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    Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    10hr game trial became available to Origin Access and EA Access gamers yesterday.
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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    Quote Originally Posted by Hexus
    You can watch the video, embedded above, to see what happens next…
    Mutley, stop that pigeon!

    Last edited by ik9000; 14-10-2016 at 12:52 PM.

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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    I was riveted....

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    It almost made me change my mind and pre-order it.......
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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    It almost made me change my mind and pre-order it.......
    Oh no you didn't! Although I do feel like the heavy price is fully justified now.

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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    Quote Originally Posted by realstock View Post
    Oh no you didn't! Although I do feel like the heavy price is fully justified now.
    They will take the line that the price is justified if people pay it. The only way to shake them out of that is not pay the asking price if you don't like it.

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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    I'd play that as a standalone game.

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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    I've almost used up my 10 hours now; saving up the last few to keep me going until it's officially released tomorrow (yes I was one of the "idiots" who pre ordered the ultimate edition with premium). This is the best battlefield experience I have had since playing 1942 all those years ago. It's hard to put a finger on exactly why - but all the pieces just fit together so well. It's like they have finally given up trying to make Battlefield more like COD and have gone back to it being a more grown up, team focused game.

    The maps are well designed and are huge, with plenty of variation. You have your city battles where you are fighting house to house whilst trying to capture that bridge, the massive open space maps ripe for sniping (as with the beta map), gritty muddy fields filled with trenches...and many more besides.

    The weapons feel good to use and accurate to what you'd expect from the period - with less fully automatic weapons (and those that do exist are not very accurate and require specific skills to use) and more bolt action rifles which are a lot of fun to use.

    This is also the first in the series where I might not play Conquest as my exclusive game mode. "Operations" is a new mode which is a hybrid of Rush and Conquest, allowing 64 players to try and capture flags (as with conquest) in a phased attack/defence style (as with rush). Some of the best moments i've had in game so far have been in this mode, with my favourite being the aforementioned muddy trench map where the british are trying to defend a farm in a serious of phased trenches - the front line trench, various reserves, a small village and then finally the farm on the hill - it plays and feels exactly like you'd expect from a WW1 game. It's hard to explain how simultaneously satisfying and horrifying it is to sit on a machine gun and mow down the opposition as they throw themselves at your trenches (until they get clever and someone snipes you, and they overrun with bayonets and tanks ) There are little details too like how your gun gets muddy after you go prone in a muddy trench, or how tanks can actually get stuck in the mud.

    I might actually play the campaign of this one too as I hear it's rather good - but not until tomorrow when I don't have to worry about a ticking clock

    Edit: oh and the strangest thing?? No crash to desktop, and it's well optimsied out of the box. I have a good rig, but never drops below 100fps on ultra 1440p with everything turned on. It's a relatively old engine so you'd hope so, but given the CTD issues we had with the last truely good Battlefield game (BF2) and every one since then..the lack of CTD is a major achievement!
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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    Nice write up. Would you say it's different enough from the predecessors? I played the Battlefront beta and it was just felt like Battlefield with different skins. Frankly, I'm battlefielded out, but I did really enjoy them at the time.

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    Re: Battlefield 1 includes third person pigeon gameplay

    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post
    Nice write up. Would you say it's different enough from the predecessors? I played the Battlefront beta and it was just felt like Battlefield with different skins. Frankly, I'm battlefielded out, but I did really enjoy them at the time.
    Different enough, yes, but it's still Battlefield. It's nothing like Battlefront - much better imo. I've a day off work tomorrow and looking forward to a full day of BF1

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    NICE

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