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DICE/EA have announced that they are not only releasing Battlefield 3 Limited Edition, but also Battlefield 3 Limited Edition: Physical Warfare Pack. This pack comes with the Type 88 LMG, a muzzle-flash suppressor, the DAO-12 shotgun and armour-piercing ammo for the DAO-12 shotgun. The DAO-12 shotgun is listed as Day 1 Access whilst the other three items are listed as Exclusive.

So what does this imply, that regular Limited Edition buyers will never be able to unlock the other three items because they are exclusive?
What's funny is that they say this new edition is at no extra cost and link to websites like GAME. However, on checking, GAME stock the Limited Edition for £29.99 and the Limited Edition: Physical Warfare Pack for £34.99, costing you a total of £5.00 extra to get the pack. These guys are going too far with all this...
Add to it the probable persistence of BFBC2-like crashing on BF3 and we're in for it...
The most likely scenario, given what happened with BC2, the content will be unlockable regardless, you will just get it instantly if you buy the Physical Warfare pack. If you don't think its worth the money then don't buy it. A fiver is nothing on the grand scheme of things anyway, and you get some stuff straight away.

I have never had the game crash on me, but then again I have an Nvidia card.

[EDIT] Also worth mentioning that the Karkand expansion comes with it.


Eddie.
Edited by PriceEddie - 5/23/11 at 3:27pm
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What do you mean by this? Do you really think BF3 is going to have crashing issues? I cant see it tbh seeing as how much work is going into the optimisation PC version.
I truly hope so!
I just see a lot of reports of BFBC2 crashing like this and like that. Personally, every now and then I crash to desktop with a continuous looping sound. I thought I had fixed it but of course, the problem is back.

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Hmm, are these bonuses unlockable in the game (like BC2)? Or are they forever exclusive to the Physical pack?
They are meant to be exclusive to the pack and not unlockable. However, this will sell as DLC post-release, I'm sure. In the end most people will have it completely doing away with its exclusivity, hahaha.

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Had to go to their blog just to find it :

http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/batt...05/23/pwp.aspx

In the future learn how to post a single link :/
There's always a rude one in every thread. I posted the links and verified they were working after posting. If you couldn't view them, that's your problem.
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This does make me wonder though.



I would have thought it to be a stupid move for them to release it exclusively, though with that, £5.00 for that stuff, Karkhand etc. aint to bad IMO.

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I truly hope so!
I just see a lot of reports of BFBC2 crashing like this and like that. Personally, every now and then I crash to desktop with a continuous looping sound. I thought I had fixed it but of course, the problem is back...
I think, and have heard reports of this being GPU related.

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Just kill the person who has these exclusive weapons and pick it up.
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Just kill the person who has these exclusive weapons and pick it up.
Imagine you try and you receive an error message saying you need to pay for the DLC before you can pick these up?
LOL, I know it won't be the case but it would take EA money grabbing to a new standard.
    
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There's always a rude one in every thread. I posted the links and verified they were working after posting. If you couldn't view them, that's your problem.
You posted two links that didn't even contain the information you stated. That is like me making a post about something that happens and just say here is the link : www.google.com - Go find it for yourself.

Always a dumb one in every post it would seem. In any case hope it isn't more then $50 for a preorder whenever they decide to release this in NA.
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You posted two links that didn't even contain the information you stated. That is like me making a post about something that happens and just say here is the link : www.google.com - Go find it for yourself.

Always a dumb one in every post it would seem. In any case hope it isn't more then $50 for a preorder whenever they decide to release this in NA.
Bah. www.facebook.com/battlefield has its latest post as the actual thing. Immensely dumb that you didn't see it. Even more dumb that you didn't find it through a Google search for the name and instead called the announcement "BS".
    
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Doesn't really matter to me, those weapons arent that great, the only thing i'd be missing out on is the karkand map.

and now you wont pre-order when the game is more than half a year away still.
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This is what the UK gets for pre-ordering offers.



This is what the USA currently gets for pre-ordering offers.




I did not pre-order yet. Good thing, maybe they will offer something better for the current USA pre-orders. BTW Play4Free sucks, LoL.
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