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Battlefield 4 Resurgence Results in EA Server Upgrade

EA Games has upgraded its Battlefield 4 gaming servers in response to renewed series hype after the Battlefield 2042 reveal.
EA Games has upgraded its Battlefield 4 gaming servers in response to renewed series hype after the Battlefield 2042 reveal. / EA Games

EA Games has upgraded its Battlefield 4 gaming servers in response to renewed series hype after the Battlefield 2042 reveal.

Thanks to the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase at E3 2021, Battlefield 2042 has more hype than ever before. This caused a notable influx of players to the last title in the series, Battlefield 4, originally released in 2013. In fact, so many new players have been flocking to the game that EA has had to upgrade its server capacity just to handle them all.

EA Upgrades Battlefield 4 Servers

Eight years later, Battlefield 4 servers have a fresh coat of paint ahead of the next game’s release slated for October 2022. EA Games Community Manager, Straatford, posted on the company’s official Answers forums on Friday, June 18, informing users of the change.

“We were absolutely blown away by your excitement and reactions to the recent Battlefield 2042 reveal,” they wrote.

Straatford explained that the team has been “monitoring queue times” and noted a sizable wait-time discrepancy between the US West and other parts of the world. Fortunately, as of that posting, EA has increased server capacity so players can expect “less waiting, and more playing.”

“We’ll continue monitoring queue times and will make further adjustments as necessary,” wrote Straatford.

So far, only the US West region has been specifically mentioned regarding the upgrade.