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Again guys, this all speculation....
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I think people fail to understand that most PC users, like myself, would rather purchase the Digital copy - easier, faster, etc!!!! So BF3 PC numbers are in the millions as well.
    
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I dont know a single person that buys retail pc games anymore. All the retail games I do have from before just sit around collecting dust.

These false numbers only reinforce the stereotype that pc is not a good platform to develop for, when in reality its thriving.
    
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So sad... only 200k preorders?
That's 200k physical copy preorders. That does not include digital preorders. I have a ton of friends that preordered this for PC and did it through Origin. I wouldn't be surprised if the number of digital preorders is higher than the Xbox360 preorders.

We'll have to wait for the official numbers to be released before we can pass judgement, though.


PC as a platform is thriving. People just don't seem to get this. Consoles have their audience, but the hardcore PC crowd is still alive and kicking... and we buy games.
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this is very misleading, Why origin preorders are not counted? Of course the console sales are high, it's all physical disks. If they counted Origin digitial preorders, it's a different story.
How is this misleading? The title states that this is based on RETAIL copies. It states, right in the title, what these numbers are based on. Seems pretty logical to me.
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So sad... only 200k preorders?
Sad perhaps, but completely understandable. Got screwed pretty bad on the BC2 release so it would have taken a steep discount to get my pre-order this time around.
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The numbers don't surprise me. A the the release last night I saw; about 60 for 360, 100 for PS3, and 5 for PC (4 of those people included me and my friends).
    
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Battlefield TOTAL(US) pre-orders: 1,975,170

Modern Warfare XBOX(US) pre-orders: 1,979,769

Pretty close...
Sure its close, but why compare total BF3 to just 360 for MW3?
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I'm still waiting for the game to appear on Steam. Wasn't that impressed with it to pre-order it.

Oh, and not being able to bind jump to the scroll wheel sucks.
Edited by mrwalker - 10/25/11 at 5:10pm
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Over double on 360 v PS3? Wow.

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kinda disappointing PC only has 200K preorders, after playing it for 4 hours straight yesterday night I can say DICE created a solid PC game.
EA/Valve made some people unhappy with it not being on Steam.
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