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Battlefield 1943 PC Priced, Preorders Begin

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Though the PC version of DICE's Battlefield 1943 won't be out until sometime next year, the game is now available for preorder on the EA store.

The downloadable game has been priced at $15, a figure in line with the console versions. Unique features of the PC version include 32-player multiplayer matches, joystick support and a server browser. Originally scheduled to be released simultaneously on all platforms, Battlefield 1943 was eventually delayed to early 2010 on PC, with DICE calling the step necessary "to ensure the features and functionality that PC players have come to expect from Battlefield on PC are not missing."

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Battlefield 1943 combined to sell over 600,000 copies in the game's first week of release.

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    October 2, 2009 2:07 PM

    I stopped playing the 360 version after two weeks or so. Shallower gameplay than BF veterans are used to and no plans for additional DLC. Why bother playing?

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      October 2, 2009 2:14 PM

      I played the PS3 demo I'm with you on the shallow gameplay. Experience with BF42 and Bf2 led me to dominating an entire server with only being a engineer and driving a tank. I can't wait for the PC BF1943 shackbattle once the PC version comes out. As long as they get it right of course.

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      October 2, 2009 2:39 PM

      eh, it takes a lot of skill to be good. They streamlined the team-work by being able to mark people, etc...

      The gameplay is a lot of fun and I still play it from time to time. I'm a fuckin monster.

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      October 2, 2009 4:16 PM

      pretty much my thoughts. the no DLC thing still baffles me... they really planned to just make a game with a couple maps?