Battlefield 4 Patch Notes: PC 1/13/14, Playstation 3&4 1/14/14, Battlelog 1/14/14, Xbox One 1/15/14, Xbox 360 1/16/14, and Server R18 1/13/14

patch-notes-bf4Jan 13 PC Game Patch Notes
-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed a memory leak issue occurring after level shutdowns, which could result in a out-of-memory crash in longer play sessions
-Additional fix for the “sound loop” deadlock when running High/Ultra graphics settings
-Added a warning for using Legacy AMD drivers that were out of date
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done
-Fixed a bug where players’ rank icons on the scoreboard would not be updated
-Fix for Asian users unable to start Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4 on Windows 8.1
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles.
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though the soldier was hurt)
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed a bug where a Main Battle Tank Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons.
-Stealth Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other. F35 & J-20 are slightly more agile, Su-50 is less agile.
-Attack Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other, and all 3 are now slightly less agile than earlier
-Fixed camera glitch when switching weapons while moving in crouch
-Fixed an occasional bug where players could experience intermittent engine sound dropouts when driving wheeled IFVs
-Fix for player spawning under the map when deploying on Lancang Dam
-Fixed flickering in map and minimap on Rogue Transmission and Operation Locker


Jan 14 PS3 Game Patch Notes
-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done
-Fix for bug where it looked like soldier was dying with 1 health instead of 0
-Fixed a bug where players’ rank icons on the scoreboard would not be updated
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles. Vehicles with lower health points, like aircraft and transport vehicles, now repair more slowly than before
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though he was just hurt)
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed a bug where the M1 Abrams Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons
-Stealth Jets now have more similar handling attributes to eachother. F35 & J-20 are slightly more agile, Su-50 is less agile
-Attack Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other, and all 3 are now slightly less agile than earlier
-Fixed camera glitch when switching weapons while moving in crouch
-Fixed an occasional bug where players could experience intermittent engine sound dropouts when driving wheeled IFVs
-China Rising: Fixed animation glitch for motorbike passengers ocuring when aiming
-Fix for first and third person soldier animations being out of sync while doing transition changes. This could potentially make the player get hit while in cover behind a wall or other obstacle


Jan 14 PS4 Game Patch Notes
-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed flickering in map and minimap on Rogue Transmission and Operation Locker
-Fixed issue with player spawning under the map in Lancang Dam
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles. Vehicles with lower health points, like aircraft and transport vehicles, now repair more slowly than before
-Fixed a bug where the M1 Abrams Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though the soldier was hurt)
-EU Players: Fixed bug where game wouldn’t start when when the console was running in any of these languages: Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Czech, Brazilian Portuguese
-Fix for bug where it looked like soldier was dying with 1 health instead of 0
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done


R18 Server Update Notes
-Compatibility updates for the Jan 13 PC game update
-Enabled Live Scoreboard for all game servers
-Changed Air Superiority default tickets from 100 to 200
-Fixes for five server crashes


Jan 15 Xbox One Game Patch Notes

-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed various random deadlocks (the so called “sound loop crash”)
-Fixed flickering in map and minimap on Rogue Transmission and Operation Locker
-Fixed issue with player spawning under the map in Lancang Dam
-Fixed broken collision on containers with open doors. The bug previously made grenades bounce back even though the doors were open
-Fixed an occasional bug where players could experience intermittent engine sound dropouts when driving wheeled IFVs
-Fixed camera glitch when switching weapons while moving in crouch
-China Rising: Fixed animation glitch for motorbike passengers ocuring when aiming
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles. Vehicles with lower health points, like aircraft and transport vehicles, now repair more slowly than before
-Fixed a bug where the M1 Abrams Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though the soldier was hurt)
-Fixed a bug where players’ rank icons in the scoreboard would not be updated
-Fixed issue with soldier health showing 1 HP in killcard instead of 0 HP
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done
-Reduced the risk of single player campaign save file becoming corrupt


Jan 16 Xbox 360 Game Update Notes 
-Various fixes for improving general stability
-Fixed a player feedback timing issue where blood was appearing before other damage indicators, and before damage was actually done
-Fix for bug where it looked like soldier was dying with 1 health instead of 0
-Fixed a bug where players’ rank icons on the scoreboard would not be updated
-Normalized repair rates across all vehicles. Vehicles with lower health points, like aircraft and transport vehicles, now repair more slowly than before
-Fixed problem with killer health in kill card not being correctly updated (showing 100% health even though he was just hurt)
-Fix for friendly marker not always showing when needed to, resulting in players shooting team members
-Fixed a bug where the M1 Abrams Coaxial HMG ammo box was occasionally blocking the driver’s camera
-Increased damage by 25% for the Stealth Jet 20mm cannons
-Stealth Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other. F35 & J-20 are slightly more agile, Su-50 is less agile
-Attack Jets now have more similar handling attributes to each other, and all 3 are now slightly less agile than earlier
-Fixed camera glitch when switching weapons while moving in crouch
-Fixed an occasional bug where players could experience intermittent engine sound dropouts when driving wheeled IFVs
-China Rising: Fixed animation glitch for motorbike passengers ocuring when aiming
-Fix for first and third person soldier animations being out of sync while doing transition changes. This could potentially make the player get hit while in cover behind a wall or other obstacle
-Fix for map and minimap flickering on Rogue Transmission and Operation Locker


Jan 14 Battlelog Patch Notes

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
– The Battlelog plugin will now automatically update whenever a new version of it is released, which should make it a lot faster, smoother and less error prone to keep the plugin up-to-date.
– The Premium calendar has now been removed from the Battlefield 3 sections, as no new events will occur for BF3 Premium
– We will be rolling out Live Scoreboard on Battlelog for console servers during the week

FEATURES/IMPROVEMENTS:
– Added a Facebook friend finder, so you can find other users on Battlelog via your list of Facebook friends
– You can now remove friends directly from the profile page (click the icon with an exclamation mark)
– Improvements to game queue handling on PC
– Implemented an anti-spam mechanic, so you can only post once pr. 30 seconds in forums
– Adjusted the zoom sensitivity in Geo Leaderboards when switching from City to Country, and Country to World

FIXES:
– Fixed an issue where a user could try to report or block themselves in Battle Reports
– Assignment requirement and criteria completion is now shown correctly in the in-game Battlelog on PC, PS4 and Xbox One
– We no longer automatically link to the Store on the BF4 section if you already own BF4
– Fixed an issue where some assignments didn’t correctly track requirements and criteria
– Fixed an issue where avatars sometimes failed to load in the in-game Battlelog on Xbox One
– Fixed an issue where the server info page didn’t display the correct expansions
– Fixed an issue where BattleScreen would also automatically launch when starting to play singleplayer
– Fixed an issue where the Custom Region filter in Server Browser would get unchecked (more fixes/improvements coming for this!)
– Fixed an issue where game servers running expansion maps/modes wouldn’t show the platform correctly
– Fixed issues where your tracked items and suggestions would sometimes be reset when using the mobile app
– Various fixes for the Leaderboards tab in the in-game Battlelog on PC, PS4 and Xbox One
– Various tweaks and fixes for the Tablet Commander menu
– Various tweaks and fixes for our Facebook integration
– Various fixes for Live Scoreboard
– Various minor fixes