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There is no Battlefield canon. BF1942’s World War II doesn’t shape the sci-fi tundra battles of BF2142, and buying XP boosters as a cartoon Nazi has no bearing on Bad Company 2’s royal rumbles. The developers, DICE, go where they want, and after years of circle-strafing around the subject, it’s time for Battlefield 3.

My first glimpse of it at DICE’s Stockholm HQ is a bit of a shock: singleplayer, urban. DICE briefly mention that there will be multiplayer on the same scale as Battlefield 2, but retreat from any specific talk of it. For now they’re showing the strides they’ve made with their wonderful Frostbite engine – now up to v2.0 – and demoing the setting and the singleplayer.
http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/04/19/ba...eld-3-preview/

pcgamer got the hands on with battlefield 3 looks amazing'

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“PC is the leading platform, conceptually, for this game, definitely. We are going to make this game on 360 and PlayStation 3 as well, [but] we need to scale it down to those platforms
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The fault line + earthquake setting is amazing. Not too long ago I was thinking of a game that could take place in the future in Europe (similar setting to 2142). Trench warfare hits, and then a hurricane.
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I'm scared due to the lack of multiplayer discussion....
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I'm scared due to the lack of multiplayer discussion....
Im confident that it will be good. Plus if The Singleplayer is great i would prefer that (Most of the Time At least)
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Im excited ^_^, first portal 2 now this game !!!!
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No word on multiplayer.

True.
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I'm scared due to the lack of multiplayer discussion....
They're waiting to hit us like a fkn MACK TRUCK!
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I'm scared due to the lack of multiplayer discussion....
We have time till November 4th.
 
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I'm scared due to the lack of multiplayer discussion....
I'm not. And I don't think anyone should be. Why show off what's going to annihilate what COD has worked "so hard" on building up over the last 19 games in four years?

It'll be special.
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Im confident that it will be good. Plus if The Singleplayer is great i would prefer that (Most of the Time At least)
Based on what though? We haven't seen any multiplayer footage yet.


The networking code is going to have to be impressive to sync everything together.

This BF3.... a multiplayer at heart.
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