Maybe I am ignorant but what is the official reasoning behind taking away classic core features of PC FPS(including previous BF) such as being able to host your own servers, enable hardcore mode or friendly fire? I can maybe understand taking away all the options from official DICE servers so that you do not have to host thousands of servers... even though EA/DICE have more than enough profit to do it, but I get it, its business. Since you filled the menu screen with so much stuff, why not add surveys/polls to see what features/things the players want?
I used to love battlefield series for the immersion and several modes of combat. BF1 was a severe disappointment with minimal tank/plane combat and lack of friendly fire. BFV seems to be following suit with oversimplifying the game; Before it would take you several weeks and often months to max out rank/classes and now its a a couple of months and the lack of diversity on guns/gadgets and heavy focus on cosmetics is like BF1 all over again.
I decided to write this because I have spent the last hour trying to play conquest and/or frontlines and I keep waiting for up to 3 mins in queue only top be placed in the same 2 severs with 6-8 people. At a minimum you should allow us to favorite servers, I would rather be 15th in queue for a full server than spend an hour(and sometimes I stayed for 30 mins in those empty servers waiting to fill) not being able to play multiplayer in game that just released a handful of months ago.