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A lot can go wrong.
But this idea is bad. I need internet access to play a game... There better be an offline mode :/
Agreed.

What could possibly be worse than having to be connected to the internet to play an on online shooter
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I knew it would be like this after playing alpha, tbh it's not that bad, the com center and voice chat options are nice for getting groups of friends together easily, battlelog is a major feature of BF3 and I don't think so many people will be complaining once they try it and get used to it, though it will suck if you can't play single player without it..
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Was fine in Alpha, everyone in Alpha, or that playtested at E3 or Gamescon knew it be like this.

Completely fine with it. But it is a tad let down, just a tad. To not have a movie menu background like BF2 But eh, I like Battelog, its not a True Facebook copy cat, but just enough to add your friends and their forums are right there aswell, and are your stats, and now the server browser.

100% fine with this.
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This game will be terrible.
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I do hope there's an offline mode...I may not have the internetz in a couple months and I'd like to still be able to enjoy the single player experience/eye candy.
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That was exactly my thoughts...


Damm shame, when they say it's to be social when it is just the cheapest way to go for them...
If you think developing a whole new system to launch the game faster and browse servers while tracking stats with the same service is cheaper than doing a conventional menu you're not thinking straight.
 
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It's like they are trying to ruin a perfect game
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I don't understand why DICE did this. Is it faster? Easier? Or was it just easier for them to implement?

I don't see anything wrong with the bc2 style of doing things
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nice of them to inovate i suppose. but if there's no main menu, how can we change graphics/sounds options? what do we do to access single player?
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I don't understand why DICE did this. Is it faster? Easier? Or was it just easier for them to implement?

I don't see anything wrong with the bc2 style of doing things
It most certainly isn't easier or cheaper for them to implement since it's a completely new system.

Some people say it's faster and more convenient but it might also function as a new form of DRM. Personally if it's at least as fast as the old system I support it.

What I don't understand is why are people whining so much? Well I guess they always do, but I haven't seen anything about battlelog that would warrant whining about it. Rumors are that it's much faster than an in-game browser and you can also track your stats while you're at it. I just can't see what the problem is.
 
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