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There have been many bits of information surrounding the upcoming Battlefield 3 patch, and we’ve taken to task to compile all the expected fixes and tweaks that DICE has confirmed will make their way into the new patch, which should be released in early February. The list of confirmed additions:

Commo Rose 2.0: a complete overhaul of the “Q”-button communications interface, with new commands, voice overs, and more.
Weapon specific accessory tweaks: accessories such as silencers, foregrips etc. will now be tweaked on a per weapon basis and not globally. All accessories are expected to be tweaked in this patch. For more, see a full list of accessory tweaks.
A fix for MAV riding will be applied
Random “Bad Luck” deaths will be fixed across all platforms.
PlayStation 3 users will see a VOIP fix
Drivers will now get 50 points for “vehicle assist kills”. Pilot assist points will be increased as well.
Sniper rifles will get increased accuracy after aiming-down with Red Dot or Holo sights.

And a few unconfirmed patch notes, but issues/features that DICE are looking into:

The USAS-12 with Frag rounds will be balanced (unconfirmed: DICE has said they are looking into it).
The resupply speed on the M320 grenade launcher might get increased, according to DICE.
Horn sounds will be added to Humvees and other transport vehicles.
Fall damage is being looked into as well.

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Yay for sneaky snipers on top of skyscrapers nerfed... Now you'll need to waste a full size chopper to get up there, or get someone to fly-by wink.gif
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"Fall damage is being looked into as well."

Is it sad that that is the thing I'll be looking forward to the most? lol
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"Fall damage is being looked into as well."
Is it sad that that is the thing I'll be looking forward to the most? lol

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Horn sounds will be added to Humvees and other transport vehicles.

is what you should be most excited about instead.
    
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Commo Rose 2.0 seems intriguing. Anything that allows for better communication is welcome, like I don't know, squad voip or something crazy like that. Still, seems like a step in the right direction.
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should have the dukes of hazzard horn sound to the humvees
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Thank god they're tweaking the USAS/M320
Think they're going to tweak the lag/Hit registry problems?
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Further proof that it should have been delayed.

Now we need GUI 2.0
    
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Dam i love MAV transport.
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Yes, because this:
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Horn sounds will be added to Humvees and other transport vehicles.
is what you should be most excited about instead.

My Jihad jeep gets its beep beep back
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