Battlefield: Bad Company 3 will happen, says DICE

"The Bad Company [team] isn't forgotten, they are just on a very long vacation," says DICE creative director.

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A third title in the Battlefield: Bad Company series will happen, DICE creative director Lars Gustavsson has said.

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"My feeling is that I would love to do it. For me, when we started the company with 1942, it was really a work of passion," said Gustavsson at a press event reported by Polygon.

"And then we worked our way through the era of different wars, and I loved them all, like my little babies. When it came to Bad Company, it was creative freedom; don't take yourself too seriously."

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 was released in 2010 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, following the 2008 original in the offshoot series. The games cast players as Private Preston Marlowe, and featured a comedic cast of supporting characters in Private Terrence Sweetwater, George Gordon Haggard Jr., and squad leader Sergeant Samuel D. Redford.

"So I love it. I want to see it again," continued Gustavsson, "whether it can happen [right] now with the newly announced Mirrors Edge 2 and Star Wars: Battlefront… but we'll see."

EA's E3 2013 press conference in June unveiled both Mirror's Edge 2 and Star Wars: Battlefront, with both next-gen titles in development at DICE alongside the upcoming Battlefield 4. EA later said that it plans to rotate between Battlefield, Titanfall, and Star Wars: Battlefront as the publisher's main annual shooter.

EA has previously said that Bad Company 3 is not in active development at present.

"But trust me, the Bad Company [team] isn't forgotten, they are just on a very long vacation," he continued," concluded Gustavsson. "They are out there, they're coming back."

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i don't really like FPS games.. but i enjoyed the story modes of BF Bad Company 1 and 2 .. much better the anything a COD game could have

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yeaaaaaa buddyyyyyy maybe BC3 wil drop nxt yr or 217 after BF5 drop nxt yr cuz this yr Hardline n Star wars so Dice Busy n wsup wit Mirror Edge2??BC3 will look Butiful on CurrntGen so oyeaaa n on other news Division 630 June this yr thx to BestBuy yesssss lawwd cant wait??Hardline Star wars Mirror Edge2 nxt yr BF5 n maybe BC3 omyyy Dice n EA makin a cumback so haters keep HATIN

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BAD COMPANY 3 ALL THE WAY!!! You could continue with the story, the Russians were invading through Alaska if I remember correctly and you can continue the fight.



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Battlefield Hardline is in a class of its own too ;)

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Couldn't care less.

Brokenfield 4 is still broken.

Battlefield has become yet another yearly mediocre product output plan under the care of seperate companies.

AND the announcement of hardline while battlefield 4 is still limping?

I'm done with battlefield.

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@1rish they also mentioned bf5, but I don't see it as bad as long as they have enough people working on all the games and make sure they fix all of the problems, I didn't notice any problems in the bfhl beta when I played it except for the teleporters (elevators that break all the laws of physics -_- ) and I don't see a problem with a game coming out every year. if you want to wait a year or so before you get a game, then wait?

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That's cute.

You're 14.

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Edited By 1rish

You're the reason the game industry is pulling these quality-crippling maneuvers.

I hope you realize my comment wasn't about me wishing to wait a year.

My comment was about the quality of the franchise deteriorating and consistency being pushed the wayside for the sake of cashing in on a brand's name.

And they DON'T have enough people working on the game. That's why they keep releasing broken products.

The issue is that WE, as gamers, are paying AAA prices for questionable quality games and allowing these atrocities to happen. Over and over.

Joke's on us...

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Maybe a full hd remake of bc2 with some additional maps and more vietnam

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I purchased Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for the Xbox 360 to play the Vietnam expansion pack. A new full-fledged Vietnam War Battlefield game with 64 player Conquest support available on the PS4 & Xbox One would be great!

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that site itis slowly

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PLEASE

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Battlefield: Bad Company>>>Battlefield 3 or 4

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Just give me Bad Company 1 on PC, along with a PC Battlefield 1943, and I'd be happy. At least until a fully fledged WW2 sequel to 1942 came out....

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Why didnt they use modern times for the BC series and use other timelines like WW2 for BF series is beyond me.

Basically BC2, BF 3, BF 4 all look the same. Create imagination dice.

BC1 was a class of its own.

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@grove12345


Bad Company 2 is one of the best Battlefields and i have played them all since 1942.


While BF3 has obviously much higher production values, i always seem to go back and remember how much more I enjoyed BC2. I don't consider BF4 a game, but a expansion of BF3.


That said, the best BF experience (or any shooter for that matter) I have ever had was the mod Project Reality for BF2. I have never seen teamplay done better in any game of any other genre.

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@grove12345 u nut,BC2 was 10 times better than today's BF3 ,BF4

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Edited By kc12345

yea 1942 was a work of passion now bf series so disappointing, run shoot die no ( gaming inside any of your games no more) they just look pretty....

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HELLLLLLL YEAHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Edited By MW2GhoST

Just give me Arica Harbor in BF4 and I'll wait as long as you guys want!

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@MW2GhoST Bad Company 2 was the best Battlefield ever....I agree, Arica was insane fun, and if DICE and EA do Bad Comapny 3 justice, it'll certainly turn the Call of Duty series into a Ghost of the past

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I miss the grenades with the simile faces.

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Edited By EngieTDR

This may make me get into the BF series again, BF3 was extremely mediocre, and BF4 seems to be the same.

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loved bfbc 2 but hoping dice can downscale their games for minimum requirements.i have bf3 haven't played it yet as it is not playable on my current laptop.thus i have lost interest in bothering about bf4 for now.maybe in the near future.

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@botsio I got 2 words for you: Next gen

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Ummm.. HELL YEEEEAHH! I'm tired of BF series. I love BFBC. Don't get me wrong, Love BF, but i started out on BFBC before falling for BF. No BS.

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Loved BF2, Love BFBC2, really like BF3, will get BF4, but super excited for BFBC3.

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One of the most beloved games was BFBC2. Well this is one hell of a great news :D

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Does EA/DICE ever shut up? Will EA/DICE ever make a game that is optimized? Will they ever shut up about "market share"? Battlefield Bad Company and Battlefield are the SAME GAME. Medal of Honor? Bwahahahaha. EA are such POSERS. Can't believe anyone actually supports these money hungry arrogant idiots.

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@StarkJJ Troll

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@StarkJJ are you even serious about what you're saying??? you're just a troll

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YES

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we love bad company. give us some more.

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Well this is what I wanted and still do. Bad Company 2's multiplayer was outstanding and better than BF3. I'd rather have BC3 than BF3, BF4 combined.

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YES, PLEASE. The only BF game I would like to see more than this is 2143. Call me crazy, but Titan mode was the best damn multiplayer mode I've ever played in a shooter.

But take your sweet time with Battlefront. That is definitely number 1 priority.

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@spikepigeo priority but definitely not better than bfbc3

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Battlefront will be annual shooter????

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I actually prefer the Bad Company series over the main Battlefield games. I look forward to it's return.

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@AMG_75 Its seems to be the most polished out of the franchise. Always entertaining too.

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"And then we worked our way through the era of different wars, and I loved them all, like my little babies. When it came to Bad Company, it was creative freedom; don't take yourself too seriously."


Cywilydd fod Battlefield 4 ddim yn dilyn y ffordd yma hefyd, bydd e'n lot yn gwell os oedd =P

Edrych ymlaen i Bad Company 3, rwy'n hoff iawn o'r ail un, storiau, cymeriadau ac y mwyaf pwysig, ffordd mae'n chwarae a swnio bron yn berfaith yn fy mharn I, gwych.

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@Johny_47 Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn :P

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@iHarlequin @Johny_47 what's wrong with your keyboards?

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@A-Typing-Llama @iHarlequin @Johny_47 i had to google translate it but its welsh

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@squallgunblade7 @A-Typing-Llama @iHarlequin @Johny_47 Of course it's Welsh... There's only 1 vowel in the whole sentence. ;-P

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I really enjoyed BFBC2; there is a lot of fond memories playing that game :). I'd love to see another one eventually, but not too soon after BF4. I'd like to let that game have a decent life before heading to the next one.

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Good to hear :) I loved the tone of the Bad Company games.. Reminded me of the old WW2 movies that came out of the 50's and 60's that were more interested in the heroism and the excitement than the brutal realism of the more recent war movies and games.

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Damn i would love to play bad company 2 again,i enjoyed it a lot even on my pc that could barely run it,would love to see it again on the frostbite engine 3!

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I used to play Call of Duty and such but after I played Battlefield: Bad Company 2, I have not played another Call of Duty. It was cool they released Battlefield 3 but I was bummed they announced BF4 and no BFBC3 :(

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