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Battlefield 3: Massive PC Only Update Released

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#1
It looks like developer DICE has been doing a lot of listening to its customers, as the large number of complaints over in-game glitches has produced an almighty patch, fixing just about everything, including the kitchen sink, while making lots of little tweaks to improve gameplay and the user interface. On top of that, the patch is PC only for now as the console versions are taking "a bit longer due to [the] console certification process".

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Patch seems to be doing its job
 
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the game plays nice for me i dont have any problems the patch is great
 
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483 MB file size.

Yeah, ran fine for me too. Will it make me more skillful? I need plenty of that.
 
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483 MB file size.

Yeah, ran fine for me too. Will it make me more skillful? I need plenty of that.
If you do find a patch that fixes sucktastic playing ability, shoot me a PM. I need it.
 

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483 MB file size.

Yeah, ran fine for me too. Will it make me more skillful? I need plenty of that.
If you do find a patch that fixes sucktastic playing ability, shoot me a PM. I need it.
We need to squad up! Three or four crappy players has to be good for something! Right? Really though, what I've found is people like to stick to certain parts of the maps, hide in certain areas, use certain thoroughfares to get from point A to point B. Once you figure out what those are, you'll know where to find your kills.
 
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it seems it just increase or decrease LOL, no fix for broken things, flash lights still blinding at day light ,chopper TV missile still broken, "disconnected" many times after patch, javelin still not balanced ,no ping inside game,jets are useless against tanks,weapons sounds are soft and similar to each other,list goes long, and where is EOR voice-over ,Glitchfield 3
 

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it seems it just increase or decrease LOL, no fix for broken things, flash lights still blinding at day light ,chopper TV missile still broken, "disconnected" many times after patch, javelin still not balanced ,no ping inside game,jets are useless against tanks,weapons sounds are soft and similar to each other,list goes long, and where is EOR voice-over ,Glitchfield 3
That's odd, this was something that's been reported on in lots of places that was gonna be fixed and there were screenshots about it, too.
 
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That's odd, this was something that's been reported on in lots of places that was gonna be fixed and there were screenshots about it, too.
yea that's right it was a comparing pictures before the patch but a still got blind if someone point it to me .... they rush in releasing the patch
 
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Decreased damage for personal SAM weapons...as if shooting planes down isn't already hard enough... :nutkick:
 
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it seems it just increase or decrease LOL, no fix for broken things, flash lights still blinding at day light ,chopper TV missile still broken, "disconnected" many times after patch, javelin still not balanced ,no ping inside game,jets are useless against tanks,weapons sounds are soft and similar to each other,list goes long, and where is EOR voice-over ,Glitchfield 3
Spoken like a true COD3 fan... :roll:
 
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Spoken like a true COD3 fan... :roll:
I'M THE LAST ONE TO BE A COD FAN but it seems you don't have any idea what BF should be
 

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They decided to leave out changing the flashlight in this patch. There were other things with higher priorities.
 
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So this is the patch that we got yesterday right ?.........
 
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Can we use descriptive titles, please? I was not expecting a change log, I was expecting to see some glitches from this "glitchfest."
 
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Ok so I decided to take a break from Skyrim and try this patch out.

I see a friendly tank... said tank is shooting at me like direct hits and all, after the 4th shot (Didn't take any damage whatsoever from the last 4 hits at me) The tank turns red(enemy) and the bloody sucker finally kills me. I was like wtf??

Also the environment loads right before my eyes now. If turn around real fast I can see the trees load.
 
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Yesssssss!!! This is what I've been waiting for. Now I can start shopping for a copy of BF3, just in time for Black Friday deals :toast:
 

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Ok so I decided to take a break from Skyrim and try this patch out.

I see a friendly tank... said tank is shooting at me like direct hits and all, after the 4th shot (Didn't take any damage whatsoever from the last 4 hits at me) The tank turns red(enemy) and the bloody sucker finally kills me. I was like wtf??

Also the environment loads right before my eyes now. If turn around real fast I can see the trees load.
Keep your HDD defragged. I had this issue (very minor), and a good defrag solved it. I now went ahead and put both BF3 and Skyrim on a SSD and the issue is gone.
 
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I just walked outside (Full Sunshine BTW) and shined a bright LED With 1000 Lumens right into my eyes...and it STILL blinded me.
 
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The patch fixed all problems I had with eyefinity, so that's good. I like the changes to dealing with squads better, too.
 

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I see a friendly tank... said tank is shooting at me like direct hits and all, after the 4th shot (Didn't take any damage whatsoever from the last 4 hits at me) The tank turns red(enemy) and the bloody sucker finally kills me. I was like wtf??
lol, that sounds really funny. :laugh: It's one of those goofy things that would look good on YouTube. :toast:
 
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I have bad light sensitivity (photosensitivity) so this game can be a pain, literally. Get a patch out to nerf the lights SOON because i have legitimate grievances.
 

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Well, we got all of the really necessary bug fixes, but we're still missing some important balance fixes. Explosives are still far too powerful, snipers are still far to weak, engineers still make assaults superfluous, and the UMP and PP2000 are still useless.

But hey, I finally got my stereo 3D support, so I'm happy.
 
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yay for fixing things that should haven't have happened!