Battlefield V update 5.2 focuses on addressing the damage values of weapons over range, “ensuring that there’s now a better variety of options to help suit different styles of gameplay for each class.”
DICE also says it’s planning to introduce the game’s newest map, Wake Island, and a delayed Community Games feature (previously known as Private Games) later this month. Community Games will enable players to invite friends to custom playlists including favourite maps and modes.
Update December 16: DICE has released a follow-up patch, Battlefield update 5.2.2, designed to improve weapon damage models based on data collected and player feedback.
The latest update is part of the studio’s ongoing efforts to get the game “back on track” following a challenging period earlier this year.
In August, DICE general manager Oskar Gabrielson apologised to a community of players “frustrated and disappointed with the experience across” Battlefield V Chapter 4: Defying the Odds, which introduced a number of game issues.
“I hope the work we’ve put into Battlefront II is a testament to our long-term commitment to our games and our communities,” he said. “We’ll get Battlefield V back on track and make it the awesome game you all deserve.”