Following on from our post this morning, which informed you that EA were investigating problems for the Xbox 360 version of Battlefield Bad Company 2, we are hearing that PC gamers are experiencing a new error message – related to PunkBuster.
As reported from HeartlessGamer, Punkbuster is an anti-cheat software program that is used within the game. But rather than help gamers, it seems to be stopping them from connecting to servers at all.
A new error message has been reported, which seems to be affecting the majority of PC owners. The full message is:
”You have been kicked from the game. The reason is:Punkbuster kicked player ‘playername’(for 0 minutes) … PB INIT FAILURE (if this persists, visit evenbalance.com slick support to manually update PunkBuster).”
This latest error seems to be different from the issues affecting console versions, as it looks to be a problem related to PunkBuster specifically – and not EA. Luckily, there are a few steps you can try out to fix this problem, head to the link above for information on this.
Have you been greeted with this message when trying to connect to servers online?