews from gamers around the world because of various bugs, making it a “disaster” of the gaming industry. in the year 2021.
After the disastrous launch of Battlefield 2042, the publisher EA recently held a meeting about the reasons for the catastrophic failure of this once considered blockbuster game. Several reasons were given as to why the game was released with so many problems, from bugs to graphics and game mechanics.
One of the reasons cited by EA studio director Laura Miele is the fact that so many developers work from home. Frostbite Engine also proved to be outdated and no longer suitable for a big game like Battlefield 2042. In addition, another reason given by the EA director was the sudden launch of the multiplayer part. Halo Infinite . Miele stated that Battlefield 2042 was “stable” but that changed when its game was compared to Halo Infinite.
Despite the fact that EA is deliberately giving excuses for the failure of Battlefield 2042, more than 200,000 gamers have supported a petition on Change.org demanding that EA and DICE be refunded. gamers purchased Battlefield 2042 across all platforms. Battlefield 2042 costs $ 70 (equivalent to 1.6 million VND) when released on PS5, Xbox Series X and PC, which has made fans of the series dissatisfied because of the increase in price and value that this game brings. Not worth such a hefty price tag. And since EA has acknowledged that Battlefield 2042 fell short of its sales expectations, it seems highly unlikely that the company will refund gamers who purchased Battlefield 2042.