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One-Shot Kill Snipers, Weapon Damage and More - BF3 Beta Issues To Be Fixed

On top of noticing how gorgeous the game looks, you've probably already noticed a number of bugs and glitches like the glitched terrain, the perma-blue screen after respawning, or the inability to aim down sights.

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Criminal1729d ago

I'm glad that the final version will different than what we're playing now. The game is truly amazing and with some fixes it could be the best multiplayer experience of the year.

iamnsuperman1729d ago (Edited 1729d ago )

You just got to hope this build is much earlier than ones they have now and are just stress testing because its a bit of a bug fest. They have all ready confirmed it is impossible to fix all bugs. Just hope they priorities the bugs because they haven't got long

Criminal1729d ago

As long as they fix the map hole, "blue screen palette", and reload animation bugs, I'm happy. I think they mentioned somewhere that the beta is a month behind the full version, so there's hope!

Crystallis1729d ago

Yea same here. The game is a blast to play even with the issues. If they can have a smooth launch with most of the issues fixed then this game will be steller.

DaTruth1729d ago (Edited 1729d ago )

That sight thing happened to me! I just threw a grenade and it went back to normal!

Edit: I find I rarely get hit and don't die or rarely hit anyone and don't kill them! It seems like it comes down to who sees who first! I don't know if they should fix it, because I hate unloading a clip in someone and then watching them run off or kill me with a one-hit weapon! But getting killed so fast leaves me unable to tell WTH happened or where I was hit from with no possibility of running, ducking, striking back or avoiding death in any way!

Mister_V1729d ago

I'm really happy about the whole sniper rifle thing... I seriously thought everyone was just THAT good and that I was being shot in the head ALL the time. Either that or everyone had aim-bots. Anyways, good to know.

Nate-Dog1729d ago

Same, I got killed by one guy in one alley 3 times in a row with one shot even with me running left and right, was wondering what was going on.

miDnIghtEr20C_SfF1729d ago

But why would they have Alpha build when this is a Beta? This isn't the alpha were all in. I'm with one of you about this being a stress test the most.. which they've already failed yesterday with the 360 being down for hours at a time.. but I'm a bit worried. There's not much time for this game, and I'm sure they're being stamped and printed right now.

IT's going to be one hell of a huge patch day 1 i'm thinking. Or I smell a delay.

DaTruth1729d ago (Edited 1729d ago )

Failing a stress test is likely a server problem, so even if the game was stamped and printed yesterday, they would still have plenty of time to fix it!

cyborg69711729d ago

I agree its fun and I love it. But the biggest issue ie the inability to squad up with friends. For a game that preaches teamwork you'd think getting a squad of friends together would work.

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Dart891729d ago

Only be killed a few times with a one shot from snipers but other than that the beta is very addicting.

RPK kicks ass:D.

OT:Glad they're balancing weapons but ive never encountered one that's overpowered they all seem good to me.

Criminal1729d ago

It is addicting! The RPK didn't do it for me, I'm really enjoying the engineer kit.

Mister_V1729d ago

I did find a problem where I felt like I was only being hit with one bullet before I died from any weapon. I know that they probably put a few bullets in me and for them, everything was fine. But, It sometimes doesn't register for me.

JsonHenry1729d ago

^^ That is called lag. You probably got peppered but only noticed the last shot.

bigboss9111729d ago

My only problem is that you can't choose hardcore. Also shotguns are a blast. No pun intended.

JsonHenry1729d ago

Yeah man, I can't wait till I can play in hardcore mode.

Criminal1729d ago

I'm stoked for hardcore mode too, but I was wondering is anyone looking forward to TDM?

Personally, I couldn't care less about it. Rush is my favorite mode.

bigboss9111729d ago

TDM is the best way to test Weapon loadouts and learning a section of a map without being a detriment to your teams objective. Also good way to warm up after playing another game.

Undeadwolfy1729d ago

The shotguns are great, or at least, im great with them lol. But one thing that has been infuriating me is that there are times where the enemy will see me first, ill get one close or far range shot, doesnt matter, and sure he'll kill me, understandable long range, but when I look at his health, it will be 100%. When its point blank range in the face he should die, but ill get killed by his rpk or assault rifle and he'll still have 100%. Ill see the hit marker and blood come from his head. Its very frustrating, its obviously lag but I hope its not like this in the full game. It happens so often that I feel like abandoning the shotgun even though im good with it.

BC2 wasnt like this. Sometimes ill also get killed when I run behind a wall and there for like a second. Once again, this happened rarely in BC2 but seems more common in this beta. Very frustrating.

Also, does anybody find the range on the defibrilators pathetic? You have to literally sit on your team mate and zap him in order to revive him rather than in BC2 where you could be like a foot away from the body. I almost dont want to revive my teammates cos I know if I run out and try to revive one, (which doesnt always work even when you are on the body) ill get killed straight away.

Hufandpuf1729d ago

Shotguns are amazing but make the firerate a little lower lol I can clear a room without them knowing what happened. Amazing game btw, some of my cod friends have jumped over to battlefield and are eating their words lol

SH0CKW4VE1728d ago

And that is the direct advantage of shotguns right there......they excell at clearing out rooms but arent so good at distance unless equiped with slugs.

SO NO lets NOT nerf the only strong point of the shotguns.

BTW One hit snipers is how it was in BF2, It is truer to BF2 gameplay because this game is a DIRECT SEQUAL. This is NOT BAD Company 3 like so many of you want it to be, this is real BF, adapt or die, either that or add COD to your christmas list your wasting your time on BF and by that I mean the true BF.

Hufandpuf1728d ago

BF2 did NOT have 1 kill snipers. you had to get a headshot. Only the M95 could do close to 1 hit kills. And if you think IM A COD PLAYER, IM NOT. I've played every BF game made and I still play BF2 today.

TopDudeMan1729d ago

I don't know, as far as I'm concerned one shot is enough with the snipers. I mean, for a sniper rifle bullet, if you get hit with that once, you might not die immediately but your military career is over. Watch this video showing the penetration through steel plates from distance etc.

DarthBigE1729d ago

yea there needs to be a couple of spots where if you get hit its one hit kill because otherwise the bolt action sniper rifle is pointless because it takes way to long to reload an enemy gets away

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