Battlefield 3 players are getting plenty of attention lately. Not only is DICE putting the finishing touches on its Back to Karkland add-on, but it's also readying a major PC patch full of tweaks and improvements. This post on EA's blog includes a little teaser of what's to come:
So what’s in the PC patch? You’ll see improved polish, stability, weapons balancing, squad control functionality, user interface enhancements, and several feature enhancements that address feedback the community has provided to date – plus we’re removing the so called “negative mouse acceleration” that some of you have experienced.
The console version of the patch will follow "shortly after the PC update," EA says—that's because console patches "take a bit longer due to the certification requirements for console content." Either way, it's nice to see us PC gamers getting preferential treatment.
I hope the "user interface enhancements" include tweaks to the Battlelog server browser and game launcher. I've had loads of fun playing Battlefield 3 online with friends, but the web-based interface is frustrating and awkward to use. Ah, if only EA and DICE had used Steamworks...
|Intel Computex keynote confirms Kaby Lake and Optane for 2016||27|
|Asus shows off Avalon modular case and GX800 liquid-cooled laptop||6|
|Samsung designs minuscule single-package NVMe SSD||21|
|Thermaltake shows off The Tower and more at Computex||9|
|Adata shows NVMe and TLC SSDs at Computex||1|
|Corsair@Computex 2016: fans that levitate, fans that illuminate||8|
|Patriot adds 2TB model to Ignite SSD lineup||13|
|Intel boosts the high-end desktop with its Broadwell-E CPUs||89|
|EVGA@Computex 2016: Custom Pascal cards, new PSUs, and more||9|
|Everyone from Asus to Zotac has announced a non-reference GTX 1080. I see what you did there!||+46|