Battlefield 2042 Steam Issues Refund: Looks like the major update that was released just before New Year, has not worked its way around as many would have expected it to. The game is so broken and bugged, even Steam has started issuing refunds for the players, who ask for it. Read on further to know more about the entire scenario regarding Battlefield 2042 and its Refund scenario on Steam and other platforms.
Battlefield 2042 had a buggy launch for sure, but it was one of the most anticipated games of the year 2021. As soon as the game came out, the entire scenario took a 360 turn. Things just spiraled out of control. And there has not been any considerable amount of upgrade since then. What adds more fuel to this whole scenario, is Steam starting to issue refunds for its players. If the bugs were just glitches and frame drops, things would have never lead to issuing refunds at all.
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Bumpy Road of Battlefield 2042
Battlefield 2042, was originally slated for release in October 2021. And the game was delayed by a month and came out in November 2021. The fan base was upset with the game not coming out on time. In an attempt to control the damage done, the developers have given the players a free to play Open Beta and receive the feedback from the gamers. The feedback received from the gamers during the Open Beta was not positive at all, and still the developers took the hard route and chose to stick to the release date in November 2021.
The game out with a long list of bugs(50+) that are officially recognized by the developers themselves. And the gamers have voiced out their opinions in forms of reviews and on social media. Gamers wanted a refund and seems like many are getting their refunds back. The main reason is the game’ brokenness. Later, on Battlefield 2042 went on to become one of the worst games in Steam History as well.
Battlefield 2042 Steam Refund Issue Policy – How It Changed
There are several reports on the Internet that , all the gamers asking for refunds from Steam are in fact getting them back. But there used to be a Steam refund policy- In the policy, players need to have applied for the refund within 14 days of buying the game and should have played for less than 2 hours. But for Battlefield 2042, this policy is no longer in tact, and steam is ready to overlook it and issue the refunds for its players base.
There are certain bugs in Battlefield 2042, that are particularly bad and there are some that do not even let players play the game or load the game. This goes to a extent, to show broken the game is, that even Steam is willing to bend its rule for many. Sometimes, gamers usually review bomb certain games, if they are unhappy with the game or it has certain bugs. But in the case of Battlefield 2042, all the negative reviews almost feel like a honest opinions from many. Which further proves the point, Battlefield 2042 needed more time in development before hitting the market.
The entire roadmap for the future of Battlefield 2042 look very rocky. But, there’s always room for turning things around. And there will be frequent updates and patches, that will improve the game as time progresses. But meeting the demands and gaining back the trust of the fans and the community will be tough. But, it is important to keep up the hopes, and wish the game developers turn things around in the year ahead. For all the recent updates about Gaming and all things related to Battlefield 2042, stay tuned to official Panda
As for other platforms, there is no official word out yet. If you have bought the game on Origin or on Console. You might have to wait a little longer, since there are no refund options that are even rumored.