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It lasted about 4 days and before the game even released!

Never the less the "boycott" brought the matter to the attention of DICE members and a change was made or a clarification was given. The point is, one way or another, it worked
This.

It's not just a coincidence that they did this a few days after people started rising up.
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Loving it. It's rate to see a AAA title actually listen to the feedback of the community. I think EA has realized that it can't hope to compete with CoD in the conventional sense, so it hopes to attract people to the series by doing something Activison rarely does; interact with (and listen to) the community. Hopefully this will result in the game PC gamers have been waiting for. After the disappointment of Crysis 2, I can't wait.
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it was planned as timed from the start. They just had to clarify it for a bunch of whiners. They had no reason to not clarify the issue to pacify(with you guessed it pacifier for babies) the whiners.

I will still be enjoying my timed exclusivity of over powered content.

I find it amusing that people really think that the boycott worked. it was always planned as a timed exclusive. They had 0 reason to not tell people now that there was a huge outcry. Why let customers sit in anguish when they can simply tell them the truth.
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DICE is actually one of the only big developers which still care about the community and listens to their suggestions! This is nice to hear, and I'm excited to lose months on this new AAA game :b
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Holly hell!! I was pissed off about this PWP earlier but now that I know it'll be timebased and released free later, that makes it much better.

It still has me a little sad because everyone should be getting all content created pre-launch for the $50 - 60, but this is much better than what we thought it was before.
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it was planned as timed from the start. They just had to clarify it for a bunch of whiners. They had no reason to not clarify the issue to pacify(with you guessed it pacifier for babies) the whiners.

I will still be enjoying my timed exclusivity of over powered content.
Maybe, or maybe they're "clarifying" it because admitting that it was a detrimental decision to the playerbase would be too hard.
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DICE is actually one of the only big developers which still care about the community and listens to their suggestions! This is nice to hear, and I'm excited to lose months on this new AAA game :b
Yep, this just proves DICE listen to their communities complaints
    
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Best give us a REAL exclusive with veteran status and that... Im quite ticked off zero games have zero exclusives these days.
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This is a cop out, but it's the best that they can do.

They can't break their pre order contracts with the retailers, so they have to just give it to everyone later. I still think it's bull that there is going to be an ability to have exclusive content unavailable not only to players who didn't pre order but also not available to anyone in a country EA didn't care enough about to set up a pre order contract with a retailer.
    
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Best give us a REAL exclusive with veteran status and that... Im quite ticked off zero games have zero exclusives these days.
LOL!

Just because you preordered doesn't mean you're special! Stuff like that should be saved for tournament winners and the likes. People who earn it!
    
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