Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Update for PC Released.

Hassan Mujtaba
Posted 6 years ago

The PC Update for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has finally been released and is available for download. The update can be downloaded directly for those using Steam and other game and digital distribution clients.

The updates brings loads of improvements and fixes bugs including plenty of fixes in the game client, server, and admin departments. You can see the change log below for the list of fixes available with the update:

Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Server – Some potential sources for lag/rubberbanding have been eliminated

Server – The old reserved slots has been replaced by a kick-on-demand system like in BF2

Server – Log file for server admins: all remote admin interface commands/events are logged

Server – Log file for server admins: major server events + all chat messages are logged

Server – Idle kick is controllable

Server – Profanity filter can be disabled

Server – Teamkill-kick system is controllable

Server – Ticket counts and bleed rate are controllable per-level

Server – Infantry only mode available per-level

Server – Initial spawn delay and respawn delay are adjustable

Server – Server description can be up to 400 characters, and use “|” for line breaks

Server – Banlist can contain up to 10.000 entries

Server – reduced latency in packet handling

Admin Interface – fixed the player.onKill spam that occasionally happened

Admin Interface – ensured that player.onJoin events always report the player name

Admin Interface – events triggered when people spawn

Admin Interface – much more info on kills

Admin Interface – detailed stats are reported at end-of-round

Gameplay – Various minor level bugfixes

Gameplay – Helicopter handling has been tweaked

Gameplay – Weapon tweaks have been implemented based on PC public feedback

Gameplay – Tracer dart gun speed has been changed from 300 m/s to 200 m/s

Gameplay – Fixed technical hang when a crate was armed outside of the combat area

Gameplay – “Victory is near” message was shown for the wrong team on Valparaiso, this has been fixed

Gameplay – Countermeasures can be fired when driving a helicopter

Gameplay – The brightness of the pilot view in the Russian helicopter has been reduced

Gameplay – Advanced Spotting scope works better

Gameplay – Knifing people in the back works again (we backed out the change that we had done for Server R11)

Gameplay – Hit box for moving targets expands based on the speed of the targets movement


Gameplay – G36 now has crosshair when in Hardcore mode

Server Browser – Servers are sorted into 3 categories: Normal, Modified, Hardcore depending on their settings

Server Browser – Added support for retrieving update progress

Server Browser – Now refreshes information

Server Browser – Join queue system when attempting to join a full server

Server Browser – All settings are automatically saved between sessions

Server Browser – Pings are sent via an alternate mechanism, which should work for non-Administrator users as well

Client – Fixed DX9 issue, which likely caused graphics glitches and perhaps crashes

Client – Fixed some crashes

Client – Toggle/hold crouch is user controllable

Client – Toggle/hold zoom is user controllable

Client – Vsync bugfixed for DX10/DX11

Client – Rewritten how settings are written to disk; this should reduce/eliminate the spawn lag

Client – Fixed bug where a player could join a server before the stats has been downloaded causing faulty stats in “EOR- unlock progression”-screen

Client – New chat system allows chatting when dead (but not during end of round) and keeps a 100 lines log

Client – Improved Play Now functionality

Client – Removed K/D ratio and Skill Level filters in the leaderboards

Client – Any points you get while being dead will be added to your score

Client – Reduced negative mouse acceleration

Client – Increased health on the Cobra to match other vehicles

Client – More informative disconnection/kick reasons

Client – Support for Map Packs so PC gets future VIP maps at the same time as consoles

The Balance tweaks are as followed:

Slightly increased the damage of the UZI at long range.

The AKs74u now has more felt recoil when aiming.

The G3, VSS, and all SemiAutomatic rifles now settle slightly faster between shots when aiming.

The PKM, Type 88LMG, G3, An94, and 40mm shotgun have returned to their former glory.

Increased the damage of the MG3 to bring it in line with the rest of the LMGs.

Fixed a bug where the Saiga12 with slugs would do too much damage at long range.

Fixed a bug where the SVU would do too little damage at long range.

Fixed a bug where M95 rounds would not kill armored targets with headshots.


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