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Battlefield 3 release date, beta announced at E3

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After three years of development, the release date for the latest game in the hit franchise has been confirmed for October 25 for PC, Xbox 360, and PS3. For those of you who can't wait much longer, there will be a multiplatform open beta in September.
That's the important quote.

Can't wait, though I doubt my card will make it.
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Major repost.
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Good news at least MOH will allow me to play some BF 3 beta
   
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I get to play the beta as well but I'm conflicted. Do I really want to ruin playing the actual game by playing the beta first? I dunno....
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I get to play the beta as well but I'm conflicted. Do I really want to ruin playing the actual game by playing the beta first? I dunno....
I enjoy betas. I had a blast playing 2142's beta, and BF2's demo. I played BF2's demo even a year or two after owning the actual game; I would play it with a friend or two that didn't really have a gaming PC to warrant buying BF2. I don't think it takes away from the final game at all. If anything it's awesome to see the improvements made from beta to finish.

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Major repost.
Don't take this is as flaming, but if you're going to say that, post a link to the older post. I'm pretty sure it wasn't a news post and you're referring to the chat thread, in which case makes this not a repost. The chat thread only has maybe 30 active participants, meaning several thousand OCN members aren't keeping track of it regularly.
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Is this only for MOH owners? Or is that one for closed beta? :/
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Is this only for MOH owners? Or is that one for closed beta? :/
Closed beta (I predict August) is for MOH owners. Open beta is in September.
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Closed beta (I predict August) is for MOH owners. Open beta is in September.
Cool I was worried that I bought MoH for nothing
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Don't take this is as flaming, but if you're going to say that, post a link to the older post. I'm pretty sure it wasn't a news post and you're referring to the chat thread, in which case makes this not a repost. The chat thread only has maybe 30 active participants, meaning several thousand OCN members aren't keeping track of it regularly.
Fair enough.
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Cool I was worried that I bought MoH for nothing
same here I bought MOH just because of BF3.....i only played about an hour of multiplayer and finished the SP campaign and that was it.


All the info is in the Battlefield thread about release dates and stuff but it is a bit cluttered with talk of system requirements and stuff so a separate thread to depict what is pretty much the most important part is kinda nice
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