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Can you give me your opinion of both in terms of online play? I dont want a flame war so please only comment if you own both.
One thing that gets me is that MW3 has like 20+ maps doesn't it, where as BF3 has like 6-8 and certain game modes you have the same maps but smaller playable areas. Does this get old?
Also the thing that drove me insane in the old BF games was people would run, then drop the floor and kill you. Can they still do that in the new one? That was far worse than bunny hopping to me.
Really would appreciate the overall online experience comparison from people who are playing them both. I only have budget for one at this time so I want to do it with the game with the best online play.

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post #2 of 76
mw3 has 8 maps.

Bf3 has about the same.

MW3 = medium maps
BF3 = Larger maps

BF3 drop shots aren't the same as Mw3 you notice it from side to side because in BF3 you lunge drop and mw3 you pretty much a pixel dropping on the floor.

for long term gameplay BF3 for just killing Mw3 if you like the whole prestige idea
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post #3 of 76
BF3 does my head in to play online. Everyone camps and the pace is slower. MW3 is much, much faster and it's more of a mad rush. I have much more fun playing MW3 online with my mates than I do playing BF3.

Everyone is different though, and so your tastes may well be at odds to mine. The only thing you can really do is try to remember which series you preferred last time and go with that. You can always save up and get the other at a later date.
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They are both 2 different styles of gameplay: Simulator vs Arcade style while they are both in the same First Person Shooter genre.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by k0rnh0li0 View Post

mw3 has 8 maps.
Bf3 has about the same.
MW3 = medium maps
BF3 = Larger maps
BF3 drop shots aren't the same as Mw3 you notice it from side to side because in BF3 you lunge drop and mw3 you pretty much a pixel dropping on the floor.
for long term gameplay BF3 for just killing Mw3 if you like the whole prestige idea

MW3 has 16 maps, not 8. BF3 has 9 maps, more to come in Back to Karkand.

OP, I have both, and it's safe to say that MW3 is just quick and dirty fun. I quite enjoy the playstyle of it and would play it for short periods of time. BF3 on the other hand is when I wanna get down and "be serious" in my gaming.

They're two different games, and should be treated as such.
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oh btw i haven't bough MW3 for PC most likely i wouldnt like it considering dedicated servers on xbox. just to clarify but the gameplay doesn't change. mouse controllers. same thing
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I don't own MW3 (and wont).
In a lot of ways the whole diving to the ground thing in BF3 is funny once you get used to that the amount of headshots I get is crazy:D.
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post #8 of 76
Got both, like both:P

2 different games for 2 different times to play it:D
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post #9 of 76
I'm busy deciding the same thing, I'm going for MW3, I want to see if Battlefield 3 gets released on Steam, ill get it then,I don't want just one game on Origin.
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$60 is expensive if I only go for MW3 single player so I just borrowed from a friend to play single player mode only.
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I'm busy deciding the same thing, I'm going for MW3, I want to see if Battlefield 3 gets released on Steam, ill get it then,I don't want just one game on Origin.

You can import EA Steam games into Origin FYI.
 
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