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I heard you need SF to get the 2nd upgrades to each gun, is that true? .....i hope not
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Yes, but Im not buying it. My money has X1900XT written all over it.
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It is true, and is the whole reason why I bought special forces.
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I was also wondering, do you need SF to get Euroforce?
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post #5 of 20
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Originally Posted by bigval
It is true, and is the whole reason why I bought special forces.
Sheesh i may have to dish out 30 dollars to get this, one i get to gunnery seagant, prolly by next weekend haha, man i love my PKM <3

Could i buy Euroforce and get the upgrades or does it have to be SF?
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post #6 of 20
Ok here's the info:

Yes you have to buy special forces to get all tier 2 unlocks

No you don't have to buy special forces to buy euro forces

You can only use special forces unlocks while playing the original

While playing special forces you can only use original unlocks and certian preset special forces unlocks regardless of whether you unlocked them or not.

After buying special forces you get 2 unlocks for every rank where you would've only gotten one.
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Originally Posted by Fishie36
Ok here's the info:

Yes you have to buy special forces to get all tier 2 unlocks

No you don't have to buy special forces to buy euro forces

You can only use special forces unlocks while playing the original

While playing special forces you can only use original unlocks and certian preset special forces unlocks regardless of whether you unlocked them or not.

After buying special forces you get 2 unlocks for every rank where you would've only gotten one.
Well, since I dont care about rank, I usually populate servers that have all the guns unlocked. These are unranked servers of course, but it is mighty fun, and you dont have to spend money (which was EA's plan of course) to unlock them.

I know a few, but I cant list them here (and they usually dont say in server name) because EA tends to De-list them, to keep their monopoly of course. However, this is part of the game (the new guns were released/included with the patches, making it part of the vanilla game) , so this is not illegal in any way (I'm sure EA would like to think otherwise). PM if if you want some servers that have all weapons unlocked (to protect the servers). You can E-Mail me also I guess.
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post #8 of 20
Dont discuss illegal stuff here guys.

Im sure there are ways around it, but special forces is awesome in itself. I still like regular BF2 better though.

I wouldnt get euro forces, but like I said I like original BF2 better so thats just me.
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post #9 of 20
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Originally Posted by bigval
Dont discuss illegal stuff here guys.

Im sure there are ways around it, but special forces is awesome in itself. I still like regular BF2 better though.

I wouldnt get euro forces, but like I said I like original BF2 better so thats just me.
I understand your caution, but using the "Special Forces" and "Euroforce" unlocks is not illegal so long as you own a legal copy of BF2. This is because EA included the weapons in the patches, making them a part of the original BF2 game. Some servers disable the weapons being locked for fair gameplay across the board, all this allows is for the use of the guns that were added by EA in the patch. No content is ported from Euroforce or SF, so this is completly legal.

This was a big discussion in the modding community. Any content you pay for in Euroforce or SF cannot be used in any mods that can be played by people with just BF2 Vanilla. But since EA added the guns to BF2 Vanilla through the patches, it is ok to unlock them serverside for all members to use. EA does not like this because it threats the major bucks they are making off the ranked servers. But as far as the EULA goes it is just fine.
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post #10 of 20
here guys i have tried to unlock my wepons in BF2 like u say just play 1 game in SF and they will unlock in BF2 does not work for me
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