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Originally Posted by rogueblade View Post
But how can the bullet drop be realistic if their speed is not? The bullet drops over time and distance which is essentially it's muzzle velocity along with gravity (I think?). Because each weapon has a different muzzle velocity, bullets should be hitting the ground (dropping) at different distances. But currently they do not, so I don't see how the bullet drop can be realistic.

That's all my speculation anyway based on a vague understanding of physics I haven't studied since I was 17.
The bullet drop, given the hypothesis that bullets of all calibers travel at 600m/s, is realistic. But that hypothesis is false. That's how I see it. Or you can just see it as unrealistic bullet drop. We're just arguing about words, in the end we all agree something's not right.

At 200m, BC2 bullet drop is 14cm. If the bullet was going at 900m/s instead of 600 (M16 velocity) it would drop by 6cm, which is already double. You could go further and add air drag and stuff.

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Edit: It's y = -1,4*10^-5x^2 + 0,00029x + 0,0026 (x is the travel rate?)
Yes. If you do the math, you'd find y = -1.36 * 10^(-5) * x^2
x is the horizontal distance flown, y is the drop. The 2 other terms are just experiment uncertainties or whatever you call them in English.

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If I remember correctly. Closed beta in BC2 was in March?

Maybe that means they already have a closed beta and we were just not invited
BC2 closed beta was in February, game was released in March.
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It's live now, but they are showing nintendo stuff.. http://www.facebook.com/gametrailers...92750707439639

Battlefield 3 should be up in 2 mins or something
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It's live now, but they are showing nintendo stuff.. http://www.facebook.com/gametrailers...92750707439639
BOOOOO. Need more BF3.
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Bullet drop has every thing to do with FPS. Feet Per Second. All bullets at least in rifles like the 5.56 and 7.62 have similar CDs (coefficient of drag)so speed is the game. A longer barrel will give you more velocity as does a suppressor. A suppressor also makes the weapon more accurate as it controls the gasses behind the bullet better and prevents yaw.

Actually a 5.56 shoots extremely flat to 300M that is why the military zeros at that range.
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AHAHHA : talking about xbox :

Of course it will as good.

They be trolling
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ahahahha ye
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ROFL the idiot just said it will look the same on Xbox and PS3 as PC rofl!
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