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Nothing wrong with that. As long as it is restricted to...

1. Maps
2. Purely cosmetic changes
3. Large packs ( like vietnam) that include new maps and weapons only usable in those maps.

Plus the price needs to be reasonable.

No selling weapons/equipment that gives players who are willing to pour in more money an advantage. It's bad enough they have unlocks and other such garbage.
    
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Nothing wrong with that. As long as it is restricted to...

1. Maps - ALL maps should be free.
2. Purely cosmetic changes - What changes you had in mind?
3. Large packs ( like vietnam) that include new maps and weapons only usable in those maps. - They should stop calling EXPANSION PACKS a DLC...

Plus the price needs to be reasonable.

No selling weapons/equipment that gives players who are willing to pour in more money an advantage. It's bad enough they have unlocks and other such garbage.
Unlocks are the stupidest things that ever was implemented in FPS.
Sure you should be able to customize your account but everything should be enabled from the beginning.
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unlocks allow you to personalize your character, ranging from an extra grenade, to extra ammo. Nightvision goggles, shades, flash bangs, smoke grenades, the list can go on.

They removed magnum ammo, body armor, explmk2. The have not included anything in the game that alters weapon damage, or health.

I personally like the idea of being able to choose between a bit of extra run speed while carrying a little less ammo. Or that i can take an extra grenade.

They have also stated that anything they provide will not provide an advantage, merely something different. Similar to flechette ammo, flechette ammo gains a bit of pentration against thing materials, but deals less damage than regular buckshot, which cant penetrate anything. Which equals balanced. Which is the aim of bf3.

unlocks are standard practice, and have been since battlefield 2. I personally welcome them.

Free maps, sure a few free maps is nice, which we will get, but booster packs are great to providing more maps, vehicles and weapons, which is payed. That is also standard practice starting with battlefield 2.
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^agree. if it wasn't for unlocks, what's the point of leveling up?
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What's the point of leveling up in a FPS game?
Fixed.
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Fixed.
Replay value, personal achievements, etc.
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Replay value, personal achievements, etc.
Replay value - Good gameplay.
Personal Achievements - Just use the typical console-tard achievement methods as long as they don't change the gameplay.
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Boo. Make the game, cram everything you've got into it, release it. Then go back and see what you can add to make it better. If said thing is substantial enough, then charge for it.
    
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?

You rather them not add anything else into the game, is what your asking?

DLC is all optional and added to the game after it is made, mostly.
Bro,

The Battlefield 3 DLC is ALREADY PLANNED OUT 4 months before the release of the actual game! WHAAAAAAAAAAAT?

If they already have the maps + weapons in mind, why won't the developers/publishers cram that in the disc?

Isn't this a pathetic money grab?

I'm so fed up with DLC marketing.
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Bro,

The Battlefield 3 DLC is ALREADY PLANNED OUT 4 months before the release of the actual game! WHAAAAAAAAAAAT?

If they already have the maps + weapons in mind, why won't the developers/publishers cram that in the disc?

Isn't this a pathetic money grab?

I'm so fed up with DLC marketing.
hmmm. perhaps because they arent ready yet. They are currently finishing up the actual game, and polishing it.

You really think that just because they have a plan for their DLC, that it should all be crammed on it, when its not yet done.
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