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excaliburps
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(05-30-2012, 05:34 PM)
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Title says it all.

http://www.gamersunity.de/img/sys/2012-22/bfpremium.png


Important info, BF Premium priced at $50 for US.
Members given queue priority on servers
Will be able to reset stats (K/D, W/L, etc).

Read on for more. Otherwise, all info released prior is accurate.

Oh, and Premium will contain all 5 BF3 expansions.

Lock or merge with another thread if need be.

EDIT: Added image on first post. Thanks to J.M. Romeo
Last edited by excaliburps; 05-30-2012 at 05:42 PM. Reason: Adding image
faridmon
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(05-30-2012, 05:36 PM)
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Ugh, EA :/
Derrick01
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(05-30-2012, 05:37 PM)
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Terrible. Basically paying even more for a season pass and relatively worthless benefits.
excaliburps
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(05-30-2012, 05:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by faridmon

Ugh, EA :/

Ugh, Image embed didn't work. Someone smarter than me please embed. :)
Arnie
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(05-30-2012, 05:38 PM)
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Unless I can find a ridiculous deal on microsoft points I'll probably give this a miss.

And for the record this should have been available at launch.

It's also scandalous that EA are including the B2K map pack as part of the deal.
default two
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(05-30-2012, 05:39 PM)
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I don't know if this is bad. Paying for expansion packs has always been a thing for Battlefield, so unless the content provided is unimpressive I don't understand any possible backlash. It's just a new model they're trying.



Mind you I adore BF3 on PC so I'm probably a bit biased here.
J. M. Romeo
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(05-30-2012, 05:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by excaliburps

Ugh, Image embed didn't work. Someone smarter than me please embed. :)

I don't know about smarter but



Yeah, this sounds pretty awful.
GrizzNKev
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(05-30-2012, 05:42 PM)
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For people who don't have Karkand, it's $25 cheaper for all the expansions, plus you get early access and some extras. For people who have Karkand, it's $10 cheaper. I don't see what the problem is here.
excaliburps
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(05-30-2012, 05:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by J. M. Romeo

I don't know about smarter but



Yeah, this sounds pretty awful.

Edited it and thanks! =)
Sojgat
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(05-30-2012, 05:45 PM)
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Won't each dlc expansion cost 1200 mp? If you plan on getting it all this is cheaper right. Its out on June 4th so I assume that means you get the CQ pack right away. I don't really love this as a thing, but it isn't awful either.

Edit: Yeah, I will probably get this.
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Fersis
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(05-30-2012, 05:46 PM)
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Im gonna buy all the DLC but the premium package... hhmhm dunno.
mclem
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(05-30-2012, 05:47 PM)
That is some downright disgusting... logo alignment.
DanielJr82
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(05-30-2012, 05:47 PM)
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I'm buying it. I was going to buy all the DLC anyways, this way I get it cheaper, earlier, and with a bunch of bonuses.
IlludiumQ36
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(05-30-2012, 05:48 PM)
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I can't think of a more useless game to have cosmetic items. Like I'm gonna stop to admire someones unintelligibly unique camo or knife after I killed them in the heat of a battle. Anyone who pays money strictly on that basis is truly an idiot.
default two
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(05-30-2012, 05:48 PM)
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B2K being included in this deal rubs me the wrong way. I already have it for free so all it does is take away value.
Hellcrow
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(05-30-2012, 05:49 PM)
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The only thing I don't like is queue priority, but shouldn't be a big problem with server browser. Either way, if you plan to buy all the DLC, premium is a nice way of getting it.
AHA-Lambda
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(05-30-2012, 05:50 PM)
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EA, once again $ do not equal Euros!
HIGH DEF JEFF
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(05-30-2012, 05:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by GrizzNKev

For people who don't have Karkand, it's $25 cheaper for all the expansions, plus you get early access and some extras. For people who have Karkand, it's $10 cheaper. I don't see what the problem is here.

Exactly. It's not a big deal.

June 4th is going to be a busy day between this and all the press conferences.
Fersis
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(05-30-2012, 05:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Friedreich

B2K being included in this deal rubs me the wrong way. I already have it for free so all it does is take away value.

But what about those who dont have B2K?
Metalmurphy
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(05-30-2012, 05:51 PM)
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2 week "early access"... I am not pleased...
HIGH DEF JEFF
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(05-30-2012, 05:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Friedreich

B2K being included in this deal rubs me the wrong way. I already have it for free so all it does is take away value.

Takes away value, but you still save 10 bucks.
KKRT00
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(05-30-2012, 05:52 PM)
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Its great deal, i dont know what people have against it.
TUSR
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(05-30-2012, 05:52 PM)
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save up to 5 battle reports!


WOW!
Sober
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(05-30-2012, 05:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by GrizzNKev

For people who don't have Karkand, it's $25 cheaper for all the expansions, plus you get early access and some extras. For people who have Karkand, it's $10 cheaper. I don't see what the problem is here.

Unless they are going to price the other 4 expansions at 15$ each, I think it is cheaper to just buy premium if you are expecting to play BF3 through all of them. Anyone who has B2K from preordering/buying the LE is already in deep I assume.

I doubt they are going to take away the option to buy BF Premium so soon. I mean, you could wait for all the expansions to release and go on sale (B2K went as low as -50%) but I guess Premium isn't aimed for you anyway.
Rebel Leader
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(05-30-2012, 05:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fersis

But what about those who dont have B2K?

Even if you do.. it's still cheaper either way (for immediate purchase anyway....)
Izick
(05-30-2012, 05:53 PM)
Looks lame.
Horse Armour
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(05-30-2012, 05:54 PM)

Originally Posted by KKRT00

Its great deal, i dont know what people have against it.

Compared to COD Elite it's downright horrible especially since there won't even be another BF game this year unlike COD with BOPS2 which will be compatible.
Noisepurge
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(05-30-2012, 05:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

Terrible. Basically paying even more for a season pass and relatively worthless benefits.

day 1 for me! :D
Mael
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(05-30-2012, 05:55 PM)

Originally Posted by AHA-Lambda

EA, once again $ do not equal Euros!

You should be thankful that they don't have the same calculator as Apple or you'll be saying that
1$ is not = 1.5
DenogginizerOS
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(05-30-2012, 05:56 PM)
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If this is preceded by a patch, I will consider it.
DanielJr82
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(05-30-2012, 05:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by IlludiumQ36

I can't think of a more useless game to have cosmetic items. Like I'm gonna stop to admire someones unintelligibly unique camo or knife after I killed them in the heat of a battle. Anyone who pays money strictly on that basis is truly an idiot.

The idea of camo is to blend in and not get noticed. :p
JB1981
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(05-30-2012, 05:56 PM)
I'm so getting this for the knife.


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Dyno
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(05-30-2012, 05:56 PM)
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FUCK NO! BF3 didn't even stick with me as much as earlier games so now it looks like I may pass up future BFs just like I'm off CODs.

Life without a military FPS to look forward to? Maybe it's for the best!
Derrick01
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(05-30-2012, 05:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Noisepurge

day 1 for me! :D

Well corporations have to eat too and they can't do that unless there's people who make poor decisions with their money. So by all means go for it.
Blergmeister
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(05-30-2012, 05:58 PM)

Originally Posted by Horse Armour

Compared to COD Elite it's downright horrible especially since there won't even be another BF game this year unlike COD with BOPS2 which will be compatible.

It's $10-$25 bucks off the full price of all the expansions plus some goodies. It's not terrible.

Unrelated - what is Elite going to carry over into BOPS2? Like are the maps carrying over? What is the ratio of cost between a year of elite vs buying the map packs seperately for MW3?
GrizzNKev
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(05-30-2012, 06:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

Well corporations have to eat too and they can't do that unless there's people who make poor decisions with their money. So by all means go for it.

Day 1 for me too. I love BF3 on PC and plan to keep playing through all the expansions since I'm not too interested in any upcoming shooters, and buying this now will get me that with a cheaper total plus extra stuff. What is there to be upset about exactly?

If you want all the maps, this is a good deal. If not, you can skip it and just get the ones you want. I don't see how anyone is being scammed or cheated or anything like that.
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Gintamen
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(05-30-2012, 06:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mael

You should be thankful that they don't have the same calculator as Apple or you'll be saying that
1$ is not = 1.5€

That still makes it far more expensive for a euro payer. It's either 10 to cheap or to expensive. The MS points choice seems to be the best one with 35€ for 4.2k points, if I would only use a console for that game...

It's a bit ironic to see a Battlefield F2P advert at the bottom of the page.
Last edited by Gintamen; 05-30-2012 at 06:04 PM.
KKRT00
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Originally Posted by Horse Armour

Compared to COD Elite it's downright horrible especially since there won't even be another BF game this year unlike COD with BOPS2 which will be compatible.

How is it horrible? I get support for a game i like [not next year 60$ release] and i get much more content then in COD.
Noisepurge
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(05-30-2012, 06:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

Well corporations have to eat too and they can't do that unless there's people who make poor decisions with their money. So by all means go for it.

yeah! and im a sucker for anything Battlefield -related. Even bought the silly dogtag packs even though i just use one tag in it.
ncsuDuncan
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(05-30-2012, 06:01 PM)
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I have absolutely no interest in extra camos/skins.
I already have Back to Karkand.
I'm not really excited for Close Quarters.

I play Battlefield for the vehicle combat, so I'll probably get Armored Kill.

I'll wait and see what Aftermath and End Game include (vehicle-wise), but by then I'll probably just be playing Halo 4. Maybe if B2K had been replaced by another DLC offering I'd be okay with $50, but I think I'll just wait and pay $15 on two or three map packs.
olimpia84
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(05-30-2012, 06:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

Well corporations have to eat too and they can't do that unless there's people who make poor decisions with their money. So by all means go for it.

Am I missing something? I mean, I see a bunch of posts bashing this new premium service but all I see is that you can potentially save $10. Seems like a fair deal, specially for people like me who play this game daily and were planning on buying all the new map packs anyways.
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(05-30-2012, 06:05 PM)
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MrBig
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(05-30-2012, 06:06 PM)
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Since I'm getting the game for PC soon, this will save my $25. I'm ok with it, if only for that reason.
Marleyman
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(05-30-2012, 06:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by DanielJr82

I'm buying it. I was going to buy all the DLC anyways, this way I get it cheaper, earlier, and with a bunch of bonuses.

Pretty much. Are the people moaning about this even playing BF3 still?
DenogginizerOS
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(05-30-2012, 06:07 PM)
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In its current and future state, this game has less in common with Battlefield and more with Call of Duty. Not seeing the return of Battlefield moments any time soon with twitchy close quarters matches with people deflecting nerf bullets with flashlight beams.
Unregistered007
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(05-30-2012, 06:08 PM)
I am not sure who will sign up. I am already bored with the game.

The game is no eye candy and people seem to move on when something new with flashy graphics comes out.
SmokyDave
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(05-30-2012, 06:09 PM)
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All I'm saying is I'm glad I'm not into online FPS. Cool for those that are, I guess.
The Faceless Master
(05-30-2012, 06:09 PM)
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pass.


Save up to five of your favorite Battle Reports

oh, i guess this explains why bf3stats.com's battle report database has had 'database issues', EA/DICE said "turn that shit off, but don't tell anyone!"
Marleyman
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(05-30-2012, 06:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Unregistered007

The game is no eye candy

That is just nonsense.
default two
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(05-30-2012, 06:10 PM)
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I'm guessing some people are talking about the console version. It makes sense that way.

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