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they should just include everything in the retail package from the get go...but wait it is EA...they are money hungry.
perhaps, but the DLC doesnt even have a release date.

They have made no indication that it will be released the day the game comes out. It could be finished 2 months after the game is out, but preorders get it for free.

I dont want the game delayed 2 or more months.
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I just noticed that you can pre-order the game with physical warfare pack on PC for £29.99 from GAME.....

I always buy from shopto.net, but is this not a good deal? Considering shopto have it on sale for £32.86
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 6/13/11 at 5:38pm
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Remember when games used to come with everything that you could have, already on the disc and playable?
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This is why I'm not getting BF3 anymore. Giving people part of a game isn't something I want to support
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Remember when games used to come with everything that you could have, already on the disc and playable?
Then broadband came along and now devs put the already existing stuff they couldnt fit on a DVD9 through copper cable and everyone loves to pay for it it seems.

I blame the consumer for embracing it more than I do the devs. If people will pay, they will do it.
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This is why I'm not getting BF3 anymore. Giving people part of a game isn't something I want to support
Don't cheat yourself out of a good game. I don't normally pre-order or pay full price for anything but this is one game that is a sure bet. The only possible con I can see so far is the destruction taking over the game, meaning people stop using guns in favor of RPG and grenades.
I think they are showcasing more than enough information for anyone with any knowledge of FPS games to make a pretty well informed decision about what to expect.
Besides that they are offering a single player mode as well which I think is a nice touch and helps add content right off the start. The old maps are optional there will still be plenty of new maps to play on, I played BF2 and want the old maps so I'm going to pre-order in the next couple months.
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They dont even have a release date for the DLC yet. It could be 0 day, it could be 1 month. But you will have the option to buy it at some point after release if you didnt preorder.
I read an official EA/DICE statement saying it will be available for purchase immediately after the DLC releases. Pulling the source.

Edit: Actually it's in the same source as this interview.

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Q: Is the Back to Karkand expansion pack exclusive to pre-orders?
A: No. You can also buy it separately if you do not pre-order Battlefield 3. Back to Karkand will be available the exact same date after the launch of Battlefield 3 no matter if you pre-ordered or buy it separately.
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This is why I'm not getting BF3 anymore. Giving people part of a game isn't something I want to support
There are more serious issues we face as a country that people still support. Buy BF3 and enjoy yourself. Actually, buy it at a much cheaper price to compensate for the lack of features. I bought Crysis 2 for $12.
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I read an official EA/DICE statement saying it will be available for purchase immediately after the DLC releases. Pulling the source.

Edit: Actually it's in the same source as this interview.
read it carefully.

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Q: Is the Back to Karkand expansion pack exclusive to pre-orders?
A: No. You can also buy it separately if you do not pre-order Battlefield 3. Back to Karkand will be available the exact same date after the launch of Battlefield 3 no matter if you pre-ordered or buy it separately.
Exact same date, AFTER the launch. That implies it not gonna be launch day DLC.
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read it carefully.



Exact same date, AFTER the launch. That implies it not gonna be launch day DLC.
Same date as launch, but a different date. Gotcha. And here I was confused on when it was released, but you cleared it up, thanks!
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