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How can I download Battlefield 1942 for free?

by pedrovgranjeiro

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Re: How can I download Battlefield 1942 for free?

★★★★ Novice

I have purchased a game of the Medal of Honor series, but EA has shut down the servers and I can't play this game online any more.....!!!!!!??? I HAVE PAID THIS GAME WITH MY MONEY, and I have the right to play it forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Why are the servers closed???? At least make available one server, and an option in the game to create an internet match!!!......If the game has still only LAN multiplayer, it doesn't deserve payment, but it should be available for free download.......!!!!!!!!!!! Such games are NEED FOR SPEED UNDERGROUND, MEDAL OF HONOR PACIFIC ASSAULT, BATTLEFIELD 2 / 2142 / 1943 / 1942 / BAD COMPANY 2 Android , CRYSIS 1 , 2 and many more ............ Also, DLCs are in-game plugins, and should be free or up to 5 euros!...

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Re: How can I download Battlefield 1942 for free?

Community Manager (retired)

Hey @ThanosAtha,


I'll quote our website on this one, since it has the best words:


The decisions to withdraw particular features or modes of certain EA games, or to retire online services relating to older EA games are never easy. The development teams and operational staff pour their hearts into our games, their features and modes almost as much as the players, and it is hard to see one retired. As games are replaced with newer titles, the number of players still enjoying the games that have been live for some time dwindles to a level – typically fewer than 1% of all peak online players across all EA titles – where it’s no longer feasible to continue the behind-the-scenes work involved with keeping the online services for these games up and running.


We are also committed to constantly updating and improving the features and modes to keep in our games to ensure they remain exciting to play for as long as possible. That commitment to great gameplay sometimes means that we need to remove outdated features and modes.


In some instances, where the online services for a particular game may no longer be available or supported, the game may still be played and enjoyed offline. Depending on the type of game, and the particular services which may no longer be supported, players’ inventory of virtual currency and/or in-game items may continue to be used, whether or not the applicable in-game store is open or disabled, and whether or not the game is still available for sale to new users.


We hope that you continue to enjoy playing our games and we appreciate that you’re choosing to play with EA. If you have further questions about your account or the shut-down of any EA services, please visit

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Re: How can I download Battlefield 1942 for free?

★★★ Apprentice



You have some YouTube videos on how to download Battlefield 1942


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Re: How can I download Battlefield 1942 for free?

★★★★★ Newbie

Yeah I lost my key as well when I moved years ago.

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