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Battlefield 3 PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Oct-28-2011
US Release Date:
Oct-25-2011
AU Release Date:
Oct-27-2011
Official release date


Genre
Shooter
Online
Action
Theme
Social
War
Battlefield 3 is available on PC
Direct X
Battlefield 3 has the option of advanced Direct X which usually result in enhanced graphics. If your system is not good enough for these higher levels of DX the game should still run ok
Co-op Game
Battlefield 3 has a co-op mode so you can play with your mates on the same side, usually through the main story mode
MultiPlayer
Battlefield 3 is designed to be played with other people or it is heavily bias towards that type of gameplay
Online Activation
Battlefield 3 can not be played without first activating the game online. Once activated the game may be playable offline. If our Online Only button is also highlighted then you will need constant online access
Downloadable Content
Battlefield 3 is intiailly released as a download. It is usually an expansion pack so check to see if you need a main game before getting this. Battlefield 3 may be released in the shops at a later stage
Gamepad
Battlefield 3 can be played with a gamepad or Xbox 360 controller
XBox 360 Game
Battlefield 3 is available on the Microsoft XBox 360 console
PS3 Game
Battlefield 3 is available on the Sony PS3 console
Back of the Box
Battlefield 3 will feature the maximalist combined arms battles that made the series popular across single-player, co-operative and multiplayer modes. It will reintroduce several elements absent from the Bad Company games, including fighter jets, the prone position and 64-player battles on PC. To accommodate the lower player count on consoles, the ground area will be limited for Xbox 360 and PS3, though fly space will remain the same.Battlefield 3 features the return of class-based game play, with four classes: Assault, Support, Engineer and Recon. The abilities of the Frostbite 2 engine will be utilized, with the Engineer's flashlight able to blind other players, and concentrated LMG fire blurring the vision of suppressed players.Several game modes have been announced: Conquest, Rush, and a new mode, Team Deathmatch.

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PC Battlefield 3 User Scores
Battlefield 3 System Requirements
INTEL CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia GPU
AMD GPU
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
GD Adjusted Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 10
20 GB
FPS
Recommended Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 11
20 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS
Can I run Battlefield 3
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Battlefield 3 Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    MSAA 8x
    MSAA 2x
    MSAA 4x
    FXAA
    CSAA 16x
    SMAA
    SSAA
    CSAA 32x
    CSAA 8x
    CSAA 8xQ
    MLAA
    TXAA 2x
    TXAA 4x
    Mac OS
    Yes 26%
    No 74%
    Console Port
    Yes 50%
    No 50%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 98%
    No 2%
    Sandbox Quality
    Non-existent 66%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 66%
  • What People Will Pay
    $21
    AMD optimised
    Yes 82%
    No 18%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 90%
    No 10%
    Game too Buggy
    No 100%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 80%
    No 20%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 74%
    No 26%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 92%
    No 8%
    Good Ending
    Yes 93%
    No 7%
  • Replayability
    Yes
    3.3 / 10
    Multiple Endings
    Yes 14%
    No 86%
    Time to Complete
    16 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 94%
  • Game Difficulty
    Moderate 56%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
    Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 72%
    Anytime Quick Save
    No
  • Worth Getting
    Yes 100%
8.8

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The latest system requirements News for Battlefield 3
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Apr-18-2013 If you've been waiting to pick up Battlefield 3, I think you're running out of chances - Friday has a sale which puts the game at only $5.The sale is only running for 12 hours, starting at 12 noon, so...
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Mar-29-2012 The BF3 update patch for the PC and XBox 360 has now arrived. It weighs in at 1.5GB. Take a look at our recent BF3 News article to get a feel for the expected chaneglog of tweaks and adjustments...
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Full system requirements for Battlefield 3 reported on Sep-20-2011

One of the biggest releases of the year is of course Battlefield 3. Pretty much every gamer out there would have heard of this title and most will be considering very hard whether to buy BF3 or MW3 (Modern Warfare 3). One aspect of this hype is the huge amounts of speculation surrounding the Battlefield 3 System Requirements. The Battlefield series has long been a PC gaming favourite and BF2 was pretty much responsible for the majority of gamers upgrading their PC's RAM.

So the prospect that the high BF3 system requirements will push the limit of the average gamers rig, driving most of us to consider a serious upgrade to get the best from the game, is a very real possibility. But also the game is being developed to run on the current consoles which suggests that the minimum system requirements will have to be pretty low. And so the speculation continues. Well, we now have the Beta system requirements for BF3 in hand so lets take a look at what EA/Dice are saying we will need to run BF3...


Battlefield 3 Minimum System Requirements

OS: Win Vista SP2 32-BIT

CPU: 2 GHZ Dual Core (Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHZ or Athlon X2 2.7 GHZ)

RAM: 2GB

HDD: 20GB

GFX RAM AMD: DX 10.1 compatible with 512MB RAM

GFX AMD: ATI Radeon 3000, 4000, 5000 OR 6000 SERIES, with ATI Radeon 3870 or better

GFX RAM NVIDIA: DX 10.0 compatible with 512MB RAM

GFX NVIDIA: GeForce 8, 9, 200, 300, 400 OR 500 Series with NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT or better

OTHER: Keyboard and mouse, DVD Drive


Battlefield 3 Recommended System Requirements

OS: Win 7 64-BIT

CPU: Quad-Core processor

RAM: 4GB

GFX RAM: DX 11 compatible with 1GB RAM

GFX: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 / ATI Radeon 6950


GD Adjusted Battlefield 3 System Requirements

OS: WINDOWS 7 64-BIT

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6400 2.13GHz / AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core

RAM: 4GB

GFX: Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 / ATI Radeon HD 3870

 

So there we go then. It is looking a lot more likely that PC gamers are going to want, no, need a pretty powerful rig to get this beast running. Our GD adjusted requirements are what we reckon will likely enable you to get an acceptable gaming experience. These will be adjusted over time based on your feedback and our reports.

Remember that once the game goes live head over to our BF3 ratings page and add your Frames Per Second and game opinions

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20:56 May-21-2015
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what settings and fps for me?

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stick to medium settings should run smooth on that res

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Can i run it and if i can what settings?

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if you lower res you should be able to play about 30fps on low

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Thanks

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How well would this run on my rig?

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10:33 May-10-2015
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High-ultra 40FPS? :D

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Im guessing you probably could do more if you turn down some AA

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22:06 May-06-2015
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Can I play it on Ultra with 60 fps?

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try without AA you might get 60 fps on ultra !

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okay thanks

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05:35 May-06-2015
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Can i run this game on my pc !!!!

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22:10 May-06-2015
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yes you can on low medium setting at your resolution !

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16:06 May-08-2015
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Thanxs matte, Imma go download it right now !

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Can i run it and what settings?

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You could go with Medium and 2-3 settings on low on that resolution

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Can i run it?

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Probaly not bud :| you gotta get a better GPU.

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12:28 Apr-19-2015
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Can anyone tell me why does BF3 suddenly freeze when i play after about 10-15 mins.
I have around 30-55 fps on the lowest settings. The game runs just fine until it freezes.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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All I can think of is overheating & overclocking… BF3 will crash from too much OC and will, of course, crash if overheat.

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Working on low?I think yes but just asking

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Dont try to play it you will just get frustrated

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I could run it with a worse cpu than my current one and i think you should do much better than me

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