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I'm pretty sure the beta will be the same map, with near-final adjustments. They want only to provide a taste, not the whole kitchen .

It'll most likely be just 32 players, as playing a different map with 64 players would create an unrecognized subconscious degradation about the final product...so not in favor of the hype... or, in other words. If they give you all the candy at once, there won't be any new flavor.

so just a taste.
    
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Originally Posted by Robitussin View Post
Just got my alpha key, but still stuck at work very excited, gonna run home on my lunch break and get the download started



Anyone on these drivers playing alpha? I was thinking about DLing them anyways since they unlocked voltages with 590 again but now it seems like a must.

BF3 ALPHA was nearly unplayable at an average 25-45fps in 1920x1080p with the latest official nvidia drivers. When I saw the note in regards to a potential performance increase with Nvidias latest beta drivers I had to download them.

In short, I can now play happily in 1080p but still not much improvement. My average FPS is safe around 35 (check my rig below). Running in 1680x1050 though increases my fps substantially, to an average of 50fps. 1366x768 runs well over 60

Edit: WOOPS DOUBLE POST HEHE
    
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It will be required, no matter how many people dislike it, they already have made all the game, they're not going to change the whole game again.
There is no way battlelog will be required to launch the game, is whats being stated.

Sure, you may need a battlelog account, but it seems as though its currently hosting a makeshift server browser to protect the alpha from being pirated.
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Perhaps, but even so the Battlelog as it is now is much improved over its predecessor.
    
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Looking for people to play with.

Add my Origin name: JeffZ28.
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I hope that I dont have to use my EA name on the full game cause my solider with all the vet has a different name.
Edited by Hawk777th - 7/29/11 at 9:41am
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Why wouldn't you get into the Beta?

Medal of Honor Limited Edition owners will get access to the BETA 1 week earlier than anyone, the rest will be able to play a week later (It is OPEN beta, you can get in if you want. )
Oh. Well, thanks for telling me that! I thought it was only for people who bought MoH.
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It will be required, no matter how many people dislike it, they already have made all the game, they're not going to change the whole game again.
Don't get me wrong, the stats and social aspect of Battlelog is cool. And being able to join games from it etc. is cool.

I just hope it isn't the only way to join servers, and that there is an ingame solution. It seems a bit unwieldy to have to open Origin, login to Battlelog, and then pick a server which in turn launches BF3, if you see my point.
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Also: am I the only one who literally CANNOT WAIT for October 25th based on the Alpha?
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Don't get me wrong, the stats and social aspect of Battlelog is cool. And being able to join games from it etc. is cool.

I just hope it isn't the only way to join servers, and that there is an ingame solution. It seems a bit unwieldy to have to open Origin, login to Battlelog, and then pick a server which in turn launches BF3, if you see my point.
That is just for Alpha trust me
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