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I'm surprised at prone making a return. It might have made sense in Call of Duty's small maps, when there are only so many places to hide. In a game like Bad Company 2, I think it was very beneficial because it made spotting easier, ultimately preventing camping and forcing people to keep moving.
Prone is a nice feature in BF2, its especially useful for hiding from tanks and APC's. Considering the BF3 maps are going to be bigger, and probably contain more vehicles than any BC2 map it makes quite a lot of sense that you can go prone. Camping snipers/infantry isn't a problem on BF2 because you'll end up losing the rest of your flags so the other team will have all the armour and you'll lose the game. I'd have thought BF3 will be similar in that regard.

I don't mind prone being back, just as long as they stop the dolphin diving.
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so what are we thinking for system specs.
I'm thinking I'll need a gpu upgrade but the rest should be fine?
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so what are we thinking for system specs.
I'm thinking I'll need a gpu upgrade but the rest should be fine?
You should be fine as it is.

I foresee the game being a tad more demanding than BC2 (5 to 10% more). Since they have probably added more optimization in to the new frostbite 2.0 engine over 1.5, along with the graphical/destruction enhancements.
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so what are we thinking for system specs.
I'm thinking I'll need a gpu upgrade but the rest should be fine?
No you are not going to need a GPU upgrade
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I don't mind prone being back, just as long as they stop the dolphin diving.
That.
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we all know call of duty will get smashed on by battlefield once and for all with bf3
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we all know call of duty will get smashed on by battlefield once and for all with bf3
What does call of duty care if nobody plays their game. They are selling a map pack soon and once they sell that they probably don't care whether anyone plays the game or not. They will make a new one for this year and still sell millions of copies to people who buy games just because of a name and not actual content.
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What does call of duty care if nobody plays their game. They are selling a map pack soon and once they sell that they probably don't care whether anyone plays the game or not. They will make a new one for this year and still sell millions of copies to people who buy games just because of a name and not actual content.
well i think they make enough money with console gamers alone and bc2 from what i've noticed with my friends is not played on console since its not a run and shoot like call of duty.
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Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post
well i think they make enough money with console gamers alone and bc2 from what i've noticed with my friends is not played on console since its not a run and shoot like call of duty.
PC is the largest platform, but both consoles out weigh it together. IIRC

I think that Battlefield 3 will see massive support from the PC community. Where BC2 was a console focused game that got ported (decently) to PC, from what they tell us BF3 is built for PC and ported to console.
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