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So is Origin srsly not going to let me play BF3?

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4 years ago#1
Just tried to get a quick multiplayer BF3 game started. Logged into Origin, launched BF3, of course Battlelog opened on the browser, attempted to sign in and was greeted with the msg saying that theres a maintenance until 12 pacific. /runon

Ok no problems I understand its probably, hopefully, related to the latest patch.

Anyway, im trying to at least play some campaign but i cant do anything outside of battlelog.

Is there anything I can do or am I seriously just stuck until Battlelog is back on to play some OFFLINE campaign?
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4 years ago#2
Put origin in offline mode and hit play. It's under the gear icon if for some reason you can't locate it
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4 years ago#3
Well, FWIW, the game just triggered to download the update for me...So it might let you go through with that and then allow you to play. >_>


Although, last I tried, I could play the campaign WITHOUT Battlelog and using the browser. Manually launching the game's .exe launched it into the campaign, rather than Multiplayer/Battlelog.

Patch is about 2GB, either way...
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4 years ago#4
Atleast they're finally getting **** fixed.
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4 years ago#5
Yeah. >_>

Tired of getting screwed over by a Dart at mid range. Kind of anxious to try it out with the various other balances/tweaks they're doing...Especially to things like Suppression.
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4 years ago#6
From: cody4783 | #003
Patch is about 2GB, either way...

OUCH...yeah i just started it....wish i was home. It would knock it out in about 30 mins. Where Im at its going to take 2 hrs.

From: cody4783 | #005
Tired of getting screwed over by a Dart at mid range.

amen.

oh and accdng to the patch notes shottys are getting buffs. Dunno how to feel about this one.....we'll see i suppose.
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4 years ago#7
The pump action shotgun is getting (a well deserved) buff. The Auto shotguns are getting nerfed slightly.
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4 years ago#8
Yeah, fortunately my connection downloaded it about a half hour or so...Still reasonably large considering it's a lot of tweaks, and presumably the DLC (Which I won't be buying...).


As for shotty tweaks/buffs, I'm mixed; They're already pretty damn potent at close range, and tweaking Suppression will help as it is (Suppression shouldn't make 3 point-blank shots with a shotty survivable. >_>); But it also means they'll be more useful to me just the same..so yeah.

N64_Rules_88 posted...
The pump action shotgun is getting (a well deserved) buff. The Auto shotguns are getting nerfed slightly.


From the looks of it, the M1014 is getting a slight buff over the other auto shotties (1 extra projectile over current standard), while the other shotguns are getting pellet reductions; According to the patch notes reduced a few days ago anyway. Seems good to me, since I actually like and do fairly well with the M1014.
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4 years ago#9
From: N64_Rules_88 | #004
Atleast they're finally getting **** fixed.

Except for all the inevitable new glitches and accidents related to weapon and vehicle balance that have accompanied every patch this game has had.
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