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BF3 Preorder Backlash

There's a user-created poll on the EA Forums reflecting unhappiness at plans to offer exclusive weapons as preorder bonuses for Battlefield 3, fearing the impact this will have on game balance in the upcoming military shooter sequel. As of this writing 94% of respondents say these exclusives are a bad idea, compared with 3% who feel it's a good idea. As a result, this post on reddit is attempting to coordinate a boycott to protest this.

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69. Re: BF3 Preorder Backlash Jun 13, 2011, 20:30 Nate
 
What sucks is having to pre-order from EA's online store to get the additional 3 maps. You can't even pre-order BF3 yet from Steam.

Split the player base from day 1. Good thinking!

Could care less about the weapon bonus thing. I'm in it for the tanks/APCs.
 
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