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According to this, we're looking at a November 4th release. It could just be a placeholder, especially since a Friday release is unorthodox, but it's something.
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How would an assault troop somehow resupply a jet.

In BF2 jets (and tanks..?) had limited ammo and with jets you would have to reland on an airbase/carrier to resupply. Can't remember if tanks had unlimited ammo or not but I believe they may have.

Be nice to have limited ammunition so people would use teamwork more. I also wished earlier they used a realistic approach to reloading where if you have 2 clips each with 15 bullets and you reload you would still only have 15 bullets and not one with 30 bullets magically.
You didn't have to land, just fly over the airfield.
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The knockback effect of the RPG by the car in the new 12min gameplay vid. Scripted? Or will that be happening left right and centre in multiplayer?!
Good question! I hope it's like that in multiplayer, would be insane in BC2, but combat should be more spread out in BF3, hopefully.
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Watching that trailer now but it seems like the AI is pretty dumb. They are just there in the parking lot not shooting all that much at you, I just hope that is easy mode or something.

Edit : Also when you mount on the turret on the back of the truck the gun isn't feeding itself ammunition so I am not sure how it is firing
It was attached to an ammunition box...
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i always loved ea and battlefield

but seriously, shut the hell up about cod.

Cod isn't dying, it isnt dead and it's not going to die. Battlefield isn't even the same kind of game.
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I saw an advert in the pub tonight for BF3. I said at the bar, oy guys am gettin that mate, tellin ya now, it's mine that one!
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It was attached to an ammunition box...
Which wasn't loading in shells or discharging them.....
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i always loved ea and battlefield

but seriously, shut the hell up about cod.

Cod isn't dying, it isnt dead and it's not going to die. Battlefield isn't even the same kind of game.
We never said it was dying or was going to die. We simply stated that the Battlefield franchise hasn't milked the same game with a stupid annual launch portfolio, generally has more development effort put into it, is considered to be a better game by the vast majority of the people who have played it (as far as I've seen), and has a large population of annoying scrubs. Okay, that was a bit harsh, but you get the point.

It's got much better brand recognition though, so it'll keep outselling everything. And you're right it's not the same game; but when it comes down to it, you look at the smallest size of an urban map in BF2/3 and realize that you can get the same CQB-style play of CoD without all the garbage that we complain about, i.e. better presentation.
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We never said it was dying or was going to die. We simply stated that the Battlefield franchise hasn't milked the same game with a stupid annual launch portfolio, generally has more development effort put into it, is considered to be a better game by the vast majority of the people who have played it (as far as I've seen), and has a large population of annoying scrubs. Okay, that was a bit harsh, but you get the point.

It's got much better brand recognition though, so it'll keep outselling everything. And you're right it's not the same game; but when it comes down to it, you look at the smallest size of an urban map in BF2/3 and realize that you can get the same CQB-style play of CoD without all the garbage that we complain about, i.e. better presentation.
ea has said that garbage time and time again and then i see the same comments on youtube and crap

I love battlefield and love the videos, but until i actually play the game, i have really no reason to believe it's going to be worlds apart from the console version

i also don't care for pre alpha footage, which they could be running to 3 videocards, or a 360. No one knows
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