• Welcome to Senior Gamers!

    Senior Gamers [SNR] is a multi-platform gaming community formed in 2012. We welcome all adults aged 18+ years, we're not specifically for senior citizens! Our name is just to show that we're not for kids.

    We used this website from June 2012 until March 2020. Technology moved on during this time and we have now moved to Discord. If you are familiar with it already you'll know how quick and easy it is to use. If you haven't tried it yet, you really should!

    You can browse this archived website to see what we posted over the years.

    You can join us on Discord to see what we've posted more recently and to chat. Click on the link below to find us. We hope to see you there!

    Senior Gamers Discord

Multi Battlefield 4's next big update cleans up HUD, tweaks soldier movement


Board Game Addict
Staff member
Senior Citizen
12 Mar 2012
Reaction score
And there's more to come.

DICE has outlined what to expect from Battlefield 4's next big update, due out in September.

The developer is using the Battlefield 4 Community Test Environment to get feedback on how to improve the game, live producer David Sirland wrote on the Battlefield blog.

Chief among the tweaks is a change to soldier movement so that it closely matches the one in Battlefield 3, but without compromising the visual fidelity. This change also makes it easier to get away from undesirable firefights, Sirland added.

Elsewhere, DICE has de-cluttered the HUD to only show what is important. "We have added several options and functionality to make your screen much less cluttered (and give you a lot of choice in making it the way you want)."

This note on the weapon balance is interesting: "We've focused on maintaining a consistent Time To Kill (how long an average engagement lasts for). With the changes to visual recoil, the third person hit reactions and improved tickrates has been sped up somewhat as we still need to balance this with damage and recoil changes."

There's more on visual recoil, improvements to the revive mechanic and netcode improvements ("Making ping differences, trade kills and kills behind cover less of an issue by lowering the time allowed to damage on the client side"), and vehicle balance over on the Battlefield blog.

DICE will next look at improvement teamplay and the objective aspects of Battlefield 4. This includes everything from Commander, Squads, Field Upgrades and Game Mode improvements, features and bug fixes.

Source: Eurogamer


Good for target practice
Senior Citizen
5 Jul 2012
Reaction score
It's September now, anybody heard when they will be releasing these CTE updates.