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there is no overpowered weapon in bc2. There is only the right weapon for the situation.

Some weapons excel at short range, some at long, some are better for longer burst fire, some for short burst, some have better moving accuracy, some have better damage, some have better hipfire, some have better rate of fire.

its up to the user to pick the right weapon for the fight.

Battlefield 3 will continue that balancing philosophy.
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I hope we get Dragons Breath ammo.
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steam preorder pls
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Originally Posted by Vhati View Post
there is no overpowered weapon in bc2. There is only the right weapon for the situation.

Some weapons excel at short range, some at long, some are better for longer burst fire, some for short burst, some have better moving accuracy, some have better damage, some have better hipfire, some have better rate of fire.

its up to the user to pick the right weapon for the fight.

Battlefield 3 will continue that balancing philosophy.
Except maybe the CG *cough cough*. I hate that weapon. Anything else though is fair game, each gun just handles differently.

I wonder if the steam pre-order will have the same goodies, and if the in store pre-order will also have the same stuff. As far as shotguns go though, I like mine pump action.

@whoever, The assault class is far from useless. Smokes can move the entire team up and win a round when they are stuck at a choke point.
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On Topic: Release day can't come soon enough. BC2 is getting a bit stale (still better than anything else out there).

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haha yeah course. coz resupplying your team with ammo, providing smoke cover as well as being able to knock down walls and blow away enemy positions from a far while having access to some of the strongest weapons in the game is completely useless
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wait what? how is it useless? i find assault to be the greatest for covering mcoms's, covering people that arm mcom's or launching smoke nades around the mcom's to be armed. SO USEFUL.
I stand by what I said.

The ability to drop ammo is relatively useless compared to the abilities to heal and revive with VERY powerful full auto weapons (medic), call in mortar strikes, tnt, motion mines and protect MCOMs from a distance(recon), or repair and destroy vehicles and buildings (engi).

Check the average life-spans of non "sit in the back and snipe" players. They're very short, and people don't run out of ammo that often.

I do agree that smoke can be usefull on certain maps, but it in no way tips the scale.

There is no better class to cover a planted mcom than medic. 200 rounds of powerful full auto with the ability to heal and revive your teammates that are also covering the plant. Have fun reloading your small assault magazines when an entire team is trying to disarm right in front of you.

I have asked some of my coworkers who are also avid BC2 players, and they agree, assault class is the least useful, (and the least likely to contribute to the teams objectives).
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haha yeah course. coz resupplying your team with ammo, providing smoke cover as well as being able to knock down walls and blow away enemy positions from a far while having access to some of the strongest weapons in the game is completely useless
In reference to BF2, the last BF game most of the people here played. Assault was mostly useless in BF2
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Flash suppressor, flechette rounds?
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I hope we get Dragons Breath ammo.
that would be awesome
i really want different ammo types, and different grenades ?
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Except maybe the CG *cough cough*. I hate that weapon. Anything else though is fair game, each gun just handles differently.

I wonder if the steam pre-order will have the same goodies, and if the in store pre-order will also have the same stuff. As far as shotguns go though, I like mine pump action.

@whoever, The assault class is far from useless. Smokes can move the entire team up and win a round when they are stuck at a choke point.
body armor does the job well, requires them to pretty much land it on you. Also by not standing directing in the window, but a couple steps back and shooting out allows you to survive all explosives.
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