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jAkUp
11-21-05, 04:31 PM
Supposly there is a patch going to be released with it also:
http://www.bfnation.net/more.php?i=450

BF2.se has the word that on the day of release for Battlefield 2: Special Forces (22nd November), there will be a patch for both the expansion-pack players, aswell as those who are still on vanilla Battlefield 2. Although there's not much information in English regarding what the v1.12 patch will affect, it seems that at first BF2 and BF2:SF players won't be able to be battle on the same server. However, after applying the patch this will be possible.

MrSavoy
11-21-05, 04:40 PM
Meh, i was pretty hyped about this and have it on pre order but now I don't know. I'm sorta BF2 played out atm, especially since I have been spending most of my gaming time with WOW. Still though, I'll probably pick it up tomorow after work. I havent played Bf2 in like 2 weeks.

nVidi0t
11-21-05, 04:42 PM
Got a lot of BF2 to play before I pick this up...

edit: oh yeah, and addicted to WoW. In fact, I'm getting the shakes right now! *logs in*

Edge
11-21-05, 04:43 PM
I'm interested in it, especially since I found out you should be able to play online with it with non-expansion pack owners. Now I'm wishing I jumped on the deal when Outpost.com had it on preorder for $20 with free shipping, but oh well, now I get to wait and see how it turns out before I get it.

jAkUp
11-21-05, 04:47 PM
Some people have it already. I am hearing pretty positive things about it :)

Roliath
11-21-05, 05:25 PM
I just started playing BF2 again like last week, and I still get hard locks and CTD's. I HOPE this patch will help smooth out some problems this game has.

Tygerwoody
11-21-05, 06:53 PM
does the patch fix that "random shot" crap with the pee shooter sniper rifles?

Roliath
11-21-05, 07:49 PM
does the patch fix that "random shot" crap with the pee shooter sniper rifles?
Oh I hope your right!!!

thewall
11-22-05, 06:20 AM
Preloaded it through Ea's downloader a couple of days ago. I did however not get a cdkey, wouldn't this be needed or will I get it on release day? Anyone know how this works?

CrazyIvan
11-22-05, 01:55 PM
http://worthdownloading.com/download.php?gid=720&id=6032
http://www.3dgamers.com/dlselect/games/battlefield2/bf2_v1_12update.exe.html

patch is out, grab it here (280Mb)

BUG FIXES

* Fixed a crash when users switch weapons using the mouse wheel while piloting a bomber (SU-34, F-15 and J10) in core BF2 maps.
* Removed the Grappling Hook and the Zip Line from kits from "The Iron Gator" map.
* Fixed single player loading screens to match map selection image.
* Fixed an issue in the menus so that users can click on BF2:SF ribbons to view the descriptions.
* Fixed an issue in the Browser so that BF2:SF servers are now represented with a green "2" icon.
* Global improvement of collision detection on the Grappling Hook and the Zip Line.
* Fixed damage state artillery icon on the 3d map when an artillery is destroyed.

CHANGE of VIDEO SPECS

* GeForce FX 5900 family:
o GeForce FX 5900 Ultra
o GeForce FX 5900
o GeForce FX 5900XT
o GeForce FX 5950 Ultra
o GeForce FX 5900ZT
o GeForce PCX 5900
* For these cards, the default video settings have been changed to LOW.
...

thewall
11-22-05, 02:41 PM
Got some screens...

http://img372.imageshack.us/img372/4066/bf220051122193025033fz.th.jpg (http://img372.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122193025033fz.jpg)http://img372.imageshack.us/img372/179/bf220051122193030407kb.th.jpg (http://img372.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122193030407kb.jpg)http://img372.imageshack.us/img372/1710/bf220051122193118357zd.th.jpg (http://img372.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122193118357zd.jpg)
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http://img372.imageshack.us/img372/6508/bf220051122194021142pc.th.jpg (http://img372.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122194021142pc.jpg)http://img372.imageshack.us/img372/1295/bf220051122194332853qr.th.jpg (http://img372.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122194332853qr.jpg)http://img520.imageshack.us/img520/6671/bf220051122194357203dw.th.jpg (http://img520.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122194357203dw.jpg)
http://img520.imageshack.us/img520/8844/bf220051122194603933xs.th.jpg (http://img520.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122194603933xs.jpg)http://img496.imageshack.us/img496/9194/bf220051122194629530xt.th.jpg (http://img496.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122194629530xt.jpg)http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/8876/bf220051122194441018ob.th.jpg (http://img23.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf220051122194441018ob.jpg)

jAkUp
11-22-05, 02:43 PM
So what do you think? Is the gameplay vastly different from BF2?

thewall
11-22-05, 02:46 PM
Haven't found a multiplayer server yet, just toyed around in singleplayer.
Doesn't feel all that different, some new guns, some new vehicles. You can now use a gasmask because some maps have gas. Kind of cool, night vision is cool aswell. Final verdict when I find a multiserver :)

Riptide
11-22-05, 04:48 PM
So are they ever going to fix the widescreen support in this game? You can set the resolution via command line ofcourse but the point of view is not set properly. The image is stretched, which sucks.

jAkUp
11-22-05, 10:53 PM
I just picked it up :D

Slybri
11-22-05, 11:00 PM
I just picked it up :D

Bastard! Where?

Lol, I'm just getting over my second round of WOW addiction. X3 and Dragon Quest VIII have been helping me ween off. I think I'll kick up some BF2 right now and grab the expansion tommorow if I can find it.

To my guildies on Lightninghoof...you will be missed...slightly.

jAkUp
11-22-05, 11:00 PM
I got it at Best Buy, most of them have it in stock.

Slybri
11-23-05, 12:06 AM
Yeah, just checked. My local BB has it in.
I'll see you on the Battlefield soldier! (or maybe not...it's dark out there!)

jAkUp
11-23-05, 12:07 AM
Yea its dark! I really love the grappling hook though! It puts a new twist on the gameplay :D

CaptNKILL
11-23-05, 12:41 AM
I havent played BF2 in over a month... I think I'll wait till this gets a bit cheaper. $30 for an expansion seems a tad CRAZY to me. The only expansion Ive purchased EVER was Road To Rome for BF1942, and thats only because it was $20 and I was totaly hooked on BF at the time.

I want to play this but meh... I just dont have time any more :(

thewall
11-23-05, 01:04 AM
Bah, I can't find any servers yet...

SH64
11-23-05, 10:21 AM
How vast is the SP part ? is it any evolving over the original ?

jAkUp
11-23-05, 12:25 PM
Nope, its basically the same thing. Only this time its only like 5 maps :)

Superfly
11-23-05, 12:25 PM
more screens please - some night combat and some gas nade shots please!!!!

Slybri
11-23-05, 01:45 PM
Just picked it up at BB. It's taking forever to download the damn patch though.
Gotta go to work now, but I will rock the special forces when I get home later.
So tempting to call in sick, but with a holiday tommorow, that would look bad. :(

played the single player for a second...the gas effect is crazy! Pretty cool.