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You can't make a first-person shooter without a story driving it. Gone, it seems, are the days of Battlefield games that are just that: A virtual battlefield.

That doesn't mean that Battlefield 3 will be any less a Battlefield game, just that it won't just focus on the multiplayer gaming that made the series so popular, said Patrick Soderlund, DICE executive vice president and general manager of first-person shooters and driving games.

"Battlefield 3 needs to have a competitive single player campaign and a genre defining multiplayer," he said.
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E: shortened the title since it did not fit in it's original form
 
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Sounds good.
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I hope that they spend more time on the multiplayer though. Though the single player demo video looked awesome!
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I am so very ready for a good single player campaign. I couldn't tell you the last time I finished a campaign from a game. I usually lose interest and go to MP after a couple hours
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As long as they don't nerf the multiplayer, they can do whatever they want. Especially considering how weak the SP of BFBC2 was... It was good in its way, but too weak compared to the multiplayer.

COD MW2's singleplayer is too much of a topic, but it provides the immersment the one from BFBC2 lacks.

Multiplayer's another story though.
   
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I guess that explains why cars explode when you shoot them in the videos.
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Im excite about this game. I wonder if my 580 will be able to handle it proper.
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"More to come on the game being developed on the PC, but due out for both the PS3 and Xbox 360 too, he promises."

I hope he lies and it only comes out on the PC.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
"More to come on the game being developed on the PC, but due out for both the PS3 and Xbox 360 too, he promises."

I hope he lies and it only comes out on the PC.
i would rather it comes out for all systems. that way console players can see just how small their world is in gaming, and i bet many will come to PC to see the glory.
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From the comments:
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It really is quite interesting that they are developing this on the PC and porting over to consoles. IMO its not the right move. There is no money to be made in PC games compared to console games. I know I'll get a lot of: "What about Steam?" but if you compare the numbers, console sales are WAY WAY higher than that of Steam.

And to show all these gameplay vid's on a really powerful PC is also setting themselves up for console failure. Everyone knows its not going to look like that on the 360 or PS3. Hell, its not even going to look like that on most people's PC's. Not everyone can afford a $3000 gaming rig.

Wrong move EA / DICE.
Is this fool for real?does he not know where DICE started and have their roots?
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