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 per 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 line with information printed by Steam 250’s Corridor of Disgrace, which ranks the worst-reviewed video games of all time on the platform, the EA shooter is at present experiencing a fairly dismal launch so far as person evaluations are involved.
Presently ranked because the ninth worst-reviewed sport of all time on the platform, Battlefield 2042 has seen over 30,000 of its 42,000 evaluations on the platform come again damaging. Regardless of the poor evaluations, nonetheless, there are nonetheless loads of individuals enjoying the sport.
In line with SteamDB, Battlefield 2042 is at present 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 gamers of all time, whereas its beta ranks 54th.
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Customers posting damaging evaluations for the sport cite a variety of causes, spanning each gameplay points and an absence of general options within the sport. Whereas many followers have vented their frustrations on Steam, one member of the neighborhood not too long ago went to Reddit as a way to present what number of of Battlefield’s regular options appeared to be lacking in 2042. The complete listing 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 unhealthy evaluations and damaging suggestions, Cube has continued to make a variety of adjustments to the sport as a way to enhance participant experiences. As per the tweet under, final week, the developer launched an replace to the sport that it says will assist to “enhance the smoothness of the expertise on servers” transferring 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
This 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, a minimum of it hasn’t seen a launch fairly as unhealthy because the of Konami’s eFootball. The free-to-play soccer simulator launched with a spread of points earlier this 12 months, 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 observe him on Twitter.