Battlefield 2042 has had a difficult launch, somehow managing to simultaneously be one of the most played, and most-hated games on Steam, for example. There are several reasons for this, but the regular and frequent bugs are certainly a factor. And another one has been recently making its presence felt: the Battlefield 2042 Challenge Rewards Error.
It's just another fly in the soup of the Battlefield 2042 experience; soup that has congealed and gone a bit gross. And the fly is just sitting there, winking at you. Consider us the ladle to help scoop that fly out. Here's how to resolve this particularly annoying bug. We still wouldn't eat the soup though.
How To Fix The Challenge Rewards Issue on Battlefield 2042
You'll know you are being impacted by this if you are fulfilling the criteria to complete a challenge, but it's still showing as incomplete. If you are finding yourself suffering from the challenge rewards error, you have a limited range of options to overcome it:
The 'official' workaround is to restart the game. At the moment, this appears to be the only surefire way to update your challenge progression. As annoying as this may be, it's better than nothing.
In addition, we'd also recommend that you check for any outstanding updates, as a fix may be included in future. And if all else fails, you can try contacting the team for additional support. Either via Twitter @Battlefield or through the support website.
What Is The Battlefield 2042 Challenge Rewards Error?
The challenge rewards error isn't one of those good errors where you end up getting twice as many good things as you should. In this instance, challenge progression and reward unlocks get stuck in an incomplete status, denying players the satisfaction of completing the challenge. And just as importantly, denying them the reward they have strived so hard to win.
It isn't clear at this point exactly why this issue has arisen. But in good news, EA has at least acknowledged it on their list of known bugs. They have also stated that:
A full fix is still planned for a future game update.
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So keep checking for any game updates, and make sure you install them as soon as they become available. But in the meanwhile, the workaround we highlighted above is as close to a fix as you are going to get. At least it ensures that you complete your challenge, and get those rewards.