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Battlefield 3 dedicated servers confirmed

Executive producer shows more love for the PC

Dedicated servers for Battlefield 3 have been confirmed by the game's executive producer Patrick Bach.

If you had a look over the avalanche of Battlefield 3 details that crashed in on Tuesday, you'll know that the PC is the lead platform for Battlefield 3.


The PC version will also out do the console version in terms of the number of online players allowed.

Along with the dedicated servers confirmation, Bach continued to emphasise the PC priority, although mod tools will not be given as much focus as they have in the past.

"We will not deliver mod tools in the way that we delivered them for Battlefield 2," Bach said in a Game Informer spread.

"Creating mod tools today - dumbing them down - takes a lot of energy and what we are discussing more every day is, 'Where do we put our focus?'

"Right now our focus is to create the best possible multiplayer, single-player, and co-op game - the core game of Battlefield 3. We're still discussing how we handle modifications of any kind,"

"We won't make it for console and port it to PC - that's not how we do things," Bach added.

"We're focusing on PC first, and then we fiddle with it to fit it onto consoles."

The first Battlefield 3 trailer revealed an autumn release for the game on Friday.

Developer DICE has since said it'll only supplant genre leader Call of Duty by doing something different.

[ SOURCE: Joystiq ]