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Topic # 92155 28-Oct-2011 00:45 Send private message

Did anyonelse pre-order their Limited Ed copy from Playtech?

Do you have the same problem as I have with the game not showing up as "Limited Edition" within the Origin Beta startup?

There has been a few comments about this in the GP forums.

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  Reply # 538467 28-Oct-2011 06:30 Send private message

So does the packaging say Limited Edition? I got mine from Mighty Ape (at the Playtech pricing) and it has Limited Edition on the packaging and shows the same in Origin.







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  Reply # 538493 28-Oct-2011 08:12

Mine doesnt show up as Limited edition, didnt know it would. Just thought the map pack would unlock when its released.

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  Reply # 538552 28-Oct-2011 09:53 Send private message

Standard version at Harvey Normans, $75. Sweeeet....



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  Reply # 538605 28-Oct-2011 11:21 Send private message

throbb: Mine doesnt show up as Limited edition, didnt know it would. Just thought the map pack would unlock when its released.


Nope on the origin launch gui, it is meant to say BF3 Limited edition. 

I've emailed both EA and Playtech about this, and will let y'all know when I have an outcome.



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  Reply # 538609 28-Oct-2011 11:25 Send private message

Nety: So does the packaging say Limited Edition? I got mine from Mighty Ape (at the Playtech pricing) and it has Limited Edition on the packaging and shows the same in Origin.


Yep mine does on the packaging, but I've got a feeling they screwed up somewhere and gave some of us standard cd-keys as opposed to the Limited Ed one.

Hope they can fix it their end as opposed to me having to do all the leg work.

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  Reply # 538822 28-Oct-2011 18:04

urban:
throbb: Mine doesnt show up as Limited edition, didnt know it would. Just thought the map pack would unlock when its released.


Nope on the origin launch gui, it is meant to say BF3 Limited edition. 

I've emailed both EA and Playtech about this, and will let y'all know when I have an outcome.


Heard some people have gone through support and got it fixed, i'll wait for your outcome. 

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  Reply # 538849 28-Oct-2011 18:49 Send private message

SpookyAwol: Standard version at Harvey Normans, $75. Sweeeet....


Is that the PC pricing?  Think that's the same as Dick Smith too, I want the PS3 version :(
Might just wait a couple of weeks to get it, accidentally spent my money on a trip to Tokyo :(




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  Reply # 538850 28-Oct-2011 18:55 Send private message

vinnieg:
SpookyAwol: Standard version at Harvey Normans, $75. Sweeeet....


Is that the PC pricing?  Think that's the same as Dick Smith too, I want the PS3 version :(
Might just wait a couple of weeks to get it, accidentally spent my money on a trip to Tokyo :(


Heh the $699 flights advertised today. My brother and now a friend have both done that lately and loved it! 

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  Reply # 538853 28-Oct-2011 19:13 Send private message

I have yet to buy the game but am looking forward to. But I suppose now the launch date has passed, obtaining the Limited Edition is no longer available ?

Of topic a bit but I must say I am outraged at the early leak on to torrent sites, all the effort and skill that went into making this game possible, only to being disrespected by pirates :(



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  Reply # 538854 28-Oct-2011 19:14 Send private message

throbb:
urban:
throbb: Mine doesnt show up as Limited edition, didnt know it would. Just thought the map pack would unlock when its released.


Nope on the origin launch gui, it is meant to say BF3 Limited edition. 

I've emailed both EA and Playtech about this, and will let y'all know when I have an outcome.


Heard some people have gone through support and got it fixed, i'll wait for your outcome. 


I havent heard back from EA support, no suprises there...  I will hit up their live chat later tonight

I did however get a reply from Playtech support:

"We had a few reports of this issue nationwide not just stock from Playtech buy everyone throughout NZ/AU, once we get more detail on how to resolve this issue from EA, will post up on website and forum for all to see. Sorry about this hassle and thanks for shopping at Playtech"

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  Reply # 538857 28-Oct-2011 19:36 Send private message

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vinnieg:
SpookyAwol: Standard version at Harvey Normans, $75. Sweeeet....


Is that the PC pricing?  Think that's the same as Dick Smith too, I want the PS3 version :(
Might just wait a couple of weeks to get it, accidentally spent my money on a trip to Tokyo :(


Heh the $699 flights advertised today. My brother and now a friend have both done that lately and loved it! 


Yep :)  $1800 including travel insurance and flights from Welly to Auckland/Chch :) can't wait!!!

Maybe pickup some PS3 peripherals over there too, couple of controllers and maybe a Move pack




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  Reply # 539742 31-Oct-2011 22:11 Send private message

4 days in and still no word from EA...

Tried their live chat several times, but gave up in the end and I cbf staying up till god knows what time waiting for them to answer.

I am however having a blast with MP, despite my horrific KD ratio :)

Playtech has posted a workaround on their facebook page, but that still requires one to acquire a LE key from EA support.

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  Reply # 539801 1-Nov-2011 09:07 Send private message

I got mine at DSE for 75 its the limited edition one but it shows as standard on origin the help guys say take it up with the retailer....

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  Reply # 539808 1-Nov-2011 09:38 Send private message

@urban

Check out the info in this thread. Should clear things up for you.


http://www.on3network.co.nz/showthread.php?78253-Limited-Edition-not-so-Limited-update 



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  Reply # 539864 1-Nov-2011 12:41 Send private message

Thanks to Chen from Playtech for sorting me out with a new key. 

I now have the LE edition AND the physical warfare pack.

Lock n load!

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