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Sounds like a crappy idea. The whole idea of battlefield is stupid. Run around. Shoot a bunch of guys. See how you can exploit your self and others. Any one who finds that entertainment is delusional and should die an agonizing death.

LOL you just won the "Internet User Award" of the day. biggrin.gif
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I don't see how CS 1.6 is proof of what you say.. It came out in 2003 and it just recently got dropped from one league? That's a 9 year run. That is a long time.

WCG is not a league, it's one of the largest tournaments in world. The only other competing tournament in the FPS scene for the PC is Intel Extreme Masters. Nine years may seem like a long run, but it's the only FPS that stands a chance in WCG, IEM, and any other possible future World E-Sports events.
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It took them 6 months just to put the names of the capture points on the damn map. This game will never be played professionally, it is too buggy and there simply isn't enough support for it.
    
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BF3 has come and gone. This wont save it, neither will the DLC
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post #55 of 62
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BF3 has come and gone. This wont save it, neither will the DLC

you must be talking about some other BF3. the BF3 i just got done spending the last 4 hours with looks to be doing pretty good.
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No thanks, I am absolutely done with the franchise.
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You'd have to be bored out of your mind to want to watch BF3 gameplay.

And why is that?

Bf3 has some of the most insane, crazy and funny moments I have ever experienced in a game; which I would have liked to rewatch afterwards.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOaGhE_sejI

Moments like these is something games like cod, cs, tf2 etc will never provide.
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WCG is not a league, it's one of the largest tournaments in world. The only other competing tournament in the FPS scene for the PC is Intel Extreme Masters. Nine years may seem like a long run, but it's the only FPS that stands a chance in WCG, IEM, and any other possible future World E-Sports events.

Why is it the only FPS that stands a chance? What's wrong with Counter Strike: Source or Global Offensive? I still don't understand your original point, though, that it's too late for BF3 to enter the competitive scene. Your reasoning that most of competitive playing happens in the first few months of a game's launch just doesn't make sense and you proved that with the CS 1.6 argument. If CS 1.6 was competitive for 9 years, why are the first few months so important? Being that it's the competitive community that wants these features so much (the reason why DICE is doing this in the first place, which is surprising since it's such a small portion of the community.. and people say DICE doesn't care rolleyes.gif), there will most certainly be a competitive scene after these features are fully implemented. There's nothing to stop tournaments from being held whether they're big or small.
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BF3 has come and gone. This wont save it, neither will the DLC

Huh.. Last I checked, BF3 is doing very well and is a very active game.
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And why is that?
Bf3 has some of the most insane, crazy and funny moments I have ever experienced in a game; which I would have liked to rewatch afterwards.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOaGhE_sejI
Moments like these is something games like cod, cs, tf2 etc will never provide.

biggrin.gif Oh how I love "Battlefield Moments."
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I didn't mean it in that regard though. LAN centers don't restrict you to only playing on LAN games, you can usually go online and play on regular servers (at least at ones I have been to). I just don't see how that would work with Battlelog. The appeal in going to a LAN center is that you don't have a gaming computer at home.
I also noticed last weekend that debris from destroyed structures isn't synced. I was pushing a huge concrete pole that was on the ground and my friend wasn't seeing it moving, he just saw it laying where HIS client decided the debris landed. It makes sense in server load sense. Hopefully some day 100% of everything in a game will be synchronized between players. Some day... when everyone in the world has Google Fiber. thumb.gif

So they would have to rework the entire game to fix this issue?

Even though I still enjoy playing this game, I won't be buying anymore BF's if this is the way the franchise as a whole is going to be run. I'll buy the CQB dlc and ride that til the next best thing comes along. 2143 or whatever, no thanks.
 
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Unfortunately BF3 can never be taken seriously as a competitive game until they fix the inherent built-in lag. Run behind a wall, 2 seconds later you die. Try to snipe someone that's juking you... Good luck, just take random pop shots. Try to pull a quickie surprise jump and/or dive move... never, ever works. Playing BF3 is like wading through sour cream and until they fix that and give it as precise and quick input as CS, it's nothing but a pretty benchmark.
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