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DICE: PLS Fix SL Spotting Issue In Hardcore Mode

US Enlisted: 2011-10-24
2013-12-23 05:28
Dear DICE;

Battlefield 4 has been out for 55 days now.

For 55 days Squad Leaders in Battlefield 4 Hardcore mode have been getting teamkilled over and over and over again due to their friendly marker not showing up.

This is a HUGE problem and seriously discourages people from playing as Squad Leads.

I actually know when I've become a SL because I will start to get teamkilled almost every other time I spawn in.

You have failed to acknowledge this issue specifically in the hardcore game mode. You have fixed other spotting issues in the normal game mode, but this one continues to go unmentioned and unfixed. We have been very patient. So much that players have had to alter their game decisions, gun fight strategies, reaction timing and much more just to try to work around this issue.

It may not be high on your list of game breaking issues, but it is a simple issue. One that shouldn't take a lot of time to fix. Please rectify this so we can continue to enjoy the hardcore game mode that we love. If you ship the game with a hardcore mode, it should work. After one month all game mode issues and glitches should be fixed. We are approaching 2 months and you haven't listed this bug ANYWHERE despite its continuous mention in threads, on reddit, battlelog forums, game blogs and more.

Please fix this GAME BREAKING issue in hardcore mode.

http://www.reddit.com/r/battlefield_4/comments/1thqp3/hardcore_problems/ [reddit.com]
http://www.reddit.com/r/battlefield_4/comments/1r51g2/dice_please_fix_friendly_tags_not_showing_in/ [reddit.com]
http://www.reddit.com/r/battlefield_4/comments/1plui9/doritos_on_friendlies_need_to_appear_sooner_on/ [reddit.com]
http://www.reddit.com/r/battlefield_4/comments/1t2br7/kind_of_disheartening_not_to_see_this_issue_on/ [reddit.com]
http://www.reddit.com/r/battlefield_4/comments/1skp2s/a_hardcore_issue_that_i_think_still_needs/ [reddit.com]
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf4/forum/threadview/2955064769668799000/ [battlelog.battlefield.com]
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf4/forum/threadview/2955065219031926189/ [battlelog.battlefield.com]
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf4/forum/search/?p=0&sort=score&q=friendly+markers&byuser=&timerange=&section=bf4&language= [battlelog.battlefield.com]
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf4/forum/search/?p=0&sort=score&q=squad+leader+markers&byuser=&timerange=&section=bf4&language= [battlelog.battlefield.com]
https://www.google.com/search?q=battlefield+4+squad+leader+markers&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS559US559&oq=battlefield+4+squad+leader+markers&aqs=chrome..69i57.6210j0j7&sourceid=chrome&espv=210&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8#es_sm=122&espv=210&q=battlefield+4+hardcore+friendly+markers [google.com]

Thank you very much.
AU Enlisted: 2013-01-06
2013-12-23 05:29
DICE/EA are on holidays. Maybe post this at the end of January.
US Enlisted: 2011-10-24
2013-12-23 05:29
Vico-battle said:
DICE/EA are on holidays. Maybe post this at the end of January.

I will have given up by then.
US Enlisted: 2011-10-25
2013-12-24 13:34
Don't worry they are busy working on it.
They will release a patch to fix this...the week before BF5 is released.
Enlisted: 2012-10-26
2013-12-24 18:44
Bump as well. This is a major issue altering gameplay in hardcore mode
DE Enlisted: 2011-10-29
2013-12-24 18:46
Push ! Honestly Dice - The patch notes said it was patched, it is not patched at all
SE Enlisted: 2011-10-26
2014-01-04 10:55
pretty please with sugar on top.... FIX THE FUCKIN BUG ALREADY
I'm friends with the monster that's under my bed Get along with the voices inside of my head
Enlisted: 2013-01-14
2014-01-05 11:27
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DE Enlisted: 2011-10-29
2014-01-13 12:00
WHAT THE HELL DICE ! The bug is STILL in the game ! After 2.5 months !
You said its fixed in the last 2 patchnotes !
US Enlisted: 2011-10-25
2014-01-15 11:42
Ok DICE, it appears you are getting CLOSER but it is still not fixed.
The squad leader tag still doesn't always show although it will appear faster now and sometimes when you look toward a leader.
It should act like any other squad member which always shows in line of sight.

How difficult can this possibly be?
SE Enlisted: 2011-10-26
2014-01-28 19:42

i can take the not connecting, i can take the shitty net code, i can take....well its a HUGE list for shit that doesn't work but this is SO painful its not funny... if you are not embarrassed DICE you should be this is pathetic, stop wasting time with balance etc and fix this broken shit i beg you!!
I'm friends with the monster that's under my bed Get along with the voices inside of my head
DE Enlisted: 2011-10-29
2014-01-29 14:34
please add it to the upcoming patch DICE !

Changelogs said its fixed 2 times but its not
IT Enlisted: 2012-01-17
2014-01-29 14:40
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US Enlisted: 2011-10-24
2014-01-29 14:51
PL Enlisted: 2011-11-10
2014-01-29 14:53 , edited 2014-01-29 14:53 by MrOrix
Cant enjoy the hardcore in Bf4 :( Forced to play core , imho they dont cae about Hardcore
SE Enlisted: 2011-10-26
2014-01-31 22:18
it seem to be fixed...just played a game with out the bug so fingers crossed
I'm friends with the monster that's under my bed Get along with the voices inside of my head
FR Enlisted: 2011-10-26
2014-01-31 22:21
Op, can you add this to your post:

http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf4/forum/threadview/2955065670130454756/ [battlelog.battlefield.com]
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf4/forum/threadview/2955064767348064782/ [battlelog.battlefield.com]

I did multiple tweet to several Dice dev since November, so far they don't give a shit.
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