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Battlefield 3 Unveiling at GDC 2011

Electronic Arts will unveil Battlefield 3 this March.

The publisher confirmed to the media it will host an unveil event for the game on Mar. 1, 2011, taking placing during the week of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

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wwm0nkey2026d ago

I want to see this game so badly lol

King-Leonidas2026d ago

this should be pc and ps3 exclusive

Xfanboy2026d ago

But ps3 will hold back PC!!

wwm0nkey2026d ago

No it SHOULD be PC only, consoles will sadly be holding it back. PC is getting special support though so hopefully it wont be gimped.

AndrewRyan2026d ago

BFBC2 was gimped due to consoles. But this time they said they wouldn't gimp the PC experience which makes me a happy camper. And not a camper like actually camping in game... You know what nevermind, it just makes me happy.

gcolley2026d ago

You are lucky you even got BFBC2.

Pjuice2025d ago (Edited 2025d ago )

if it wasn't for pc the battlfield series wouldn't even have been made same with cod so whos lucky they got it, consoles i think.

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SpitFireAce852026d ago

Same here should be a great FPS...cant wait to
see a trailer...

lelo2play2026d ago

I hope they don't fu*k it up... by dumbing down the PC version because of the console version. They should make a different version for the PC.

Genecalypse2026d ago

I think thats exactly whats happening, Dx11 and all

DeathMetal14742026d ago

dumbing it down Pc gets special attention and a better newer engine than the consoles

Ducky2026d ago (Edited 2026d ago )

No need to worry.
PC will be different.
Devs said so themself.

...Does that count as a haiku?

hoops2026d ago

lelo2pay you nailed it perfectly.
I, like you have gotten tired this generation of PC games being screwed over because of the PS3 and Xbox360.

ll_UNDERSCORE_ll2026d ago

I agree 100%. Even though I spend 99% of gaming these days on the ps3, I would build a new PC just for a new BF3 . The only thing I would keep is my Hard drives and silverstone Temjin case. I been waiting on a reason to buy a EVGA/Intel combo, or ASUS/Intel combo for the past few years, but never found a kick start reason for a new build.
Im still running XP pro , so definitely that would get updraded to Wnd7.

Ares84PS32026d ago

Yet, I will still buy it for the PS3 and not for the PC.

Honestly my PS3 run Half-Life 2 better than my PC did so.

I guess we could say that "I hope they don't fuck it up by dumbing down the PS3 version because of the Xbox 360."

Look at what happend with FF13 for example.....

hoops2026d ago

The problem is multi-platform games for the most part run and look better on the Xbox360 than the PS3 because game developers do not want to spend the extra time and money to code properly for the PS3.

Sarcasm2026d ago

Is that the PITT? Wow I haven't seen that in years. I still have Issue #1 wrapped up and in pristine condition. Don't know if it's worth anything though.

Pjuice2023d ago

bc2 def wasn't the best port thats for sure, its the first time frostbite has ran on pc also so that might have alil to do with it.

Ultra Gamer2026d ago

I just recently built my first PC. I know the specs aren't out for BF3 but does anyone know if a Palit GTS 450 Sonic Platinum (1024MB GDDR5) will be good enough because that's what I put in my PC.

Ducky2026d ago

It'll be good enough to run the games.
Might not be able to max the game beyond 1080p but will definitely be playable while looking good...

... assuming you have a good quad-core CPU.

Ultra Gamer2026d ago

@FatOldMan I have an Intel Core i3-540.

Ducky2026d ago (Edited 2026d ago )

That i3 might become an issue since I believe that's a dual-core.
BF3 is being made to take advantage of quad-cores and hyper-threading, so the dual-core might be a bottleneck.

Still wouldn't be that big of an issue. Would still be playable unless if 64 players simulatenously run across your screen blowing up buildings together. :D

You'll be fine. ;)

Pjuice2025d ago (Edited 2025d ago )

should be able to run it atleast by no means maxed at 1080 or 1200 though, you might be able to use higher settings at lower resolutions im just going buy the bc2 frostbite engine though, btw i would not recommend that card for 40-50 more you could of gotten a 5850 i like nvidia and ati but that 5850 for 199 is a great deal. if you have gotten this within the 30 day id return if your a straight nvidia fan the 465 is only like 140 right now the galaxy version anyway

superrey192024d ago

My 3.0ghz core2duo kind of bottlenecked my gtx260 in Bad Company 2. People on forums with the same card and quad cores had significantly higher fps. I'm assuming the difference will be more noticeable in BF3. Hopefully I can get enough money to get the gtx 570 and a quad core cpu by the time this comes out...

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Pjuice2025d ago (Edited 2025d ago )

ya i hope its two diff versions of the frostbite 2.0 engine cause if its not this vista/7 dx11 only feature is just a gimmick where they updated dx11 support and just dropped 9 that would be horrible.

JAM_GAM2024d ago

In what possible f*cking way does the console versions "dumb" down your precious and "superior" PC version? This is almost never the case. You guys usually get way more customization, modding capabilities, graphic/performance fidelity, server options, player count, etc etc... if anything we console owners get the inferior and ported versions... I just don't get this animosity towards console owners from PC owners, that have this superiority complex... like they are somehow the "true gamers"... stop acting like you are God's gift to earth. The only recent game that I can even think might make you feel this way (and by that, I mean have misdirected anger) is CoD MW2 (who even gives a f*ck about that game anyway?!) which was gimped because of the developer's/publisher' s choice/arrogant stubbornness, not because of the consoles themselves. So direct your anger towards them. By having BF3 as a multi-platform game, the devs are more willing to make the game great by putting a lot more funding/resources/man-power behind it's development because they are reasonably expecting a greater return profit from their investment... And of course the PC will have greater options and graphic/performance/server capabilities; it's DICE for christ-sakes. We all should start treating each other more equally... and stop with these misdirected animosities.

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Theo11302026d ago

We better cross wieners just to be safe

Convas2026d ago

Errr, no, fingers are good ...

MariaHelFutura2026d ago (Edited 2026d ago )

Cross Streams.

Actually NO. You NEVER cross streams.

Rage_S902025d ago

wieners are a kind of dog right? ;)

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Dlacy13g2026d ago

I cant wait to see this. Seeing what they did with BFBC2 and knowing what BF series has been in the past...this game could be one to topple the Call of Duty hysteria.

Ducky2026d ago (Edited 2026d ago )

Doubt it. The too games are to different two be compared.
=)
It might snatch a few people who've grown tired of CoD, but the casual CoD players will probably not make the jump.

bananasNmonkeys2026d ago

As a console gamer I realise the PC version of this pc born game will be better (graphics, server options, etc.) But I hope the fundamental game will be the same across all platforms.

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