A tough launch for Battlefield 2042 has seen it grow to be one of many worst-reviewed video games on Steam in a bit of 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.
Based on information revealed 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 the moment experiencing a fairly dismal launch so far as person opinions are involved.
At present ranked because the ninth worst-reviewed recreation of all time on the platform, Battlefield 2042 has seen over 30,000 of its 42,000 opinions on the platform come again unfavorable. Regardless of the poor opinions, nevertheless, there are nonetheless loads of individuals enjoying the sport.
Based on SteamDB, Battlefield 2042 is at the moment 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.
Customers posting unfavorable opinions for the sport cite a variety of causes, spanning each gameplay facets and a scarcity of total options within the recreation. Whereas many followers have vented their frustrations on Steam, one member of the group lately went to Reddit in an effort 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, a scarcity of content material the place weapons and automobiles are involved, and adjustments to the sport’s class system.
Amid the unhealthy opinions and unfavorable suggestions, Cube has continued to make a variety of adjustments to the sport in an effort 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
This is some perception on upcoming adjustments that we’re trying 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, not less than it hasn’t seen a launch fairly as unhealthy because the of Konami’s eFootball. The free-to-play soccer simulator launched with a variety of points earlier this yr, 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.