Submitted by Mister_V 450d ago | rumor

Report – Battlefield Hardline GameStop Pre-Order Bonus Is a Real Life Police Badge

MP1st - Looks like Battlefield fans making the trip to their local GameStop to pre-order Visceral Games’ upcoming Fall shooter get a free pass to enlist in their local law enforcement division.

Well, not quite. But if you pre-order Battlefield Hardline, you do get this nifty looking police badge replica. (Battlefield: Hardline, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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Rickgrimes95  +   450d ago
Is that safe? I don't really want people running around with fake police badges
LAWSON72  +   450d ago
Last time I checked police badges were not smaller than a thumb
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Eldyraen  +   450d ago
True, but just takes that one idiot/easily fooled person to make it become news.
AgentSmithPS4  +   449d ago
I'm sure someone will put it next to their penis to impress women in cam-chat.
Eldyraen  +   450d ago
That's what I was thinking--just another reason for the media to pounce on anti-gaming bandwagon once someone uses it in a negative way.

I don't really see it as a big deal as people have used even cheaper fake badges to do the same stuff or just flat out bluffed their way saying they were a cop but stupidity reigns supreme so it won't necessarily help matters much either.

It is a cool replica though.
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vallencer  +   450d ago
It's just a money clip.
vallencer  +   450d ago
It's a money clip in the firm of a badge. Headline is just for clicks.
ezop  +   449d ago
its quite safe .. it looks like an american police badge, they have legal citizens running around with guns & wonder why people go on rampages, so a fake tiny badge is the least of there problems.
CaptnMorgan  +   449d ago
Its like a Bad Comedy skit. Want to Preorder BF: Hardline? Have a laugh with me then
AgentSmithPS4  +   449d ago
Once I get that badge I'll be able to bring EA/DICE to justice for what they did to BF4!
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   450d ago
And with that a new branch of interwebs police was born....
Traumahawk1225  +   450d ago
I don't see it as a safety hazard, hell kids get to have their own police badges and toy guns. Plus like lawson72 said it does look quite small.
Software_Lover  +   450d ago
........... But I'm a crook?
kingmushroom  +   450d ago
awwwww Bummer.
Phene  +   450d ago
Yeh this doesn't have "bad idea" written all over it.......
SolidGear3  +   449d ago
Hahaha.. wonder how long until Fox News jumps on this :3
kingmushroom  +   450d ago
somehow glen beck will freak out and be like video games are are teaching gamers how to be a hacking police.
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matrixman92  +   450d ago
BREAKING: "Game teaches children how to kill the police and steal their identity in real life" -Fox News
jmc8888  +   450d ago
Yeah, this won't be abused....

Yes, probably 1000 people will do the following.

"How are you"
"I'm detective John Kimble"
"I'd like to ask you a bunch of questions and have them answered immediately"
"Such as, who is your daddy and what does he do?"
DatDoe210  +   449d ago
I called my local gamestop and they do have some left. Will probably go and preorder. I think it looks cool because nowadays when you preorder, it's only digital bonuses and never anything physical.
memots  +   449d ago
Hi i am the boobs police, I need to inspect to make sure its all legal
SolidGear3  +   449d ago
Right size, texture and firmness :3
memots  +   449d ago
Kraftwerk  +   449d ago
Ladies will be all over me when I show them my Battlefield Hardline Police batch.
MasterD919  +   449d ago
Or they could have given us a map-pack like they did with BF3...but whatever.

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