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Battlefield 2042 Players Plan Boycott of the Game to Protest Against EA

Battlefield 2042 fans are attempting to force a response from EA and DICE by boycotting the game in a new protest.

It’s been an interesting few days for members of the Battlefield 2042 community. After the game’s rocky launch, players are now growing tired of the silence from EA and DICE, taking matters into their own hands.

Recently, the new Battlefield Director told fans that improvements would take some time. And while the developers are only just arriving back in the office after their Christmas break, change isn’t coming fast enough for many fans.

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Then just the other day, EA Communications Director Andy McNamara called fan expectations “brutal”, something that didn’t go down well with the community.

Now the Battlefield 2042 subreddit is even warning fans that it may lockdown due to negativity, which may be the final straw for many players.

And with many Battlefield 2042 players feeling scammed, a boycott of the game is allegedly taking place next week.

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Battlefield 2042 Boycott Planned By Subreddit Users

Members of the Battlefield 2042 subreddit are staging a boycott of the game to protest against DICE and EA.

In an interesting turn of events, the Battlefield 2042 community appears to be organizing a boycott. In response to the recent statements by EA staff and /r/Battlefield2042 moderators, the fans are taking action.

“Sadly our opinions and sentiment have been taken negatively by Dice and EA,” Reddit user reuben1130 writes. “They don’t want to hear what we have to say in reality.

Instead of taking this opportunity to apologize, show remorse, double back with updates and give their customers their actual moneys worth, we are met with silence and feelings of annoyance with inaction.”

Now, the Battlefield 2042 community is attempting to stage a boycott taking place on January 14 at 8 PM ET. The protest will last until January 16 at 11 PM ET, with members stepping away from the game all weekend.

However, some players are reporting that they’ve been boycotting Battlefield 2042 for weeks now. We’ve certainly noticed as much, with Battlefield 2042’s player count falling below Battlefield 5 on Steam.

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In fact, it seems that bots are flooding Battlefield 2042 matchmaking as players leave the game.

And as it stands, not even content updates will be enough to save EA’s shooter.

After all, the new Battlefield 2042 Season 1 map leaks reveal that Exposure won’t drop for a while. And in the meantime, players are still missing core features like a Scoreboard and Voice Chat.

With these great FPS games launching in 2022 alone, we’re not sure that there’ll be a Battlefield 2042 to come back to after the boycott.

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Sunday 16th of January 2022

Have loved this game from all the over battlefields. I want a refund game is a joke and have been a mess needs any year


Monday 10th of January 2022

How many versions of conquest and rush do we need? No team or squad death match? I started boycott as soon as they dropped team death match. BFV seems flawless compared to this crap.


Monday 10th of January 2022

I am one of the fools that pre ordered the 100 dollar edition only to be beta testing a broken game to this day...seems dice was originally trying for some type of battle royale game with 2042 then with 7months before release decided to try and fix do you release a fps team based game with no voip?..makes no sense..i can deal with no k/d end of game screen as that doesnt bother me..but c'mon no communication?also we are in january 2022 it released in november and you give your player base a elf game mode ..seriously?and then get a attitude when your player base wich i should remind you supports all the lazy ass devs there..i dont think 2042 will make it to march for season 1..look what happened to anthem..hmmm 2 ea games..we could add sw bf2 into that..but lucas games made them fix that or no relicense..i been boycotted 2042 for past actually forced me to by vanguard wich i really didnt wanna do..glad i did im having waay more fun on vanguard then 2042....R.I.P.2042...TOO LITTLE TOO LATE dice and ea


Sunday 9th of January 2022

Just stop playing the game entirely...let it die. Boycotts don't work, especially in this sense as you're all intending to go right back to playing.

There are clearly better shooters than BF2042, go play those, support those devs.

Gregory Reese

Sunday 9th of January 2022

I think the person they brought over from Call of Duty to head up 2042 is still working for the makers of CoD and sabatoged the game on purpose.