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I don't know why everyone thinks this is like a continue or the next part of the bad company series. its far from it!!! "Battlefield 3" which is the pretty much the remake and better version of battlefield 2! not Bad Company...people just don't get it. The game is built from the ground up everytime.

So Frostbite 2 is the newest version from the ground up. So EVERYTHING FROM BC2 isn't there!!!!! Bf3 its its own thing and title! not BC3 renamed as BF3.....annoys me. anwaysssssss When frostbite 2.5 comes out i bet the destruction will get more advance. Same as when Frost bite 2.5 came out and whatnot.

Destruction became insane. Frostbite 2 is all about the environment. Not destruction. They focused more on details, lighting, sound, and of course every building has its own destruction characteristic and destruction model. When 2.5 comes out i bet they will focus more on the effects and destruction.

I believe the detail of the destruction in bf3 is far more advance they the other game engines and will progress more. The reason the couldn't fully do all out destruction is because it has to balance out the gameplay.

Yes, its amazing to have a whole 5 story building to come down but then the path is blocked and no one from your team can advance to that objective or rush to the com center and defuse it because someone thought it was cool to distory the whole dam building at your spawn point.


Its the same for comparing this game to MW2......This isnt COD!!! not even close. COD is its own thing. Its made its own form of gameplay. All out running, spray and pray arcade gameplay.

Im done now. Yes its weird to hear that its a console port but it originally was for the pc and it shows. They just had to rush all the people developing the pc version and move on to the consoles since its really easy to just port it over. BF3 was suppose to come out in 2013 solely for pc then ported to console. Read it on a gamers blog a while back when BF3 was just new.
BF3 is considered a step-back in game play from BF2 according to some who played BF2 a lot. That is why people are calling it BC3.
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It's on its last legs yet most of the "news breaking titles", as you like to call them, are also coming to the PC... Where exactly is PC dying?
I love you for asking this. Remember the time when PC had exclusive titles and was just a beast, and you didn't have to budget for the gaming...and everybody had some teamspeak going on...all those great things about PC are slowly coming to an end. It's just super angry people trying to win at bf3 or whatever game. games are getting ported from the console and coming out like garbage. and has an dump truck of DRM. Dead Island, Rage, and BF3 all had problems at release. Pretty damn annoying ones too. Console players just got to pop it in and play it. all 3 zillion of them.

tl;dr

I <3 BF3 with all my mm.
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Most games end up this way. Couldn't care less. If it's better on the consoles I'll buy it for either console. If not, PC it is.

People whine about the most indiscriminate things. Also, I get some much laughs from the whole Console vs Console vs PC fad. Just get all three and be happy, like I did.
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BF3 is considered a step-back in game play from BF2 according to some who played BF2 a lot. That is why people are calling it BC3.
People remember wrong. This happens to me all the time. Always thing how good the days where of that game i used to pay and that the new one its only a bit better, until i go back to the old game and see the fast difference.
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BF3 is considered a step-back in game play from BF2 according to some who played BF2 a lot. That is why people are calling it BC3.
Can you please elaborate?

Only significant thing I can think BF3 has removed is the commander, but BF3 has added in stuff such as the EOD bot, squad UAV drone, mortars; all which make up for the commanders abilities.

I remember people were begging for mortars and soflams in bf2 and DICE didnt deliver, well they delivered it in this installment but its still considered a step back. To me they took out some things but added new ones.

I was a long time player of BF2 but the game was broken in many ways, underperforming weapons, poor aa options, poor hit registration and it was a huge nade spam due to people having 7 grenades.

Worse thing I can find in BF3 are some of the maps are of poor design, but bf2 had this as well fu she pass comes to mind.
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Can you please elaborate?

Only significant thing I can think BF3 has removed is the commander, but BF3 has added in stuff such as the EOD bot, squad UAV drone, mortars; all which make up for the commanders abilities.

I remember people were begging for mortars and soflams in bf2 and DICE didnt deliver, well they delivered it in this installment but its still considered a step back. To me they took out some things but added new ones.

I was a long time player of BF2 but the game was broken in many ways, underperforming weapons, poor aa options, poor hit registration and it was a huge nade spam due to people having 7 grenades.

Worse thing I can find in BF3 are some of the maps are of poor design, but bf2 had this as well fu she pass comes to mind.
(1)Things like being able to sabotage the enemy's equipment in order to hamper their efforts.

(2) Destroying stuff like bridges to force the enemy to either repair it or find alternate routes.

(3) A working Comma Rose that actually had useful messages.

(4) Proper spacing of objectives in order to facilitate squad battles instead of the flags being so close together

(5) Alternate routes to get to other objectives instead of everyone meeting in one spot in the middle of the map which creates nothing but a huge cluster%$#@

Shall I continue ?
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Remember the good ol' days when people didn't war over consoles and PCs?

The days when you had an N64, a PS1, a Sega Dreamcast, and 2 powerhouse gaming PCs in the same room/house?

Oh my, when people didn't compare the different systems as if it mattered.
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One thing I hated in the new COD games is that there was no way for you to practice flying the helicopters other then while playing online which sucked.

Again, one thing BF3 did wrong was remove gameplay against the bots. Why did they remove that feature? They gave us SP but again you can't practice flying jets in SP and without bots you can't hone your skills before you hit the MP maps.

Where are the bots??
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You guys couldnt tell to begin with, and yet here you are complaining....
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Just wanted to point out that there is joystick support for the game.
Sorry but there is definitely not joystick support. Game controllers are certainly supported, but only only a select and random joysticks work. Mine certainly doesn't (Thrustmaster Hotas X). Not sure if you've checked the forums but its not an isolated issue. DICE even reported that joystick support may not be supported upon release but would be in the first patch (not including day 1 patch).
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