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The name of the pack (Back to karkand) tells us who DICE is marketing this to: Battlefield 2 veterans. It'll be a bit of amazing nostalgia for those of us who played BF2, and a little gift from DICE to everyone who pre-orders the game. Not really geared towards the cross-over console/CoD fans who think that Bad Company 1 was the first Battlefield game ever.

Most of the time pre-order incentives are pitiful things like a different looking gun or a new outfit yet a ton of people are complaining that DICE is giving us 4 BF2 maps redone in frostbite 2 glory. Seriously guys?
    
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It may be only concept art for the map's loading screen, and not a screenshot, but it made me pre-order the digital download today....AAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!
 
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Niiiice! Looking forward to playing BF3
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wait karkand? OMG I loved camping on the top of the building (the huge one with a dome) when protecting the flag it was so fun, then when people tried to do it to me I was able to counter it and take it back XD
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Whoaa very nice - thanks for posting smile.gif
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wonder if 5830 xfire can max this on 1080p
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Well, that worked on me. I wasn't gonna preorder but I will now
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Half_Duplex View Post
" I also think that the linear flag positions give you a clear idea of where you need to go, creating a strong sense of direction."

Sorry, but it wasn't the linear flag positions that made the map great, linear flag positions nearly ruined BC2. It needs battlefields, not battle tunnels.
Exactly. Karkand was all about hanging either a far left or far right at the start of the USMC spawn, and circling all the way either up the mountains or across the water and capping the back flags before the MEC's even know what was going on.
Edited by Flatliner - 5/12/11 at 6:54am
    
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I will pre-order mine in September. I still need to see more of it, esp MP.


Why don't preorders get a beta key by the way?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by enri95 View Post
Why don't preorders get a beta key by the way?
Because you can cancel a pre-order. Everyone would pre-order to get in the beta without necessarily sticking around to buy the actual game.
    
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