November 29, 2021

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Battlefield 2042’s weapon bloom and Hovercraft nerf patch is here

As promised, the second post-launch patch for Battlefield 2042 has arrived. This update is a little on the smaller side, but it does bring several welcome fixes and directly addresses a couple of the larger points of criticism with the game.

Update 0.2.2’s most interesting addition is nerfing the excessive weapon bloom, which made it so shots don’t land where you aim. It also makes the PP-29 SMG – the weapon everyone defaulted to in order to get around bloom – less effective at range by upping its vertical recoil.

Another important fix in today’s update is one resolving the bug that prevented players from being revived when they die next to a wall or geometry. On that note, players should no longer be stuck in a downed state, unable to be revived or respawn.

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