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How can you have 64 players in one match? That seems like over kill... Keep in mind that I love close quarters combat a la Halo where you have 16 players maximum and 8 players in ranked. I see it as clutter... 22 seems ideal to me.
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How can you have 64 players in one match? That seems like over kill... Keep in mind that I love close quarters combat a la Halo where you have 16 players maximum and 8 players in ranked. I see it as clutter... 22 seems ideal to me.
Because the maps are massive.

You need to have played caspian border in BF3, heavy metal in BC2, or any map in mag to understand that those high playercounts make tons of sense when you put them on a map that big
    
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How can you have 64 players in one match? That seems like over kill... Keep in mind that I love close quarters combat a la Halo where you have 16 players maximum and 8 players in ranked. I see it as clutter... 22 seems ideal to me.
You must be:

- New to PC gaming
- Never heard of battlefield
- Live in a cave
- Console gamer

If any of the above holds true, I don't know why you're here
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How can you have 64 players in one match? That seems like over kill... Keep in mind that I love close quarters combat a la Halo where you have 16 players maximum and 8 players in ranked. I see it as clutter... 22 seems ideal to me.
You need to play BF2142 Titan mode, then you will instead feel deprived in any MP game because nothing is really matching up to it. I wouldn't mind some 128
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How can you have 64 players in one match? That seems like over kill... Keep in mind that I love close quarters combat a la Halo where you have 16 players maximum and 8 players in ranked. I see it as clutter... 22 seems ideal to me.
64 players was always the standard in the Battlefield franchise until Bad Company 2.
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Didn't MAG for the PS3 have 128 players?
And i think Joint Ops for PC (old game tough) supported upto 150 players, massive maps tough but great game.
    
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Yeah Forgotten Hope is quite awesome with 128, as long as it's not lagging. A guy in Finland cracked the code and opened it up on his server.

I understand PC isn't the only game platform, but it's always sad news when a phenomenal PC genre is destroyed by a bureaucratic move towards more profitability. It may make sense for the business to expand into consoles, but it completely robs dev time from making the PC version as awesome as it used to be.
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Yep it's 24.

Lol that's nothing.

BC2 on the PC had 32 which was pretty nice and fun.

64 players on BF3 is what I would imagine a hellzone would be lol
Play BF2, I've been doing it to get used to the BF style shooting and stuff again, 64players is a blast. (Using BF264SP mod or whatever its called)

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How can you have 64 players in one match? That seems like over kill... Keep in mind that I love close quarters combat a la Halo where you have 16 players maximum and 8 players in ranked. I see it as clutter... 22 seems ideal to me.
The maps are easily big enough, you're usually capping one point with a bunch of other squads capping the other points/defending/whatever, so it ends up being 16 players fighting each other usually.
    
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doesnt MAG have 256 players in the domination gamemode?
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How can you have 64 players in one match? That seems like over kill... Keep in mind that I love close quarters combat a la Halo where you have 16 players maximum and 8 players in ranked. I see it as clutter... 22 seems ideal to me.
Battlefield was made for 64 player gameplay, when the vehicles, large maps and squad gameplay comes in you will see why 64 players is so awesome. But if u play cs on some modded 64 player server that's just stupid.
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