Battlefield 3 Jets and Countermeasures

Credit: EA/DICE

At Gamescom 2011, EA unveiled gameplay footage of jets on
the map Caspian Border. If you’ve not yet seen it, check it out below, and
crank it up to 1080p.

Jets, along with a wide range of land vehicles and
helicopters, set Battlefield apart from other military shooters. Those new to
Battlefield will find that aircraft controls take some practice to get used to,
but offer a gameplay experience that’s really unique and exciting.

Many of those who’ve played other Battlefield games and are
used to jets are excited to give them a try. The fast-paced air-to-air battles and
obstacle-dodging ground assaults are something rarely seen outside of flight
combat sims. Some joystick-wielding pros will pick up BF3 for the jets alone.

Gameplay balance and jets

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Classes in Battlefield 3 multiplayer – Engineer (Part 3 of 5)

In this series’ first post, I pointed out the advantage of choosing one or two classes to focus on just after BF3’s release.

Here I’ll go into the Engineer class and what players will benefit from focusing on this role first.


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