The Battlefield 3 video game features ANT technology for animation that makes the characters seem realistic. Featuring combined battle arms, this PC Video Game is of the destructive type. The PC platform of this Playstation 3 Video Game allows soldiers to plant weapons almost anywhere in the terrain and drag fallen associates to safety. This PC Video Game is multiplayer, supporting 64-player battles. Form your own squad and chose a land to call it yours with this Playstation 3 Video Game. With fighter jets and RPG, the Battlefield 3 creates similar effects on firing of the weapons, causing ripple and damage to the city.
Battlefield 3 introduces Frostbite 2, the incredible technology that takes animation, destruction, lighting, scale and audio to new heights. Built upon this powerful game engine, Battlefield 3 immerses players physically and emotionally to the world around them like never before.
Take the fight to iconic and unexpected places in the USA, Middle East, and Europe including claustrophobic streets, metropolitan downtowns, and open, vehicle-friendly landscapes as you fight your way through the war of tomorrow.
Battlefield 3 is a Shooter/First-Person Shooter video game for PC developed by DICE and published by Electronic Arts on October 25, 2011. It's rated Pending by the ESRB and 12 of our users have voted it 4.2 out of 5 stars.
1 . This is not Call of Duty
Yes, this was mentioned earlier, but there should be a little more emphasis on this. Call of Duty‘s shooter experience is more geared toward the players who enjoy constant action. If you think about it, the average lifespan of a player (excluding players like Sandy Ravage) can be just under 60 seconds or so. Not to discount that CoD is capable of tactical play, but if you’re running around the areas where people usually frequent, gun fights are bound to happen 90% of the time. Map size has a lot to do with this.
When playing Battlefield 3, there are often times where enemies may not be encountered for quite a while, and you might want to just sprint toward the action as soon as possible. The problem with that kind of approach is if you die, then you have to start all over from far away (or maybe not, if you spawn on a squad member), resulting in you wanting to get all the way back to the action because you might be mad you were killed. Then you die again. The cycle repeats and then, all of a sudden, your team is out of tickets (if you’re attacking).
Being patient is one of the tenants of playing Battlefield games, the sooner you get used to it, the sooner you can excel. Players shouldn’t be worried about their K/D ratio and more focused on supporting the team and helping contribute to overall victory.
2. Play your class
A pivotal part in Battlefield 3, like its predecessors, are the different classes. Each class is meant to do something specific and it would be wise to play your class the way it was meant to be played. The four classes: Assault, Recon, Support, and Engineer are all capable of shooting the other team, but they all have different jobs that support the team in other ways. For example, the Assault class, which has also taken on the role of Medic, are on the front lines and there to assist other players who might have been downed by resuscitating them. If someone goes down or requests health, use your class kit. You aid the team and you get points, win-win. Keeping players up or reviving them goes a long way to making your respawn tickets count.
The same could be said with the Support class, who can dish out ammo like it was going out of style. Support classes are capable of providing an unlimited amount of ammo and grenades to teammates. In addition to providing ammo, Support is also capable of utilizing the LMG to provide large amounts of suppressive fire, a new feature to the game which awards players for doing so and at the same time, negatively impacts the opposing player under fire. Remember, it’s about the team victory, not being greedy with K/D.
Throughout each map, you will notice several crates or containers dotting certain areas, these are choke points. Utilizing the LMG’s bi-pod (going prone or setting up near a container), laying out ammo, and coordinating with teammates can result in effectively holding a position indefinitely.
If you decide to play an Engineer, your primary objectives involve friendly vehicle upkeep and destruction of enemy vehicles. Any vehicle in Battlefield 3 can make the difference between victory and loss in any skirmish, so keeping them functioning is very important. Stay close to vehicles and be mindful of when they get destroyed. Vehicles do respawn, but it takes time. Why bother waiting when you can repair? Also, killing enemy with a blowtorch is just as fun as killing them with a defibrillator.
One note for Engineers, do not run around with your flashlight on all the time when near teammates. It blinds everyone, not just enemies. Not only that, it will also give away your position pretty easily in close quarter scenarios. If you want to utilize if properly, use it as a defensive measure to blind an enemy once you get the drop on him.
Lastly, the Recon class is just that, recon. Whether you opt to snipe or run with a SMG/PDW, getting in and laying down a Radio Beacon to aid closer team spawns, utilizing motion sensors near objectives or choke points, or using the laser designator to tag enemy armor is all important. Stay mobile and stay alive, Recon can usually serve as a good class to spawn on because of their relative closeness, provided they don’t get killed because someone saw their scope glint.
Each class is geared to excel at certain tasks, play each one and figure out what you like the best. Just remember, when you play in squads, it’s not entirely beneficial to have nothing but Recon. Just saying.
3. Teamwork, teamwork, teamwork
As noted earlier, Battlefield 3 is a game about teamwork. Lone wolves do not excel as much as they do in Call of Duty. The best way to victory is coordinate and communicate with your squad to attack/defend objectives. If you’re going to be laying down suppressive fire as Support by X location, tell your team. If you go down, tell your team. Being able to work together is a huge part of Battlefield.
Keep an eye on whether or not your team needs ammo or health and help them out. Performing supportive actions in Battlefield 3 can get you as many points as someone with a high K/D, or even more.
Don’t forget to spot enemies. Enemies do pop up on the radar if they shoot or if they’re in the vicinity of a motion sensor, otherwise, they don’t. Spotting enemies and vehicles goes a long way, especially if you end up shooting someone, but not killing them.
4. Utilize fire selection options.
Weapons in Battlefield 3 come with fire selection options, allowing users to switch from full auto, single fire, and for some weapons, 3-round burst. Depending on the weapon system being used, bullet drop will also come into play. What does that mean? It’s going to be a bit more advantageous to use single fire on an enemy that’s further away than fully automatic fire. On the other end of the spectrum, using automatic fire in close quarters is going to be more effective, unless you can spam that trigger pretty fast.
Using single fire is also good to help conserve ammunition, which can deplete pretty quickly in Battlefield 3. It’s not necessary, but it can make a difference.
Bonus tip: Don’t forget about your pistol. If you’re in a gun fight and your primary weapon runs out of ammo, it’s faster to switch to your secondary and engage with it than it is to reload.
5. Vehicles have more than one seat.
Probably one of the more annoying things that players encounter while playing Battlefield 3 is one person hopping into a vehicle and leaving everyone behind to grudgingly sprint their way to the action, so be nice. At a match’s outset, if you’re driving, wait and see if people hop in with you. That extra person might be an Engineer who can help repair it or someone who will operate the turret.
The point is, don’t leave your teammates running all the way to the action when they can hop into a vehicle and be driven there. Having an extra person or two near the objective can make all the difference.
While these tips might seem self evident, they’re also serving as reminders and food for thought. Battlefield 3 can be an in-depth game with a lot going on, but the team experience can only be enjoyed if you act as a team player. Just remember, have fun.
By: Sniiper King I on Xbox Live.
Wow! That's all I can say!
Mmmmm... some upcoming Battlefield 3 gameplay video:
Yeah, it's a bit short, but it's a trailer for the Operation Metro mission.
Not on my watch (25 points): Protect Chaffin from the soldiers in the street in Operation Swordbreaker
Involuntary Euthanasia (25 points): Kill the two soldiers before the building falls on them in Uprising
The Professional (30 points): Complete the street chase in Comrades in under two minutes 30 seconds without dying
Army of Darkness (30 points): Shoot out the four lights with four bullets in Night Shift
Practice makes perfect (15 points): Headshot each of the targets in the gun range in Kaffarov
What the hell *are* you? (20 points): Take a Russian Dog Tag in the forest ambush in Rock And A Hard Place
Roadkill (20 points): Kick the car to kill the soldiers in Uprising
You can be my wingman anytime (30 points): Complete Going Hunting in a perfect run
Scrap Metal (25 points): Destroy six enemy tanks before reaching the fort in Thunder Run
Butterfly (25 points): Take down the jet in one attempt in Rock And A Hard Place
Twofor (15 points): Take down two enemies with one bullet in Night Shift
Ooh-rah! (30 points): Complete the campaign story
Between a rock and a hard place (15 points): Beat Solomon, flawlessly, in The Great Destroyer
Semper Fidelis (50 points): Complete the campaign story on Hard
Push On (20 points): Reach the garage without going into man-down state in Hit and Run
Two-rah! (30 points): Complete all co-op missions
Lock ‘n’ Load (30 points): Unlock all unique co-op weapons
Car Lover (20 points): Complete the mission without losing a humvee in Operation Exodus
In the nick of time (20 points): Disarm the bomb in under 20 seconds in The Eleventh Hour
Bullseye (20 points): Reach and save the hostages without alerting any enemies in Drop ‘em Like Liquid
Untouchable (20 points): Complete the mission without using the fire extinguisher in Fire From The Sky
Army of Two (50 points): Complete all co-op missions on Hard
Ninjas (20 points): Reach the VIP without setting off the alarm in Exfiltration
Vehicle Warfare (30 points): Obtain all three vehicle warfare ribbons
Infantry Efficiency (30 points): Obtain all four weapon efficiency ribbons
Decorated (50 points): Obtain one of each ribbon in the game
It’s better than nothing! (30 points): Finish as 3rd MVP in a ranked match
Support Efficiency (30 points): Obtain all four support efficiency ribbons
Colonel (50 points): Achieve rank 45
1st Loser (30 points): Finish as 2nd MVP in a ranked match
Most Valuable Player (30 points): Finish as MVP in a ranked match
M.I.A (20 points): Obtain your first enemy Dog Tag
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