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Battlefield 3: Aftermath
Bromby
118 posts
It's finally available to play... but in true DICE fashion, they've managed to f*** it up. Not only did it release late, but those of you that manage to download the 3.9gig patch\addon prior to the release, you now have to do it again... at swell congested speeds. This is appaling. GG
09:40am 05/12/12 Permalink
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ravn0s
Brisbane, Queensland
16296 posts
this is disgraceful. dice should be ashamed of themselves.
09:54am 05/12/12 Permalink
maRtz
Brisbane, Queensland
3808 posts
seriously what's 4GB these days. Took me 1/2hr to download the update last night.

and yes this is unacceptable behaviour.
11:03am 05/12/12 Permalink
Bromby
119 posts
Well I've just got back from the gym... been downloading since 930am. Still only 39% completed. Having said that I usually top out at around 800k/sec and I'm only getting ~400k/sec. F*** me how hard is it?
11:59am 05/12/12 Permalink
BOOST
Brisbane, Queensland
524 posts
Didn't know going to the gym is supposed to make downloads faster
02:21pm 05/12/12 Permalink
arkter
Gold Coast, Queensland
1082 posts
F*** me how hard is it?


I had to re-read this a few times.
02:46pm 05/12/12 Permalink
Bromby
120 posts
I had to re-read this a few times.

Didn't know going to the gym is supposed to make downloads faster

Classic QGL <3
04:27pm 05/12/12 Permalink
copuis
Brisbane, Queensland
3488 posts
how is anyone shocked at this, it isn't like this has been the worlds easiest games to play

hell, every patch/update has been huge and slow due mostly to size, but as the servers are getting more traffic thru orgin, it those blistering speeds at launch have been slowing too
04:51pm 05/12/12 Permalink
MARLINBLADE
Queensland
494 posts
Maps are pretty damn good. Fark it's mayhem in some of them
06:23pm 05/12/12 Permalink
Bromby
121 posts
Have to admit, these maps are the ones I think a lot of people have been waiting for.
06:29pm 05/12/12 Permalink
59fifty
Brisbane, Queensland
979 posts
just fired up origin... apparently i have a 4gig bf3 update and then 4gigs for aftermath? WTF MATE.

At least its pulling down at a 1meg a sec...
07:09pm 05/12/12 Permalink
BladeRunner
Queensland
1052 posts
I hate Origin, I just opened it up and I have 6gb+ of updates to download. Why does EA/DICE do this.....
07:25pm 05/12/12 Permalink
Rdizz
Germany
2222 posts
yeahbf3 is now sitting at 30gb on my pc.. im mean ffs i only have a 128gb ssd for this s***
11:04pm 05/12/12 Permalink
deve
Brisbane, Queensland
86 posts
Tried downloading the update earlier tonight and it was slow as s***.

Did it about 30 minutes ago and it only took 10 minutes.
11:24pm 05/12/12 Permalink
MARLINBLADE
Queensland
495 posts
Maps get my thumbs up, scavenger mode on the other hand can lick my balls... only reason to play that will be to unlock the xbow. I had a great time last round, random spawning into insta death. Was awesome. About 5 times in a row, spawn / dead. Quick swap to the winning team when there's only a few tickets to get my 3 wins up in scav mode for the unlock and i'm outy...
07:00am 06/12/12 Permalink
Twisted
Brisbane, Queensland
11785 posts

Is it me or is BF3 dead? I was thinking of getting the premium copy seeing as it's on special. But over the past 2 days I've only seen 3 populated hardcore servers... when I was playing a few months back there were heaps of servers. Just holiday decline or something or is the player base in decline?
04:20pm 22/12/12 Permalink
BladeRunner
Queensland
1081 posts
Not as busy as it used to be. I think I am done with it really. All this DLC and what not. If I need a multiplayer shooter fix I will probably play PS2 or something.
07:51pm 22/12/12 Permalink
IVY_MiKe
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
1344 posts
It's Dead to me and a few mates who used to smash it Twisted.

Planetside 2 has [the] peoples [I know] interest currently.
Tho for me, that's quickly wearing off too. Takes too damned long to earn certs, and I'm not paying for a multi-player FPS that is SO inconsistent between playing sessions.

BF4 is on the horizon... maybe it can ween me completely off 'modern FPS' games.
08:09pm 22/12/12 Permalink
Twisted
Brisbane, Queensland
11787 posts
Yeah, I just got off playing PS2. I might play it once and a while, just got a bit boring. NS2 is pretty mad, got it for $9 on the steam sales. Cool, well middle finger to BF3 Premium then.
08:13pm 22/12/12 Permalink
WirlWind
Central Coast, New South Wales
443 posts
I don't really care, 95% of populated servers are running vanilla maps anyway.

I regret buying premium -_-
09:36pm 22/12/12 Permalink
BladeRunner
Queensland
1083 posts
I wonder if there are any Call of Duty 2 or CoD United Offensive servers around.
10:04am 23/12/12 Permalink
groganus
Brisbane, Queensland
2457 posts
Was a bit dispointed loading BF3 up the other day only to find it pretty dead, wanted to check out some of the new stuff but all the servers runnign expansions were empty and this was during peak times.

I'd play more planetside 2 but its annoying s*** getting into the game only to find it to be a cluster f*** of dis-organised s****torms 90% of the time.
10:13am 23/12/12 Permalink
Reality
Sydney, New South Wales
434 posts
dis-organised s****torms 90% of the time.


i prefer the term ' farming opportunities '
10:18am 23/12/12 Permalink
Rdizz
Germany
2245 posts

bf3 servers in europe a rife with hacking now too, over the last month apparenty a new diamond hack is doing the rounds and yeah it just kills the game..

ps2 is ok here though, most people speak diffeent languages but its good sometimes in squads and there are usually waypoints, and its just works
11:48am 23/12/12 Permalink
Khel
Brisbane, Queensland
20437 posts
Heh, yeah, I bought premium, and except for a few goes at that first Close Quarters expansion, I haven't even played any of the other expansions :(
12:58pm 23/12/12 Permalink
BladeRunner
Queensland
1085 posts
It does not help that they try and shove premeium crap in your face. Plus all the exclusive timed premeium thing is annoying. They went about it the wrong way, Plus only new weapon this DLC is the crossbow.
03:32pm 23/12/12 Permalink
Twisted
Brisbane, Queensland
11788 posts

Would be interesting to see what their DLC + Premium attachment rates were to the original sales.
06:37pm 23/12/12 Permalink
Nitro
Gold Coast, Queensland
2236 posts
BF3 screwed up by not having in built voice comms at the squad level
12:38pm 27/12/12 Permalink
rrrocket
Brisbane, Queensland
1709 posts
I keep getting data is corrupt please reinstall :(

I don't have enough quota to do so
05:24pm 27/12/12 Permalink
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