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I had heard in a few places that the alpha or beta phase was opened or opening soon. is this true? and while we are here, what are your opinions of said game? (like the fact that BF3 won't be on steam and what-nit)
post #2 of 15
I hate steam. Personally I love any competition against steam. The alpha is out right now by invite only.

The game itself is fun, but the UI seems much like a consolized port.
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Don't mind it not being on Steam. TBH, as a platform, Origin is actually pretty nice...
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Alpha is closed ish not hard to get into. Just go to the BF3 alpha site (google it) and sign up. If you already have an origin account you should get it right away like me a my friends did. I dont want to go into any detail but its great.
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Alpha will be ending in like 20 hours
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Why even ruin a game playing it's alpha unless you want to seriously help debug or whatever. I say wait for a beta...
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To be honest, you're not missing much. I have alpha, and it's still very buggy. My friends and I have encountered numerous problems such as crashing, incompatibility, server lag, random glitches and bugs. If I knew, I would've waited for beta as it kinda ruined my expectations for BF3. Hopefully beta will be a lot better.
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post #9 of 15
I feel like the gameplay we have now is VERY similar to what it will be in beta and final release. There will be less bugs, but that seems to be about the only changes we should see.
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to be honest, you're not missing much. I have alpha, and it's still very buggy. My friends and i have encountered numerous problems such as crashing, incompatibility, server lag, random glitches and bugs. If i knew, i would've waited for beta as it kinda ruined my expectations for bf3. Hopefully beta will be a lot better.
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