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The franchise that revolutionized online multiplayer for PC games is back.

In our world-exclusive cover story, Game Informer unveils the first numbered entry in the Battlefield series since 2005. Many longtime fans are wondering, "what took so long?!" DICE has honed the concept for the true sequel for years, but it wasn't until the company developed the powerful new Frostbite 2 engine that it felt all the pieces were in place to create a proper follow-up. Armed with powerful upgrades like deferred rendering, real-time radiosity, a new animation system borrowed from the EA Sports label, and an exponential leap in destructibility, executive producer Patrick Bach dubs Frostbite 2 "the best piece of technology on the market when it comes to building games."

You'll have to read the magazine to get the dirt on what DICE has in store for the single-player and multiplayer modes, but check back here and visit the official Battlefield 3 site tomorrow to watch the premiere teaser trailer and glean a few more key details.

Frequent the Battlefield 3 hub throughout the month of February for more exclusive features about the highly anticipated shooter coming to the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC.


http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/a...lefield-3.aspx
Edited by P3anutg - 2/4/11 at 3:02pm
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Nice, using frostbite scares me, we need at least 64 man battles, i was hoping for 128. So far frostbite has shown us 32....
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Nice, using frostbite scares me, we need at least 64 man battles, i was hoping for 128. So far frostbite has shown us 32....
Well DICE promised they are not going to be holding back for the PC version, so yeah I hope it's also 64 players. Im probably going to have to upgrade my video card.
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I was gonna post this, but I thought it's not really news lol
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I was gonna post this, but I thought it's not really news lol
It is when geeks everywhere are salivating for ANYTHING related to this game.
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Single-player? I'm worried already.
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Really looking forward to BF3.
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Single-player? I'm worried already.
Where do you get the idea that Single Player was even mentioned?
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It is when geeks everywhere are salivating for ANYTHING related to this game.
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Dice sets its sights on Call of Duty
Ah crap, ruined already, if they actually pull this off BF2 style now I'll be surprised.
    
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