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You still don't get it. Pre-ordering anywhere in my country requires you to pay the full amount there and then, plus your $5 fee for pre-ordering, not when the game ships. Same goes for steam, you pay for it now and get the game later.
Well, perhaps you need to voice your concern with that silly government of yours that seems to censor all video games, no matter what they are. If you and others like you voted for people that wouldn't treat them like children, and actually went after important measures, there wouldn't be an issue.

EA/Dice have to play by the rules in your country. Too bad, so sad. It's not their fault.
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That's not a viable option with this exclusive pre-order DLC crap they are trying to make us pony up for.
Why isn't it viable? Because then you don't get an automatic shotgun (which surely won't be the only available), a LMG (again, there will be more available), the Flash Supressor (which sounds useless) and the Flechette ammo (which only works with the DAO-12, and sounds very situational)? All those are completely unneccesary.
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Even PC gamers know how to whine like little girls.....
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You can joke about this if you wish, it's of no major consequence as it is only a game. I only fear when it comes to something more serious, the situation will have changed, but the attitudes will remain the same, "just deal with it" and "stop whining, take it like a man" mentality will be the doom of us all...

The decades it took before people began to use seat-belts in cars is a great example. If people don't take the initiative to do the right thing, people will get hurt before the problem is fixed.

Again this is just a game, so not a big deal if people would like to continue bickering back and forth about this. Just remember, behind each post is a person, we're all gamers/techies here, lets not kill each other too much, we're all on the same side here and we all love the software engineers, animates, artists, musicians, etc (excluding marketers, of course ) who made this awesome game for us.
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Wait wait wait.

I pre-ordered this about a month ago, do I still get everything listed? I'm confused.
where did you preorder at?

you will without a doubt get the back to karkand map pack, if you orders from those places who get the PWK you will get that. You will have to wait and see what other preorders are given to other retailers.
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Well, perhaps you need to voice your concern with that silly government of yours that seems to censor all video games, no matter what they are. If you and others like you voted for people that wouldn't treat them like children, and actually went after important measures, there wouldn't be an issue.

EA/Dice have to play by the rules in your country. Too bad, so sad. It's not their fault.
Maybe you should get your facts right. An R18+ rating has already been approved and guidelines have been drafted (which I have read, the whole 20+ pages)

The ignorance here makes me want to punch a baby.
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You guys are whack lol. Let's just all enjoy the game guys. Items or not, we will all still kick butt right?
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I don't understand...Have a problem, pre-order the game?
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I can't take it anymore. The ignorance and pure stupidity wins. I'm out. If you pre-order, enjoy. If you don't, good on you for not getting caught up in the hype.

Ill only decide whether the game is worth buying when the beta comes around... apparently the same month the game actually releases...

GG EA, you get to take money off more idiots.
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Oh FFS...........

One of the biggest pushes for PC gaming since PC gaming comes along and what do people do?

I guess it could work in DICE's favour.

-Bad press is still press. People who arent scared of pre-ordering that have this brought to their attention will probably just pre-order.

-EA could turn it around and say "Okay, we'll listen to the fans", follow the demands of how ever many people have campaigned and score "cool points".

Tbh it seems a better option to me (from EAs POV) to just let the boycotters spread news of BF3 to other people all over the place. After all, they wont be bashing the game, just pin pointing one thing that the vast majority most probably doesn't even care about.

I guess there really is no such thing as bad press.

I also wonder if people REALLY think DICE is going to push what they know absolutely HAS to be a successful addition to the franchise and have these extras really give pre-order guys a discernable edge over non pre-order guys.

If the G3 or Thompson wasn't available for people who didn't pre-order BC2, would people complain about balance? Not at all.

Judging by the way DICE balance their weapons in BC2, these extras could well just be another version of another already existing, non pre-order weapon with a different skin and ever so slightly different stats.
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