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...With over 15 million player accounts being created since release, Battlefield 2 is still going strong. On the forums we often see discussions about whether there will ever be another update for the game. Well, today we are happy to announce that we are working on an update for Battlefield 2. We are planning to provide an open beta in the near future and we hope you’ll give us your feedback before final release; so watch out for that...
Source: http://www.totalgamingnetwork.com/ma...72#post2085672

Well, it's official now
post #2 of 20
I thought EA was dum in not supporting old games?...are they changing? 0_o
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+1 Funny...just started playing again last night. Rig is much better than the one I played with when it first came out (e.g. xl800 vs. 2x8800gt)...now I can watch the grass wave @1900x1444, 100 fps...
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It's pure marketing, they have Battlefield: Bad Company and Battlefield Heroes coming out so this is just a grab for publicity. People who don't know the whole story hear this and are like, EA is still supporting an old game, wow they are cool etc, when in reality they screwed battlefield up with their really bad patches and support for years and now that their new games are coming out they throw out a patch with widescreen support, a couple maps and are like look at me, I'm a nice guy.
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so thats the announcement..wowo that blew
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unless its a major overhaul, its too little, too late
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Well, it's certainly true that the thing was a mess when it first came out. That too-early release was pretty cynical on EA's part (it's since become standard operating procedure, it seems). In spite of which, it was/is still a hell of a game.

Whether or not this is a ploy on EA's part, there are still a s***load of people playing, just judging from my look last night. I love UT3 (for example), but the numbers aren't even close...in fact, the comparison is laughable...
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It's pure marketing, they have Battlefield: Bad Company and Battlefield Heroes coming out so this is just a grab for publicity. People who don't know the whole story hear this and are like, EA is still supporting an old game, wow they are cool etc, when in reality they screwed battlefield up with their really bad patches and support for years and now that their new games are coming out they throw out a patch with widescreen support, a couple maps and are like look at me, I'm a nice guy.
thats true! ea sucks... They take away patches for old games:/
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Check out the BF2 EA stats site Shanghai Showdown is at the bottom of the map list!
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That's great news, maybe I'll start playing it again. However they also need to start fixing BF2142 as that game is more bug-filled than BF2.
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