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Battlefield 2042 - FAQ and known issues

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions and information about known issues in Battlefield 2042 are listed below:

Battlefield 2042 - FAQ and known issues

What CPU and GPU can run Battlefield 2042?

To play Battlefield 2042 on Windows PC, you must have AMD Ryzen 5 3600/i5 6600K or better CPU, and AMD Radeon RX 560/Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti or better GPU.

Does the game have a single-player campaign and story mode?

Unfortunately, unlike previous games in the series, Battlefield 2042 does not have a campaign mode with single player story missions. Only multiplayer modes are available!

Where is the location of Battlefield 2042 configuration file?

The configuration file (PROFSAVE_profile) containing the keybinding, audio, and graphics settings for Battlefield 2042 is located at:

C:\Users\%UserName%\Documents\Battlefield 2042\settings\PROFSAVE_profile

You can open and edit the PROFSAVE_profile with notepad.

How do you slide in Battlefield 2042?

On PC, you can slide by pressing the crouch key (default key: Ctrl) while running in Battlefield 2042. On Xbox, press B while sprinting.

My controller not working - How to fix

If you're having trouble connecting your controller to a PC, you'll need to do a little tweaking in Steam. For Origin/EA App, you should use DS4Windows. Check this controller guide for the necessary settings.

PlayStation/Xbox controller issue on PC

My character looks down to the ground while playing Battlefield on PC with my PlayStation DualShock/DualSense, or Xbox controller. How can I fix this?

Workaround #1: Go to Options > Mouse & Keyboard > Global > Turn-off "Mouse Raw Input"

Workaround #2: You should unbind the keys in the keyboard and mouse for the specific functions to fix your controller issue in Battlefield 2042.

How to enable/disable crossplay on PC/PlayStation/Xbox

PC & PlayStation:

  • Go to Options > General > Other
  • Turn-off/turn-on the Cross-Play


  • Go to exit the game
  • Go to Xbox button > Profile & System > Settings > Account > Privacy & online safety > Xbox Privacy > View details and customize > Communication & multiplayer
  • Under "You can play with people outside of Xbox Live" select the Block/Allow

How to play BF with Xbox game pass on PC?

  • Open the Xbox app on your PC.
  • Go to the Gamepass menu
  • Scroll down and click the "See Games" button under EA Play section
  • Click "Install EA Desktop (Beta)" button
  • Sign-in your EA account
  • Link your EA account to Xbox (click "Link Accounts" button")
  • Click on the Get Started.
  • You can now play "EA Play" games. Go back to Xbox app > Gamepass > EA Play > See Games
  • Select "Explore EA Desktop (Beta)"
  • Go to Browse menu
  • Find Battlefield 2042 and install it.

Unable to install the game - How to fix

If an error (Manifest Unavailable) occurred while installing Battlefield 2042 on Steam, just restart your router and PC.

How to enable and show FPS counter on PC

  • Press the console key (tilde key "~")
  • Type perfoverlay.drawfps 1
  • Enter

Or, you can make it enable automatically:

  • Go to Origin > My Game Library
  • Right-click on Battlefield 2042
  • Select Game Properties
  • In the "Command line arguments" box, type: -PerfOverlay.DrawFps 1
  • Save