Battlefield 4 delivers as expected, good and bad

There’s a reason that the Battlefield series has been so popular amongst its fans. They know what to expect. They know it will be extremely hard, much more challenging than Call of Duty. There’s no quick-scoping or C4 lobs. It’s more real. For some, it’s too real.

I’ve played a lot of DICE’s Battlefield over the years. Admittedly, I wasn’t there from the start. World War II shooters bore me—Hitler’s firearms were totes imba, so if the games are authentic, the Germans get all the good guns, and if they’re balanced, they might as well not be set in World War II—so I never played Battlefield 1942. But I sunk hundreds upon hundreds of hours into Battlefield 2, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3.

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