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I was given BF3 for my Xbox so I could play with friends. No one was online today so I said I would do try campaign and see what it was like on a console, graphics wise. During the last few missions the gameplay went to unplayable FPS, now, my xbox is in a room with air con and this is Ireland and it is pretty cold so don't blame the heat. That just tears it for me and consoles. No more new games will be played on it if it cant handle them all.
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Main Question is:
Did this happen to anyone else?
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Hello,

Couple of months ago, i read online some peoples consoles got killed by LA Noire.

Just keep your Console in a open space, example not shuffed in tight corner of a TV Furniture.

You could also try to Vacuum Clean / Air Pressure to blow some dust out of the inside
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It should be able to run decently. Open your case, if you dare, and clean it out. I wouldn't think that would really be the problem, but it's the only thing I can think of. Unless you're real picky.....
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I was given BF3 for my Xbox so I could play with friends. No one was online today so I said I would do try campaign and see what it was like on a console, graphics wise. During the last few missions the gameplay went to unplayable FPS, now, my xbox is in a room with air con and this is Ireland and it is pretty cold so don't blame the heat. That just tears it for me and consoles. No more new games will be played on it if it cant handle them all.
Rant Over

Main Question is:
Did this happen to anyone else?
Seeing as how this is the first I've heard about it, I'm going to say it's probably not something wrong with the game. If something like this did make it through then it would be Microsoft's fault, they have 2-3 weeks with a game for QA to make sure it meets all of their standards.

Also, because it's fixed hardware developers should be able to completely max out the hardware and not cause issues with it, just as you should be able to run any program on your CPU/GPU 24/7 at stock settings.
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Seeing as how this is the first I've heard about it, I'm going to say it's probably not something wrong with the game. If something like this did make it through then it would be Microsoft's fault, they have 2-3 weeks with a game for QA to make sure it meets all of their standards.

Also, because it's fixed hardware developers should be able to completely max out the hardware and not cause issues with it, just as you should be able to run any program on your CPU/GPU 24/7 at stock settings.
I've heard about an issue like this before with unplayable FPS during certain sequences. If that is indeed this, I'd say its the developers fault... Sure, Microsoft should be making sure the games performance is up to standards, but I'd expect the developer to be a lot more involved. It's also subjective what OP is talking about as unplayable FPS. If he's somebody who is accustomed to constant 60 FPS then he might consider 15-20 to be unplayable, which, while not common, isn't exactly 'unplayable' by most people's standards. (Which would also explain the low number of reports I've seen)
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I feel like water cooling my xbox now that I don't use it anymore. But yeah, It's not a battlefield exclusive thing, Black Ops campaign had borderline unplayable sections for me.
 
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Try taking a can of compressed air and spraying into your 360 to try and get any dust that may be sitting on the heatsinks.
     
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It's more likely the game. There was a few parts at the end of the game where FPS dropped really low for me in the campaign also.
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post #9 of 14
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My xbox is okay I opened it and replayed the missions and this was in a cool room, 12C.
Same experience.
I personally think after a lot of thought that games are developing too fast for
non upgradable consoles. Maybe if, say you could upgrade you xbox GPU to the latest pc standard model or microsoft made them upgradable. For example they could release an xbox branded GPU that you, as an end user could fit and perhaps other upgrades like processors, Ram and Blu-Ray drives.
Just a thought
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Originally Posted by Slim Shady View Post
My xbox is okay I opened it and replayed the missions and this was in a cool room, 12C.
Same experience.
I personally think after a lot of thought that games are developing too fast for
non upgradable consoles. Maybe if, say you could upgrade you xbox GPU to the latest pc standard model or microsoft made them upgradable. For example they could release an xbox branded GPU that you, as an end user could fit and perhaps other upgrades like processors, Ram and Blu-Ray drives.
Just a thought
The whole point of consoles is to create an affordable, single configuration though. If consoles were upgrade-able then what would happen with the people who chose not to upgrade? Would they just not be able to play good games? The PC is the upgrade-able platform.
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