DICE Acknowledges a Fan who Pre-ordered 28 copies of Battlefield 3 to prevent his friends from playing COD

Posted By | On 19th, Oct. 2011 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


Well funny things can happen in this world. This is one of them. Apparently a gamer has pre-ordered 28 copies of Battlefield 3 so that his friends do not have to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 this year. We know how COD has a mixed reputation with gamers, but this is just insane.

He said this to Johan Andersson who works at DICE, who was obviously shocked at his comment.

I’ve pre ordered 28 copies of BF 3 so all my friends have no excuse to play COD this year end,” he boasted.

To which Anderson exclaimed,” Holy crap, I like it!”

It’s a good to see COD and Battlefield go head-to-head this year. Both franchises have a gigantic fanbase, and it will be interesting to see how much both the games’ sell.

It will be tough for Battlefield 3 to outsell COD but looking at such fanaticism from their fanbase, it will surely take a chunk of the marketshare away from COD.

You can read our Battlefield 3 preview here, if you are in two minds as to how the console version performs.

In another Battlefield 3 related news, if you have a DirectX 11 card then you will be getting tesselation features even on the ‘high’ setting, and it isn’t exclusive to the ‘ultra’ one. This has been confirmed by Andersson.

Tell us what you think in the comments section below. Have you ever bought games for your friends, so that they can play with you?

DICE also posted a multiplayer trailer which looks simply awesome. You can take a look at it below.

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  • AAAAAHAHAHAHAHA that’s kind but silly =P

    Why not just show them some videos comparing the two? I’m sure they wouldn’t give crap of duty a second look after seeing Battlefield 3 in it’s Frostbyte 2 glory =)

    I can’t wait for Battlefield 3, I’m not a ‘fan boy’ of the battlefield games I just really don’t like how ‘rehashed’ call of duty is, got old and boring to me after World at War.

  • Bas

    ………Da fuck.

    Is what I think. That’s about $1,680 without tax. I think he is either the son of a millionare or he is lying just for the hell of it. Probably the latter lol

  • so stupid!

    EA don’t give a damn, just more money to them.

    wtf is seriously wrong with these f**ing fanboys?
    I don’t know why all the COD hate, just stupid and retarded man

  • Nice! If I had the money, I would do the same thing. -More of this please.

  • I’m calling it now, the next gaming crash in the next 10 years

  • or it could be a freaking JOKE?

  • Some people have way too much money. 28 copies of a $59.99 game? Oh about $1680…

    • Kartik Mudgal

      Yeah, lol. Must be really rich.

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  • That’s a very good friend, his buddies will thank him on Oct. 26th, after they get a chance to play it.

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