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Battlefield 4 Battlescreen


Battlefield 4 BattlescreenThe Battlefield 4 Battlescreen is a feature which allows players to use a secondary screen (such as a tablet). Battlescreen in Battlefield 4 lets players link up a tablet or smartphone and use the device as a second screen to show the mini-map, or to customize their soldier loadout, and more.

Battlefield 4 Battlescreen is a brand new feature introduced with BF4, and currently only supports PC and next gen system. Battlescreen is a web-based technology, and can run on a variety of mobile devices. PC players can also use their secondary monitor to show the minimap and stats in the game as they’re playing.

Battlefield 4 Battlescreen features

Battlescreen in Battlefield 4 is linked via Battlelog, and is tightly integrated with the service. Players can use their tablets and mobile device to change their laodouts while they’re waiting to respawn, and they can use the secondary screen as a more detailed map of the battlefield. The Commander mode can be played entirely on a tablet, instead of a PC or console, where the player has access to all the features of the Commander mode on the mobile device itself. Players can also manage their Platoons using the Battlescreen.

Device support: only smartphones and tablets running iOS and Android are supported. For more detailed Battlefield 4 Battlescreen features, such as the map overview, a tablet is required. The Commander feature can only be played on tablets as well.

Battlefield 4 Battlescreen screenshots

Battlefield 4 Battlescreen screenshot

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  1. VoudonOx
    October 29th, 2013 at 4:31 pm

    Hi Im trying to load battle screen to my pc and samsung phone but I can’t seem to find where Im suppose to download it for pc and android. Could use some help. Thanks

    • Jesper
      November 3rd, 2013 at 4:00 am

      Download the battlelog app..

    • LOL
      October 10th, 2014 at 4:33 pm

      Yea download the Battlelog first

  2. Sleepy Ceez
    October 29th, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    I am also trying to load Battlescreen to my PC. I cant find instructions anywhere on how to do this. Please help! Thank you!

    • Just a Helper
      November 27th, 2013 at 11:16 pm

      When you opened Battlelog, start BF4, then, join a server and in your second screen you will see a light blue bar, with the name of the server, game mode,
      map and server browser. After a while in that same bar an icon will appear called: Battlescreen, click it and it loads the minimap. Make sure you’ve downloaded the plug-ins which you can get from Battlelog itself.

      • Mr hax
        December 18th, 2013 at 6:11 am

        This works for like a second monitor but it doesn’t appear to be that simple to do it on the phone.

      • jungle
        December 21st, 2013 at 7:41 am

        I can’t seem to load into battlescreen on my samsung 3 10.1 tablet. Do you know what the issue is?

      • Busch
        February 1st, 2014 at 1:48 pm

        Where do you get the plug-ins on battlelog for battlescreen? Is it possible to play on console and open up battlescreen on your pc?

    October 30th, 2013 at 4:37 am

    I have heard that the app for commander mode releases 3 weeks after the actual game so that would be on November 19th

  4. Jandi
    October 30th, 2013 at 9:10 am

    Does it work on PC too. I’ve seen battlescreen work with the battlelog app for Ipad. Youtube search Battlefield 4 Ipad minimap

  5. Russell Hill
    October 30th, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    Were do I get commander mode for my iPhone?

    • Ezra Nipples
      November 2nd, 2013 at 6:01 am

      Battlescreen and Commander mode is for Tablets only!

  6. Saskstryker
    November 2nd, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    Battle Screen is availble for PC users that have a at least 2 screens join a server and at the bottom of the webpage there is a BLUE box that has the options of load out server and battle screen. move webpage to opposite screen hit battle screen and enjoy

    • Cameron
      February 6th, 2016 at 6:46 am

      Is it not for XboxOne? 🙁

  7. Kevin
    November 4th, 2013 at 11:52 am

    Any one know a date when a tablet can be used with a an Xbox to show the mini map, have the battlefield APP installed on my Samsung tablet but can only use it for loadout

    • Justin
      November 7th, 2013 at 8:14 am

      Kevin, you wont be able to use Battlescreen with an Xbox, it is only supported on next-generation consoles and the PC. It should be available upon release of the next-gens as it is currently working for PC from what I understand. I have also heard that the Xbox One will not support the Battlescreen because Microsoft’s next-gen console is garbage (kidding about the support of Battlescreen, not about Xbox One being garbage).

      • Pejjy
        November 24th, 2013 at 8:43 pm

        Whoa whoa, someone is a mad fanboy. 😛

        The Xbox One is perfectly capable and runs circles around current gen. It is only slightly less powerful than the PS4

        • Hewi
          November 30th, 2013 at 10:10 am

          True it is only slightly less powerful, however the softwear implementation is less than spectacular; it’s less of a gaming machine and more of a home entertainment package.

      • name
        December 1st, 2013 at 5:31 pm

        Try to keep your personal opinions out of your answer. It makes them useless.

  8. PokeyNipples
    November 10th, 2013 at 9:41 am

    Been having the same problem. Using ipad air (battle log installed) and I always get a message that battle screen is needed. But no instructions on “How/When/Where” to get it.

  9. ieatcooch
    November 12th, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    does not work for my tablet or pc idk whats going on

  10. ToroidalZero4
    November 18th, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    The battlescreen will eventualy be supported for current gen right? Im on 360 and would love to have it but if not no biggy. I don’t see why it wouldn’t assassins creed 4 supports the equivalent of battlescreen, (ac initiates/companion app) it has the minimap there and you can set waypoints etc. I would like to see battlescreen optimized for the current gen consoles as well as next gen

  11. Garrett McCutcheon
    November 25th, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    So what you’re telling me EA, is that my Windows Tablet is not supported for commander mode or Battlescreen? That seems rather ridiculous seeing as I am playing battlefield 4 on an Xbox. This lack of support is inexcusable in this day and age. I mean, your teams probably wrote the programs on Windows PC’s. Please make Battlescreen and commander screen available on the Windows based PC’s.

    Hoping for your response,
    -Garrett McCutcheon

  12. s brubaker
    November 29th, 2013 at 8:28 am

    I hit the battle screen button on my PC ( which shows what map and server I’m on) but still won’t work. Help.

  13. MArk
    December 3rd, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    I reintalled the wjole game and still the battle map does not work neither on my Samsung NT8000 Galaxy Nore 10.1 OR even in the chrome browser within Win7. Boths just say “loading” and never finsih loaded. It’s been like this for a month or so. B4 the android battle log was released I actually got the win7 browser map working once !!!

  14. PvtReno
    December 10th, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Same experience as MArk. Just “loading..” on my Galaxy Note. Then I notice that the processor is maxed into the red zone. At least there was no appcrash.

  15. Wes Harper
    December 13th, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    So you can only use the app for the ps4?

  16. Sal
    December 25th, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Why can’t we use battle screen for 360 players.!?

  17. Wallace9155
    December 26th, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    Playing on ps4 and battlelog app on Samsung Galaxy tab 3. Everything works accept battlescreen. I can connect to a game via tablet but says “battlescreen loading…” when I hit the bs icon on bottom right. Suggestions??

  18. Steve EAT
    December 30th, 2013 at 3:34 am

    Having trouble loading the mini map on ipad air… Everything installed, using xbox one. Everything works except the battle screen, it tries loading but didn’t work!?

  19. Avid bf4 killer
    January 11th, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Hi i just wanted to know why battlelog isnt compstible on my Nexus 7 i specifically bought my tablet to use battlelog and have googled about it and nothing has been said. Makes me think dice aive had this d ea are jokes. This is makin me want to go back to call of duty. This is legitimately the only game

  20. Avid bf4 killer
    January 11th, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Hi i just wanted to know why battlelog isnt compstible on my
    Nexus 7 i specifically bought my tablet to use battlelog and have googled about it and nothing has been said. Makes me think dice aive had this d ea are jokes. This is makin me want to go back to call of duty. This is legitimately the only game ive had this many problems with and i absolutely hate that theres no squads either. Wtf is goin on bf3 was better than this shit.

  21. Marcus Casey
    January 13th, 2014 at 7:43 pm

    Same issue that Wallace9155 posted about. Playing on PS4 and battlelog app works on my iPad and Links with my ps4 EXCEPT the battlescreen tool! I’ve trouble shooted several ways that I can think of and it still never gets past the “loading battlescreen” screen. What’s going on? How can this be fixed/resolved?

  22. TheNextChaos
    January 23rd, 2014 at 6:31 pm

    Just wasted 60 bucks on a tablet solely for battle screen. Ya’ll need to fix this shit, ya dig?

  23. Jarmo
    March 23rd, 2014 at 5:39 am

    Still no solution to this “loading…” problem ? I have Samsung Galaxy tab 10 (ver 2012) and IT IS NOT connecting to Battlelog. Neither is my phone Samsung Note 3. Why ?

  24. shortskydiver
    August 9th, 2014 at 11:50 am

    This windows phone can not run the map overview..thats halarious

  25. Tyler Tee H C
    July 23rd, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Dont download the battlelog app, just download the XB1 app and then connect your console, then click on BF4 icon and then click companion. You have to be in a server before it fires up the minimap. But it will work.

    Thank me later.

    The only problemI have is map is stil miles too small, won,t let me turn the screen to horizontal only vertical and so it doesn’t fit all the map clearly on. Everything is so tiny and that the maps arelonger horizontally on screen why not ??? It’s like watching a vertical youtube video. Just pointless. And the zoom control is poop.

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