Battlefield 3 – Hidden Patch Notes Revealed

Our dear friends at MP1st have informed us about some new features that are present on the latest PC patch of Battlefield 3 and were not included in the release notes. Therefore, PC gamers can now disable the game’s User Interface, can switch between various chat modes, and a Vehicle sensitivity slider has been added to the game’s options. You can view more features that were not included in the release notes after the jump.
‘Hidden’ Patch Notes:
-H’ key now changes chat between the following options:
-Hidden (chat does not come up ever)
-Pop-up (old styled pop up when chat is active)
-On (always on)
-Vehicle sensitivity slider is now in options
-Icons/names now flash when using ‘Q’
-Disable threshold reduced to around 37hp for air vehicles [more info on ground vehicles needed]
-Tower on Caspian now collapses near the end of rounds
-Player pings now displayed on the scoreboard (your own is not)
-No longer spawn at main when spawn selection is unavailable [needs confirmation]
-TV guided on helicopters mostly fixed (just don’t move the mouse when you fire)
-TV guided turning speed lowered
-CITV look movement tweaked
-UI.DrawEnable now enables/disables UI
New bugs:
-End of round scores show wrong Victory/Defeat message
-Animations (ladder/knife) are stuttery/jumpy when the network buffer is modified

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John is the founder and Editor in Chief at DSOGaming. He is a PC gaming fan and highly supports the modding and indie communities. Before creating DSOGaming, John worked on numerous gaming websites. While he is a die-hard PC gamer, his gaming roots can be found on consoles. John loved - and still does - the 16-bit consoles, and considers SNES to be one of the best consoles. Still, the PC platform won him over consoles. That was mainly due to 3DFX and its iconic dedicated 3D accelerator graphics card, Voodoo 2. John has also written a higher degree thesis on the "The Evolution of PC graphics cards." Contact: Email