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Hacked 128-Player Battlefield 3 Beta Servers

BF3Blog has word that some servers have popped up for the Battlefield 3 beta allowing 128-player games. The servers are apparently running the Operation Metro map, but rather than offering the 32-player rush mode like the official servers, they are running a hacked version of conquest mode, allowing 128 players rather then the intended 64. The bad news is that this is, rather unsurprisingly, a "considerably" laggy experience, and worse, they pass along Electronic Arts' warning that playing on hacked servers may compromise your EA account, and may earn you a ban, which can cause you to lose access to your other EA games.

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57. Re: Hacked 128-Player Battlefield 3 Beta Servers Oct 2, 2011, 22:26 Nate
 
Why they are running a beta without Punkbuster on is curious.

A browser plug-in to provide VOIP is a bad idea.

Testing on a map without vehicles is very odd. You aren't testing half of the gameplay.

I really some type of auto-balance has been implemented in the full game. Most games I'm joining have one side with most of the experienced players and the other with a lot noobs.
 
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