Battlefield 2042 Update 4.2.1 is now live and kicking, this is only a small update and addresses such things as: Collection & Customization Improvements, Gameplay Improvements, Specialists, weapons and more.
Stay tuned for further news throughout May on Quality of Life previews coming in Season 5 through a series of Dev Notes and Inside Battlefield Podcasts.
Players will no longer spawn out of bounds on Capture Points D1 and D2 on Discarded.
Resolved an issue that resulted in an unintended visual effect being placed on weapons when stood in heat sources / explosions of vehicles.
Collection & Customization Improvements
Resolved an issue that displayed incorrect attachment stats for ammo and rate of fire fields when equipped into the first slot of the Plus Menu.
Resolved an issue that sometimes displayed the incorrect attachment upon selection within the Plus Menu customization screen.
Resolved an issue that resulted in the “Replace” button overlapping the Class text on the Classes customization screen.
Resolved an issue where equipping a melee takedown for a 2042 Specialist would also equip it for the other Specialists of the same class.
Resolved an issue that resulted in the camera being pulled down too significantly upon landing while aimed down sights.
Air-to-Ground Missiles will now deal higher damage when fired at a laser designated target.
Resolved an issue where players would sometimes count as occluded when standing in front of smoke.
The vehicle cooldown timer on the deploy screen will now countdown in real time.
End of Round
Resolved an issue that resulted in Marksman Kill stats being incorrectly calculated at the End of Round screen.
Custom Experiences will now correctly gray out characters if they have been restricted as part of the construction of the mode.
Resolved an issue that caused a broken recoil animation when firing the MTAR-21 on PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One consoles.
LCAA Hovercraft engine damage will now correctly display a damage indicator.
Explosive damage will now be applied towards Transport Helicopters, alongside the impact damage of the projectile.
Resolved an issue that resulted in Dozer having the ability to skywalk when climbing down ladders. It’s not that type of game!
Resolved a visual issue where grenades sometimes clipped through Dozer’s shield.
Rao’s Cyber Warfare Suite will now transmit designated lock-on targets to friendly vehicles.