Battlefield 2042: Popular "Discarded" Map Got Two Crucial Fixes

Newly Reworked Discarded Map DICE

DICE deployed Update 4.2.1 for Battlefield 2042, now available on all platforms. This patch doesn't offer much, but it contains bug fixes, including crucial ones for the newly reworked Discarded map.

The Discarded map quickly became one of the most popular maps in Battlefield 2042 after its recent rework. Seeing its popularity, folks at DICE want to ensure that players continue to enjoy the map as much as possible. So, they've ironed out any bugs that have been reported to them.

In Update 4.2.1, the bug that caused players to spawn out of bounds on Capture Points D1 and D2 is resolved. Besides that, the issue where an unintended visual effect was placed on weapons when players stood near heat sources/explosions of vehicles is now fixed.

Some improvements are implemented as well. For instance, Air-to-Ground missiles now deal higher damage when fired at a laser-designated target.


Collection and Customization Improvements

  • Resolved an issue that displayed incorrect attachment stats for ammo and rate of fire fields when equipped into the first slot of the Plus Menu
  • Resolved an issue that sometimes displayed the incorrect attachment upon selection within the Plus Menu customization screen
  • Resolved an issue that resulted in the "Replace" button overlapping the Class text on the Classes customization screen
  • Resolved an issue where equipping a melee takedown for a 2042 Specialist would also equip it for the other Specialists of the same class

Gameplay Improvements

  • Resolved an issue that resulted in the camera being pulled down too significantly upon landing while aimed down sights
  • Resolved an issue where players would sometimes count as occluded when standing in front of smoke
  • The vehicle cooldown timer on the deploy screen will now countdown in real time

End of Round

  • Resolved an issue that resulted in Marksman Kill stats being incorrectly calculated at the End of Round screen

Battlefield Portal

  • Custom Experiences will now correctly gray out characters if they have been restricted as part of the construction of the mode


  • Resolved an issue that caused a broken recoil animation when firing the MTAR-21 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles


  • LCAA Hovercraft engine damage will now correctly display a damage indicator
  • Explosive damage will now be applied towards Transport Helicopters, alongside the impact damage of the projectile


  • Resolved an issue that resulted in Dozer having the ability to skywalk when climbing down ladders. It's not that type of game!
  • Resolved a visual issue where grenades sometimes clipped through Dozer's shield
  • Rao's Cyber Warfare Suite will now transmit designated lock-on targets to friendly vehicles

Battlefield 2042 Update 4.2.1 is now available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.

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