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Battlefield V on PC: 60Hz tickrate servers, 30Hz on console

DICE confirms Battlefield V will have 60Hz tickrate servers on PC, 30Hz for consoles

By Anthony Garreffa on Oct 24, 2018 08:32 pm CDT - 1 min, 2 secs reading time

DICE has come out and confirmed some new information for Battlefield V now that it has gone gold and is weeks away from launch.

Battlefield V on PC: 60Hz tickrate servers, 30Hz on console |

David Sirland, the Multiplayer Producer for Battlefield V at DICE answered some questions over Twitter, with one of them concerning the server tickrate on the PC and consoles. We now know that the PC version of Battlefield V will have a 60Hz server tickrate, while consoles are halved at 30Hz.

The team will improve the tickrate post-launch, which should be something that'll be applied to all platforms not just the PC. Sirland said: "We will start out with the same settings at BF1. 30hz on console, 60hz on PC. But that's a start, and we'll invest in improving that too".

What about 120Hz tickrate servers? They'll happen, but they'll be used for smaller game modes once they roll out in Battlefield V. Sirland said: "Oh 120hz is of course supported for smaller modes when they enter the fray".

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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