It was to be a fun evening of running and gunning, but after paying 1200MS Points to unlock the full version of Battlefield 1943, most of us couldn’t get into any game.
‘Quick Match’ brings you (not together with your friends) to a public EA server and I experienced timeout or connectivity issues in the my few attempts. (I was able to join EA servers before for Fifa, Army of Two and GodfatherII)
Getting into a squad for a private match requires the room to be full first before it can start. That takes a long time. Most people were trying out the demo first (as many would do) and here we are stuck in the lobby. After about 20-30 minutes, people started to give up waiting.
I hope they will allow the private matches to start even if it’s only with 2 players. People come online at different times of the day and if they can’t get into a match after a few tries, the interest will start to wane.
No one wants to get into a multiplayer game and end up waiting.