Battlefield 3 double XP weekend on PC detailed

EA/DICE has listed details for the PC’s double XP weekend. This works just as it did on the console double XP weekend which ran May 12th to 14th. Here is the full info. Start Date/Time: Saturday, May 26th at

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Close Quarters weapons list with detailed gun info

Credit: EA/DICE

  By now you may have seen the list of weapons for the upcoming Close Quarters expansion for Battlefield 3. All weapons are said to be unlocked with assignments, just as in Back to Karkand. Today I’ve put together a preview of what to expect from these weapons. ASSAULT CLASS: AUG Assault Rifle –    Moderate […]

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Battlelog live scoreboard for BF3 PC players


A new feature for Battlelog on the PC has been announced – the Live Scoreboard. This feature is being rolled out to users gradually, so keep checking the server browser for it to be added. Live Scoreboard will be displayed by selecting a server name then scrolling down. By setting the “live update” selection to […]

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Battlefield 3 patch 1.04 release date for PC, additional patch notes

The long-anticipated patch v1.04 was released for the PS3 on 3/27. Previously, I listed a summary of the changes. The PC patch will release on 3/29/12. Update: patch is now live and is 1.5GB in size. The Xbox 360 patch date has not been announced, but I think we’ll see it within a week. Some […]

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Battlefield 3 sniping tips


Sniping in BF3 is a controversial subject. We’ve all found ourselves on a team full of snipers ignoring the objectives. However, a good sniper can have their place on the team. For example, you can keep enemies away MCOM’s and flags, or prevent the MCOM your teammate armed from getting disabled if you’re a good […]

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Upcoming Battlefield 3 patch changes summarized

A massive list of upcoming patch changes has been posted by EA/DICE. While there’s no ETA on the next patch, and this is not a complete list, we can expect a lot of bug fixes and balance changes. Here’s a more brief list of big changes: GENERAL GAMEPLAY FIXES: -no fall damage from short falls […]

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Use this console command to limit FPS in Battlefield 3


Why would you want to limit your frame rate in BF3? More FPS is better, right? Not always.

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Enable color blind mode for better contrast in Battlefield 3


For those with certain types of color blindness, the teammate and enemy colors in the HUD and minimap can be very difficult to tell apart. A color blind mode was added to BF3 on the PC which can help eliminate this problem. Many find this option to be an improvement in contrast, even those without […]

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How to use the sprint button and sprint specializations in Battlefield 3


The sprint button can be used to cover ground faster in BF3. There is no limit to the amount of time you can sprint. Sprint is activated one of two ways on the PC: –          Hold the shift key –          Double tap the “W” key and hold On the PS3 and Xbox 360, sprint is […]

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Why you can’t see your ping in Battlefield 3 on PC


When the patch on December 6th was released, a feature was added to the “tab” screen to show player pings. Currently, your own ping shows up with a “-“ (a dash, or hyphen), while the pings of other players is visible. First, there’s a misconception

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