Welcome to symthic forums! We would love if you'd register!
You don't have to be expert in bit baking, everyone is more than welcome to join our community.

You are not logged in.

Toshiro

I DID choose the ban life

(737)

  • "Toshiro" has been banned
  • "Toshiro" started this thread

Posts: 1,877

Date of registration
: Apr 10th 2013

Platform: Xbox One

Location: Sleeping, hopefully.

Battlelog:

Reputation modifier: 8

  • Send private message

1

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:18pm

Road to BattlefieldóC4 for Support, Claymores for Recon

Here's the link:The Road to Battlefield 4: Tweaked to the Core - EA News

Now, for those of you who don't have time to read, I'll outline what I think are some of the major points from this post:

-Support retains C4 and Claymores, but Recon gets them too.
-40mm Flashbang added to M320 ammo types.
-All gadgets for all classes redesigned to keep players mobile. I.E. SOFLAM replaced by PLD.
-FGM-172 SRAW confirmed, same as in Bf2. No mention of Javelin, seemingly replaced by LAW.
-Player Models for each Faction Shown.
-New type of (probably Engi) mine: M2 Slam.
-Sights on Sniper Rifles can be set for range.
-Spread replaced by Sway in Suppression.
-Heals, Repairs, Resupplies, and Following Orders all count as squad actions and increase your Field Upgrades Bar.
-Recon gains mobility (not sure if sprint speed or gadgets).
-all Field Upgrades

Spoiler Spoiler

Below is the full list of specialisations that will be available in Battlefield 4. Note that we are still in Alpha stage, so all names, designs, and fine-tuning are subject to change. This will give you an idea about the type and variety of specialisations in the game. Some of these are universal, some of them are tied to one of the specific playable soldier types Ė and most of them are new to Battlefield 4.

SPECIALISATION IN-GAME EFFECT
SPRINT Increases maximum sprint speed
AMMO Increases maximum inventory of bullets
C4 EXPLOSIVES Increases maximum inventory of C4 explosives
COVER Decreases amount of incoming suppression
SUPPRESSION Increases the amount of outgoing suppression
FLAK Decreases explosion damage
GRENADES Increases maximum inventory of hand grenades
(NEW) ROCKETS Increases maximum inventory of AT (anti-tank) and AA (anti-air) ammo
(NEW) MINES Increases maximum inventory of AT Mines or M2 SLAM
(NEW) STEALTH Player is undetected by Motion Sensors except when sprinting
(NEW) HOLD BREATH Increases time you can Steady your scope
(NEW) FAST REPAIR Increases speed and sabotage of Repairs
(NEW) DEFIB UPGRADE Increases charge up speed of the defibrillators
(NEW) 40mm GRENADES Increases maximum inventory of 40mm grenades
(NEW) ADVANCED SPOT Increases time your targets are Spotted
(NEW) MEDKITS UPGRADE Increases maximum deployed medic bags and packs
(NEW) MOTION SENSORS UPGRADE Increases the maximum inventory of Motion Sensors. Increases the range of T-UGS and MAV
(NEW) MORE DEPLOYED EXPLOSIVES Increases maximum deployed Explosives
(NEW) AMMO BAG UPGRADE increases maximum deployed ammo boxes and packs
(NEW) ARMOUR Reduces incoming damage to the chest
(NEW) QUICK UNSPOT Reduces time you are spotted
(NEW) MEDICAL UNIT Occupied vehicles will slowly heal nearby soldiers
(NEW) SUPPLY UNIT Occupied vehicles will slowly resupply nearby soldiers
(NEW) REPAIR UNIT Occupied vehicles will slowly repair nearby vehicles
(NEW) REDUCED FALL Increases height you can fall without damage
(NEW) QUICK REGEN Decreases time before out of combat heal
(NEW) MP-APS UPGRADE Longer uptime on MP APS
(NEW) INDIRECT FIRE UPGRADE Increases maximum M224 ammo. Increases maximum XM25 magazines
(NEW) CLAYMORES Increases the maximum inventory of claymores
We still have a lot more details to share with you about weapons, gadgets, and vehicles Ė but I think long time Battlefield fans can see how weíre really focused on responding to the torrent of feedback that passionate fans contribute to the series. Battlefield 4 aims to stay true to the best parts of Battlefield 3, while also pushing to expand the game in fresh directions. Keep your feedback coming, and donít be afraid to Point At All The Things youíd like to see in Battlefield 4.


I would suggest reading the whole thing... It is a great and informative post. I'll probably be doing another thread like this next week when the next blog post comes. It's going to detail LevolutionóYAY!
I'm a cat

You're all mice.

This post has been edited 4 times, last edit by "Toshiro" (Aug 16th 2013, 7:16am)


Posts: 137

Date of registration
: Mar 5th 2012

Platform: PS3

Location: East Coast, USA

Battlelog:

Reputation modifier: 5

  • Send private message

2

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:33pm

The whole post was awesome, but essentially all I saw was SUPPORT KEEPS C4!

The game is now complete to me. Thank you.

I just hope they are REALLY careful with balancing the "armor" specialization. Has the potential to be like juggernaut / ceramic plates in BC2 but without the stopping power / magnum ammo counter.

I really like the spotting specializations as well as the multiple deployed med kits / ammo bags a la BC2. It seems like they are FINALLY listening to the community. It's nice to see feedback not falling on deaf ears for once.
PS3/4 Support player Need Ammo?

B log: Progression - Sgt_Shasta - Battlelog
/ Battlefield 4

Aenonar

Data Analyzer

(2,796)

Posts: 7,863

Date of registration
: Dec 16th 2011

Platform: PC

Location: Sweden

Battlelog:

Reputation modifier: 20

  • Send private message

3

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:33pm

(NEW) INDIRECT FIRE UPGRADE Increases maximum M224 ammo. Increases maximum XM25 magazines

Hmm.... So.... The Mortar will fired from somewhere else and have limited amount of ammo... So.... I'm guessing that it will be placeable and remote reloaded by the trained monkeys.. Else the mortar would have a limited supply of rounds and then game over

Quoted

(14:06:57) Riesig: I should stop now. People might get sig material again

This post by "Pheo" (Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:37pm) has been deleted by user "Autosynthesis" (Friday, August 16th 2013, 12:31am)

Posts: 137

Date of registration
: Mar 5th 2012

Platform: PS3

Location: East Coast, USA

Battlelog:

Reputation modifier: 5

  • Send private message

5

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:37pm

Perhaps it will work off of a "limited" ammo pool system similar to how the vehicles operate. A set amount of time needs to pass for it to resupply itself. Perhaps the specialization will either increase the initial ammo pool, or decrease the amount of time required to resupply shells.
PS3/4 Support player Need Ammo?

B log: Progression - Sgt_Shasta - Battlelog
/ Battlefield 4

Toshiro

I DID choose the ban life

(737)

  • "Toshiro" has been banned
  • "Toshiro" started this thread

Posts: 1,877

Date of registration
: Apr 10th 2013

Platform: Xbox One

Location: Sleeping, hopefully.

Battlelog:

Reputation modifier: 8

  • Send private message

6

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:38pm

Just noticed the Point At All The Things reference:D

@Pheo

US Assault is still black.
I'm a cat

You're all mice.

Pheo

I turn down for no one

(1,174)

Posts: 6,877

Date of registration
: May 3rd 2012

Platform: PC

Location: Boston

Reputation modifier: 14

  • Send private message

7

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:41pm

Just noticed the Point At All The Things reference:D

@Pheo

US Assault is still black.

Is he? I can't really tell from the images. Not high enough quality to tell if brown skin or a mask.

Mofixil

Sometimes I just get blinded by hate. And tears.

(377)

Posts: 1,414

Date of registration
: Jul 27th 2013

Platform: PC

Reputation modifier: 9

  • Send private message

8

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:42pm

DICE can add multiple camos but not simple switch to change skin color for soldiers? At least for US, never seen black people in russian or chinese army.
And chinese support is just ugly, please no. Cover his face with that ornament welding mask.

Toshiro

I DID choose the ban life

(737)

  • "Toshiro" has been banned
  • "Toshiro" started this thread

Posts: 1,877

Date of registration
: Apr 10th 2013

Platform: Xbox One

Location: Sleeping, hopefully.

Battlelog:

Reputation modifier: 8

  • Send private message

9

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:44pm

@Pheo

He is.

@Aenonar

Any idea on what the MP APS is?

OP updated.
I'm a cat

You're all mice.

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "Toshiro" (Aug 15th 2013, 11:52pm)


ViperFTW

Suidae cathexis

(2,737)

Posts: 9,736

Date of registration
: Jul 1st 2012

Platform: PC

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Battlelog:

Reputation modifier: 20

  • Send private message

10

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 11:55pm

Didn't read the OP, just scanned down and saw

Quoted

but essentially all I saw was SUPPORT KEEPS C4.
and couldn't give a fuck about the rest. Viper's happy, carry on :D

Everybody's Favourite Worthless Support and LMG Fan! :thumbsup:



Song currently stuck in my head is: Red Cold River by Breaking Benjamin!