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I'm almost positive the SA variants of the SPECAT kits are only cosmetically different.

Either way, I welcome DLC like Vietnam but paid map packs are out of the question.
    
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I love valve and how they give updates to TF2 for free. Greatly appreciated.
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...what's the difference. was vietnam a map pack or an expansion?
It was a Expansion, it added new weapons, vehicals etc, map packs are just new maps usually.
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Lol @ people immediately QQ ing when they hear about DLC content. I think this is great. First, you can't PROVE they're intentionally building content into the game in order to take it out to charge you more money. Everything you say is conjecture.

I believe the main game will absolutely be worth $50-$60. If you wish to wait and see what people say then that's fine too! It's not like you're going to get half way through the game then a msg pops up saying "oops, to go any further, accept a charge of $15 to your account."

That said, they obviously have to be at least in the developmental stages for DLC content as it would be too delayed otherwise. DLC content is a PLUS. DICE hasn't proven otherwise yet. I loved BFBC2 Vietnam. I play it more than the original. I'm so tired of all the whiners.
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The cost of making a game has gone up since almost 10 years ago (when prices of PC games were the same!). What do you want, more expensive titles, or cheaper games with opt in DLC. Also, Spec Ops, Vietnam etc... DICE have a good record of making top value DLC. Hell, Euro Forces and Armoured Fury were the same price as a McDonalds meal and you get a lot more value from the former...

I know what I want...
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I dont mind the DLC. We will need alot of maps to keep this game going for years like BF2 BF2142!
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Sharp I'm still waiting for your reply.

I'm not against DLC. I'm against EA's practices and I'm against Disk Locked Content. DLC is meant to be new content thought up some time after the game has released, not content stripped from what was meant to be in the game and sold as DLC at launch for profit, to boost income from a sub-par game (not that any Battlefield game has been that). Like extra weapons, skins, etc in multiplayer. I'm against pay to win practices and DLC that must be bought and can't be permanently earned in game (as opposed to temporarily, like the M60 in MOH for which DICE did the multiplayer. Unless you bought the game from Gamestop, you got no M60, and the only way to temporarily get it was to pick it up off someone you killed that did have it)

I never expected or said that Battlefield 3 will be good or bad at launch. I said I won't pre-order, won't buy any DLC and won't buy until peer and professional reviews are out, because the past two times I've bought games from EA (MOH and Crysis 2. Both pre-ordered) I've been burnt.

That said, for pre-ordering MOH, I'll have BF3 BETA access, and playing the beta will likely change my opinion of the game, for better or worse.

Am I clear now? Good.
Edited by linkin93 - 6/9/11 at 12:26am
post #48 of 173

BF2 had 2 booster packs: Armored Fury and Euro Force + the Special Forces expansion.
We put up with it back then.


Edited by PoopaScoopa - 6/9/11 at 2:30am
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well it is BATTLEFIELD 3...i'm hoping for a whole bunch of not just map packs but i would like to see whole game additions like the vietnam in bad company 2
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Originally Posted by WaXyDeAd View Post
well it is BATTLEFIELD 3...i'm hoping for a whole bunch of not just map packs but i would like to see whole game additions like the vietnam in bad company 2
Yeah, as long as the basic map packs are free, and the DLC is an actual addition, I'm ok with it too.
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