This post will show you how to fix Battlefield sound problem.
Battlefield is a popular video game, supported on consoles and PCs. However, players (across all platforms) have complained of a sound problem, whereby the player’s unable to hear “in-game” sounds of artillery, bombs and gunshots among others.
While this obviously has no effect on the smooth-running of the game, it significantly reduces the excitement it offers. Consequently, the motivation to play the game is lost.
To get around this, herein are some solutions for you.
How to Fix Battlefield Sound Problem
This error has been attributed to a “sound bug” in the game. And while the error has been experienced on all series, it’s particularly notorious on Battlefield 1/3/5.
In any case, here are some fixes to try:
Note: Ensure that your system’s audio setting is properly configured and working fine.
Fix 1: Reconfigure sound/video settings
To do this, follow the steps below:
- Go to Video advanced setting.
- Locate and disable High dynamic range.
- Find and disable Future rendering.
- Locate and enable
- Apply changes and exit window.
- Restart PC.
If the sound problem persists after this, you can try the next fix.
Fix 2: Reset audio values
To do this:
- click on the Windows + E keys to open Windows Explorer;
- click and select Documents;
- find and double-click on the Battlefield folder;
- double-click Settings > PROF_SAVE_PROFILE
- locate the AudioQuality entry and change its value to 4 (from 0);
- locate the GstAudio.SoundSystemSize entry and change its value to 64 or 32;
- save changes and then exit window.
Now, relaunch the game, start playing and see if the sound problem is solved. If it persists, you can try the next fix.
Fix 3: Update/reinstall game
The sound problem has been attributed to a bug on the latest version of Battlefield; although, its been around for quite sometime now. And while DICE has not acknowledged the problem, it’s possible that a patch has been worked out.
So, try to uninstall the game, and reinstall the latest version on your computer.
The Battlefield sound should now work fine.
Outdated sound card(s) could also cause this error. So, ensure that your sound drivers, DirectX and other sound-related components are up-to-date.
Now, let us know if you were able to fix battlefield sound problem. Just drop us a comment below.