Battlefield 4 Multiplayer Guides – From Newbie to Pro
Battlefield 4 multiplayer is one the most complex and intense first person multiplayer games to date. It offers countless hours of online action and fun. But, it demands a wide range of skills from you.
Luckily, skills are something you can learn and improve. This is where my guides, tips and tricks come in. Are you ready to become a well-respected player, known far and wide?
Good! Let’s dive into it!
Have you ever played Battlefield 3 multiplayer? Well then, it won’t be a huge leap to Battlefield 4 online.
Some things are the same. Other things are either different or completely new. You want to know more about what’s changed? I discuss a whole bunch of them on this page.
The first guides are based on my own experiences in Battlefield 3 multiplayer, because the previous game in the series can still teach us a lot that’ll be of use in number 4.
How My Mistakes in the Battlefield Games Can Help You in BF4 Multiplayer
I’m in no way a perfect player. But I’m getting better. Most of all because I’m trying to learn from my mistakes.
I’ve made a lot of multiplayer mistakes in earlier editions of the Battlefield games. I’d like to share some of the most common ones with you.
Well, ‘cause you can use my mistakes to become a better player.
Here are some of the things I write more about:
- What you’ll have to do to survive longer, kill more of your opponents’ characters, and win more matches.
- Why solo players struggle more in the Battlefield games than in other first person multiplayer shooters.
- Are you a saver? Do you try to keep your valuables to yourself in the real world? Don’t be like that in the Battlefield games online.
- Why Charles Darwin is important to multiplayer gaming.
Guide: How to Become a Better Class Player
Experienced Battleheads will know Assault, Support, Engineer, and Recon. And for those who haven’t played a Battlefield game yet – what you see here are the Battlefield 4 multiplayer classes.
Each class has specific specialties and unique qualities to them. These alone can be a deciding factor in matches when they’re handled by skilled players.
I write a lot more about the classes, and how they can win matches for you, in other guides. But for now, as a warm-up, I’ve collected some easy-to-follow tips for those who want to be best in class in BF4 multiplayer.
Here’s some of the things you’ll learn:
- Why run and gun players easily fail in the Battlefield games.
- How moderation can ensure you and your team’s victory.
- Why you can miss with every single light machine gun bullet and still ruin your opponents’ day.
- What a Boom Sniper is.
A Better Start in Battlefield 4 Multiplayer
So you’ve never or rarely played a Battlefield game online? If so, the multiplayer aspect of BF4 may seem like a big, scary monster.
The game is the most complex so far in the series’ lifetime.
Large maps, a range of different vehicles, an enormous number of weapon combinations, and up to 64 players in each match make this game challenging even to the experienced player.
But there are things you can do to ease your online debut. You’ll come a long way if you spend your very first hours with the new game preparing yourself.
Here are some of the things you’ll learn more about:
- The elementary principles of success in all Battlefield multiplayer games.
- Which game mode you should start off with.
- Why running and gunning is more difficult in this game.
- How to learn the maps at top speed.
- How to become a wanted team player.
- And more…
The guide is written with the beginner in mind. But I’m sure more experienced players can take home a hint or two.
How Teamwork Increases the Chances of Success in BF4
BF4 is, predominantly, about teamwork. I dare say that you’ll multiply your chances of winning a great deal when placing the team’s needs ahead of your own performance.
In this guide I’ll tell you what you should do to become a better team player. The result is more victories and a higher level of respect from your fellow gamers.
Here’re the things you can read more about:
- How to always be teamed up with good players.
- The tool that makes you a better team player.
- A simple, small function that’s a great help – for you and your team.
- How each class contributes to better co-operation and thus more victories.
Great Video Guides for Battlefield 4 Rookies
Are you a BF4 multiplayer beginner? Then I’ve got a range of tips for you: take a close look at this collection of video guides. It contains a whole bunch of good tips and tricks for those of you who’ve rarely or never played Battlefield online before.
The guides are really good. They’re full of goodies. And they can be decisive in how your online debut develops; into a failure that makes you cringe, or into something to brag about on Facebook.
Wanna Live Longer and Respawn Less? Then Read This Guide
Staying alive for more than a few minutes at a time in Battlefield 4 online is not an easy task. The countless number of skilled players operating makes it difficult to avoid frequent respawns.
Fortunately for us, there are measures we can take. We can let our characters die less, simply by changing some of our playing habits.
I’ve collected a range of tips and tricks for increased longevity in a guide, just for you.
Guide: Be Smart When Moving Around in BF4 Multiplayer
Where and how you move your character can determine the outcome of a match – for better or worse.
In this guide, I’ll teach you how to play smarter, with less predictability. The result? You’ll be a more dangerous opponent.
Here are some of the things you can read more about:
- The advantages of combining running and walking in a quick-witted way.
- How to survive a sudden meeting with enemies that are turning a corner.
- How to trick your opponent so you’ll gain the upper hand.
- How being a coward might let you live longer.
- How to conceal your playing style from the star players.
- And more…
Guide: How to Aim Better and Hit Your Opponents with Higher Accuracy
Everyone can become a better marksman. But it doesn’t happen on its own. As with all other things you want to master, improving your aim and accuracy in BF4 multiplayer takes practice.
Don’t worry. With some simple measures, you’ll notice progress almost instantaneously. Here’s some advice that’ll get you started.
You can read more about this:
- How a tiny little detail can improve your accuracy immediately.
- Which sights you should choose at what time.
- How to avoid making the same mistake thousands of other players make.
- What Newton is to BF4 online.
- And more…
Guide: Here’s How to Improve Your Aim and Accuracy With Sniper Rifles and Marksman Rifles
The most demanding weapons in BF4 multiplayer have obviously been awarded their own guide. ‘Cause few other weapons demand such a large range of skills.
But as soon as you equip your soldier with a bolt action rifle or semi-automatic marksman rifle, you’ll soon fall through the gaps if you don’t know what you’re doing.
In this guide you can read more about:
- The solution to the problem all recons face.
- What Mil-dots are, and how they can help you shoot better than most.
- Which scope to use when.
- How to execute impressive, lethal longshots
- And more…
Guide: How to Become a Better Battlefield 4 Assault
Playing as an assault isn’t an easy task. Other players expect you to be aggressive and first in line, in addition to keeping your teammates alive.
It’s the combination of aggression and just a dash of keeping a low profile that makes this class so challenging to master.
In my guide on how to become a better assault, you’ll get my advice on how to find the right balance.
Guide: How to Become a Better Battlefield 4 Support
A support’s got weapons and equipment that make it easy to honor his or her class name. Light machine guns, supplies, and explosives a’plenty give you the possibility of heavy team support.
In the hands of a skilled player, the support class’ specialties can be game changers.
Do you want to become a support who impresses teammates and pisses off opponents? If so, I’ve got the guide for you right here.
Guide: How to Become a Better Recon
The Recon class is one of the most popular classes in Battlefield 4 online. It’s also one of, if not the, most complained about.
Many players are under the impression that those who run Recon are notorious campers with no-one but themselves in mind.
Well, there’s no smoke without a fire. A lot of players do use this class for the wrong purpose when team work is the factor their efforts are being judged by.
But there are also plenty of Recons that are nothing short of extremely valuable to their squad and team.
Want to become a useful, efficient, and most of all, deadly, Recon?
Guide: How to Become a Better Engineer
Like the other three classes, Engineers have weapons and equipment that can turn a match around.
Want to become a game changing Engineer? Here are some tips to help you along the way.
How To Master Choppers in Battlefield 4 Multiplayer
The BF4 choppers are insanely cool. And devastating, in the hands of skilled players. But the road from a crashing rookie to ace pilot can be long. Very long.
Here’s a collection of video guides that’ll make the learning curve a little less steep.
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