Gamer.Blorge writes, "With the highly anticipated release of Battlefield 3, some gamers are struggling to decide which version of the game to get. To help put things into perspective, we have listed out several factors for each version."
If you have a high end gaming pc there is no reason to even consider consoles, unless you have some friends on console you want to play with.
new game to ask about. Bottom line, you get the version you intend to play against your friends on. Simple, straight and to the point.
Well even mid range PCs are handling the game very well. Even a GTX 260 from 3 years back is playing the game in high @ 1080p settings. Console gamers thinking a 2000usd PC is required to play the latest games are clearly misinformed and are only holding themselves back. Today a GPU that beats the GTX 260 would barely cost 150usd. BTW GTX 260 is atleast 2-3 times more powerful then PS3 or 360. Dont think i can call GTX 260 even mid range by todays standards, its more like entry level. Hence an entry level PC today would play BF3 at high settings 1080p 40-50fps.
PC for me
I'm getting it for the Atari Jaguar and Turbo GFX-16
I read the supergrafx version will have better lighting/reflections. Besides, the jaguar pad just doesnt seem right.
C'mon everyone knows that the vetrex with its overlays is the choice of real gamers.
@ thebudgetgamer Just makes sure you play with the lights off. If not you wont get the full effect!
ZX Spectrum, the rubber key version.
If you have a pc which can run it den pc, if not den ur console off choice.
I actually wasnt going to get the PC version. In fact I wasnt gonna get any version when it came to it. I was just gonna put it on my christmas list because it was hard to choose which platform of the 3 (one of the downsides of owning a 360, PS3 and gaming PC. lol.) But as time went on, I just went for the PC version. I dont like Origin, but in the end I was just like "fk it" :P According to tracking, BF3 for me is in Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea. (The game is out today in the UK, so yeah ;P)
To be honest you dont need that big of a PC to play this. Most of my settings are on Ultra 1080p no AA x16Antro running great with an HD5770 GPU which is what 120 max now for that card.
This weights cost vs choice etc... if you want to get it for the PC and meet the criteria then definitely PC is the #1 choice, otherwise you have to expect to fork over XYZ dollars. It also looks at what is your second best option in case you can't afford a the upgrade etc..
here we go again
Thats easy. Buy the guide that corresponds to the platform you bought the game on. ;) That way you wont get Y's mixed up with Triangles.
Get the one that is on the platform you play.
in my opinion it's obvious..the one where most your buddies are playing..
Where most of your friends are playing it, should be the platform you buy it for.
I is a personal choice but I am not getting it. I need to save up for Skyrim and Zelda. But if I were to get it, it will of course be for my X360 because I don't have a $3000 PC and my PS3 will be attached to Uncharted 3. Side note, SDF does not mean "Sony Defense Force" from popular beliefs. It has no meaning really, I just thought it sounded cool one day and used it as my user name. Really, true story.
Neither, just join the marines. I heard the gameplay is as authentic as it gets. The character movement, animations, weapon recoil and effects are supposed to be the best in the business. There is also supposed to be minimal to no lag so you won't have to worry much about those 'I shot you first' moments. The only thing is that if you want to respawn you have to be the son of god in order to do so.
The no respawn thing is kind of a deal breaker.
on console's ps3 is the better version timed dlc looks better
Timed exclusive dlc maps for ps3 before 360.
Obviously PC for the higher player count. Large maps on consoles with 24 players in BF standard conquest and rush modes is just too big to be an engaging and intense game as you would be spending more time finding enemies than shooting them. Maybe in the next gen console, BF3 will be fun. But other FPSes like COD might expand as well.
Well, I own both Xbox 360 & PS3 as well as a gaming laptop. I decided to go for the PS3 version because of the free online multiplayer (I ditched Xbox Live a long while back) & because I've read from many sources that it supposedly looks & performs better than the Xbox 360 version. That fact that BF3 PS3 users get one-week early access to Battlefield 3 Expansion Packs, starting with the post-launch Back to Karkand digital expansion pack is a pretty sweet bonus too. I'll be picking up the PC version some time next month for the 64 players, it's something I'd like to experience. :D
Their pc requirments are wrong. They said GTX 560 or a Radeon 6950, when the actual requirements are a 6850 or a GTX 560. Also a GTX 560 TI is comparable to a Radeon 6950, and these cards should max out BF3, but a normal GTX 560 or radeon 6850 will play it on high
I heard the Acorn Archimedes port is sweet. Gonna try that.
PS3 version seems to have the least problems. But if you're a graphics nut then PC. If I were you though I'd save up for Modern Warfare 3.(So far console reviews of BF3 are a lot worse than Black Ops)
Whatever platform your friends are playing on. Best Experience will always be PC. PS3 is the better console experience but 360 isn't too far behind. I already got BF3 on PS3. I'll get BF3 on PC once my rig is eventually built. :P
I bought it on 360 because all my friends from youtube play on there. LOL. That is the only reason. I know the PS3 is a little better, but in the end the online experience of 360 drew me in for this one. Can't wait for Uncharted 3 next week though.
That's cool. Are you enjoying the game? I'm having a blast playing. LOL. :D
Yeah the game is awesome.
The most cheap one.
PC for the 32v32 and 64v64 games. Even the 20v20 servers are cool for the small maps. Things like operation firestorm though, having a team of 31 other players and assaulting a strategic location like a well oiled booth babe, nothing topping it! ohhhh and the game runs beautifully at 60 frames on ultra and of course looks AMAZING!
At the end of the article I keep seeing this number for 360 15.5 gig install. What are they talking about? I've seen this on other articles. I have it for 360 and it was only a 1.5 gig install. I'm new to 360 is there another install I can do to make the game run even better?
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