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Or like how ethical companies work, they provide all their customers with the full product that they worked on, and then they can create post-launch DLC content and sell it as they wish?

Pre-launch created DLC is literally EA giving their potential customers the middle finger. Last I checked, I don't get exclusive features or compatibility for preordering Windows, or only get three doors of a car if I don't preorder.

It's not acceptable in other industries, so why are people so willing to take it up the ass in the gaming industry?
i preordered windows when they were offering it for 50% off for a limited time. Also, depending on the windows you buy, you might not get all the features they designed.
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really? boycott BF3? haha
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I can't wait 'till I get my pre-order weapons on launch day, I will finally be in the top % of the game (I'm not that good in FPS games online) and will only have to be careful when encountering other people who got the pre-order exclusive.
Wow thanks EA/Dice for letting us people who can afford $5 now and $55 in 4 months have the advantage over those who get a stolen, pirated or heaven forbid after release date copy of BF3.

See how stupid some of you sound? It's not going to make a lick of difference in any situation what ammo, gun or flash suppressor you have. If you suck your gonna die just the same.
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Its gonna be the same as the MW2 boycott with 99% of the boycotters ending up playing the game
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i preordered windows when they were offering it for 50% off for a limited time. Also, depending on the windows you buy, you might not get all the features they designed.
However, those features are not detrimental to the user experience if they are lost, and you also do not have a fragmented windows community... People with Windows Basic can still enjoy their programs with people of Windows Ultimate.

Windows practices of pricing structure are also not ethical, but atleast their different versions aren't fragmenting to the community. Maybe I chose a bad example. Still, you don't only get three doors for not preordering a car... You get the fully functional product.
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"Do you think EA will blame piracy if this game sells less than expected?"

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People are seriously going to boycott BF3 over the fact that they either can't afford to or just plain refuse to pre-order it and get some bonus weapons. If you really want 'em pre-order it, if not I guess you could make a whining thread about boycotting it.

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highly doubt there will be an unfair advantage because of weapons. I would love to be mad and hate on EA. Problem is I'm gonna buy The Old republic and Mass Effect 3 for sure, so boycotting a third game would jut be silly lol.
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Closed temporarily for obvious reasons.

Edit; reopened. Trolling and personal attacks on other members is NOT tolerated. If this goes downhill again it will be permanently closed.
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LOL what a joke.
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