Level Up Times' Adrian Vergara: "Players not happy with the extras DICE are providing."
problem with it is people expected the moon. it is just a extra for pre buying the map packs. I kinda was thinking they would give us more premium dog tags and assignments but i guess the artbook is what we get. i kinda get it because when you buy a ultimate editions it usually comes with a artbook. Am i happy with it, no but it isnt that bad either. it is kinda lame because the minute they let people get this, it becomes something everyone can look at on google images. lesson to be learned about this is dont buy a premium service without knowing what you will be getting in total. I feel kinda ripped off not because of the artbook but because they already are going to be selling the premium edition battlefield in the stores.. i could of saved some money buying the goty edition in the stores over buying the game and then buying the DLC pre order.
Thing is, those pics are going to be up everywhere in 5 minutes within their release time. So much for Premium exclusive right?
Doesn't matter why YOU bought it. Dice advertised all the extra features when you bought Premium, you didn't just pay for discounted maps, so they should not be half assing the community with artwork, which would hardly be considered "New Content" by anyone.
Wow these people are retarded. Okay I was disappointed a little, but next month in September were going to get SH!T LOADS of new stuff!!! Maps, new vehicles, 100% sure new assignments, dog tags and maybe new weapon camos. By the way do these cry babies realise how under pressure DICE devs must be. Like come on, EA are like we want the monies hurry up already. Then the Dice employees are like, but we got 2 ½ months to make 4 new maps then port them to 3 different platforms... Ya I know B2K was most likely done before BF3s release, but still. They still have 3 more DLC packs to launch, not to mention BF4 in the works. So I think the developers at Dice got their hands full right now. In the end premium was always about the maps, the rest is just extras, so enjoy the 6day double XP and wait like all the others for Armoured Kill xD
Soundtracks, artbooks, pointless items, i never understood that kinda stuff for games, if i paid money i'd want ingame content
Yea true like more customization options.
Before that i want them to fix the hacker problem on the PC version. Aimbot waller from across the map and then everybody ends up leaving every night.
@WeskerChildReborned Paying for customization, a stain of the DLC generation. I'd rather have real DLC like new storylines and levels over cosmetic changes that should be rewarded ingame instead having to pay for it.
I don't want art, why when I can see the same models in-game? I want camo, new gadgets or something FOR the game not from it.
come on guys we will get our in-game content
Wah Wah Wah! Cry some more you babies. If you buy premium you're getting 10 dollars off than if you were buying each map pack separately. You also get new guns and two weeks early access. Maybe some people like artwork? Quit having "it's all about me" syndrome.
It's about me when I spend my money on it. Look at you trying to be cool and the one that speaks on behalf of EA... You are a w**nie face!
No, it's about the masses. They don't try to accommodate 1 friggin person. Get that through your skull. Honestly, I hate EA, but Dice I don't have a problem with and I doubt the artbook had anything to do with EA's decision.
People spent an EXTRA 50 bucks because of promised BONUS content, they are entitled to an opinion, and the opinion is the months bonus content sucks! Not everyone is content with "okay I'll pay, just throw a turd over here and I'll tell everyone that gets mad to shut up." Its not just one person. The petition alone has over 1000 people, and its rather easy to spot people complaining on the forums too.....
Yep, you said it. "Bonus" content. Dice said they were gonna give us bonus content and did not disclose what the bonus content was going to be when we first bought premium. It's your own damn fault for thinking the bonus content is gonna be one thing when in reality its going to be something else.
I actually saw this coming, and didn't like the "good bonus" content at the beginning, so I never bought Premium to begin with lol However the people that did buy it have a right to say it sucks, because if they don't then this is all they will ever offer. If EA doesn't want to listen, then fine, they will lose customers, no big deal.
Jesse..... I'm going to need you to go to the hardware store and pick up a plastic tub.... large enough to sit in.....
I'll admit, i was a lil pissed when i found out i was getting just art, but dude, has everyone seen all the stuff going on in the Armored Kill trailer? Are you guys SERIOUS? all the new vehicles, each dlc comes with new weapons and dogtag assignments, and you really wanna whine like 5 year olds and sign a petition that does nothing 50% of the time anyway? Gamers this gen, really ARE spoiled lil petition punks.
Freddy Millz says.... I'm so cool I wear shades in side the club!
I dont go to clubs sir, dont let the internet stereotype fool you.
Freddy Millz is a bad motha...shut yo mouth!
People petition to get their voice and opinion out there.
Im really embrrassed by the people who actually think they are getting screwed over by this months drop content.I think that its different and cool plus Armored kill is coming out in a week which obvisouly is there main focus right now.Stop bitching about nothing and just play the dam game.Im with Freddy^ above me gamers are spoiled little punks now a days.Armored kill is going to bring us some epic gameplay and all you guys care about is a drop content?Plzzz go play COD where you get nothing then bitch about tha crap.Dice are doing everything they can to make everyone happy.I cant wait to see the drop content this month.
13 days ago you said in regards to the Battlefield 3 Premium Edition "Thank you for bringing that up.I posted something on MP1st about that crap.No offense but Its a complete way to shit on your fans Dice and EA.Its great news for those who havnt picked it up yet though.Good for you guys shitty for the rest of us." Now you are trying to make out you are on some moral high ground above other gamers!? I'm not that fussed about the content drop, but if others don't like it, they have a right to complain. Neither you or anybody else have a right to tell people how they should feel and they certainly do not deserve to be branded either. You are free to let Dice know you are happy, but don't mindlessly attack those who aren't.
I'm also embarrassed by all these cheap-ass whiners. When I bought Premium, I already thought it was a freaking steal, because it's MUCH cheaper than buying all the DLC expansion packs separately. You're already saving money just by buying the Premium membership for all the expansion packs. Plus, you get 2-weeks early access to those expansion packs. Even if they didn't give me anything else other than all the expansion packs for $50, I wouldn't complain, whatsoever. I already knew most of these "Bonus Content Drops" were going to suck anyway. Plus, it's not like COD Elite, where you only get to keep the DLC for a year, unless you pony up another $50 a year later to renew your membership. DICE probably spends a lot of time, resources, and money to create all these awesome expansion packs, which include beautifully designed huge new maps, new weapons, and new vehicles. They're also continually supporting the game post-launch with new patches to tweak, re-balance, and improve the game (one recent patch even included all-new sound effects for the vehicles, which sound much better). You think DICE is creating all this content for FREE? They're in the business of making money, and either way, $50 is a damn good deal for all the stuff they give you. All these cheap freaking whiners are quite frankly EMBARRASSING.
why is ppl so worried about rank, go out and do something ppl. you could have building your skill to something greater. i play coz its fun. fuck rank.
your sending a message to the developers... your saying .. "Give me what I want, or give me shit" next time they decide to give you something for free... just because... they will say fuck it.. nobody wants it. and then wont give u shit... except ....for what was originally planned when THAT time comes to me it seems like this wasnt planned.. but rather just a bone they are throwing you
Just get COD, nothing to complain about except Noob tubers, campers, undefendable killstreaks, ghost, panic kniving, and too many random grenades. :)
...and lag compensation, unbalanced OP weapons, lag compensation, host (dis)advantage, host migration, head-glitching, crappy graphics, bad map design...
i really thought DICE/EA was going to have decent drop outs for permium. But cmon an art book!? and you wait 3 weeks into august to officially announce it? I havent heard about the premium event and september coming soon. any updates on that?
signed! now give me something worth my time and money dice.
I loved Bad Company 2, but seeing how EA has done with Battlefield 3, I might not pick up Bad Company 3 or Battlefield 4.
I'd buy Bad Company 3, but it seems that BF4 is coming instead and I'm not too thrilled about it either.
i just won't buy a premium deal again. the same reasoning as to why i won't preorder moh again.
Gaming whinge 7,960 do you guys actually have time to play the stress is killing you,dont get me wrong i love gaming but wow.
Sorry, I don't speak gibberish. Care to try again?
No not really.
why can't you haz english skillz???
You are paying for the map packs, all other stuff is minor and just extras. Every day its a new reason for gamers to turn into a pack of crybabies.
Exactly how I see it. Not a big deal. Each map pack is worth 20 dollars as there are new weapons, vehicles, assignments, 4 new maps, I mean really? When is the last time a COD map pack was actually worth the 20 bucks? Little tiny maps (most of them reused), and no bonus content like weapons, or anything else, just maps, that sucks. Let's see, 4 expansion packs that include more shit than just maps (not to undermine the awesomeness or scale of the maps) is not worth the measly 50 bucks alone? Now we have to complain about the BONUS stuff that is thrown in because that is how DICE rolls. While I agree that an artbook would not be particularly what I would have wanted, I am not gonna complain as I know that I have gotten my money's worth.
Another lame petition.
we are still saving money on the map i don't really care that i got some dumb art book camos would have been better :/ but my main reson why i got bf3 pruium was for the map packs and the 2 weeks before normal players
Same here. All the other stuff is just extra nonsense to me.
Holy shit!!! Too many gamers have become the most pathetic bunch of self-entitled f'ing spoiled prima-donna whiners of any 'group' to ever grace this earth. "Waaa! It's not fair! I deserve respect! I want it! I want it now! I want it for free! I want it to be perfect! I want this! I want that! I want! I want! I want! I demand it! If I dont get 'it' just how I like it, Im gonna bitch and whine and pout, and start a petition until some adult listens to me! I won't eat it without the crusts cut off! I want my junior juice and pudding cup! Waaaa! What a disgrace. Grow the fk up, and just for once in your sad empty lives, try, just try to be happy with what you've got. I envision these losers to be on par with kids kicking and screaming on the floor of some Walmart, beat red faces, with snot running down their faces while their big fat mother drags them along, and all because she wouldn't buy them some choco Teddy Grahams. Pathetic.
And you just threw down 2 paragraphs whining about people whining, who's pathetic?
its not about being a prima-donna its the fact that this is the age of dlc and day one patches. this is not like the sega genesis or super nintendo days where you "hoped" the game was good, and if it was not then you "hoped" a sequel was made to improve on the last game. back then games cost even more then they are now. thing is the technology did not allow the developers to improve on their game with the feedback they got unless they made a brand new game in a series. now developers can create patches for existing games to hopefully improve on them and take those ideas with them when they create the next game in the series. fan feedback is more important now then it was before. as for the petition against this months bonus content? it certainly doesnt qualify to have the title of "premium" for a digital artbook where anyone can access it.
I hear you solidboss. I agree that feedback is very important for development, and I agree this shit/petition isnt feedback. My point is that a good majority of gamers are simply NEVER happy, and NEVER content. One could give them everything, for free, on a golden fucking platter, and still they would bitch "it's not good enough" It all boils down to this one simple concept......Life isnt fair, and the only ones who can't/haven't grasped this concept are whining kids who dont understand how business works, good or bad biz, that's how it goes, tough shit. If one is unhappy with the company because they feel they got screwed, or they dont like the product offered, then dont fucking support them and dont buy it. Pretty simple. These "Gotta have it!" idiots just cant help themselves. These people bitch before, during, and after their purchase.
Meh. They've been slow as hell on developing BF3 patches anyway. I still appreciate the attempt to satisfy the subs. But I still hate their guts.
I think they have a leg to stand on here. I don't think it's much to expect more cammo. It seems like such a simple thing to do. A digital artbook is as lame as it gets.
The good old bait and switch, Glad to see it is alive and well.
Besides, come on guys, It's EA, we know what we are stepping in when we buy one of their games, you just have to expect to step in a few piles along the way when you play the cool games they put out.
I don't feel I got screwed with Burnout Paradise. I don't feel that I got screwed with BF1, 2, 3, Bad Company 1 or 2. EA is a publisher, a strict one at that has some good developers. I do agree that EA has done some really dumb shit, but they have had some solid games that they have PUBLISHED over the years. They have a history of forcing developers to work really long hours and treat them like shit, yet some developers push back and give players awesome content like DICE and Criterion. I am pretty damn sure that EA didn't want to give all the content in BF3, it was DICE pushing for it. The game alone for the 59.99 is a great deal, I can't think of why anyone would complain. The attention to detail with the outstanding audio and visuals is unreal. An un-modded game that looks fantastic and plays well on consoles and even more amazing on PC, is something to be happy about. Then DICE gives their fans a CHOICE to get the new content at a discount, or buy what expansion packs they want individually. If you go the discount route, you get more amazing content that you can tell had a lot of hard work put into it, PLUS some additional things that aren't even necessary, but are still OK. Not telling you or anyone else what to feel/think/believe, but whining about this seems trivial and downright silly.
I went back to bad company 2 last week, more destruction, better maps, just a better game. BF3 can suck it.
I hate the #Battlefield3 August Premium Content Drop as much as the next guy but I'm not gonna sign a petition against it. We don't need another Mass Effect 3 on our hands, do you really want to be part of that community? You could at least wait until the November and February bonus drops are released. For all you know DICE could include camos for every weapon in the game and 20+ dogtags in any one of those future packages.
I hate this game
I dont really care for the bonus content drops anyway, not even the weapon/uniform camo. I got premium to save a bit of money. But no one can deny this is a shitty drop this month lol
Agreed. It is a pretty crappy drop, but you really didn't pay for it considering the meat of the content you are getting.
Man, I just bought Premium just for the savings on the DLC.
This is being made up by COD kids. Premium is merely an upfront buy for all the expansion packs and the ability to get them early. Any and everything else is just a perk.
Two words..... File Share.
i think that nobody took premium for the content drop but near everybody had great expectations even myself. I would like to see new weapons or new camos for the latest guns and for the uniforms but instead i saw an artbook. i am disappointed like you but maybe DICE and EA will see now that all of us who paid we need something more than an artbook....
Why all the whining ? . Ok not the best month on the premium calendar but look what's coming . Armoured kill looks amazing and the double XP as been extended until next Friday !! . Premium is worth every penny . Best game this generation .
I did not buy Premium as the price was ridiculous when they include B2K as a part of the package (Got it free on launch). And now these lame videos and concept art. Serves you right for buying something without knowing what you were paying for !! I love Battlefield, but Ive been weary since Dice got bought by EA.
lol these people are really complaining over this? It's $50 for premium, that isn't exactly a lot of money...especially as a 1 time fee, getting multiple expansions, early access to all of them (Except B2k of course) extra guns, and tons of other content...I seriously laugh at the stupidity of these gamers.
i'm just waiting for the new map pack :D will spend lots of hours playing there, my objective now is to unlock all assignments and unlock every weapon accesories, after i finish that i think i will start earning 5 stars in each weapon to unlock all dog tags and after that will just play for fun, hope the CQ maps still have players on it cause there you can gain lots more points than in normal maps, however i think armored kill will do fine for Support and Engenier classes cause there will be plenty to destroy :D
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