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[MP1st] BF3 – UMP-45 “only a little OP,” Changes to Bolt-Action Rifles, and HC Mode D

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As the Battlefield 3 Beta is now over, and DICE is hard at work putting the finishing touches on the retail version, Alan Kertz, Senior Gameplay Designer, is revealing some very interesting information regarding the controversial issue of weapon damage.
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yea, well i knew this would happen, its a good thing.
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I must admit that once I started using the UMP-45 it was a crazy powerful weapon. Coupled with a holo scope and the front grip it was a beast!
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that was the only weapon I used until I unlocked the f2000 on assault, and damn that f200 is sweet,
I really hope they rid the bfbc2 heli feel and bring back the bf2 heli
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No offense, but didn't you just post this 2 days ago?
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I was able to get a 7 man spray with a single clip, using the UMP, flanking the enemy down the right tunnel just as you're entering the metro. I'd say it was a pretty OP weapon. I don't mind it being changed at all. I was a little more upset to hear that the AS VAL was under-powered and hope that gets changed in the final release.

As for the bolt action rifles, they're fairly accurate so aiming for the head isn't a problem at all. I would much rather see it being 2-hit kill anywhere else. If you're close enough, finishing people off with a pistol isn't an issue either.

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No offense, but didn't you just post this 2 days ago?
It seems to be two different articles.
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The UMP was so Bauss. My favorite was the r870 though. I got so many kills with that thing. I gotta say though, that corridor with the locker room on the third mcom base was a pain for attackers because it was so easy to get shot entering the doorway or blown up by the time you reached the inside. Engineer was my best class.
    
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I honestly enjoyed the pistols more than the primaries, but I got used to being a "rambo" recon in BFBC2 with the M1911 so it was too easy in the BF3 beta
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UMP in 90% of games is the weakest gun you can put in ur hands...

Battlefield makes it seem like you are shooting 50cals out of a UMP when really you are shooting a small .45 pistol round. Gun is way WAY overpowered
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The UMP needs to be overpowered. It was overpowered in MW2, it's overpowered in MW3, therefore it needs to be overpowered for BF3.
    
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