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Can you even fork out more money get it? You might have to buy the whole game again...

I had better actually start looking more closely at this game. I was planning to get it if it did not have kill streak unlocks. However, I keep hearing not so good things like this.

Though I could probably put up with this if there are no kill streaks
Well I guess after the release of the game, both the maps and this weapons pack will be available as DLC.

By the way, what kill streak unlocks do you mean?
BFBC2 does have "double kill" and "triple kill" point awards but nothing in the way of unlocks. As for not wanting a game just because these awards are in there, isn't that a bit much?
At the end of the day, you don't have to pay attention to the point awards and just enjoy the game. Besides, it's not like people will only be out to get kill streaks, particularly considering that killing the enemy is a major part of the gameplay anyway so it does serve a purpose if your team is doing well.
    
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Greetings, time traveler from the past! Seriously, how is this surprising? This sort of thing has been going on for years.
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Game is not even out yet, cancel your preorder for another one if your so upset, is this to hard to comprehend?

I already said before I bet they would release some sort of collectors edition (although just the limited plus a shotgun does seem strange) and that I would wait until closer to release date to even consider buying any of them.

I don't think they would have some items as 'exclusive' and if they do they will most likely lie about it being exclusive and just release it to everyone later.

Also, can you post a link confirming this so called other version. I just went on their own website and see nothing which makes me think you are misinformed about this whole thing.
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they are advertising it on the facebook group page http://www.facebook.com/battlefield
    
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Getting the PW Edition the day of release.

Gonna preorder it now
   
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Well I guess after the release of the game, both the maps and this weapons pack will be available as DLC.

By the way, what kill streak unlocks do you mean?
BFBC2 does have "double kill" and "triple kill" point awards but nothing in the way of unlocks. As for not wanting a game just because these awards are in there, isn't that a bit much?
At the end of the day, you don't have to pay attention to the point awards and just enjoy the game. Besides, it's not like people will only be out to get kill streaks, particularly considering that killing the enemy is a major part of the gameplay anyway so it does serve a purpose if your team is doing well.
Kill streaks unlocks are a COD and MW thing. I don't own the games, but I've seen them so I don't remember exact examples. It was something like this: You kill five guys and you get a mortar strike. Ten and you get missle strike, 15 and you get a AI controlled heilicopter that flies around on its own killing people. 20 and a herd of attack dogs come running across the map killing every enemy player. All these give free kills to the player that unlocked them.

Extra points is fine...I really liked the medals given in BF2142, but that is going to let you get a rank unlock a bit faster. Not give you an extra 30 free kills in a match. I guess I am just one of those people that prizes their kill/death ratio and don't want it buffed for free or get deaths with no action done by another palyer. I am just worried that Dice/EA (EA mostly) will start using this after seeing the sales of MW2 and COD4. Obviously people must like kill streaks
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most games get promotions from various stores. Gamestop, Bestbuy, etc all promise things in order to get these items, which is why the yare exclusive for a while, and then after some time they are either released to everyone, or given out for purchaseable DLC.


Nothing new here.

in fact expect more of this to come out for bf3.
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I would bet money that they arent truly exclusive.
Like in BC2 how you could get the M1 Garand and Thompson by paying extra or you could work for them and earn them anyway.

DICE is either being forced to unbalance online gameplay by EA for more money, or they are turning into a bad Dev.

Either way, Im buying the basic BF3 box.
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I would bet money that they arent truly exclusive.
Like in BC2 how you could get the M1 Garand and Thompson by paying extra or you could work for them and earn them anyway.

DICE is either being forced to unbalance online gameplay by EA for more money, or they are turning into a bad Dev.

Either way, Im buying the basic BF3 box.
Same here...likely these unlocks won't matter much anyway. DICE is ussually pretty good on the ballancing issue. They won't put something good that other people can't get.
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I would bet money that they arent truly exclusive.
Like in BC2 how you could get the M1 Garand and Thompson by paying extra or you could work for them and earn them anyway.

DICE is either being forced to unbalance online gameplay by EA for more money, or they are turning into a bad Dev.

Either way, Im buying the basic BF3 box.
considering that the way guns are in BC2. All guns have strengths and weaknesses when compared to the others in the class. Not having access to one does not unbalance the game.

Neither will this.
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