Battlefield 3, or BF3, is a modern first-person shooter by Electronic Arts (EA) and Digital Illusions CE (DICE), released on October 25, 2011.

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Is it possible to launch Battlefield 3 or 4 campaign without Battlelog

I was wondering whether it is possible to launch the singleplayer campaign for either BF3 or BF4 without the use of the browser. This is useful when: You don't have an internet connection at that ...
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Where do I go to change the Battlelog email so it is linked to the PS3/Origin account?

I have signed up for an EA Origin account but can't get into the BF3 Battle Log on the PS3. I noticed that the Battle log shows another email linked to it and I can't figure out how to change it. I ...
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I bought Battlefield 3 Premium Edition but it doesnt say im premium on battlelog

So I bought Battlefield 3 Premium Edition about a year ago, and it hasn't said that I'm premium on Battlelog. It doesn't say I have all the content like the ACB-90 knife. When I try to get to use the ...
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Punkbuster keeps kicking me for weird reasons. 'Invalid Memory Image'; how to resolve?

So on top of getting kicked from Battlefield 3 games because of a 'lost connection to EA online' error I just recently got this gem; Game disconnected: you were kicked by PunkBuster. Stated reason: ...
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Combat Efficiency Ribbon Streak Bonus

What constitutes a Streak Bonus? This is in relation to obtaining the Combat Efficiency Ribbon, which states that you have to obtain 3 Streak Bonuses in a round.
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Can't play Battlefield 3 due to PunkBuster error since update to Windows 8.1

I just updated my Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 and now I can't play Battlefield 3. When I attempt to play in a multiplayer server, I get kicked immediately, the game quits and I get the following error ...
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Battlefield 3 - Roadkill in a Mobile AA?

So, I was playing a round of Conquest Large on the Russian team, on Caspian Border. I'd jumped into the Russians' mobile anti-aircraft vehicle and begun attacking a hostile attack helicopter. I ended ...
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Do you keep your rewards and score etc when you are kicked from a server?

I know that in MechWarrior Online if you quit (or crash, whathaveyou) that any scores or accomplishments you have made in the match will be awarded to you at its conclusion (even though you're not in ...
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How to have minimap for mobile artillery like on the PC?

Do they press M for it, or is it automatic? If it's automatic then how do you do it on consoles?
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BF3 constantly crashes

I bought the game a few days ago, and since then the game crashes a lot when trying to launch. It doesn't give me any message, just "stop working". When i'm already in a game 1 out of 10 tries it'll ...
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Do you need premium to change your gun camo?

I do not have a premium account but I wish to be able to change my gun camo. Do I need to be a premium player or is it just a matter of rank before I can change it?
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How do I make effective use of the Mortar?

I've recently unlocked the Mortar for the Support kit which I've been wanting to get my hands on to take out pesky snipers. I've managed to get a couple of kills before someone hunts me down and ...
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Will my computer run games like Skyrim and BF3 on medium? [closed]

I have an Intel i3 Dual Core, 8GB of RAM, and a GTX 650 graphics card. I have been recently interested in PC Gaming so I was wondering what games my PC could handle at med/high graphics with at least ...
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Battlefield 3 all stats lost

today I launched Battlelog to set up and play multiplayer, and when going to the loadout screen everything was locked with no progress. when I went back to the main screen, all the stats were reset. ...
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How to play squad rush on un-updated bf3?

I have not downloaded the Multiplayer Update 6 for BF3 (for various storage reasons). Anyways, I have a squad of 4 people and we are trying to play squad rush on any map. It says no games are ...
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I have battlefield 3 premium for the xbox 360 but want to use the same account on pc. Is this possible?

So i purchased battlefield 3 premium edition for the Xbox 360 and have a high level and a ton of stuff unlocked already and i was wondering if its possible to continue to play with that premium ...
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How do I install Battlefield 3 on Origin without Downloading it?

It might sound weird. I have the main Data files in a folder cas_06.cas etc etc. (I have all the files. The Data ones are the biggest (GBs) And would save the most time) I have tried placing them ...
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How do you drop the flag in CTF?

Sometimes you want to drop the flag to transfer possession to another player, and the only way to do this seems to be going out of bounds. Is there an easier way to do this?
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What is the difference between a designated assist and a kill assist with the laser designator?

Is the designated assist like just one javelin rocket going to a tank with full health or does it need to be completely destroyed? Is the kill assist one rocket or does it need to be completely ...
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How do I climb onto the top of the train?

On the first mission, just after the bad guy plants explosives on the door and decouples the other half of the train, you are left hanging on to rungs at the side of the train by just your fingertips. ...
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Battlelog not saying i'm Premium, Battlefield 3

I dont get any of the bonus stuff on battlelog, it says i got 200 something kills with the regular knife but most of them were on the acb 90 knife. I bought this premium edition the one with the code ...
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Do tank bullets inflict damage on other tanks and jets in Battlefield 3?

When I'm in a tank and manning the gun on top, I'm often confused as to what I should be doing when an enemy jet or tank starts getting to close to my position. I often open fire on them and try to ...
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Will incendiary smoke stop lock on missiles? BF4 and BF3

The mobile artillery had incendiary smoke in BF3 also some vehicles in BF4, but will they stop missles such as a javelin one?
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BF3 Platoon Emblems Copy and Paste in Console like BF4

Can you copy and paste emblems in the console like in BF4 in BF3 Platoon Emblems?
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Can I get a veteran battlepack in bf4 when I played bf3 on xbox 360 and bf4 on pc?

I haven't gotten a veteran battlepack yet, is it just an error or did I have to play bf4 on xbox 360 or bf3 on pc?
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How do I enable surround sound (5.1/7.1)?

I have a logitech g930 (7.1) headset and I would like to know how I can make use of the surround sound in BF3 (5.1/7.1). Which setting should I change in order to make it use the surround system and ...
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How does one obtain the “black” camo in BF3?

Playing around in Battlefield 3 I often see players (with a rank higher or equal to 42, I noticed) that wear a black suit that's very difficult to spot (i.e. a relatively long time and short distance ...
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How do I contact EA about my battlelog problem?

I have had this problem for a long time now. I bought Battlefield 3 Premium Edition (game with premium code), and it doesn't say I'm premium on battlelog so I cant use the exclusive content. In game ...
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Can't buy Battlefield 3 Premium Edition via Origin (Promo code error)

I'm having trouble. I tried buying Battlefield 3 Premium Edition on Origin (On PC) and it didn't work. It says: This promo code does not apply to the items in your cart. More info. I don't have any ...
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Will Battlefield 3 shortcuts level you up?

If you buy it when you start, will you go from Level 1 to a high(er) level? I don't want to buy it, but I just wanna know.
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Can guided shell from a tank still lock on to aircrafts?

Can the tanks guided shell still lock on to helicopters when someone puts up a soflam? I thought it was possible before the big patch they once did but i havn't been able to find someone who wants to ...
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How much difference does the autoloader make on a tank?

I'm just wondering if it really make a difference in a tank to tank encounter. Its usually which ever tank can get the first shot will prevail unless the other tank can drive, shoot and dodge some ...
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Why is Damavand Peak never a playable map on Conquest xbox360?

I don't know if the other platforms or games have this problem, but Damavand Peak is never a map when I play Conquest on the xbox 360. My Primus playing guide shows it has a Conquest map, so what's ...
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Battlefield 3 PC black screen with sounds

Since the last patch of Battlefield 3, I can't play it because the screen is black, but I can hear sounds in the background. I tried to repair the installation from Origin, but it doesn't resolve the ...
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Is there a way to reset all my stats?

And I mean all stats. Including unlocks, dogtags etc. And I want to do this without re-buying the game.
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What are “additional points” awarded for?

In Battlefield 3, sometimes at the end of a round, after my awards come in, I'll get one last bit of exp that's just called "additional points". It never counts towards any kit or weapon, just my ...
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Why don't I get XP in some matches in BF3?

Sometimes when a match ends I get no XP at all. Why does that happen? And how can I make sure that the match I'm in will get me XP? I'm playing on a PC if that matters.
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What are the differences in gameplay between Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3? [closed]

I'm not asking for an opinion of which is better, but rather, what are the ACTUAL differences between the two games gameplay? they are very similar, how do they differ? Does one have killstreaks and ...
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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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What conditions must be met to trigger the knife animation?

I have been having a lot of trouble getting the knife to successfully trigger the animation in multiplayer, instead it just stabs in the direction of the person (doing 33% damage every time, it ...
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How can I check my ping in Battlefield 3?

How can I check my ping in Battlefield 3 when playing online?
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What is the M320/GP30 LVG's use or purpose?

This secondary/attachment was included with the CQ DLC. From battlefield.wikia.com: Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Players who have access to the Close Quarters expansion pack can use this ...
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Can I use an American key from Amazon in my Origin client which is identified as British?

I live in Israel, when buying a game from Steam I pay in USD and pay the American price. I want to buy Battlefield 3 but Origin identifies me as British and asks me to pay the more expensive British ...
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Rapid Sight Acquisition

In Battlefield 4, the description of TRI BEAM LASER is as follows: Triple Beam laser sight that provides the normal benefits of a laser sight, but with three individual dots for rapid sight ...
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Battlefield 3 problem connecting to same server on LAN

In Battlefield 3, I'm able to connect to a server with a first computer, but the second computer in the LAN will always keep on the "connecting..." phase. I think that happens because I was using the ...
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What are the requirements to be shown in the battlelog leaderboard?

Recently I've been viewing the leaderboards and I saw that this guy has the highest K/D Ratio(64.76). But then I've found another guy whose ratio is even better(477.25!!!). So I've got that question: ...
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Can You Have Skype on 2.1, while BF3 on 5.1?

My friend's microphone makes wierd noises on skype when my 7.1 is on (g930), so when i talk to him i togle down the surround. Is there any way i can set my BF3 to 5.1/7.1 while my skype is on 2.1?
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Are there any recycled maps from old games in either CoD: Ghosts or Battlefield 4's Season Passes? [closed]

Just want to ask about Call of Duty: Ghosts and Battlefield 4 season passes. I had some bad experiences with CoD: Black Ops 2 Season Pass because of the recycled maps from old games, and I want to ...
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Getting Battlefield raw weapon data

I know you can get weapon data from symthic.com. However, i am wanting to get RAW weapon data from the game files. Symthic, claims they are getting their data from the game files. I was wondering if ...
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Battlefield 3 Server list shows no pings

The Battlelog Server Browser shows no ping values for servers. http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3/servers/ I Google'd the problem - there are quite a number of reports on the issue, but none of the ...