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I will purchase Battlefield 3 and play with other Revolutionaries on....
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PS3
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Xbox 360
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Bretimus_v2
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You did in BC2, so I don't see why they wouldn't carry that over.
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And the comments for it were just so delicious. All of them. If I was a Red Lantern, the anger there would power my power battery for years.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bretimus_v2 wrote:
You did in BC2, so I don't see why they wouldn't carry that over.


Whenever I did it, the only notification that something happened was "[insert player name] is no more".
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Also who is going to eat all of the sandwiches you make if there are no men. Tree falls in the woods
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JL7YCXzadcQ&feature=share
Reminds me of that one level from the original Ghost Recon.
Looks greatly improved compared to the Beta, the guy playing is kinda terrible though.

ACTUALLY, the other players are even worse.

You can request to be healed now, and offer healing. I'm sure the same goes for ammo or vehicles.
The mini-map looks less cluttered and seems more visible/larger.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I still can't decide what to buy this for, ps3 or xbox. Someone please make up my mind for me.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

daverabbit wrote:
I still can't decide what to buy this for, ps3 or xbox. Someone please make up my mind for me.


PS3, because 3 players isn't enough for a squad.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

daverabbit wrote:
I still can't decide what to buy this for, ps3 or xbox. Someone please make up my mind for me.

PS3 allows for more players in multiplayer modes and it'll probably look better in general.... also if you have a smaller hard drive on your xbox it'll be hard to squeeze out enough space to install the "super" texture pack available on the second disc. I know i have enough space on my ps3 and it's all one disc as well.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
daverabbit wrote:
I still can't decide what to buy this for, ps3 or xbox. Someone please make up my mind for me.

PS3 allows for more players in multiplayer modes and it'll probably look better in general.... also if you have a smaller hard drive on your xbox it'll be hard to squeeze out enough space to install the "super" texture pack available on the second disc. I know i have enough space on my ps3 and it's all one disc as well.


*clears throat* What?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Man I really gotta read more in depth cause I had no idea the ps3 version had such significant advantages. Thanks for the heads up.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TheJx4 wrote:
*clears throat* What?

The last time I met with DICE they told me that the PS3 could accommodate 24 players in multiplayer while the 360 was limited to 18. I'm rummaging around trying to find confirmation of this right now.

I think the PS3 version also has enhanced destruction on the fly... again, last time I met with DICE this was the word. Here is their clear dialog about platform dominance with Battlefield 3's development:

PC >>> PS3 >> 360
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmm, that's quite interesting. Honestly, I'm sure BF3 on PS3 could handle 32. Especially since MAG was able to pull off 256, and while it was a less demanding game, I'm sure it would take up just as much bandwidth as BF3.

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/5459236.page
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TheJx4 wrote:
Hmm, that's quite interesting. Honestly, I'm sure BF3 on PS3 could handle 32. Especially since MAG was able to pull off 256, and while it was a less demanding game, I'm sure it would take up just as much bandwidth as BF3.

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/5459236.page

Reading reports I'm getting back that both platforms support 24 players in the biggest game modes, but I swear to God I've spoken with sever DICE devs and I've been repeatedly told that the PS3 supports a FEW more players than the 360 does.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's the lack of dedicated servers mostly. That's why PC gamers went apeshit over MW2 (but still bought it).
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Daniel and his Sony fanboy LIES
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

used44 wrote:
Daniel and his Sony fanboy LIES


LOL
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's part of the job now
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Commo-rose to be included in 1st day patch
http://twitter.com/#/zh1nt0/status/126959150205906944

And a look at a BF3 simulator

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQR49JGySTM
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 9:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's pretty cool... except for the getting shot part.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Toddy wrote:
Commo-rose to be included in 1st day patch
http://twitter.com/#/zh1nt0/status/126959150205906944

And a look at a BF3 simulator

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQR49JGySTM

Nice find!
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is also a book about one of the characters from the single player, written by Andy McNab http://www.battlefield.com/battlefield3/1/the-russian

And with in a deal with Bioware, owners of BF3 who activate their Online Pass get access to the Mass Effect 3 demo.

http://social.bioware.com/forum/1/topic/324/index/8554052/1

Edit: Launch trailer for the single player - Epic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7GVSx7yMaA
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm calling bullshit on this one.

Without the Texture Pack
http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/6151/vhmulticam2011102200412.png

With the Texture Pack
http://img546.imageshack.us/img546/1552/vhmulticam2011102209274.png
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