With the impending release of Battlefield 3, and the ‘drama’ surrounding its recent beta, I’m in a situation where I’m likely to buy a game on release date– almost purely because I have about three people on my friends-list with pre-orders.
That’s a goddamn SQUAD I’m missing out on soldier!
EA have released a nice little trailer showing off Battlefield 3′s destructible buildings feature, made possible with the Frostbite 2 engine. One of the stand-out features of Bad Company 2 was how buildings could explode around you. One moment you’d be hiding behind a well then before you know it that same wall would just be fading smoke and dirt.
Here’s hoping the destructible scenery allows players to tactically create new routes around choke-points. Especially useful on the underground part of the Operation Metro map. Continue reading