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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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59. Re: BF3 Preorder Backlash Jun 13, 2011, 18:58 Sepharo
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jun 13, 2011, 18:52:
Verno wrote on Jun 13, 2011, 12:04:
The PC retail market is mostly dead in the overwhelming majority of worldwide markets so I'm not sure that is what people were clamoring for. It remains to be seen if the balance is affected or not but I don't see Dice as the kind of company who would screw it up on purpose.

I think Valve disagrees - as well as the other many many digital groups opening their doors and shipping games digitally. I think there has been a huge surge in the past few years of pc games.

NPC (we all know how reliable they are) aren't down all that much, and they have no idea about digital.

I think by retail he meant brick-and-mortar.
 
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