Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is a squad-based first-person shooter, the sequel to Battlefield: Bad Company.

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I can't find any servers online, is it just me?

I tried finding some servers after finally installing it today (bought it a year ago during the Summer Sale). For some reason, when I tried random Matchmaking, I was entered into a completely empty ...
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What are the differences between the Battlefield series and the Bad Company series?

I entered the Battlefield universe with Battlefield 3, but since then I read and heard that Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4 were largely similar to the Bad Company series, specifically that DICE ...
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Battlefield Bad Company 2 for MAC? [closed]

Is there a working port of Bad Company 2 that works on MAC OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion.? I got it on my steam account with the serial number etc, however the game only works on Windows. I do not want to ...
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What's the best way to earn “Demolition Man” trophy?

I'm replaying through Battlefield: Bad Company 2 on my PS3 at the moment and want to unlock the last trophies I missed during my first playthroughs (mostly MP trophies). I've got one trophy which ...
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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 online disconnecting

I got Battlefield Bad Company 2 last night on Steam and I was trying to play online, but I get disconnected within 5 minutes of joining and usually get an error saying: "You have lost connection to ...
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BFBC2 “Unable to login” when entering serial number

So I installed this "Origin" crap, bought, downloaded and installed Battlefield: Bad Company 2. Now, when I launch the game and login with the same account I use to buy it in Origin, I'm asked to ...
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What can I do to earn experience faster in Bad Company 2?

I currently own Battlefield: Bad Company 2 on my PS3, and was just getting started on the game. It seems that between each level there is a HUGE experience gap, making leveling very difficult. I'd ...
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Smoke causes FPS to drop to almost unplayable levels

While everything else runs very smoothly, any kind of smoke (from smoke grenades, mortar, tank guns, collapsing buildings) slows graphics down to single digit FPS. The effect is proportional to the ...
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How do you use unlocked items?

I just started playing Bad Company 2 this weekend, and I earned the motion sensor for the recon class. I can't figure out for the life of me how to use it or equip it? Is there some control on pc to ...
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Can I use my Battlefield 2142 account to play Bad Company 2 multiplayer?

I had a blast playing Battlefield 2142 and all this recent hype for Battlefield 3 made me go out and get Bad Company 2 for PC. I've tried logging in to BC2 multiplayer with my old 2142 account, but ...
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Do high resolution or game detail level affect Battlefield Bad Company 2 multiplayer ping or lag?

Do resolution or graphic details affect data that is sent between game client and server?
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Is it usually trustworthy to play online with a used copy of a game?

I saw Bad Company 2 used at a game store, and I was thinking of picking it up. In general, are there be any issues to be aware of for playing online if the copy is used, which would discourage one ...
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Battlefield - Carl Gustav policy

In Battlefield Bad Company 2 some server tend to ban the Carl Gustav weapon. Could someone explain this kind of policy? What are the reason for this exclusion?
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“Vietnam” from Steam with retail base game?

Steam had EA Week, they had all of Battlefield stuff on sale, including "Vietnam" expansion pack for Bad Company 2 at 50% off. Is it possible to use Steam version of that expansion pack with retail ...
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Lock ups when playing Battlefield: Bad Company 2

After around 15 minutes of playing Battlefield: Bad Company 2, my computer completely locks up with the game's image on screen and the last second of sound constantly looping. I have to hard restart ...
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Which weapons count for “5 kills with stationary weapons” pin?

I've have had something like 12 kills in a round with VADS, still didn't get the pin. So which weapons do count for this pin?
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Sometimes rockets don't hit the vehicle

There were a few occasions where I tried to hit a vehicle with a rocket, and right when it was about to hit it, it suddenly goes up and misses. Why does it happen?
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Bad Company 2 freezes on Bootcamp

I'm trying to play Bad Company 2 on bootcamp (iMac "late 2009", windows XP single user "student whatever edition"), but the multiplayer apparently always freezes after less than 1 minute of play. I've ...
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What does “Most Score By” mean at the end of a round in BF:BC2?

Here is a random screen from Internet with online match result in Bad Company 2: One would though that "Most Score By" would simply be a kill counter for this round for the best weapon, but even on ...
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BFBC2 Crashes on random screens

So far, I haven't been able to play BFBC2 yet. Sometimes, it crashes(and throws me back to the desktop) at the very first loading screen before the main menu. If it doesn't crash there, it will ...
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Changing Bad Company 2 field of view

I was told about the settings.ini file for BC:2 where you could increase your field of view. The default value looks like: Fov=55 I am wondering if there are any reasons I shouldn't do this, or ...
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Different coloured dog tags when knifing

When I kill someone with a combat knife in Bad Company 2, the player's name along a dog tag appears on the screen. I have noticed that the colour of the dog tag is not consistent. Sometimes it is a ...
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What are requirements for a “marksman headshot” points?

I came to believe that in order to get points for "marksman headshot", all you had to do is a headshot at a distance of over 100 meters (or yards?). But I have an impression, that I'm not getting ...
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In BC2, which vehicle unlocks still work in a not-driver-position?

In Battlefield Bad Company 2, which (if any) of the vehicle unlocks are working if you are not in the driver's seat, but e.g. in the tank's gunner position or as a passenger in a helicopter? Some are ...
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Integrating retail version of Bad Company 2 with Steam

I've found out that I can't just use a retail CD-Key for Bad Company 2 in Steam. However, is there a way to integrate with Steam, so I can for example easily play BC2 with Steam friends?
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How do I parachute down high places in Bad Company 2?

I sometimes see people comfortably parachuting down high places like buildings or hilltops. How do I do this?
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Why can't I sometimes spawn on teammates?

When I die in game, I have the option to spawn either on my base, or on a teammate that is still alive. But sometimes, nothing happens when I click on the teammate and then the button to join the ...
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Bad Company 2 engineer antitank mine cap

So the mines you plant as engineer stays even if you die. But is there a cap of how much mines you can have at once in a map? I've planted mines in a few places before, and some time later I go back ...
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Bad Company 2 Vietnam compatibility

A friend of mine bought the Vietnam expansion in the Playstation Store and tried to share with me. I downloaded the expansion with the account he provided, but it didn't work, the option to play ...
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Does dying and getting revived restore your kill streak?

Say I currently have a 5 kill streak. If I die, get revived by a medic, then proceed to get another kill, will I get a Combat Efficiency pin?
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Bad Company 2 number besides the rank

Sometimes in the player listing I can see some players with a number inside a square, right beside their rank, which I'm not sure but I think is always 50. What does that number inside the square ...
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Other than by firing, are there any visual cues that a UAV has reloaded its hellfire missile?

The UAV control screen has a lot of meaningless data and numbers on the screen, so it's hard to tell if any of that information is useful. After I fire a hellfire missile, I can't figure out how to ...
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How exactly do the tracer pistols work?

I don't think I totally understand what the effects of the tracer pistol on a vehicle. Does it provide auto-guidance to other weapons? Which ones? Does it just display the location of the vehicle?
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Other than player death, is there any other way for Assault to lose tickets?

In Battlefield Bad Company 2 Multiplayer Rush, is there any other way for the Assault team to lose tickets other than when teammates die?
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How do I fly the chopper with the keyboard?

No matter how boldly and self-confident I hop into a helicopter in Battlefield: Bad Company 2, it takes only 5 seconds for me to lose control and crash the vehicle. How do you control the choppers ...
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Is there any penalty for losing your UAV in Multiplayer Rush?

I love using the UAV in Bad Company 2 multiplayer Rush mode, it's great for taking out tanks or entrenched positions. Sometimes, I get a little risky and it gets shot down pretty quickly. I figure ...
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Why doesn't spotting enemies always work?

In multiplayer mode, it says in the key mappings that the 'Q' key spots. So I assume that it's like the older games and you have to target someone and hit 'Q' to spot them. This works most of the ...
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Do any of the unlocks modify the sniper's mortar strike?

The sniper's mortar strike is a favorite of mine, and I was wondering if any of the unlocks upgrade it. For instance, there are unlocks for more missiles, ammo, or grenades. Are there any that ...
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What are the differences between the RPG-7 and M2-CG, other than appearance?

Both the RPG-7 and the M2-CG are anti-vehicle weapons for the Engineer, but as far as I can tell they act about the same. Are there any differences between the two, and why would you prefer one over ...
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Can you call for a medic? How?

I asked in game about how to call a medic and someone said that you press Q. But I couldn't get it to work, so maybe this person was pulling my chain. How do you call for a medic?
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What weapon, vehicle, or explosive does the most damage?

There are quite a few ways to damage things in Bad Company 2, but I'm wondering what does the most damage in the game? While I guess c4 can be piled up to cause a ton of damage at once, I'm only ...
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Where can players find other players to team up against organized squads?

I have been gaming with BC2 for a few months now and enjoying it. In some rush/conquest games its obvious that the other team is very well organised, to the point of "stacking" one team over the ...
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In Multiplayer how do you call in an Artillery or Air Strike?

I know that in previous battlefield games you could call in artillery strikes. Are artillery/air strikes still possible and how do you do it?
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In Multiplayer Battlefield Bad Company 2, what is hardcore mode?

I see this listed on the server filters but I don't know what it is. In Multiplayer Battlefield Bad Company 2, what is hardcore mode?
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How to display FPS counter in BFBC2?

I've read that you can display FPS counter in battlefield 2 bad company with a command similar to BF2 (renderer.drawFps 1) Pressing tilde seems to open a console, however I can't type anything in. ...
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How can I deal with repeat teamkillers in BFBC2 Hardcore mode on PS3?

I've experienced that killing people in the own team becomes more and more common. Sometimes it's because they want to have the vehicle you're taking, sometimes I guess just for fun (I've even seen ...
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Is Vietnam addon for Bad Company 2 a remake of an old BF: Vietnam game?

Is Vietnam addon for Bad Company 2 will be a remake of an original Battlefield: Vietnam game (similar to how BF 1943 was to BF 1942), or it's a completely different game? If it's a remake then what ...
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Can I play Bad Company 2 with Intel dual-core 2.8 GHz [closed]

Can I play Bad Company 2 with the following hardware? Intel dual-core 2.8 GHz CPU 2GB RAM 512MB external graphics card Windows XP, service pack 2
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Are there any custom maps for BFBC2?

Are there any custom maps for BFBC2? If so, how do you play them?
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BFBC2 On the scoreboard, what are the numbers in white squares?

On the BFBC2 scoreboard, to the left of some player names there is either a black dash or a number in a white square. What is this for?