SegmentNext - "If there was any doubt on the comparative audience of Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3, this pic should clear this up."
Guys the sample demographics aren't different from what the official videos with more views suggest.
Kind of hard to justify when the Battlefield 3 video has so many more views than the Modern Warfare 3 one. Still, I don't doubt older males play Battlefield and younger ones play MW3.
great job DICE, I'm choosing your game
Unfair comparison! Besides, all the kids will play what the big boys and girls are playing anyway! They will always follow us to whatever we do next! No matter how much we try to leave them behind, they find us! We left them on Halo while we went to Call of duty... They followed! We left them on Resistance while we went to Killzone... They followed!
There still gonna be that one...THAT ONE KID WITH THE SQUEAKY GIRL VOICE WHO DOESNT KNOW WTF HES DOING!!!
I'm really liking battlefield 3 and I really hope it's great. But I had the same hopes for Medal of Honor and i pre-ordered it just to be disappointed with the excessive amount of snipers hiding in the mountains. Some people may still like it and love it. But lets be honest, (to most) The MP was a let down. Sadly I won't be preordering B3 since i don't want to get caught up on the same crap again. :( sadly
Thats exactly the reason why I'm getting BF3.
That was how my experience was with BF3. I get sniped from even further away than in MW2. The games move very slow and frankly I can't hide in buildings either. Maybe because I ain't playing it right, but the game wasn't for me. I respect the game though as it is clearly critically acclaimed.
I agree. MW has been the choice of older ppl and everyone so young kids follow suit. The migration though to B3, which is inevitable will start w older hardcore gamers and filter down to the young kids. As of now, I'm fine w it. They can have mw3. Unfortunately in order to become the king of the hill, the 13year olds will also have to b on board. My favorite number in the pic is the advantage b3 has in views...wow.
@BulletToothtony You're judging BF3 by MOH multiplayer? Yeesh what a bad assumption to make. If you knew anything about either game's development cycle you'd understand what I mean.
"zomg y do ppl lyke this game so much. Have i even played battlefield 2? ya of course i played BC2 and bc3 will suck juzt az bad"
IF... IF... this is indicative of what it suggests then the two GT5 videos on my youtube account would suggest kids don't like that game as well. The GT5 videos are most popular with: Male 35-44 Male 25-34 Male 18-24
"Apparently 13 Year Old's Don't Like Battlefield 3" Maybe it's just me but can someone point out the downside?
lol wow I hope people knew I was referring to an ACTUAL post by someone here on N4G, who was probably 13. The kid actually thought bf2 was bc2... I don't think a good portion of the younger gaming community understand how monumental BF2 actually was.
As if I need another reason to buy BF3. Pfft!
Im 21 and Im not buying BF3, just saying. I don't go by hype, I go by what games I actually like playing.
@gamingdroid I literally laughed out loud at this. "The games move very slow and frankly I can't hide in buildings either." You have to add the /s or people don't know you're joking. You are joking, right?
To be honest, if we actually went by the ratings system, 13 year olds shouldn't even know the contents of Battlefield 3. Knowing that an under-aged group doesn't like a title for mature audiences isn't going to somehow influence me to not purchase a game that looks absolutely spectacular.
What the hell are 13 year old playing these games in the first place. isn't there meant to be an age restriction on these games???
I'm a 14 year old and a play battlefield, I also hate black ops and i don't trash talk online. I try to be a mature gamer for my age.
you're underage :D
People what is with the disagreeing? He simply stated his opinion without being a troll like the majority on this site that are older than him. On topic: I prefer battlefield over call of duty even though i am only familiar with the bad comapany series.
It's the non broken squeaky voice i hate about kids, no offense nick you might be a really smart young dude. But i just can't stand kids over mic telling me a grown man to go and do this, do that. Instinctive i think, like how alot of people have problems working for managers half their age.
Thanks for that Nickster , We need more like you in the gaming community trash talk is fine as long as it remains funny and "sportsmanlike" or "gamesmanlike" lol Trash talk as its place like in any sports but it seem that maturity is not the main theme in gaming and that really suck for everyone.
Wish the rest was more like you. At one time a kid came into a room in GT5 -yes GT5- and starts trash talking after losing a race he went on a rampage how he would kick my behind in Call of duty. I told him I don't play with kids, he went and said then why is MW2 rated 18?. Not saying that BF3 does not have any idiots but the rate of running into one is far less.
I'm glad. I hate 13 year olds commando-wanna-be running around a map trying to kill everyone else instead of cooperating with the rest of the team to successfully complete objectives and help. They should stick to Call of Duty while the rest of us play a better game: Battlefield.
I can't stand the cod d-bags I see. My brother is one and I resist temptation not to slap him. One time I bought 3 good games and all he said was "those games are stupid, you shouldve bought black ops, it's the best game ever. -_-;;;
From the statistics it also seems Battlefield is more popular world wide while Mw3 is more western centered, USA to be specific
I saw that too. I was wondering why we didnt have more pointing that out. Pretty cool to see its popularity so spread out.
Battlefield is made in Sweden. :) And that gives it big sales boost in the Nordic country's.
Was about to say the same thing.
Agree with you http://www.youtube.com/watc...
He picked the MW3 video with the least views and compared it to the BF3 one with the most views.
If author wants to compare, at least do it right. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Wooooo Weeeeee 11 million views!
This is the MW3 video with most views http://www.youtube.com/watc... And audiences go like this: 1. Male 13-17 2. Male 18-24 3. Male 25-34
it proves that Cod is only played by little kids , and BF3 is a grown up game for good gamers
I dunno if i agree that CoD is ONLY played by lil kids. I definitley think that a younger demographic gravitates toward it, but i think thats mostly because all their peers have it and it's relatively easy and straight-forward. My friends and I are all in our late 20's-early 30's, and we definitley play the hell out of BOTH games! I think to an older crowd the two games offer two different flavors for the pallette (a fast paced run-n-gun, and a slower paced, team-based, tactical shooter). My personal fav out of the 2 is definietly Battlefield--specifically BC2 and BF:1943
What a surprise
wow whats the PG, for these games. 18?
this article speaks the truth i when i was 13 I didn't know what battlefield was,now that im 14 battlefield is way better so now 13 year olds dont play this game only 14 year olds
some one tell this kid, he cant play this game... hahaha
I know I get flamed, but I´m 13 years old too and I love Battlefield and hate CoD. :D
Awesome, lets keep it that way.
Good job Dice! I guess it's the lack of quickscoping that makes thm hate it? lmao 13-17 y/o's are highest on the list for MW3!
which is silly because most games come with an 18 rating. Imagine if xbl/psn introduced age restrictions where you could not play a game if you were not old enough! cod would not last long after that!
there is age restriction on psn, but it isn't really hard to make a new account
I'd say most consoles never have the age restriction feature utilized anyway, because the kid's parents don't know anything about it and the kid sure as hell won't tell them.
@MysticStrummer That is why consoles and video games come with manuals.
There is a way to restrict younger kids playing mature games as well on the 360. Everything now has some sort of way a parent can restrict what their child can play. Thats the ticket though its up to the parents.
@ theonlylolking Too bad kids don't.
The rating system is meant to be a recommendation, not something to follow strictly. However, there are a lot of kids out there who clearly aren't very mature, and shouldn't be playing them.
noobscoping ot quicknoobing? pick your poison.
YOU HARDSCOPED YOU F***ing CHEATER! How dare you properly snipe.
And I hope it stays that way!
good news! less anoying brats on BF3 online then...
So now I want this game even more
Excellent news, keep it up DICE.
The kiddies need their auto aim and lack of recoil.
No, they just like it. Put their unsullied reflexs though a couple of weks of any game and if they play it the same way we adults do their great hand/eye and actual eyesight and reflexes make them a match for all but the best players. Kids only lack experience and it annoys me a little when we assume they have little skill when they have all the advantages-bar that one. Naturally, having less experience they will more likely go for the more mainstream,high profile, yearly series they already know pretty well and as more kids are console gamers these results are less than shocking.but I'd sa if you take a kid and an adult used toCOD and place them in a game of BF the kid would more often than not, be up to snuff quicker than the grown up depending,natch, on age(not talking 80 year olds versus nine year olds)and whether said adult is a pro.
Really mastiff? I at 27 taught my 13 year old brother how play cs and tf2. He is now considered to be the best cod player at his school on xbox. I built him a computer and he plays all 3 games religiously. Why is it that I can take 6 months off fps gaming come back and still light him up? According to you that should not be the case. What's even more interesting is I'm not even half as good as I used to be. I would say my peak was age 20-21
@mastiff The reason most adults do not respect kids is because kids are idiots and do not realize it. I thought I was smart as a kid as well, looking back, I was a total dumb ass and did not even know it. I think just about all honest adults will agree with me. They thought they were smart as kids, but now realize they were idiots.
@ evrfighter It could be the lack of experience mastiff speaks of, or... You could be a really poor teacher, or... Your kid brother kicks your ass and you don't have the balls to man up and admit it, or... If you're only half as good and he's the top at his school, his school really sucks... Damn, if we had more buttons to push instead of only agree/disagree I could get a little N4G vote thingy going on. Yeah, I know a vote thingy is called a survey. Bite me.
all i need is my pirate servers,just like in BF2 and MW2
so.. they are COD fanboy heh?
The geographical popularity is funny too. MW3: This game is popular in USA and UK. BF3: This game is popular every-f**king-where.
Except COD far outsells Battlefield everywhere, not just in the USA and UK.
bad company 2 wont work for me anymore:( it always disconnects 3-4 mins after i join a game and i have no idea what the problem is my connection is perfect? @ FunkMcnasty nah its definetaly not the server its every single game i join i can never finish a game anymore because it keeps booting me which sucks cus i really liked the game :P
It may be the game or the game type.. sometimes I can't connect to a BC2 match, or I'll keep getting booted during the match, but it's usually only one game type that does this to me and only happens every so often. I usually play squad rush on BC2, but sometimes if it wont find a match or keeps booting me, I'll load up squad deathmatch or conquest and it usually works fine.. the game servers maybe?