Battlefield 2042 Subreddit May Be Shut Down Due To Toxicity

Battlefield 2042 has faced a lot of criticism after its launch in November last year, and some players are taking to the subreddit to express their disappointment.

However, the arguments surrounding the game have gotten so toxic that the subreddit for the game may be forced to close. The moderators of the subreddit left a message on the forum stating the options they are considering.

The post reads: “Over the past few days we have seen insults, harassment and vile comments directed towards members of our community and DICE employees.

“We are making this statement to give you fair warning that we will not tolerate this anymore. We are letting you know what your options are in regards to how this subreddit functions in coming days.”

Battlefield Subreddit Controversy

This comes after a series of tweets from EA’s global comms director Andy McNamara saying fans expectations are “brutal”. A massive amount of toxicity was spewed all over the internet in response by angry gamers.

Looking at the comments on the mod’s post, it’s clear the toxicity isn’t going away. Some accused the mods of “protecting” a bad product, while others are worried the toxicity will spill over into other subs.

A similar situation happened with the Halo subreddit last year, though that wasn’t quite as bad as what is happening with Battlefield. The moderators locked down the subreddit for a brief period as redditors were getting out of hand and harassing others.

What do you make of this story? Should the Battlefield subreddit be closed down? Tell us on social media.

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