Battlefield 2042 Update 4: Release Date, Patch Notes & Predictions

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Battlefield 2042 is coming off of its third major patch, and Update 4 won't be far behind it.

Here's everything we know so far about Battlefield 2042 Update 4 from its expected release date to things we should see in its patch notes and more.

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LATEST - The Dev Team Explains Recent Changes Around Portal

Battlefield 2042 has had a complicated launch with plenty of moving pieces and already 3 major game updates with Update 4 on the way.

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STEP THROUGH: Portal opens Battlefield 2042 up to many new possibilities

The Dev Team has taken to Twitter in the aftermath of Update 3 to answer frequently asked questions around Portal as it relates to XP, content unlocks, and more.

Check out the full thread from the developers here to catch up on all the important details around how Portal will work with new changes and new content on the way.

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Release Date

We don't have an official Battlefield 2042 Update 4 release date yet.

We expect to see the patch around Friday, December 10th based on the recent patch schedule, but this could be pushed back depending on how in-depth the changes will be.

We'll update here with the latest news as DICE reveals what's next for the game.

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Patch Notes

Battlefield 2042 Update 3 arrived last week with a number of important changes and new content drops. We expect more of the same in the Update 4 patch notes.

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EXPLOSIVE ENTRANCE: Battlefield 2042 has come firing right out of the gates

These Update 3 changes ranged from matchmaking improvements, adapting the progression system, improving the UI, making a number of bug fixes, some general QOL improvements, and some balance changes along the way.

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Update 4 has plenty of room to continue building on these changes, as Battlefield 2042 is far from perfect. With the major systematic changes behind us, Update 4 may focus much more on game balance across guns and Specialists.

While we wait for the final Update 4 details to be revealed, check out what came in the last major patch here.

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