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HAHAHAHA! Best way to learn is the hard way!

?? Huh? Why are you laughing at someone regretting a purchase?
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A resounding "not much".
For the price of premium you could expect roughly 17 maps, right then and there. I'm sure you get the ability to unlock some meaningless achievements or too. Wouldn't know, don't care.
With premium you get those same meaningless achievements. If you buy it NOW you get 8 maps and some weapons you will probably never use. You get a new skin for your knife too I guess if that makes it worth more to you. If you bought it when it was new, you got ... well.. that knife skin.
You could argue that you also get new vehicles, but that's pretty much bull. One of the two existing "expansions" doesn't even have vehicles, never mind new ones. Those new vehicles are locked to the maps they were added in and they replace the old vehicles. Many of them have identical functions. Does it really change the gameplay? No not really. Maybe the AC-130 and the missile truck, but lets face it the missile truck is useless and the AC-130 might as well be a kill/death streak item from CoD.
Now, they promise they will add another 8 maps and some more junk weapons. MMK. They've already shown their promises aren't worth a whole lot so I'm not giving them any points for that.
So where does that really leave us? 8 maps, 2 (functionally) new vehicles (which are only playable on what... 2 of those maps each?), some empty promises and a whole bunch of meaningless cosmetic items VS 17 real, existing, functional maps.
I hate CoD and I'm a long time Battlefield fan, but I've gotta say, so far CoD's map packs offer a significantly greater value per dollar. Even if EA makes good on all it's current promises (which they are steadily reneging on), it will only be AS good or marginally better than what already exists in CoD without having to hope and pray and wait.

You seem to be forgetting that one Armored Kill map is bigger than all the maps in a COD mappack combined. Also just because you think all the vehicles are the same doesn't mean they are.
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meh i already got my one dollar per hour fun out of premium just from armored kill biggrin.gif
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meh i already got my one dollar per hour fun out of premium just from armored kill biggrin.gif

Sorry if you dont get the minimum 5000 hours which people supposedly claim they got with Bf2 the game is a failure.
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As a pretty hardcore BF3 player I'm actually pretty ok with this. The expaned content has already delivered over 20 new weapons and at this point they are just redundant stat-wise. The only thing you'd really be looking at is new skins. As it is now only half the weapons are really worth using and it's not even Dice's fault or a balance problem. You just can't have 50+ different weapons all equally worth using.

Just reality.

Also the new vehicles aren't really the same.

Also I laughed pretty hard at the guy who said BF3 was just getting worse and then named AK as a highlight. You do realize it's less then a month old and the last thing released in game correct?
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As a pretty hardcore BF3 player I'm actually pretty ok with this. The expaned content has already delivered over 20 new weapons and at this point they are just redundant stat-wise. The only thing you'd really be looking at is new skins. As it is now only half the weapons are really worth using and it's not even Dice's fault or a balance problem. You just can't have 50+ different weapons all equally worth using.
Just reality.
Also the new vehicles aren't really the same.
Also I laughed pretty hard at the guy who said BF3 was just getting worse and then named AK as a highlight. You do realize it's less then a month old and the last thing released in game correct?

agreed, the thought of new weapons is alright, but i honestly don't really know what else they can really add. i think DICE have done a pretty neat job of balance with guns. 90%+ of guns are all down to preference.
I wonder whether they were planning to release new guns and are pulling the idea or if they just want to work on more important things for those expansions.rolleyes.gif
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Sorry if you dont get the minimum 5000 hours which people supposedly claim they got with Bf2 the game is a failure.

Is that a serious quote? If I remember correctly, the only players that reached 5000 hours were in the top 20 ranks.
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As long as the maps are good I could care less about a few new weapons ect. there is plenty to choose from already.
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Taking away more content again. Nice EA. You're pathetic.
    
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At what point do people stop trusting EA? Or do people already not trust EA but want to play the games in any case and so buy them? Maybe a fan of their games can let me know.
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