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Atomic MPC recently posted an interview with DICE chief executive officer Patrick Söderlund in which he discusses Battlefield 3. Of great interest is the brief bit he says about multiplayer Battlefield 3, specifically that although they are making it for 64 players maximum on PC, the engine is technically capable of up to 256 players in a single game and that DICE has tested BF3 with 128 and even 256 players but found that 64 player limit is the “sweet spotâ€:
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Repost


EDIT: posted 4 days ago and is still on the first page of video game news

http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...n-take-up.html
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Repost.

Although with the recent inpai's Crysis 2 benchmark threads around here, at first I thought it said "BF3 tested with 30 CPUs" or something lol.

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Yeah, I'd think too many players would just crush the vast majority of CPUs and GPUs, which wouldn't make it fun for many people.

loophole: don't join servers with that many people in it
    
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