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Originally Posted by L.Hemsley;15188213 
you want them to beta test all the maps in the game?

Where did you get that from?

They need to BETA test 64 players with vehicles at least.

What is really boils down to is that they have a lot of convincing to do after how buggy and messed up BFBC2 was.
    
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Muh face has become sad, but what do they expect with no PB on servers. Oh wait PB doesn't do anything..... frown.gif
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Originally Posted by ESP;15188104 
Aren't they supposed to BETA test all those things you are talking about? So you're fine with all the things that change the "dynamics" of the game being left out of testing?

This BETA test doesn't show us anything of value other then the fact that "basic" game functions are not working well, or are poorly thought out.

Why in the world would they make a BETA test devoid of all the most important game aspects?

They do beta test those things, privately. This public beta is for testing the backend. They've even said it themselves. Anything else they get feedback wise is a bonus to them.

The main thing they are trying to accomplish with this beta is making sure you can get on and play during release week.
 
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I don't get it why people are suprised there are already hacks like this, Punkbuster isn't even enabled.
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Originally Posted by ESP;15188325 
Where did you get that from?

They need to BETA test 64 players with vehicles at least.

What is really boils down to is that they have a lot of convincing to do after how buggy and messed up BFBC2 was.

doh.gif... they have beta tested with 64 players and vehicles. That's what the Caspian Border map was for.
    
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doh.gif... they have beta tested with 64 players and vehicles. That's what the Caspian Border map was for.

Since they are not beta testing it anymore means that they've worked out all the bugs and it's ready for release? If so then color me happy!
    
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Can I ask a question? How is this a "Beta" if it's being released in 20 days? It's just my understanding of the term beta means you collect info and then better the game...considering packaging and shipping times, are they just going to "polish" this in an hours time on the 19th or something?


It's more of a demo...just sayin.
    
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Originally Posted by RAMP4NT;15189055 
Can I ask a question? How is this a "Beta" if it's being released in 20 days? It's just my understanding of the term beta means you collect info and then better the game...considering packaging and shipping times, are they just going to "polish" this in an hours time on the 19th or something?


It's more of a demo...just sayin.

I agree, and a demo that doesn't demonstrate any unique elements of the BF series.
    
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Well this isn't good, if hackers know the code now they will know the code later. Adding a anti-cheat measure is just going to delay them. One reason why demos are frowned upon now, they enable cheating that much faster.
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Well this isn't good, if hackers know the code now they will know the code later. Adding a anti-cheat measure is just going to delay them. One reason why demos are frowned upon now, they enable cheating that much faster.

Find a regular server and play with admins, try to become an admin, or host your own.
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