Battlefield 3 is the successor to the acclaimed game Battlefield 2. It includes advanced and innovative features like Frostbite 2, the incredible technology that takes animation, destruction, lighting, scale and audio to new heights, Feeling the impact of bullets and explosions, dragging your fallen comrades into safety, and mounting your weapon on almost any part of the terrain, and unparalleled vehicle warfare.
I purchased BF3 and MW3 about the same time. I was never interested in modern day shooter games (Big scifi fan) until I was over at a buddies house who was playing BF2. It was pretty fun, especially watching my buddy suicide bomb his own teammates. So, I decided to go out and purchase an X-Box 360 and BF3. While at the store I also picked up a copy of MW3 which I didn't expect to play much.
I never play campaigns, so I cannot express my opinion on that aspect of the game, but I can for the multiplayer. To me, this was one of the most dreadful online experiences I have ever had. First, finding a match was cumbersome and confusing. I wanted a deathmatch. Sweet, fast paced action that all shooters are known for. What I found was a game where I ran around for five minutes before I was either shot in the head or the game ended. I didn't give up! This game looked awesome in the videos I watched (even though the game did not look anywhere near that good even with the HD textures installed). I stuck with it. Surely something in this game would redeem itself. Maybe with more experience I would find it more fun, but as a noob I should be captivated from the start!
Instead I found the game to be slow and boring. I was doing great in close quarters, an art I had perfected over countless shooters from the days of Doom, Quake, Unreal, Halo and onwards. But the huge distances I had to cover just to find an enemy even on the smallest of maps was excruciating.
The worst part about this was that I convinced my brother to purchase BF3 so that we could experience this glorious game together. We finally gave up after two days. The game was just to boring.
We ended up playing MW3 and getting hooked. I'm not saying MW3 is a better game, it just fits our play style better. We prefer games that throw you into carnage and never lets up. For me, and my brother, this was not the game for acti