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Battlefield 3 "Matches" Plans

The Battlefield Blog announces details on a new "matches" feature coming in the future to Battlefield 3 (thanks BF3Blog). Here's a bit on what these matches will bring to the military shooter sequel:

We’re taking the next step in advancing online competitive play in the Battlefield 3 community. The “Matches” feature will allow players to coordinate competitive multiplayer sessions with their friends and squad members. Battlefield 3 players will be able to select the time, server, game settings, and roster for their Matches creating a controlled and definitive environment for competitive play.

Players will be able to coordinate Matches for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 through the Battlelog. To coordinate a Match a player must be actively renting a dedicated server. Once a dedicated server has been selected the Match host can set the Match name, start time, game mode, team size, and map rotations.

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17. Re: Battlefield 3 Jul 6, 2012, 09:08 Verno
 
I hate bitching about a value add but the game needed this kind of stuff at launch. It's also difficult to take competitive matches seriously in this game when they aren't doing anything about cheats. It's extremely frustrating that they give such a huge level of control and trust to the client, this is one of the few MP games I've seen where you can bust it wide open to the point where it feels like you've got a Game Genie hooked up to an old SNES.

This comment was edited on Jul 6, 2012, 09:19.
 
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