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I'm okay with this plan. I don't get to play often. This last weekend was the first time I played in 1 month. So my progress is a bit slow.
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As much as i hate they do this, it does make sense, i mean, if youre a new player with no unlocks, you'll get absolutely obliterated by anyone above level 20.

because:

no medkit
no m320
no mines/gaymores etc
no good sniper
no soflam/mav
no javelin
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Person A unlocked x weapon before you because he payed for it.

Person B unlocked x weapon before you because he spent spent y amount of hours completing z challenge.


Who cares? At the end of the day your goal remains to shoot at or shoot with them. Nothing changes.


You could pay to quick unlock kits in Bad Company 2. What's the big deal?
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I think it's lame because I spent the time earning all the weapons and am almost done getting all the attachments. I only have 5 shotguns left. I understand this was a business move though and they will undoubtedly make a killing from it. Still, they should give the people that earned them from playing something for the effort.
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even if I was a year late to the game I wouldn't spend a penny unlocking stuff, that's part of the fun, earning your unlocks. Most of the guys who cry that they get owned by higher level guys because they have better weapons usualy just suck because they are new to the game and haven't figured out the maps/how to play properly etc yet.
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as someone else said as long as I can still get all the weapons through putting int he time thats cool with me but as soon as it gets to the point where you can only get certain weapons by buying them i will not be pleased....
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Originally Posted by psi_guy View Post

I think it's lame because I spent the time earning all the weapons and am almost done getting all the attachments. I only have 5 shotguns left. I understand this was a business move though and they will undoubtedly make a killing from it. Still, they should give the people that earned them from playing something for the effort.

I see what you are saying, some people have put in tons of hours and deserve to have better weapons.

So maybe they should limit how many upgrades can be purchased. I mean, the level of gun you can buy. Make it to were you can buy up to a certain level, but still have to earn certain things.

For me, I'm fine with it. I will never have a chance to put in a ton of hours. I have too much going on, it could take 5 years, lol. I can maybe put in a couple hours a week at most. Sometimes it might be only 4 hours a month. I was able to do fine with BC2 and made it to a good level, but I worked for a different company then. Now life has taken over. tongue.gif

Me buying the gun isn't going to make me a killing machine. thumb.gif
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As much as I don't like the idea of this, it doesn't really change anything. You can buy all the weapons you want, but you can't buy skill and as long as the weapons they're buying are the same as the ones we're working for, the people who worked for them are going to have more experience and will be better overall. Plus, the starting guns are still some of the best you can get.
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Well this isn't the first time this has been done by a company. Not the first for EA either.

Personally it's more rewarding earning the weapons and other unlocks. Not just buying them and acting I'm like hot stuff, because I pwnd you with a weapon I just bought.
    
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Meh, Doesnt' affect me. My main loadout for Assault is M16A3 with IRON SIGHTS, no 2nd accessory and heavy barrel. and I still get MVP or at least a KD of 2.0 in almost all the games I play.

In games like this, it's not the weapons, its the player's skills.
    
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