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Buying Battlefield 2 Complete or not?

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Should I buy the complete version for 16$ or the Regular Battlefield 2 for 7?
I heard somewhere that you can download the expansion maps free that come with the complete?
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Buy the Vanilla BF2 for $7.


The only difference between the two is that Complete comes with BF2: Special Forces, which isn't played by many.


It's also a lot simpler.
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Buy the Vanilla BF2 for $7.


The only difference between the two is that Complete comes with BF2: Special Forces, which isn't played by many.


It's also a lot simpler.
Simpler? Not sure what you mean by that. The special forces exp. pack just gives different weapons and maps. The gameplay is the same really.

Although I thought that the full version included ALL the expansions: special forces, armored fury and euro force. These might all be a free download now though.
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It's also a lot simpler.
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Simpler? Not sure what you mean by that. The special forces exp. pack just gives different weapons and maps. The gameplay is the same really.

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He is probably referring to having the discs and going through the installation process, not gameplay. I have the Battlefield Collection on DVD and the install can be tedious. Multiple installs, Codes, and for one of the expansion packs it required creating an account and getting another code from EA. I dont think I ever got it to work properly (the expansion pack, the game itself worked fine.)

I never ended up playing on any of the extra maps anyways. It always seemed my favorite servers used just the standard maps.
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if u got the extra dough, get the complete disk and be done with it.
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Get the vanilla, all the extra packages are available for free as downloadable content I believe. I quit playing because the only map that ever has people on it is flipping Karkand and that imo the worst map in the game.
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Buy the Vanilla BF2 for $7.


The only difference between the two is that Complete comes with BF2: Special Forces, which isn't played by many.


It's also a lot simpler.
What he said
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Should I buy the complete version for 16$ or the Regular Battlefield 2 for 7?
I heard somewhere that you can download the expansion maps free that come with the complete?
The 2 booster packs that were released are now free with the 1.5 update (update to 1.41 then to 1.5).
Complete version just has Special forces in addition.

I'd get the complete because having both allows you to unlock more weapons (and you unlock them twice as fast), so you get something out of it even if you don't like SF.

If you wait for a steam sale you can get BF2 complete for less than that ($10 I think, maybe less).
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