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Not going against or calling you out lordikon, but in BF2, I very ever rarely saw all 64 at once. With such big maps, I dealt with just squads of people or a zerg of 15 guys going for 1 flag.

So ya 64 is very doable, just the point of will they do it?
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another Battlefield game sounds good to me. Oh and this thread reeks of QQing manchildren
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Not going against or calling you out lordikon, but in BF2, I very ever rarely saw all 64 at once. With such big maps, I dealt with just squads of people or a zerg of 15 guys going for 1 flag.

So ya 64 is very doable, just the point of will they do it?
Sounds like you're agreeing with me then. My main point was that your bandwidth would likely take a hit when you have more people in view, because you need to receive updates about everything you see. What I was getting at in this thread is that I can't see having 64-128 players in view all at once (maybe....on a PC, but no way on a console without significant graphical sacrifices).

But now I'm confused, my first response was to somebody saying BF2 only supported 32 players in a map, and now you're saying it supported 64.

Anyway, if we're saying that either way that only 16 people are in view, then it really doesn't matter if you have 500 people in a map, most of your bandwidth is for the people you can actually see, and a marginal amount of data from the server for the status of what's going on where you can't see, like the ranking and scores for the entire map, etc...
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BF2 fully supported 64 players, some servers just chose to run 32, that was there choice.

Even so with the bandwidth, from when BF2 was in its glory days and the amount of bandwidth we got now, I don't see any issues with the new game engine supporting 64 players.

I was playing on wireless, and 256 kilobit/sec upload and I never lagged on my 3700+, 1gb of ram and 7600 GT.

And that's why BF3 should be just PC... not some crappy put together console port. I do really miss a full fledged PC supported game with a great community
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Hope they bring back massive ships. At least air craft carriers.
    
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Oh well.
Will wait for BF4 then...
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i dont see why BF2 > BC2.
Me either - but then again I never played BF2, so I really wouldn't know if it's better or not. I love BC2, and it's almost too much for me to imagine 32 vs 32 right now. But hey, if they can make it happen, I'd be more than glad to give the game a shot; that, and because I'm sure when it does come out BC2 will die off, so I'll have to find some other game to play instead of that.
 
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Should be good. Why are these cover soldiers always on the verge of bursting into flames though?
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You do realize that this is a Magazine cover and the quote "Dice sets it sights on Call Of Duty" was probably put on there by the magazine publishers. I don't see how this states that its gonna be like Call Of Duty like all you guys are crying about. Ill wait for the beta to state my opinion
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If I can get bf2 gameplay with the destructive environment that frostbite brings plus 64 player servers. BRING it on DICE! Please do not disappoint...
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