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Battlefield 3 Premium upgrade free?!


#31 itsoverninethousand   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   90 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:07 AM

So is everyone opening up their best buy copies?

#32 foreinter   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1110 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

foreinter

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:10 AM

damn, just opened my bestbuy copy and the update is 1.5 gb. It's freaking slow in updating. It will be funny if the glitch is fixed after we just finished updating.

#33 Spirin   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   78 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:11 AM

Anyone tried it on pc?


Just tried it on PC, no go.

#34 Waggles   What the funk n waggle you talkin' bout? CAGiversary!   3709 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:12 AM

dammit knew i should of grabbed that copy at bestbuy yesterday

#35 foreinter   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1110 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:16 AM

It has been posted on Slickdeals so everyone who wants to get in this should hurry up.

#36 Pliskin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3270 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:19 AM

I'm not sure on what grounds EA can ban someone for something like this but maybe the can somehow prevent you from getting the rest of the map packs when they are released? IDK. I already had BF Premium through a gameshare so I'm not sure why I downloaded it on my main. Hope it doesn't come back to bite me in the ass lol

#37 KENFL0   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   230 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:21 AM

Wish it worked for pc

#38 Rumors   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   573 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:21 AM

I'm not sure on what grounds EA can ban someone for something like this but maybe the can somehow prevent you from getting the rest of the map packs when they are released? IDK. I already had BF Premium through a gameshare so I'm not sure why I downloaded it on my main. Hope it doesn't come back to bite me in the ass lol


They have the grounds to take it away, sure, though an outright ban seems very unreasonable. I'll take the chance though, I've a second online pass

#39 ckc4043   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1982 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:28 AM

It is very slow when I connect to bf Playstation store...

#40 superhippy1986   Collecting Panties CAGiversary!   1155 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

superhippy1986

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:30 AM

They have the grounds to take it away, sure, though an outright ban seems very unreasonable. I'll take the chance though, I've a second online pass


Couldn't we get them to give us something else then like armored kill for free as a gesture of kindness?

#41 jay_remedy   Mila Kunis > Banned   6791 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:33 AM

Couldn't we get them to give us something else then like armored kill for free as a gesture of kindness?


You really are a super hippy.

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#42 jsivley   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   557 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:34 AM

I hope this is still up by late tomorrow night. I can't do anything about it now because I'm out of town.

#43 ddog510   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   726 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:34 AM

It's EA, so they're probably going to be total assholes and ban everyone that downloaded it for free...lol. If not, it's definitely getting taken back =/
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#44 superhippy1986   Collecting Panties CAGiversary!   1155 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:36 AM

You really are a super hippy.


Love you too bro... If EA takes this back I'm calling them up and crying BS

#45 htz  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:37 AM

http://www.eurogamer...access-to-stars
They perma banned everyone who did the fifa ultimate teams thing just 2 days ago.

#46 YBX87   CAGiversary! Banned   14405 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:38 AM

http://www.eurogamer...access-to-stars
They perma banned everyone who did the fifa ultimate teams thing just 2 days ago.


LOL, this is going to turn out well

#47 Pliskin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3270 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:39 AM

http://www.eurogamer...access-to-stars
They perma banned everyone who did the fifa ultimate teams thing just 2 days ago.


oh shit...

#48 foreinter   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1110 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

foreinter

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:39 AM

Does the price change back to 50 bucks? I just finished updating.

#49 NEP   Oogaboogabooga CAGiversary!   401 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:39 AM

Lol at this comment. Ban you for what? On what grounds will they ban? Something that is available in their own store at the price of free? Not quite.


You clearly don't know how EA has been known to operate.

Swearing on a forum = Banned for harassment

Glitching in a game = Banned for cheating

Downloading content unintentionally being given away for free = Banned for stealing.

I'm not saying you WILL get banned, but to think that you are somehow protected because this was posted in their store is foolish. We are talking about potentially thousands of people here walking away with like, $ 50 worth of content here, for free. I think they will likely just take away the premium account privileges simply due to how many people have gotten in on this. If it were a far fewer amount then they would likely throw out some bans.

There is always the possibility that this is intentional, maybe some Tokyo Game Show promotion or something.

#50 barrit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1994 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:42 AM

Looks like it's fixed.. figures right after I update it.

#51 YBX87   CAGiversary! Banned   14405 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:43 AM

Looks like it's fixed.. figures right after I update it.


u play bf3?

#52 Bmvc1   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   84 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:44 AM

http://www.eurogamer...access-to-stars
They perma banned everyone who did the fifa ultimate teams thing just 2 days ago.


Very different situation.

#53 mewman13   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   175 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:44 AM

I had to update as well, even though I have PS+. I did play BF3 a little after getting Plus a year ago, but haven't played it recently. How does the automatic updating work?

Looks like I missed out too.

#54 rbanez   ♔♔ CAGiversary!   479 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:44 AM

I ran like Usain Bolt towards my PS3 after reading the OP. DL-ing the 3 DLC's now.

What im playing: 
:ps4: Bloodborne

 


#55 foreinter   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1110 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

foreinter

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:45 AM

Looks like it's fixed.. figures right after I update it.


Damn it, they just fixed it.

I just refreshed the screen and the price went back to free. But it won't go further.

#56 Zen Rukasu   Yo No Comprendo CAGiversary!   317 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:48 AM

Just got it and am downloading all three expansions.
They'll most likely just revoke Premium status. Anything else would be unreasonable.

#57 barrit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1994 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:48 AM

u play bf3?


Not really lol. I played the SP and a little of the MP. Always meant to return after I played a few games in my backlog since it's one of the few shooter games that I actually liked the MP in. It just seems more.. realistic?

#58 superhippy1986   Collecting Panties CAGiversary!   1155 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:51 AM

We should tell IGN so they do a story on this and if EA bans us IGN will say WTF.

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#59 rbanez   ♔♔ CAGiversary!   479 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 22 September 2012 - 06:52 AM

http://www.eurogamer...access-to-stars
They perma banned everyone who did the fifa ultimate teams thing just 2 days ago.


Damn, I hope not. Just revoke the premium account of those who got it for free. Though I wouldn't be surprised if I'm banned by monday.

What im playing: 
:ps4: Bloodborne

 


#60 ice_man_fb   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   145 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 07:00 AM

Nice! Thanks op