It's taken some time for DICE to come up with a sequel of 2005's Battlefield 2 for publisher Electronic Arts. Apparently, there's a very good reason for that. At least, that's what Battlefield 3 Executive Producer Patrick Bach says.
No way really? @Below The cod beta was worse. I mean it's been going on since 07. I don't think it'll ever go gold. HUFANDPUF fail vg really.
Battlefield 3 "BETA" was a big dissapointment.
Did you play on PC? Metro is the smallest map on BF3 and not a good representation of what true BF is (that was more of BC style map). Caspian border, on the other hand, was a fantastic map! If you were on console and didn't get the chance to play it, then you didn't really get to experience BF3. Have faith in DICE. BFBC2 was actually quite good across all platforms and I believe BF3 will be as well. Don't base your decision on flawed beta rollout (I admit that there were huge bugs and the Metro map wasn't the best choice of a showcase). Believe me, there were none of those problems on the Caspian Border map and it was a great experience. Just wait for the reviews....they're going to be very good!
A friend of mine told me BF3 was a lot more squad-focused, which sounds pretty awesome to me.
Yea, it is similar to MAG based on the team play. Rushing won't get you very far.
Its sad really. The pre-order charts state that Xbox 360 has the leading number of pre-orders at 900,000+. While PC has just over 124,000+. I guess people don't need to play it on PC to have a great experience. I doubt all 124,000+ PC players can max out the game anyway.
What the hell pre-order chart are you looking at?
LOL, right here: http://www.vgchartz.com/pre... @panda but their estimates can't be too far off i guess. And with so many people canceling their pre orders after the beta, it might be a little more accurate (maybe).
Lmao VGChartz is notoriously unreliable.
Panda, his "charts" don't include digital preorders which is a good chunk of the PC preorders. I know I did. Amazon just put a great deal for digital download of LE edition of BF3 at $42.
I know I can't max out the PC version, but I think I'd prefer to playit on PC to have the WASD/mouse controls.
I wouldn't believe that for a minute. So many of the PC preorders are for the digital version and will not register with these "chart keepers".
Wow I guess people still pre-order... I haven't done that in a while.
This one is worth it since you get the Back to Karkand expansion for free. It will be $15 when it comes out a month after BF3's release. The maps look great and it'll fun to relive some of BF2's best maps.
pre order ftw mate. get some good deals in supermarkets. im in uk. game shops sell for £39.99 i got my limited edition pre ordered at tesco supermarket for £28.91. bargain ;)
Oh man, I guess you're one of those people that don't realize that vgchartz doesn't include most digital sales, if any. And if you knew anything then you would know digital is most sales for a PC game. And just because you cant "max" out the game doesnt mean it still won't look better then it's console counterpart.
That's only for America.....Xbox is nothing outside of the U.S. and U.K. Everywhere else (EU, Japan, Asia) the PS3 is dominant.
I couldn't imagine programming a game to run on 512mb ram... Just browsing the internet I'm using over 1.5gb of ram on my computer.... And that's using good chrome.
... but Chrome is notoriously bad when it comes to managing memmory with multiple tabs.
Currently Chrome is using about 200mbs... I guess that is pretty high. ha ha.
1.5 gigs? must be all the porn you're trying to download in the background
Or I could be running a 64bit os.
A bit misleading PC wise since a lot of people don't buy physical copies anymore. Out of all of the PC games I have I have 0 physical copies. No point in it since I have a 1tb drive, 500gb external back up, and don't want them to take up space. Ps3/360 will easily outsell the PC version, but in the long run the PC version will put up great numbers. The game looked amazing running "maxed" out in the PC beta and it still has higher settings. Caspian Border was much better than OP Metro as well and put to rest many people's worries and got rid of many people trolling the forums about canceling pre-orders.
Its only fair since Battlefield started on PC & the last 2 games where built with the console in mind
they should have kept Bad company console only and BF PC only.
idk what others think but BC1&2 were fun but they didnt push console or pc tech but with BF3 since their developing it with a powerfull gaming PC in mind they also have to push the consoles to their limit which normaly only console exclusives do so in the end we have a amazing Battlefield PC experience & one of the best looking & biggest Console multiplatform games. so the way i see it is a win win
That' obvious and it's alos the reason why I cancelled my PS3 pre-order, I can't afford the rig to play BF3 and there's no point playing it on consoles. It's one of the few games truly designed for PC.
It is designed for PC, but I don't agree that it is not worth playing on console.
Playing BF3 on full settings will cost alot in pc hardware. Not to mention what a pain in the ass Windows and it's drivers are. A comfy sofa, 50" TV, a beer, home cinema and unified controllers are the way to go. It's a level playing field, unlike on pc where one guy has 200fps and a 60mbps connection and another is struggling along at 20fps on a 512kbps connection. Did I mention all of the cheating, wallhackers and aimbotters on pc? Stick to console, it's a better overall experience.
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