Battlefield 3 parachute use and minimum height

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If you’ve ever found yourself splattered on the ground after a fall, you’ll be glad you read this.

First off, the parachute uses the same key or button as Jump by default. This means you’ll use the following:

PC: Spacebar key
Xbox 360: “A” button
PS3: “X” button

If you’re jumping out of an aircraft or off the cliff at Damavand Peak, you have plenty of time to get your chute out, so I’m going to focus on parachuting from lower heights. Low-altitude ‘chuting can help you take shortcuts on maps or provide an escape route.

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