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So much facepalm in this thread it's insane.

1) Understand what a BETA is and the purpose of a beta.
2) A Beta is not the same as a demo
3) Since it's a beta, you expect stuff to be buggy
4) If you are cancelling your preorder, oh gees, watch TotalBiscuit's assessment of both maps and understand what a beta is.
To number 4...all the people that are supposedly cancelling will be buy it right back at launch.

To all you whiny little girls...prove me wrong. Boycott! Never play it! That will show us. I really hate it when I play against level headed people.
post #52 of 87
Looks like much of the anticipation people had before the game was released is now down the drain. Its their fault really.
    
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I haven't played CoD or the BF series, but I will say this: the game is 60 dollars at full retail.

That's a lot of money for any game, and I'd be incredibly hard pressed to fork out that kinda dough for a game that seems to be having such an incredibly rough start from its beta testings.

I'm actually more amazed how many people are willing go through that.
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I haven't played CoD or the BF series, but I will say this: the game is 60 dollars at full retail.

That's a lot of money for any game, and I'd be incredibly hard pressed to fork out that kinda dough for a game that seems to be having such an incredibly rough start from its beta testings.

I'm actually more amazed how many people are willing go through that.
I purchase about 1 game a year and forking out $60 for me is no big deal. I only purchase online multiplayer games that have everlasting fun, so that $60 goes towards about 300h of gameplay over the course of the year. If I bought any other games there just wouldn't be enough time to play them. Also, I most certainly don't buy single-player games as the hours of gameplay are about 10-20h before I get bored or beat the game.

Futhermore, with online multiplayer games I find that the most fun can be had in the first 6 months of owning the game; when most people will be playing it.

It usually takes awhile for a game to go down in price, and by that time all the hype has died down; no one's talking about it anymore, and some people have even moved on.
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1 Game a year....Really ? I mean in all honesty, of course, it seems interestingly weird to me.

I buy around 10+ games a year, also only MP titles and also get at least 300 hrs on those. Although MW2 was kinda fail in my case, didnt like it at all, got only 72 hours on it...
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You can really tell who hasn't beta tested games before.

I've been in so many completely fail beta tests. BF3 is solid so far. As they introduce more maps and fix bugs, it's just going to get better. Right now it's obvious they simply want to load test and gather as much data as possible. If you don't like the beta, stop playing it for a few weeks then come back. If you still don't like it, don't play it. It's really as simple as that.
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I only buy about 1 or 2 games a year. If the MP is good it holds my intrest. I played bf2 for 3 years.
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I dont know about any of you guys but I get weird crackling during some of the sound from BF3, dont get it from anything else and its not my soundcare because music/movies sound fine. Using the Gigabyte X58A-UD9 onboard via SPDIF.
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Honestly I think the beta is pretty sweet. Of course I'd like more then just Metro but hey it's free.

I will say the first day I played it online it was kind of horrible. So many bugs and server crashes. The most annoying bug was clipping through the ground all the time. I quit then.

Once I heard they had released a patch that fixed that though it's been pretty awesome to me. I've had no server crashes/disconnects and no getting stuck or falling through the ground. Truthfuly the beta is so fun to me I'd pay 60 bucks for it if it just had the rest of the maps
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Looks like much of the anticipation people had before the game was released is now down the drain. Its their fault really.
There are all these people defending it as only a beta...it's not just that. The game simply isn't that good. It's a month from release, so it's not like drastic changes are coming, no matter what people say.
    
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