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I love all the ignorant posts in this thread that still have no idea about the tech involved in crafting the PC version of this game versus how limited the console versions truly are.

Take some time to read up on DICE's presentations on the PC version and realize that regardless of the mid-development switch, the PC version is just far more superior to the console versions, which are actually, physically hardware-limited.

The lead platform switch wasn't made to scrap the tech used in making the game - it was made to meet a deadline - it makes sense that they threw more resources at the consoles at one point. The only thing we would have gotten without the switch was probaby a more refined launch without the few bugs people are experiencing that DICE is now addressing.

Enough with this, "I told you so" crap, as those people obviously have no idea what they're talking about. If you think that this game is in any way a console port, well...enjoy your ignorance, cause it must be bliss.
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So we could have had a better game if EA didn't want to shove it out the door before it was ready.


That's a shame.
They have budgets and deadlines they have to meet, sometimes they're forced to rush and sell like this its hard to say you don't want to release a game work a couple hundred million when your running out of the very stuff you want.
    
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They have budgets and deadlines they have to meet, sometimes they're forced to rush and sell like this its hard to say you don't want to release a game work a couple hundred million when your running out of the very stuff you want.
how hard is it to do something thats you've already done for 7 YEARS?!

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All things in the battlefield series before it went to console. BF2 and BF2142 where the best in terms of team play and personally i dont think there will be another game as good as Battlefield 2142 in terms of community, group progression and dedication.


Battlefield 2142 Is the last Battlefield game to stay true to its roots.
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Been playing the campaign for the last 3-4 hours. It's fun. Get lost haters.
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Been playing the campaign for the last 3-4 hours. It's fun. Get lost haters.
QTE moments weren't funny though.
I think the BC2 campaign was better because the teamwork and funny comments really lightened it up.
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QTE moments weren't funny though.
I think the BC2 campaign was better because the teamwork and funny comments really lightened it up.
Lol dude, this is a war game. We're not playing it to have a laugh. We're playing it to shoot people and blow stuff up
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that just goes to show there is no love for pc gamers. I am so mad about bf3 right now. its so un playable on pc i think i should just waited for mw3 at least i know that the game will run and not be plague with bugs from release. heck even bf3 beta was not so bad.
 
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Burn their socks I say!
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I'm a bit sad that there are no mods coming. Having seen Project Reality, I was really hoping that the community would learn to put out some sick mods.


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how hard is it to do something thats you've already done for 7 YEARS?!

COMMANDERS
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TEAMWORK
PUSH PULL MAPS
SCROLLING TEXT
COMMAND ROSE

I know this:
- in game voice
- teamwork
- I think the holding down "q" in BF3 is the command rose? It's kinda sucky, nobody responds to it, why would I take the time to hold a button and move the mouse in a direction?

What's a commander?
What's a push pull map?
What scrolling text are we referring to? Is the "holding down tab" to see the roster score and how the scroll wheel doesn't work? Seems a bit retarded to have a scroll bar but not to have it work. Still that doesn't seem to be something to complain about...


Since I don't really know what those are... am I seriously missing out?
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