Battlefield 3 update lets you be the Gun Master

A new server-side update to Battlefield 3 allows server administrators to choose between various progressions for the Gun Master mode, which debuted in this June's Close Quarters expansion, developer EA DICE announced recently.

The update launched on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 last week, and this past Sunday on PC.

The following options are now available in addition to the default configuration: Normal Reversed; Light Weight (personal defense weapons); Heavy Gear (larger machine guns and C4); Pistols Only; Snipers Heaven (sniper rifles and the crossbow); and US Arms Race, RU Arms Race and EU Arms Race, all of which feature weapons manufactured only in the respective regions.

In addition, the update allows PC players to use Battlefield 3's quick match functionality to find Hardcore and Infantry Only games, and fixes an exploit in which players took turns disarming M-COM devices to boost their score unfairly. And games that drop below four players will now return to the pre-round state.

Finally, the patch that launched on consoles last week, fixing numerous bugs and rebalancing weapons, is now available on PC as well.

More from Polygon

Hearthstone: Naxxramas Overview

  • Oddworld: New 'N' Tasty - Overview video

  • Destiny's beta comparison video: PS4 versus Xbox One

  • The Crew closed beta - Overview video

  • Polygon goes to Poland

Latest Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5353_tracker