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[BF2] v1.50 patch includes Booster Packs FREE 
Monday, 21 September, 2009, 10:39 - Battlefield
Posted by ned
Battlefield 2 patch v1.50 is bundled with the Euro Force and Armored Fury Booster Packs - FREE! Besides that this is an impressive patch. See below for details and links. The 1.5 patch is about 2GB in size.

-Additional support for Windows Vista.
-Added Highway Tampa as a required map.
-Added a new map called Operation Blue Pearl.
-Added Euro Force and Armored Fury as free to play content for all Battlefield 2 players.
-Added Widescreen support
-Allowed BF2.exe to use more than 2Gb RAM
-Added support for the Novint Falcon controller (

-Changes made to both the J10 and F35B to make them more balanced
-AA targeting tweaked to make it more effective
-Added checks to prevent "runway grieving"
-Various changes made to prevent cheating
-Tweaked the hit detection, hits will be more accurate to the model
-Occasional connection drops after being on a server a couple of minutes - Fixed
-Prevented use of mouse wheel to provide speed boost to vehicles
-Prevented use of mouse wheel to exploit parachutes
-Players can now pass claymores by going prone
-Update the HUD on TV Guided missiles to increase visibility on maps like Dragon Valley
-Added Battlefield 2142 style prone deviation (going prone will now cause reduced accuracy for a brief period)

-Fixed the issue where picking up a players kit would cause CTD
-Updated BF2OpenAL.dll from version to version
-Updated ch_gas_station collision mesh on Dragon Valley to be consistent with other gas station buildings
-Fixed the issue where MEC artillery piece on Operation Clean Sweep changes to the USMC's control when they capture the Airfield flag
-Updated the Challenger2 HUD to show the correct icon instead of the M1A2 HUD icon
-Changed a PLA FAV to MEC FAV on Road to Jalalabad
-Tweaked the artillery respawn time on Dragon Valley for to 360 seconds as other artillery uses
-Included a delay after weapon switch for the Bizon (PP-19) to 0.666
-Updated the F35B's lock delay to 1 second instead of 1.5 seconds to match other aircraft
-Changed the Humvee camo on Taraba Quarry to be the correct design
-Increased the splash damage of the UH-60 (Black Hawk) guns from 0.25 to 1.5
-Updated the G36E HUD to react the same as other weapons during sprint

Euro Force sees the introduction of the all-new European Army in 3 new maps. Aside from new soldier models, the Euro Force army gets access to new weaponry and vehicles to take to the battlefield with.

3 New Maps
4 New vehicles
7 New Weapons
1 new award

Armored Fury brings all-out war to American soil for the first time. Battlefield 2: Armored Fury drops players into a deadly confrontation between the Middle Eastern Coalition, Chinese Army and U.S. forces following an attempted invasion of America.

3 New Maps
6 New vehicles
1 new award

Installation order.

Here's the install order to utilise the 1.50 patch.
(thanks to TOG Pahkiller!)

BF2 Special Forces (if you have it)
BF2 v1.41 patch
BF2 v1.50 patch

Battlefield 2 Patch v1.41 - link -
Battlefield 2 Patch v1.50 - link -
Battlefield 2: Euro Force info - link -
Battlefield 2: Armored Fury info - link -

As good as this patch is I still had to edit my Controls.con file to allow me to bind LEFT SHIFT to Crouch.

Currently none of my BF2 server are available. News of this soon.


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