Battlefield 3

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by BearCat204, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    Multiplayer fact sheet

    GAME DESCRIPTION
    Armed with the new Frostbite™ 2 game engine and more than a decade of multiplayer expertise, the award-winning team at DICE is set to deliver their biggest and most accessible First Person Shooter (FPS) ever this October with Battlefield 3.

    Frostbite 2 advances the state of the art, and serves as the power center that allows Battlefield 3 to deliver superior performance in character animation, visual rendering, audio and physical destruction. Battlefield 3 is the only FPS in the marketplace using Frostbite 2, and the only shooter capable of making the gameplay experience feel alive with all the sights, sounds and action of real-world incursions.

    The new engine allows for massive multiplayer maps that move seamlessly between tight infantry combat to the series' signature open, sandbox vehicle warfare. Each map features a variety of environments demanding players to constantly re-evaluate the best combat tactics to deploy in order to win.

    Battlefield 3's multiplayer offering is set to dominate this fall with enhanced persistence, new modes including Team Deathmatch and co-op, accessible team play and powerful and free online social features found via the games unique social network, Battlelog.

    KEY FEATURES
    Play Your Way In the Biggest Battlefield Ever! From city streets to open rural landscapes, Battlefield 3 offers unparalleled depth and gameplay variety. Classic 'Rush' and 'Conquest' modes are complemented by newly introduced 'Team Death Match' for an instant action fix.

    Extensive Co-op Campaign: Unique maps and missions are available for players to tackle online with a friend, using co-op specific gameplay features. Co-op missions tie into the single player story.

    Powerful Social Features in Battlelog: Players will never go into battle alone thanks to the powerful new community features of Battlelog. Players can build their platoon, communicate with other gamers, and compare their multiplayer prowess with friends and foes alike. Battlelog is free on all platforms.

    Frostbite 2-Enabled Destruction: Frostbite 2 creates a whole new level of life-like destruction. Enhanced large and small scale destruction now has a tactical purpose. Chip away at cover, blow holes in walls, deform the terrain, and bring down entire building façades on enemies.

    Ultimate Vehicle Warfare: The signature Battlefield vehicle warfare experience is even richer and more rewarding. Damaged vehicles can now retreat or be defended until they automatically regain armor, while disabled vehicles become static gun platforms to cover players doing repairs.

    Accessible Team-Play: Battlefield 3 offers fine-tuned team-play possibilities and accessibility for newcomers. Team-play is key for players to reach dominance on the battlefield.

    Personalized Dog Tags: Players can express their individuality with their own dog tag that gets displayed to defeated enemies. Players choose a design with a dynamically tracked in-game stat that expresses their personality and play-style.

    The Physical Battlefield: Use the environment to your advantage. Deploy your machine gun bipods on any mountable surface for greater accuracy. Claim the dog tag of enemies via skillful knife takedowns. Lay down suppressive fire to limit the combat capabilities of enemies.

    Enhanced Persistence: There is always a new rank or reward to unlock in Battlefield 3. The depth and vast range of unlockable weapons, vehicles, upgrades, and tools will keep Battlefield 3 players occupied for years to come.

    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
    Publisher: Electronic Arts
    Developer: DICE
    Street Date: October 25 in North America
    Starting October 27th in Europe
    Category: First Person Shooter
    Players: 1-64 (PC)
    1-24 (Console) Platforms: PlayStation® 3, PC and XboxTM 360


    KEY MULTIPLAYER FEATURES
    • Epic scale vehicle and infantry warfare
    • Infantry only close quarters warfare
    • Destructible environment
    • Squad based team play
    • Huge persistent soldier carrier
    • Customizable soldiers and kits
    • Customizable vehicles
    • Fully customizable weapons
    • Soldier specializations


    • Supported shooting
    • Suppressive fire
    • Quick reloads
    • Multiple firing modes
    • Reviving team mates (with opt out option)
    • Vehicles with regenerating health
    • Infantry only game setting
    • Hardcore game setting
    • Assist scoring for successful teamplay


    THE CLASSES
    • Assault
    • Recon
    • Support
    • Engineer


    THE WEAPONS
    • Assault Rifles
    • M16A4
    • AK74M
    • M416
    • AN94
    • KH2002
    • AEK971
    • F2000
    • G3
    • ASVAL

    • Carbines
    • M4A1
    • AKS74u
    • SCAR H CQB
    • G36C
    • A-91
    • SG553LB

    • Machineguns
    • M249
    • RPK-74M
    • M27 IAR
    • Pecheneg
    • M60
    • M240
    • Type88

    • Sniper Rifles
    • Mk11
    • SVD
    • SV98
    • M98B
    • M40A5
    • M82A3



    • Battle Rifles
    • M39
    • SKS

    • Submachineguns
    • P90
    • MP7
    • PDR
    • UMP-45
    • P90TR
    • PP2000

    • Shotguns
    • 870MCS
    • M1014
    • USAS-12
    • DAO-12
    • Saiga 20k

    • Rocket and Grenade Launchers
    • SMAW
    • RPG-7
    • Javelin
    • FIM-92 Stinger
    • SA-18 IGLA
    • M136 AT4

    • Pistols
    • M9
    • PYa MP443
    • G17
    • M1911
    • T44
    • MP412
    • G18
    • M93R


    WEAPON ACCESSORIES
    • Optics
    • M145
    • RDS Reflex
    • Kobra
    • Holographic
    • PKA-S
    • ACOG
    • PSO-1


    • PK-A
    • IRNV
    • PKS-07
    • 8x Rifle Scope
    • 12x Ballistic


    • Ergonomics
    • Foregrip
    • Bipod

    • Performance
    • Heavy barrel
    • Suppressor
    • Tactical light
    • Laser sight
    • Flash suppressor
    • Straight pull bolt
    • Underslung weaponry
    • M320
    • 40mm grenades
    • Bucksot
    • Smoke grenade
    • M26 MASS
    • 12 guage
    • Flechettes
    • Frag round
    • Solid slugs


    SOLDIER EQUIPMENT
    • Knife
    • M67 hand grenades
    • M18 smoke grenades
    • Medkit
    • Defibrillators
    • M15 Anti-Tank mine
    • Welding tool
    • EOD Bot
    • 60mm Mortar
    • Ammunition box
    • C4 explosives
    • M18 Claymore mines
    • UG sensors
    • Radio Beacon
    • SOFLAM
    • MAV Micro UAV


    SOLDIER SPECIALIZATIONS

    • Sprint boost
    • Squad Sprint boost
    • Flak vest
    • Squad Flak vests
    • EOD EXPL vest
    • Squad EOD EXPL vest
    • Suppression reduction
    • Squad Suppression reduction
    • Marksman training
    • Squad Marksman training
    • Extra grenades
    • Squad extra grenades
    • Extra ammo
    • Squad Extra ammo


    THE VEHICLES
    • Fast transport
    • Growler ITV
    • VDV Buggy

    • Armored transport
    • HMMWV
    • G3937 Vodnik

    • Infantry Fighting Vehicles
    • LAV-25
    • BMP-2M

    • Mobile Anti-Air
    • LAV-AD
    • 9K22 Tunguska-M

    • Main Battle Tanks
    • M1 Abrams
    • T-90

    • Scout helicopters
    • AH-6J Littlebird
    • Z-11 W

    • Transport helicopters
    • UH-1Y Venom
    • KA-60 Kasatka

    • Attack helicopters
    • AH-1Z Super Cobra
    • MI-28 Havoc

    • Fighter jets
    • F/A-18E Super Hornet
    • SU-35BM Flanker-E

    • Attack jets
    • A-10 Thunderbolt
    • SU-39

    • Naval transport
    • RHIB

    • Amphibious assault
    • AAV-7A1


    VEHICLE SPECIALIZATIONS
    • Coaxial MG
    • Coaxial HMG
    • Canister shells
    • Guided Shells
    • Zoom optics
    • Thermal optics
    • IR Smoke
    • Reactive armor
    • Maintenance
    • Belt speed
    • Thermal Camo
    • Auto Loader
    • Proximity scan
    • CITV station
    • ATGM launcher
    • APFSDS-T shells
    • Guided rockets
    • Air Radar
    • Heatseekers
    • Laser painter
    • TV missile
    • IR Flares
    • Extinguisher
    • ECM jammer
    • Rocket guidance system
    • Below radar
    • Guided missile
    • Beam scanning



    THE MULTIPLAYER MAPS
    • 9 total including:
    • Caspian Border
    • Operation Métro




    THE GAME MODES
    • Conquest
    • Conquest 64 (PC only)
    • Rush
    • Team Deathmatch
    • Squad Deathmatch
    • Squad Rush

    THE RIBBONS AND MEDALS - There will be close to 100 ribbons and medals in BF3

    THE DOG TAG CUSTOMIZATIONS
    More than 350 personalized dogtags including:
    • Rush Ribbon
    • Recon Service Star
    • 40mm Master
    • BF2 Veteran
    • ...and so much more
     
  2. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    Holy [uck fay]ing Hell

    [video=youtube;m8S_eEv_A5k]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8S_eEv_A5k&feature=player_profilepage[/video]
     
  3. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    The AH6-J is what vehicle I am the most eager to try out.

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  4. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

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  5. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    The beta will be live on the 9th for those who get the early access (MoH buyers and preorders) and will be live for everyone else on the 11th. According to some game sites
     
  6. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    Also, the game is so big that the single player will be on one disc and the multiplayer will be on another.
     
  7. =rpvol=

    =rpvol= Member

    one disc for ps3?
     
  8. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    Not sure.............I will try to find out
     
  9. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    One disc for PS3.......it is BD after all
     
  10. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

  11. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    ^^^^this is from the 360 build
     
  12. SmokeyVol.

    SmokeyVol. Member

    Have a buddy completely building a new PC for this game.
     
  13. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    Mine ran the alpha just fine. I did have to buy a new video card though to replace my integrated HD piece of shit card from Dell.
     
  14. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    [video=youtube;u5eLbPQt_Pk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5eLbPQt_Pk[/video]
     
  15. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    This was pushed to the 27th (next week) for the beta for early access (MoH buyers and preorders) and for everyone the 29th. This has been confirmed by Dice. Get [uck fay]ing ready Train
     
  16. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    Not exactly sure, I would assume the email route. Thats how they have always done in the past with betas and also that how I got my code for the PC alpha for BF3 earlier.
     
  17. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    Time for us to make new friends. Mason will get it and play it for a week or two, then get pissed about it and leave it. Most of the other knuckleheads will probably get MW3 instead
     
  18. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    Battlefield 3 platform comparison: PS3 vs Xbox 360 vs PC « BeefJack - The Gamer's Sauce

     
  19. Bassmanbruno

    Bassmanbruno Banned

    ya - that's me - I bought BC2 last year and sold it to someone after 2 weeks.
     
  20. BearCat204

    BearCat204 Chieftain

    ?? Confused..................................................with that said, open beta tomorrow and I cant wait. Sucks that the only board that will be in the beta is one without vehicles. The vehicles are what I am looking forward to the most. I can only hope and pray that they have an "Oasis type" board in this one. Still one of my favorite maps of any game all time.
     

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