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In your face console gamers!
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I play BF3 on the Xbox with my friends (they get owned on PC) & they cannot stand rented servers, it's been like this since the update.
I haven't played on a legit dice or EA server since the update.

Kinda sucks too because if you're doing very good in a game & the admin is in that game on the other team they can kick you just because they can (happened to me at least twice or more).
    
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In your face console gamers!

Its in our face...

Consolized failed BF2 successor..
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Silly EA and BF3, you're not Activision and CoD
   
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Wait, so what exactly does this do?
It seems to me, if the original article were 100% accurate, EA is pulling the plug on servers that they ran, and giving them up for rent? I don't see how this affects anybody... even your average console BF3 player. It's not like you need to rent your own server to play... Can't you just play on other people's servers? Like how PC gamers who don't rent, have to play on other servers... rented by other people...? If I'm reading this correctly then it's a complete non-issue and the only thing that changes is there won't be official EA/DICE admins on these servers, and they'll have different names.
What practical difference does this make for your average player?

Thats pretty much what i took away from this. Some people will take every opportunity they can to blame EA for why they dont like BF3. Their heads are clouded with nostalgia for BF2 and they cant understand why they dont feel the same way about BF3. Things change, its part of life. I think BF3 is a great game and ive definitely got my money's worth out of it.
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I'm still trying to figure out how this is going to even affect the casual gamer? It's not like you will have to pay to be on a server, just to run one. People are still free to play on other's servers...
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This is why I decided not to buy BF3. I wont buy WoW either. After paying 60 bucks for a game I don't think I should keep paying for it. Call me cheap. I got Mass Effect 3 instead.
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Wait, so what exactly does this do?
It seems to me, if the original article were 100% accurate, EA is pulling the plug on servers that they ran, and giving them up for rent? I don't see how this affects anybody... even your average console BF3 player. It's not like you need to rent your own server to play... Can't you just play on other people's servers? Like how PC gamers who don't rent, have to play on other servers... rented by other people...? If I'm reading this correctly then it's a complete non-issue and the only thing that changes is there won't be official EA/DICE admins on these servers, and they'll have different names.
What practical difference does this make for your average player?

Someone who read the article


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This is why I decided not to buy BF3. I wont buy WoW either. After paying 60 bucks for a game I don't think I should keep paying for it. Call me cheap. I got Mass Effect 3 instead.

Someone who didn't.
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So glad i never bought this game.

Really wish we could get some Halo Reach for the PC.

Guess ill keep sticking to Halo CE CTF still.

I love my good 'ol CTF games.
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EA will be the End of Battlefield.
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