If you are like me, and get the urge to play the older games you enjoyed back in the day. 2142 in this case, I mean 2006 lol. It is possible by a group of folks who donate their time and funds to make it happen. If you own Battlefield 2142 either on Origin, or have the DVD, or Digital Download (I'm sure there are other ways to acquire the game) there is a way to play as of this article. 1/3/2020
Gamespy, the provider of Master Services for game servers shut down in 2014 leaving many games unplayable, even offline single player mode.Then EA ended all support for BF2142 shortly after.
BF2142 and many other games were basically useless, and unplayable.
Since then several communities have been keeping these games alive. One of which is the current Battlefield 2142 Reclamation which is a very stable and active community.
The really kool part is that you can play in "Widescreen". There is even made an enhanced Mod of the game "Project Remaster" which they are holding an event on 1/4/2020 - 1/5/2020
I have played for hours on end. I have more fun with this old game then the new Call OF Duty.
For more information about Battlefield 2142, BF2142Hub, Project Remaster, and how to setup and play just visit battlefield2142.co and get back in the fight.