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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Battle Field 3 premium edition says my code was used

I bought battle field 3 premium about 2-3 years ago. I typed in the code and it says it was already used and I never used it, nor did I buy a used code. Any help on how to fix this?
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What is the best strategy to take out a tank or armored vehicle if you've snuck up next to it?

I keep seeing tanks and being able to walk right up to them seems like a huge advantage when the gunner is looking somewhere else... but I'm not sure if there's an unlock that I still need to get that ...
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Unable to join Battlefield 3 multiplayer

Whenever i try to join a multiplayer server on BF3 I get this error message from the game manager: Game disconnected: your connection to the server timed out. I've searched online and found out ...
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Do I retain my rank and stats across platforms in Battlefield 3?

I have been playing BF3 on my Xbox since it came out, and am now thinking about buying the PC version so I can play it on my laptop when I'm not at home. I am aware that my game stats are kept with ...
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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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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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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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How to access the single player campaign in Battlefield 3 on PC after previously playing on PS3

I've previously played BF3 on the PS3 and have recently switched to PC and purchased the Premium Edition. I thought before I go online I'd spend a bit of time in the single player to adjust to the ...
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Why does my weapon switch to non-automatic in Battlefield 3?

I don't know if I am accidentally hitting a button and not knowing it, missing a feature that I didn't read about, or keep hitting a bug that hasn't been fixed - but my guns sometimes are no longer ...
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Why does Punkbuster kick me when I join BF3 servers?

I enjoyed Battlefield 3 on Xbox, so I signed up for EA Origins and bought the PC version. However, every time I try to join an online match, Punkbuster kicks me from the game before the window even ...
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Copying Battlefield 3 files to new machine

Im upgrading my Processor from Intel Q9550 to AMD FX 8350, so its surly going have to format my C drive, and re-installing Windows 7 again. While my Battlefield 3 setup (origin) is on D drive. Will ...
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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 to unlock the USAS-12?

I'd like to unlock the USAS-12. (I'm rank 32 right now) Is it part of Back to Karkand expansion?
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Battlefield framerate: is my CPU or GPU the bottleneck?

I have a similar problem with Battlefield 3. In BF3, no matter what I do, the framerate will be in the 15-40fps range. 60fps only if I look into the sky. If I have everything at low and at 640x480, I ...
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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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Is there a console command to change battlefield 3 mouse sensitivity?

is there a command in battlefield 3 to change the mouse sensitivity with a numerical value in the console?
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Installing Battlefield 3 Premium where Battlefield 3 “standard” already exists

I want to install BF3 Premium on a PC that already has the standard edition of BF3 installed (via Origin). Will installing the Premium edition be treated as an additional game or will it overwrite ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...