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No. They're disregarding the minority, and appeasing the majority. Their arrogance is really just business sense.

Lol.

No, they are disregarding the community and going after the COD community. Which is what they've always wanted, money. They assume the community will buy the new game regardless so they don't address us. That's arrogance. Straight up, nothing else. False confidence in your consumer base to blindly buy your products.

I don't understand people that defend a multi-billion dollar company that doesn't deserve it. EA has not done anything beneficial for the video games industry ever and they don't care about you. The people complaining care and want good games for everyone. Defending EA doesn't benefit anyone or anything. Just gives them more power to ruin the video game industry and the games they publish.
    
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Except, it isn't really. Not in the long run.

Inviting people is fine. Changing the core aspects of the game in an attempt to steal over players of a dissimilar game franchise isn't.

Which has nothing to do with a company reaching out to audiences who have interests relevant to their product.

If that audience was literally the only audience they were working with, you'd have a point, but that isn't the case.

They still work with sites and commentators already advertising their products and have given incentives to those currently not doing so in order to increase market visibility,

If trying to get max market visibility is "obnoxious" and a crime, then almost literally every company in existence should and would have been locked up.

After all, how dare they spread word of their product to people likely to be interested in it! How vile of them. rolleyes.gif

Inb4 a person attacks me as a person instead of addressing the points I made in my post.....too late.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 3/26/13 at 8:39pm
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post #83 of 92
As more CoD players convert to Battlefield, More Battlefield players will stop playing it. Simple.
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BF2 forever <3<3<3
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So the already foul, inmature and badmouthed BF3 community is upgrading the EA way...with more kiddies throwing tantrums and crapping all over the place cause you owned them. Nice EA.

You just can't do the same with BF as with COD, or do you think that every stupid kiddie parents have the money or are willing to pay the pretty penny that running DICE engines with good FPS costs? biggrin.gif
    
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BF3 really doesn't have a skill plateau like the other fps on the market.

2 words
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I don't get why so many BF players are mad about this. You didn't know this was going to happen? EA has been a terrible money grubbing company that generates max profit regardless of what the original playerbase thinks for a while now.

I purchased vanilla bf3 knowing it was going to be a cheap console like fps with none of the main features of the older bf games but I purchased it to play with friends and just for basic entertainment. After I realized what a bad mistake it was due to the bugs, rampant hacks, generic play did I rage and flame EA? No it was my own chose to purchase the game. I didn't forum rage and most importantly I DIDN'T BUY ANYTHING ELSE EA related.

Most of the people that cry about the horrible games that EA puts out are the same people that probably gobble them up. No amount of crying is going to change what EA is planning on doing with bf4 (as shown with most of their games) period.

Oh I forgot to mention I still do purchase many EA games but that is always for 25 cents at yardsales.thumb.gif
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Its hard to kill COD. COD is for nubs and kids. They cant play BF.

But I play COD and I play BF perfectly fine
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Ok so im playing hyperdimension neptunia...

That storyline is spot on with how the game industry works now, The accuracy is unbelievable.
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Guess what im sure there are people out there who contribute more than you ever will to society while still playing games like cod and what not. I just laugh at the fact u think playing games makes you contribute to society in any way shape or form.

I question why you would think playing games can't contribute to society.
I'd argue that when Dendi or *Insert player(s) from your game of choice* streams they're unquestionably contributing to society.
Just because YOU might not see the value of what they're putting out, doesn't mean it's not a contribution.

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Originally Posted by Nonehxc View Post

So the already foul, inmature and badmouthed BF3 community is upgrading the EA way...with more kiddies throwing tantrums and crapping all over the place cause you owned them. Nice EA.

I had far more crying of hacks and aimbot in BF2 than I ever have in BF3... And people have this silly opinion that there's always a hacker in every server on BF3.
Edited by OwnedINC - 3/26/13 at 10:30pm
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