'Battlefield 3' beta gets hacked

'Battlefield 3' beta gets hacked
The Battlefield 3 limited beta has been hacked, with gamers now able to play all game modes, including the 128-player simultaneous Paris map.

The official beta only allows for 32 players at-a-time in the map, which was originally shown off at E3.



Developer DICE is certainly not happy with the development and has threatened to have users banned if they use the new levels.

Says the DICE rep:

Please avoid temptation and remain on those official servers while we work to have these servers dealt with. Playing on those servers can cause your account to become compromised, stats to be altered or other issues to arise which may lead to having your account banned by EA.

If your account gets banned it does mean any EA game you have your account would also be unavailable.


Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 3 Oct 2011 12:14
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EA gaming Battlefield 3 DICE banning
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  • 7 comments
  • stuntman_

    So since my stats are just getting erased when the beta is over anyways, I can just make a new account is my account is banned?




    3.10.2011 12:49 #1

  • 1nsan3

    lol wow. i knows its a beta but why even put the maps that u are not allowed in , in the beta then?

    i would put the WHOLE game IN on beta, then just shut it down when the game is released , like normal. oh well.

    3.10.2011 20:07 #2

  • bhetrick

    Originally posted by stuntman_: So since my stats are just getting erased when the beta is over anyways, I can just make a new account is my account is banned? If your account is banned, it's not your "Battlefield 3" account, it's your "EA" account. So every other game you have tied to that EA account you're also locked out of.

    3.10.2011 22:16 #3

  • Hopium

    i downloaded origin played the beta promptly uninstalled. this is one time consoles win because they don't get locked in with some BS software and b3 looks like shit on the pc(in comparison to other games on the same rig with careful config). im actually happier playing it on the 360 and i don't feel good about saying that. how many games will EA ruin.

    3.10.2011 22:28 #4

  • KillerBug

    Originally posted by Hopium: how many games will EA ruin. That depends...how many will the make?


    4.10.2011 00:56 #5

  • Mik3h

    Originally posted by bhetrick: Originally posted by stuntman_: So since my stats are just getting erased when the beta is over anyways, I can just make a new account is my account is banned? If your account is banned, it's not your "Battlefield 3" account, it's your "EA" account. So every other game you have tied to that EA account you're also locked out of. Make new EA account for battlefield 3 hack = done.

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    4.10.2011 04:31 #6

  • Mik3h

    Originally posted by bhetrick: Originally posted by stuntman_: So since my stats are just getting erased when the beta is over anyways, I can just make a new account is my account is banned? If your account is banned, it's not your "Battlefield 3" account, it's your "EA" account. So every other game you have tied to that EA account you're also locked out of. Make new EA account for battlefield 3 hack = done.

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    http://www.adbuddies.org/ - Join us Live on IRC!

    (Kudos to Ripper For The Beautiful Sig!)

    4.10.2011 04:51 #7

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