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I will gladly let them rape my bank account if this game is as good as it looks like it will be.
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
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.
I very much still want the game, thank you. These are things that you can voice and complain about but ultimately you just have to bend over and take it if you want the game. As for proof:

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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 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 and at the same tie get deaths with no action down 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
Oooh, now I know exactly what you mean, yeah. That was indeed annoying. Crysis 2 had the exact same system of kill streaks. Then again, we all know Crysis 2 is basically Call of Duty with nanosuits. I doubt Battlefield 3 will make use of that childish system, though, going by Battlefield Bad Company 2.

I would like to know, though, does anyone know if Battlefield 3 will have a "Commander" role as Battlefield 2 did?

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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.
I agree, I'm sure they'll sell this pack as DLC after release, perhaps for £4.99 or something. No doubt they'll have some more packs after release, as well, like useless skins.
    
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No doubt they'll have some more packs after release, as well, like useless skins.
Luckily if they are useless, you dont have to buy them, unless you want to. in which case, you cant complain.

There is nothing fishy going on here man. Calm down. This is not the first, nor the last game that will have exclusive preorder content.
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this reminds me of the saying, early adopters all get the shaft. It isn't anything new for the first ones to jump on a band wagon to not get all the goodies. This is no different, if you bought the game way in advance, and then something else comes along for the people who haven't bought it yet then so be it. There might be a lesson here.... Don't pre order a game that is 9 months out?
I preordered HL2 Collectors Edition for 79.99 I got my T-Shirt, my Prima guide and Half Life Source. I didn't get screwed there wasn't a better edition down the road lol
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Luckily if they are useless, you dont have to buy them, unless you want to. in which case, you cant complain.

There is nothing fishy going on here man. Calm down. This is not the first, nor the last game that will have exclusive preorder content.
LOL don't worry, I'm calm, I'm calm!
I just wanted to express disappointment at the inevitable fragmentation of editions and user content. I for one have always pre-ordered games I truly want. There's really no point in waiting to get the order in and since where I order from do not charge my account until they post the item in question, I'm all for it. The issue I have is with then popping out all sorts of ranked Limited Editions with various amounts of content and advertising it as at no extra cost then having them cost more in reality..
    
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Don't even bother buying this stuff. I just went on EA Chat and they gifted all the "special" customizations to my acct free of charge.
 
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LOL don't worry, I'm calm, I'm calm!
I just wanted to express disappointment at the inevitable fragmentation of editions and user content. I for one have always pre-ordered games I truly want. There's really no point in waiting to get the order in and since where I order from do not charge my account until they post the item in question, I'm all for it. The issue I have is with then popping out all sorts of ranked Limited Editions with various amounts of content and advertising it as at no extra cost then having them cost more in reality..
who is charging more? I dont see any links. If it is just 1 certain store, well thats their call. EA only sets the sell price for the stuff on their EA store.
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Still not seeing any REAL info on this pack so I am still calling BS on this.
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Still not seeing any REAL info on this pack so I am still calling BS on this.
I gave you two links. The Facebook page is official. Scepticism can only go so far.

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Don't even bother buying this stuff. I just went on EA Chat and they gifted all the "special" customizations to my acct free of charge.
Was this part of a complaint?
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i guess i dont see the issue.

if there were an issue, it would be the fact that only preorders get the back to karkand map pack.
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