Battlefield 2042 Player Count Dips Below Battlefield 5

December 28, 2021 at 7:03 PM in Gaming News with no comments

With the holiday season here, we know there are a lot of people on holiday vacations which means that there is a surge of gamers during this time. That doesn’t seem to be the case for Battlefield 2042 whose active player count became lower than that of Battlefield 5.

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Dipping Battlefiled 2042 Active Player Count


Battlefield 2042 did not lack in its marketing campaign and in bringing in the hype before it launched in November 2021 so a lot got excited about the game. However, because of its bugs, errors and frequent crashes players got dismayed leaving the game with a “Mostly Negative” review score on Steam.

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The result was a drop in the active player count where we see it go below that of Battlefield 5 which launched three years ago.

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Do keep in mind that the numbers in the active player count do fluctuate throughout the day. There had been a point that Battlefield 5 even surpassed Halo Infinite.



24-hour Active Player Peak:

  • Halo Infinite: 61,316
  • Battlefield 2042: 17,426
  • Battlefield 5: 21,551

The numbers that we are giving you are just the ones available on Steam. Since the game is cross-platform the numbers could be different for Origin, Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, and PS5.

But the fact that the game is failing on Steam and that it is a live-service game, it is possible that the same is happening throughout all platforms.

EA and DICE must up their game to create a better Battlefield 2042 experience. Despite what you have read and would still want to jump into the game, you can check out the different editions of the game available here.


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