Battlefield 2042 player discontent reaches its peak

Battlefield 2042 players have been demanding refunds since the title’s release. However, EA has…

Battlefield 2042 player discontent reaches its peak

Battlefield 2042 players have been clamoring for refunds since the title’s lackluster release, to the point of getting over 230,000 signatures on a petition. However, EA has the law on its side.

The petition in question claims that “Battlefield 2042 has cost consumers millions of dollars in damages and upset thousands of customers worldwide” due to its unfinished or nearly unplayable nature in some cases.

When the Battlefield 2042 petition was published, the conversation around the game’s launch status was heated. Not only was the game lacking in technical polish, but players also didn’t appreciate the many changes to the Battlefield formula in 2042.

For the more than 230,000 people who signed this petition for a refund, it seems there is no legal way to get their money back.

Battlefield 2042A Battlefield 2042 petition unfortunately without success

In an update released on August 4, 2022, it was confirmed that there is no realistic way to request refunds through the legal system. While many players feel cheated and deceived by the product they were sold, EA is “very well protected”by the agreements required to play Battlefield 2042.

The Battlefield 2042 petition organizer has therefore called for a boycott of all EA titles, not just Battlefield 2042. Their call to action reads “Starting September 1, we will boycott EA. Don’t play any of their games. Don’t buy any of their games. This boycott should last indefinitely until we get an official public apology and free access to EA for a year.”

What are the chances of the boycott foctioning

Through the controversy, Battlefield fans have turned to older Battlefield games, with the player numbers for Battlefield V, Battlefield 1, and even the nearly decade-old Battlefield 4 sometimes dwarfing those of 2042.

A boycott called #NoApexAugust was recently launched over players’ issues with EA’s Apex Legends. However, this boycott failed spectacularly, and the number of players has only increased since the beginning of August.

If #NoApexAugust is any indication, a boycott of all EA games will be a Dantean battle.