Some tech tips for Battlefield 1.
Battlefield 1 becomes the newest game in DICE and EA’s flagship first person shooter franchise when it launches for the general public later this week. Unlike previous DICE games, such as Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, and Star Wars: Battlefront, Battlefield 1 also gets to launch mostly feature and content complete, with no lack of polish, bugs, or glitches marring the experience. Unlike previous DICE games, Battlefield 1 runs as it is intended to with few exceptions.
Those few exceptions, however, still exist- it makes sense, after all, given the very nature of PC gaming. There are so many configurations of PC builds and rigs in the wild, it makes sense that something will go wrong for some of them somewhere. In this guide, we help you address some of the most common PC errors that players have run into, and try to help you resolve them.
But first, the specs:
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FULL SCREEN ERRORS
Currently, Battlefield 1 is giving a lot of people errors when they attempt to run it in full screen mode. Running it in Borderless mode doesn’t seem to help, either. For now, the only solution to the problem appears to be to run the game in Windowed mode, and hope for an update to the game that fixes this problem.
Lag in first person shooters can totally break your enjoyment of the game- especially in one as visually resplendent as Battlefield 1 is otherwise. Unfortunately, a lot of PC users are suggesting that they are running into this problem. If you happen to run into it too, we suggest the following steps:
BLACK SCREEN ERRORS
Battlefield 1 may have a great campaign (for once), but its true longevity lies in its online multiplayer mode. So it can be a problem if you run into connectivity issues with the game.
Some basic tips and help that we can provide you with this issue:
Note: Given that the wide range of PC hardware out there, the fixes mentioned here may or may not work for you. But it’s worth giving them a shot since these have worked for players who own the PC version of Battlefield 1.