saying that "Aside from the new Titan mode, there's not a lot new here, though, so this doesn't feel anywhere quite like the leap that Battlefield 2 represented from its predecessors--it's more akin to what Battlefield: Vietnam was to Battlefield 1942.
It was only available to those who were Fileplanet subscribers as well as those who had obtained beta keys from Fileplanet. It was noted by many users that at the beginning of the beta the game worked great, but by the end it was horribly broken, with players getting stuck in walls and titans disappearing into thin air. EA released an online-only standalone demo of the retail game, featuring the Sidi Power Plant on either Conquest or Titan.
Demo versions were limited to demo-only servers, of which a few were initially run by EA, but were quickly supplanted by player run servers.
Similar to other installments of the series, 2142 features a classed-based system, with a total of four distinct classes.
Battlefield 2142 originally featured a total of ten maps in the base game but later patches eventually increased this to seventeen.
Ranked points or unlocks could not be earned in the demo, though several demo servers ran their own ranking system.
The demo was not updated in parallel with the complete game, and so several exploitable glitches and bugs existed, though most were patched or policed by the demo modding community and server admins.Windows XP, Mac OS X (Intel based) operating system, 1.7 GHz processor, 128 MB Direct X compliant video card with pixel shader 2.0 and above (AGP and PCIe only), 512 MB RAM, Direct X 9.0c or higher, broadband internet connection Battlefield 2142 (also known as BF2142) is the fifth installment in the Battlefield Series and was developed by DICE and published by Electronic Arts.Official servers were shut down on June 30, 2014 during the mass Game Spy server closure by Glu Mobile that occurred that day.Small-scale conflicts bloomed into major confrontations, as desperate nations united to form new superpowers—the European-led EU forces and Russo-Asian PAC army.With the formation of these coalitions came the consolidation of brains and resources needed to develop deadly new battlefront technologies: the Titans, vast dreadnoughts with the colossal destructive power to dominate the skies, and lethal, armored battle walkers, designed to outpace and outgun infantry.Maps take place in notable areas around the world that have been drastically changed by the new ice age, with some maps returning from past installments.