Battlefield 3 punkbuster not updating

03-Mar-2020 01:22 by 6 Comments

Battlefield 3 punkbuster not updating

Official statement from EA on the issue can be found a the Battlelog forum.

But while you wait, here are some awesome BF3 frags UPDATE – 25/1/2012 – GMT: Issue is still going on, Battlelog forum is chuck full of teenage kids swearing their heads-off, lovely.

– If you are running with SLI or Cross Fire, then disable other cards so that you are using only one card. – Start origin by right clicking it and select “Run as administrator”. Make sure you have a supported graphics card with at least xxx MB”. Click Add a Game and select Battlefield 4 from dropdown list. Now you should have those files “manually installed” that punkbuster couldn’t update for reason or two.

UPDATE If you are having any kind of Direct X, graphics dll, game shutting down suddenly -errors, please download latest 13.11 BETA8 drivers from here -If you are having any kind of Direct X, graphics dll, game shutting down suddenly -errors, please update to latest 13.10 BETA2 drivers. If you are having similiar errors as described earlier, please update to latest Ge Force 331.40 BETA drivers. If you get this error that says something like “Direct X function… It speaks for it self: Your graphics card doesn’t have enough memory to run with your settings. file=1 and insert security code, and download latest Punkbuster for Windows. UPDATE This is the reason why i got disconnected time after time after time after…

If you are playing on PC, please enable the following online ports on your connection: TCP: 80, 443, 9988, 20000-20100, 22990, 17502, 42127 UDP: 3659, 14000-14016, 22990-23006, 25200-25300 If you are playing on PS3, please enable the following online ports on your connection: TCP: 80, 443, 9988, 10000-10100, 17502, 42127 UDP: 3659, 14000-14016 If you are playing on Xbox 360, please enable the following online ports on your connection: TCP: 53, 88, 3074 UDP: 53, 88, 3074 If you don’t know how to do port forwarding’s, i can only say one thing. list’s a lot of routers and tutorials how to do forwarding’s. Download this small application called “Smart Port Forwarding” by clicking this. You have to go to command prompt (cmd - Throw your NAT away and change your connection to Bridged only.

Extract and install this application and start it by right clicking it and select Run As Administrator. Add TCP listen on port 3659 to your local ip and port 80. Check that both forwarding’s are in “Running: Yes” -state. You will lose your LAN, but this is one way to check if your router is causing your disconnects.

The upcoming PC game update will launch December 3, to coincide with the launch of the expansion pack Battlefield 4 China Rising for Premium members on all platforms.

The game update will start to roll out at 1AM PST/10AM UTC Dec 3, followed by the actual China Rising content around 2AM PST/11AM UTC.

Punkbuster has released an update on the BF3 client (version number: 2.287) on 23 of Jan 2012, try following PB manual installation instructions and forcing an update to resolve the issue.

Am sure the Battlefield 3 forums and BF3 Twitter hashtag are flooding with complaints, you can check them out for any further updates.

When you open the new version of Punk Buster for the fist time you will have to select Battlefield 3 from the ‘Add a Game’ section and check for updates – once you see a message reading ‘No New Updates Needed’ you are ready to go.

If for some reason you have problems with any of this check out this link.

Players who believe that have been wrongfully banned because of the Punkbuster software can appeal to EA directly following the instructions on the help website.