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Over the past month or so, Battlefield 3 community managers have been under slight criticism for an apparent lack of attention towards the BF3 community and for DICE’s overall lack of updates. But to give praise where it’s due, DICE has shown a high standard for listening to player feedback, making their recent inactivity all the more noticeable. Of course, at the same time, it’s safe to say DICE is definitely hard at work on a couple of things; one being the upcoming patch, and the other being the incoming DLC announcement due sometime this week.



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Like fixing falling damage. Tired of killing myself walking off small ledges.
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Under "slight" criticism?
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So true they better get on it
    
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Under "slight" criticism?

Exactly what I was thinking.
OP: I hope that they get on the ball
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Yes.
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How did the PC version sell? I heard EA was disappointed in its sales.
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There is still so many small but game-impacting problems I doubt a year of updates would fix them all.

These bugs bother me the most right now:
Invisible walls.
Walls that can be walked through.
Fences/guard rails that cannot be shot through.
Tanks have no ability to run over small cars.
IFV getting stuck with front wheel drive when it is ALL WHEEL DRIVE.
Vehicle collision is broken.
Hurdling overall is finicky.
Shooting while in reloading/hurdling animation.
0% health = alive.
Silencers mess with bullet detection.
Knifing is finicky. (much more in confined areas)
Top of head = gun muzzle. (this is why people can shoot you with only the top of their head showing)
Endless map glitches. (comes with making detailed maps)
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You guys.... lol... People tend to forget that it was almost 8 months before all of the bugs were worked out of Battlefield 2... I have played every single BF title/expansion (BC series are expansions only lol) and every single one has required 4-8 months worth of play before they were fully balanced...

Those of you who have forgotten this have short memories indeed... DICE is not perfect... nor do they do things precisely when we would like... But a quote from Gandalf comes to mind here... "A wizard is neither late nor is he early, he arrives precisely when he means to." ***blows smoke ring***

DICE fixes their bugs and glitches... They have always been community based and that wont change... Give them time and BF3 will shine... smile.gif BTW... It takes a LONG time to EDIT program code... which is what patching a game is... You practically have to rewrite the code... THIS TAKES TIME TO PERFECT and should not be expected to take 5 minutes after release... As a programmer I have a great deal of respect for the speed that the company rolls out their updates as it is...

Moral of the story... Be patient... smile.gif


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How did the PC version sell? I heard EA was disappointed in its sales.

EA should look at their own work (Origin) before asking such a stupid question. Once they do that, they will know the ORIGIN of their problem. smile.gif
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