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Battlefield 3: Close Quarters gameplay

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters gameplay

EA shows some gameplay of Ziba Tower, one of the four maps from Battlefield 3's next DLC Close Quarters, plus 6 screenshots. The content will be available to download in June.

Trailer (1080p)

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Commented on 2012-03-13 15:53:01
Looks intense. I want this NOW!!!!!.lol.
Commented on 2012-03-13 15:54:53
Considering it is TDM/SQDM, it might be interesting.
Commented on 2012-03-13 16:05:46
Cue COD/Console bitching. I'm getting it, but I'm apparently more open to BF3 being its own thing than most.
Commented on 2012-03-13 16:15:09
looks exactly like F.E.A.R. Combat, too bad it doesn't have the slow mo mechanic
Commented on 2012-03-13 16:32:59
looks like a really hectic COD.
Commented on 2012-03-13 16:48:22 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
Cue COD/Console bitching. I'm getting it, but I'm apparently more open to BF3 being its own thing than most.
Most people weren't okay with BFBC2 being it's own thing either
Commented on 2012-03-13 16:51:09 In reply to Tinks
Posted by Tinks
Most people weren't okay with BFBC2 being it's own thing either
Well, that makes sense, considering. A lot of this direction started in Bad Company 2. Smaller, infantry focused maps got their start there. Squad DM/Rush, too.

I keep hearing that we may get another game mode in this (note: may be total NeoGAF misinformation). Am I completely crazy for wanting a pure CS plant and defend, single elimination mode? Yeah.. I know.. sooo not battlefield :D
Commented on 2012-03-13 16:54:03
Posted by KORNdog
looks like a really hectic COD.
FEAR COMBAT BRO!! The game was so innovative!! And it's free to play, AMAZING GAME. Even Killzone 3 gunplay (destruction aesthetics) are borrowed from FEAR .
Commented on 2012-03-13 17:13:09 In reply to THU31
Posted by THU31
Considering it is TDM/SQDM, it might be interesting.
WHAT?!? there better be conquest
Commented on 2012-03-13 17:18:22 In reply to GangStarr
Posted by GangStarr
WHAT?!? there better be conquest
This DLC is 16v16 TDM, wait for the next pack which apparently has the biggest maps ever! Haven't we heard that before????
Commented on 2012-03-13 18:17:44
Where does it say that it's TDM only again?
Commented on 2012-03-13 18:33:59
Beyond terrible.
Commented on 2012-03-13 19:43:13 In reply to aphex187
Posted by aphex187
This DLC is 16v16 TDM, wait for the next pack which apparently has the biggest maps ever! Haven't we heard that before????

Bach says all four maps support every pre-existing gameplay mode, plus a brand new one the studio isn't revealing just yet.
QQ.
Commented on 2012-03-13 20:36:32
Looks like fun!
But Wow..June is a long way out. :/
Commented on 2012-03-13 22:08:23
RPG Heaven
Commented on 2012-03-13 23:03:13
It was only TDM when it was first announced because of the player size but apparently going by that below it's open to all gameplay modes. No idea how your going to play Rush on that Tower map? Rushing down the stairs perhaps lol!

With no vehicles or large open expanses, these maps will be popular Team Deathmatch destinations, but Bach says all four maps support every pre-existing gameplay mode, plus a brand new one the studio isn't revealing just yet. To keep these more intimate encounters from feeling overcrowded, DICE is also dropping the player count. Sorry PC players, but there are no 64-player matches in this expansion pack.

I'm betting new mode will be CS style bomb defusal.
Commented on 2012-03-13 23:07:30 In reply to aphex187
Posted by aphex187
I'm betting new mode will be CS style bomb defusal.
I would be pretty thrilled with that but I think CTF seems more likely.
Posted by aphex187
It was only TDM when it was first announced
It was never TDM only. It was TDM only in the freak-out-lets-assume-the-worst response from all the fans of freaking out and assuming the worst.
Commented on 2012-03-13 23:11:04
It kinda seems impractical to play anything besides TDM. I dread to think what conquest would be like contained within a small building...lol
Commented on 2012-03-13 23:14:29 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
It kinda seems impractical to play anything besides TDM. I dread to think what conquest would be like contained within a small building...lol
Why? Think COD "Domination" on like.. any COD map. TDM layouts are also different.. there could still be more level than the minimap you're seeing in the video (though I sorta doubt it on this one).

I guess you can't play objectives in CS Office either?
Commented on 2012-03-13 23:18:11 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
I guess you can't play objectives in CS Office either?
Oh, you CAN. Just like you're going to be able to play rush in this building...lol. Still seems like a rediculous notion to me.
Commented on 2012-03-13 23:21:48
This map makes me glad they're improving the flak perk, and also for no-explosives (and auto shotgun) servers on the PC :D

I want to see the rest of the map pack. I'm hoping that the others will at least offer a few more open areas. Someone just compared this to Nuketown, which has me running for the hills. And that horrible map was super popular. What is it with people loving the shit out of the worst levels and configs in any particular game?
Commented on 2012-03-14 00:45:49 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
It was never TDM only. It was TDM only in the freak-out-lets-assume-the-worst response from all the fans of freaking out and assuming the worst.
Only going by the Official Forum and tbh from what i originally seen it did indeed look like it was TDM only. I mean how the hell are they going to implement Rush into that map? Crazy, should be fun when this hits Origin though and let's see how many of the naysayers buy it lol!
Commented on 2012-03-14 01:27:13
Sad that no one here played FEAR Combat, it was truly an amazing game. No doubt it influenced CoD and Killzone big time.

The shooting was so satisfying....
Commented on 2012-03-14 08:42:50 In reply to Doom_Bringer
Posted by Doom_Bringer
Sad that no one here played FEAR Combat, it was truly an amazing game. No doubt it influenced CoD and Killzone big time.

The shooting was so satisfying....
I played it and it ruled, even better when it became free ;)

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