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Vehicles in Battlefield 3 have two new features. First is they now have regenerating armor. If it goes down below a certain threshold your vehicle will be disabled (you will see sparks) and not being able to move, although the turret can still move. Vehicles as well as soldiers are now fully customizable. In the demo, the LAV-25 has the main gun, an added a coax cannon to take out infantry and added thermal vision.
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Speaking of LAN, I was told there would be no LAN support.
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EA had also told us that knifing from the front is possible, but not an instant kill. I was also told you can pull out the knife (possibly the #5 slot) and not have to use quick knife.
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Apparently armor will only regen if it's been lightly damaged. Major damaged vehicles will require engineers to repair. Still not as OP as two tanks next to each other auto repairing each other in BF2 was.
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I really like the disabled vehicle feature. Sitting duck much?

Just gets me even more anxious to play!
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Knifing from the front not a insta-kill? Many players will eat shotguns for dinner.
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awesome!
sounds good....but I'll wait till its out before I have my final say

nonetheless I'm still going to get BF3
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NO LAN SUPPORT? why.

Hmm regenerating health, be it armor or personnel seems really lame to me.
Edited by Faster_is_better - 6/14/11 at 3:40pm
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NO LAN SUPPORT? why.

Hmm regenerating health, be it armor or personnel seems really lame to me.

Well I guess the missing LAN support is bit of a bummer, however who uses that anymore? Almost everywhere I go there is interwebs anyway redface.gif

Also remember that all that regen stuff probably will be disabled in Hardcore mode anyway tongue.gif
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Remember in BF2 when you woud come across a broken down car, still smoking, and you knew that an enemy must have just ditched it and was probably still in the area??

This will just add to that feel because now there's a reason for an enemy to stick around for the vehicle because it won't be completely useless.

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*Medic*

Approaches tank, smoking, with no sign of life. Boom. Dead.
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Knifing from the front not a insta-kill? Many players will eat shotguns for dinner.

Lol indeed, but lets not talk about the shotguns hey, it's kind of a touchy subject tongue.gif.
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No lan support? True pc title my ***.
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