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BFBC2 FAQ
Written by jockyitch   
Thursday, 05 November 2009

Battlefield: Bad Company™ 2

In Stores: March 2, 2010

Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: EA Digital Illusions CE AB
Street Date: 2010-03-02 North America
2010-03-05 Europe
Category: First Person Shooter
Platforms: XboxTM 360, PlayStation® 3, PC

Set in the near future, the Battlefield: Bad Company single-player campaign drops gamers behind enemy lines as part of a squad of four soldiers - risking it all to go AWOL on a personal quest. Featuring a dramatic storyline flavoured with attitude, Battlefield: Bad Company leads gamers far from the traditional frontlines on a wild ride with a group of renegade soldiers who decide that sometimes the gratitude of a nation just isn’t enough.

The Battlefield: Bad Company cinematic single-player experience captures the freedom and intensity of the Battlefield series’ multiplayer sandbox gameplay in a dynamic world where nearly everything is destructible. Players have total freedom to be daring and innovative, adapting to and tackling challenges in unexpected Battlefield-style ways. Create sniping positions by blowing out a piece of a wall or drive your tank straight through a small house. The ever-changing battlefield forces players, their teammates and enemies to react accordingly.

 

 

The game also features the all new, objective based multiplayer game mode "Gold Rush", supporting 24 players online. Play as attackers and defenders and make full use of the tactical destruction as well as the unique vehicle experience of Battlefield: Bad Company.

 


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Battlefield: Bad Company is the first game built from the ground up for next-generation consoles using DICE’s bleeding-edge Frostbite game engine, delivering unrivalled graphics, effects and gameplay.

 

Frostbite engine

The Frostbite engine is a 21st century FPS engine, specifically designed for Battlefield. Here's a great PDF file detailing this engine.

Frostbite.pdf

Frostbite appears to be a next generation technology that allows many things we in the CoD community are not used to:

Large destructible landscapes
Jeeps, tanks, boats and helicopters
Destructible buildings & objects
Large forests with destructible foliage
Dynamic skies
Dynamic lighting & shadowing

Multiplayer

Get ready for the most spectacular FPS multiplayer experience ever! Battlefield Bad Company 2™ brings the spectacular Battlefield gameplay to the forefront of next-gen consoles and PC - featuring best-in-class vehicular combat set across 8 huge sandbox maps each with a different tactical focus.

 

New vehicles like the All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and the UH-60 transport helicopter allow for all-new
multiplayer tactics in the warzone, extensive tuning ensures that this will be the most satisfying vehicle combat experience to date.

 

Tactical destruction is taken to new heights with the updated DICE ‘Frostbite’ engine. Players can now take down entire buildings or create their own fire points by blasting holes through cover, thereby delivering a unique experience in every match

Players can also compete in 4-player teams in 2 exclusive squad-only game modes, fighting together to unlock exclusive team awards and achievements.

Spawn on your squad to get straight into the action, and use gadgets such as the tracer dart in-conjunction with the RPG to devastating effect.

Excellence in the battlefield is rewarded with an extensive range of pins, insignias and stars to unlock along with 50 dedicated ranks to achieve Variety also extends into the range of customizable kits weapons and vehicles available. With 4 distinct character classes, 46 weapons, 15 gadgets, 13 character specializations and over 15000 kit variations to discover and master players will be able to fine-tune their preferred fighting style to give them the edge in combat.

All of these features combine to deliver spectacular and unpredictable action moments found nowhere else in the genre

Huge Multiplayer Maps.

Each with a different tactical and gameplay focus and set across a variety of environments

Ultimate Online Vehicle Warfare!

15 land, sea and air vehicles, each with a tactical advantage during play. Race into action with the ATV or rain death from above in the UH-60 transport helicopter with its 2 side-mounted rail guns

All-new Squad Gameplay.

Team up with 3 other players and fight together to unlock special awards and achievements in 2 squad-specific game modes

Destruction 2.0.

Take down entire buildings, create firepoints in cover or blow it up entirely! In Battlefield Bad Company 2™ there will be no place to hide!

‘Play It Your Way’ experiment and refine your ideal combat style with 4 character classes (medic, assault, recon and engineer), 15000+ kit variations, 46 weapons (200 different customization opportunities), 15 gadgets and 13 character specializations.

Awards and Achievements, combat efficiency and performance is rewarded with special awards such pins, stars and insignias which contribute to unlocking 50 ranks

 

Dedicated Servers 

Executive producer for Battlefield at DICE Karl-Magnus Troedsson (from his Twitter account), Oct. 19th, 2009:

“Dedicated servers FTW. What ever secures a better online experience is a given for us.”

 

 

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