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Eh, if people want to pay to unlock everything instead of grinding it out, that's fine - it's not like there are any real advantages to that, especially going up against everyone else who had the playtime to unlock all the items in the first place.

This also shouldn't come as a complete surprise, considering that EA CEO John Riccitiello discussed a concept to charge players $$$ to reload a gun/for an extra clip in-game:



In short, BF3 might be the last game we see that isn't completely screwed by microtransactions. Unfortunately, this and an F2P model are the directions the entire industry seems to be going toward....
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Paying to unlock kits is not new.

It was in Bad Company 2, a game that launched two years ago.

Noone died as a result and shockingly, people still were able to have fun.
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How do I unlock real Battlefield maps and gameplay mechanics? I think I accidentally bought the CoD version.
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How do I unlock real Battlefield maps and gameplay mechanics? I think I accidentally bought the CoD version.

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Credibility: destroyed.
The problem with the game is not the weapons.
Until you realise this, you will continue to go 1 and 22.
Yeah, the fact that you can buy guns means that the massive patch you just downloaded with the masses of fine tooth comb WEAPON BALANCING is now irrelevant.
The fact that you can now buy the FAMAS means that the stats for it have now become massively overpowered all of a sudden.
Oh wait, you admit dont even play the game. No wonder you're so clueless, let alone able to understand the weapon mechanics.
Why do you even post in these threads? It makes you look kind of silly when you jump to conclusions without even basic knowledge.

Apparently you missed the part that said I shot someone 8 times with a sniper rifle. Seems like a weapon issue to me. Sounds like a lot of defensive anger posted by you throughout this thread. Wonder why?
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post #136 of 298
You still seem oblivious to the actual problem tbh.

If you're easily going 1 and 22 and blame it on the starter guns, you're killing your own credibility.

It really is literally that straight forward.

The weapons are not the problem.

You could play from rank 1 to 100 with nothing any of the starter weapons for any class and dominate matches.

Seriously, if you're going 1 and 22, it's not because of the starter weapons sucking.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 3/29/12 at 6:11pm
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Hmm, I wonder why then do people tell other people not to cheat in games. Oh you're just gonna ruin the experience. Oh, once you get everything you're just gonna get bored and stop playing it. But now EA makes you pay for cheat codes and it's ok, haha. Everyone's turning into the casuals and EA is targeting all the casuals. Shoot man, I only got 2 hours a week to play. How am I suppose to get all them guns? Oh thanks EA for letting me buy cheat codes. Haha. And once you get it, you don't even have much time to play it so then what's the point of buying it if you don't even have time to enjoy it? Man, EA's good at these mind games.
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ahahahha XD
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This argument just goes to prove that the preposterous amount of unlocks in modern fps games is just bad for everyone.
Why can't I just get a nice balanced gaming experience that I can just hop into when I want and not worry about unlocking stuff that I don't have the time for. All this for 60$. Restricting lower level players to worse equipment and then putting them up against more experienced players with better stuff has always been a dumb idea in my opinion. You're supposed to be skilled at the game to win, not unlock stuff.
II want all unlocks gone, they're bad, fps games are not rpgs.
But yeah I support this. BF3 really has way too much unlocks, to the point where it really makes it hard to enjoy the game if you don't have the time to unlock all that stuff.

I always loved the way Counter Strike did... everyone no matter what skill level gets the same guns depending on money.. they don't need to unlock anything.
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OT but I always thought it strange that the better you get, the better weapons become available. It should be the other way round; start with everything and level up to the point where you just have a knife.... tongue.gif

In most games, I'd be happy as a pig in manure for something like that. But Battlefield is not close-quarters, and only in rare occurances (like during a chute drop or stealthy flank) do you get the opportunity to knife. It also doesn't help that its a painfully slow QT action, and slashing people does less damage than a finger nail.
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