Submitted by Calcio 1260d ago | review

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters review - PCGamesN

It’s an odd piece of DLC for the Battlefield games; one that rips out everything that sets Battlefield apart from other first-person shooters - the huge maps, the vehicles, the vast draw distances, and instead concentrates on mid-to-short range combat, using the full gamut of Battlefield’s armory.

It is, essentially, a riff on Call of Duty. Except, ya know. Better. (Battlefield 3, PC, PS3, Xbox 360) 8/10

RememberThe357  +   1260d ago
I gotta say, I love the new weapons but I hate the close quarters maps. Maybe they'll grow on me but they just art that fun for me right now.
krisq  +   1260d ago
They should. I'm playing since the early release and had the same feeling about them at the beginning. But after playing for a week they really grew on me. Don't get me wrong though, I still believe BF is all about vehicle warfare and large maps but it's a nice change of how you play. I really thought small maps would not work but I was clearly wrong. They do and they are great. Especially Operation 925.
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ReadyBodyReggie  +   1260d ago
Why bother with this when they will release Battlefield 4 this year? Save your money, the DLC is 1/3rd the price of the game.
RememberThe357  +   1259d ago
What are you talking about? Medal of Honor: Warfighter is coming out this year not Battlefield 4. I had it bought for me by a friends of mine so I took it, Plus I play it daily so anything to keep it fresh is welcome.
allyc4t  +   1260d ago
Love the new maps. Not a bad one in the entire bunch, which is very rare for a map pack. DICE did a great job with them. The guns and new game mode are great too, although Gun Game does get stale if you play it for too long.
Bolts  +   1260d ago
Usually I hate pay DLC map packs . They divide the community and their value is shit. But this one is actually different, what this map pack does it it allowed me to have a little CoD style gameplay in BF 3 when I'm in the mood for it. Plus the environmental destruction is fantastic at close quarters with bullets and explosives tearing everything apart. In short it made BF 3 more awesome.
Pandamobile  +   1260d ago
Agreed. It's a great contrast to the regular BF3 maps in my opinion. It's got the pace and frenetic action of COD, but the beauty, gameplay and explosions of BF3.

And when I get tired out from that, I can always jump right back into the massive 64 person battles, and team based BF3 we all know.
RAYMEISTER  +   1260d ago
u can only play this w/ premium right now right??
fredrikpedersen  +   1260d ago
krisq  +   1260d ago
Don't they get released today and tomorrow for everybody? 360 and PC got them yesterday.
Pandamobile  +   1259d ago
Comes out in 2 weeks for non-premiums.
Hufandpuf  +   1259d ago
Squad Deathmatch on close quarters really lets you know who your friends are, its awesome when working as a team, its like horde mode lol

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