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if it's DX12 and as well optimized/scalable as FB3...I'll probably get it since I skipped BF4 and hardline. If it's not native and built from the ground up DX12 then I will probably pass.
     
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Most likely between Thanksgiving and Christmas (November - December).
This is why I quit playing FPS games for the last year+. I had been playing Battlefield for 10 or so years now and enjoyed it until BF4. I just recently reinstalled BF4 again after a year break from it and instantly hated it. I couldn't even force myself to play more than a couple rounds before getting sick of it. It basically got dumbed down to run / drive, gun, die 1 minute later - repeat.

Then I decided to check out other FPS games like Squad where I could get a decent 10+ minute lifespan and get some enjoyment out of it. After playing this game that has such solid team play and good game mechanics, I'll never be buying another BF game.

Thankfully most people want a reasonably fast paced shooter, if BF ever became like Squad I would be sad.
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I'll be buying it for sure, while they have moved more towards the fast paced shooter, the pure fact is that is what the masses want. I pretty much exclusively play HC CQ Large and the gameplay feels nothing like call of duty. Squad and Arma are a lot slower paced and more tactical based but I feel BF has carved out a good in between that really does work well. New Red Orchestra will be fun as well, I still play Rising Storm to this day but CS:GO has been taking up most of my time lately.
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Arrma and Squad are like FPS games for people who like strategy games, Battlefield has never been like either one of those.
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Originally Posted by Shaded War View Post

Most likely between Thanksgiving and Christmas (November - December).
This is why I quit playing FPS games for the last year+. I had been playing Battlefield for 10 or so years now and enjoyed it until BF4. I just recently reinstalled BF4 again after a year break from it and instantly hated it. I couldn't even force myself to play more than a couple rounds before getting sick of it. It basically got dumbed down to run / drive, gun, die 1 minute later - repeat.

Then I decided to check out other FPS games like Squad where I could get a decent 10+ minute lifespan and get some enjoyment out of it. After playing this game that has such solid team play and good game mechanics, I'll never be buying another BF game.

Yeah i tried to go back to BF4 after it was "fixed" thinking it would be a new game. Still the same crap. People running and gunning with 15lb machine guns or sniper rifles. Just ridiculous.

Been meaning to check out squad for some time, especially considering i loved PR.
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i really hope for better destruction physics and insanely huge maps, however some intricate and stunning close combat infantry maps rolleyes.gif
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Honestly I think, especially currently, BF4 is the best of the battlefield series (with 2142 as a close second). I have played all of them (check my EA/origin profile) and I am very critical of my battlefield games. I don't know what the hoopla over bad company (or bad company 2) is but as a multiplayer game it's not that good. As a single player it's good, but that's never why I've bought battlefield games.

I am looking forward to BF5 and hope that they continue upon the improvements of BF4. I enjoy BF4 and if I want something where I can live more than 10 minutes and take my time I play ARMA (of which I have many hours. It's just not the same style of gameplay.)
 
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BF4's maps Zavod and Dawnbreaker have also been confirmed to be released (or re-released as re-hashed assets, I should rather say,) for 2016.thumb.gif

I kid, i kid.
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BF4's maps Zavod and Dawnbreaker have also been confirmed to be released (or re-released as re-hashed assets, I should rather say,) for 2016.thumb.gif

I kid, i kid.
Conquest on Zavod is alright, it has a good balance of infantry and vehicles. It's just too bad that helicopters and MAA exist there, two vehicles which absolutely have no place being on such a small and cluttered map. Also C & D points (where all the action happens) can often be a pretty frustrating experience when half the enemy team are on the roof.

But Dawnbreaker...oh man, that map makes me cry. It still baffles me that DICE Sweden actually made a map with elevators leading up to skyscraper tops. And then there was the decision to put stealth jets on on that map (what?? why??). So at any given point, no matter where you are, enemies literally keep FALLING OUT OF THE SKY on top your unsuspecting head. From the ground you can see like 10 sniper scope glints on the building tops, none of whom are contributing anything to their team.

It's like DICE Sweden hired a bunch of retarded monkeys for level design, which is arguably the most important aspect of any multiplayer FPS.
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Arrma and Squad are like FPS games for people who like strategy games, Battlefield has never been like either one of those.

It hasn't been like what it is now that's for sure. It's been a quality medium between very slow and tactical and in your face run N gun like COD. Now it's much further to the latter.
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