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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13866048 
I don't get why you guys are going mad about those 3 exclusive items from the Physical Warfare pack. doh.gif

I'm not. When I think of them I think of the armor packs you got as preorder DLC for ME2. Anyone used those with the helmets you couldn't take off anyway? I don't think so lol. Not to mention it isn't as if BF3 somehow invented this. Every game has done it from EA recently even games like Mass Effect 2 so why stess. I just want it on steam. smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by rogueblade;13868744 
Man's got a point^
Thing is I want the game so badly I still have to buy it gunner.gif

Alot of people feel that way, I've logged over 1000 hours total on BF2, 2142, Bad Company 2, Vietnam and I enjoyed all of it, more so BF2 and 2142, which I'm sure is the case for many of us which makes it more the difficult to boycott BF3 as it seems to be a true successor to BF2 with jets and prone and all the other goodies.

As much as I want to pre-order BF3 to support the developers at DICE and play the game when it's released, what their doing is not ethical or healthy for the community and industry. It might not seem like a big deal, but that's how the foot in the door phenomenon is suppose to work. Hopefully this is actually a "door in the face" instead ("here's some really bad ideas guys, but we will get rid of them because we care about you"), because then it will have changed nothing and we can all pre-order and play happily. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by OrangeBunnies;13868899 
Alot of people feel that way, I've logged over 1000 hours total on BF2, 2142, Bad Company 2, Vietnam and I enjoyed all of it, more so BF2 and 2142, which I'm sure is the case for many of us which makes it more the difficult to boycott BF3 as it seems to be a true successor to BF2 with jets and prone and all the other goodies.

As much as I want to pre-order BF3 to support the developers at DICE and play the game when it's released, what their doing is not ethical or healthy for the community and industry. It might not seem like a big deal, but that's how the foot in the door phenomenon is suppose to work. Hopefully this is actually a "door in the face" instead ("here's some really bad ideas guys, but we will get rid of them because we care about you"), because then it will have changed nothing and we can all pre-order and play happily. biggrin.gif

What exactly is unethical, or unhealthy? Providing a couple free guns to those who preorder? A thank you to the people who are helping to make your game a hit?

are you talking about back to karkand map pack? If so, they dont have a release date for that yet, they have never said it would be available on a certain day, it could be finished a month after release, just preorders get it for free. It will be available to everyone on the same day though. As soon as Preorder people get to play it, the other people can buy it and play it also. They have not said it is 0 day DLC or not. might be, might not.
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Just realized Amazon has BF3 listed as being compatible with XP.

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Battlefield-3-Limited-Pc/dp/B002I0HJZO/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1308078767&sr=8-3"]Amazon.com: Battlefield 3 - Limited Edition: Pc: Video Games[/ame]
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I see nothing about XP.
    
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Originally Posted by OrangeBunnies;13868899 
As much as I want to pre-order BF3 to support the developers at DICE and play the game when it's released, what their doing is not ethical or healthy for the community and industry

when has DICE becomes the sole representative and liability of the "community" and the "industry" ?
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He probably means they will set a trend but that's silly since this has been done way before bf3.

Either way I still don't get a clear answer will BF3 preorder get back to karkland even if it is not the limited edition? The twitter thing was unclear.

As for shotgun with basically 2 hit kill is still a goddamn shotgun with 2 hit kill. If you get em in the face it'll be a headshot, with out without "special shotgun ammon" lol
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I see nothing about XP.

Below the price:

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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros;13872615 
Below the price:

Platform: PC (Windows Vista / 7 / XP)

Who cares what some random site says, they already said there won't be DX 9 biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Vhati;13869821 
What exactly is unethical, or unhealthy? Providing a couple free guns to those who preorder? A thank you to the people who are helping to make your game a hit?

are you talking about back to karkand map pack? If so, they dont have a release date for that yet, they have never said it would be available on a certain day, it could be finished a month after release, just preorders get it for free. It will be available to everyone on the same day though. As soon as Preorder people get to play it, the other people can buy it and play it also. They have not said it is 0 day DLC or not. might be, might not.

No wait, after all that "debating" you were doing over this you still don't get it? The PWP is exclusive to preorder, if you don't preorder you can't get it, which leaves you without in-game content even if you pay full price for the game and full price for the DLC after launch. If you don't preorder you get punished and don't get content. Thats what people are saying is unethical.
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