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"our fanbase is in pc"

*consoles outsell pc*
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1. Crappy games get crappy sales numbers so developers port the games instead of making them better because console gamers buy it either way.
2. Buy game - Set the box on the shelf - Download DRM free version.
1. If crappy games get crappy sales numbers then how are you claiming that console gamers buy them?
2. Huh?
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What you said!

Dice and ID are the last two real PC developers it seems.
Valve? Blizzard?
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Funny how many people seem to be pro DICE now. Oh and what happened to BC, and BC2? After the release of BF2....PC pretty much got abandoned. BF2 and 2142 had so many bugs/problems and they mostly said it was "too hard" to fix. Remember the J-10 in bf2? I commend DICE for sayin stuff like this....but honestly it's just like that Crytek guy, I don't really care what he has to say. Just show us proof!
Um, they have shown proof. DICE didn't abandon BF2 at all. And really, who gives a crap about BF2 being "abandoned" at this point? It's a 6 year old game. Get over it.

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All of you in this thread make me barf. "Go DICE" "I LOVE DICE"

Like Sylon said, wheres all your hate for DICE around BC2 patches? Hmm? Onslaught? Hmm?

Funny how the human mind forgets the negatives and solely focus on things that give you positive energy.

DICE is making the right direction. But lets hope they stay on track.
Wow. You're making such a big deal out of this. I think somebody needs their diaper changed.
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Blue Pearl map gets released last year, 5 yrs after BF2 came out. Show me another title that does that.

Lets hope for the best and see whats what. Im getting the game and if it's good, I will log time in in, if not... oh well..

I have wasted 50$ on worse things, one time in Vegas... ummmmm, I will leave that story for another time..
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Battlefield 1943's pc version is all I need to know to not believe anything they have to say.
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"We won't make [Battlefield 3] for console and port it to PC - that's not how we do things," he said. "We're focusing on PC first, and then we fiddle with it to fit it onto consoles."
Since games are made on PC in the first place, all games should be ported to console after that.
Going from PC to console back to PC is the most stupid way of making a game ever.

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1. If crappy games get crappy sales numbers then how are you claiming that console gamers buy them?
2. Huh?
Should have clarified crappy PC sales figures

If you don't want to deal with draconian DRM, you can simply buy a copy yet use a pirated DRM-free copy. I personally refuse to play/download a game with such measures, but if you really want to play it theres very easy ways around it while still buying a copy.
    
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Like Sylon said, wheres all your hate for DICE around BC2 patches? Hmm? Onslaught? Hmm?

Funny how the human mind forgets the negatives and solely focus on things that give you positive energy.

DICE is making the right direction. But lets hope they stay on track.
I can tell you didn't read the Game Informer article on Battlefield 3. DICE was asked about Onslaught; they said it was basically an experiment, and it didn't go too well.

Funny how you take a dig at people for praising DICE, yet are the exact opposite, focusing on the negatives.
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Funny how the human mind forgets the negatives and solely focus on things that give you positive energy.
The human mind tends to remember the negatives more than positives since we are programmed to perform risk assetment on the side of caution....
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