Battlefield 3 is finally free After five years in development, Venice Unleashed , or VU, has finally gone public. The mod reverse-engineers the server code of Battlefield 3 in order to produce a platform for not just privately-hosted servers, but for mods of every kind. VU lets you configure dedicated servers, including mod tools, which is a blessing as the official Battlefield 3 servers have been struggling with cheaters for years. That, and prior to this you could only have a server via an EA-approved partner. VU also allows you can also host and play on dedicated servers for mods, like the community-made Reality Mod. A legitimate copy of Battlefield 3, and an Origin account, are required to use the mod, which doesn't modify or distribute any EA-owned assets. VU doesn't just add configuration and tickrate options for its private servers, it also allows a fully-featured spectator system for filming in-game or for hosting competitions.
EA consolidates control of the game's dedicated server business.
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Battlefield 2 BF2 is a first-person military action game. The dedicated server component can be run as a Windows Service using FireDaemon Pro , which allows you to have the dedicated server start automatically at boot prior to login, start multiple instances of the dedicated server and more. Create an account at Battlelog. Download the Battlefield 2 Dedicated Server files from here. You will need to login prior to being able to download the files. Make sure you install PunkBuster if it is a public server. Battlefield 2 Dedicated Server requires two configuration "con" files. One configuration file contains the map list and the other the server settings.
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A Server is a system that responds to requests across a computer network to provide a network service. In video games, they are used to host multiplayer matches between players and can be modified depending on the game and owner. The Battlefield Series allows players to join servers either randomly or based on map and gametype. Many installments also allow players to rent and customize servers. Only one group vote can be active at a time. Votes in progress can be viewed on the scoreboard. After a set period of time, the results of the vote take effect.
That's how much publisher Electronic Arts will be charging for its rental server program starting in November, according to an announcement on the Battlefield forums today. The total cost varies by platform PC players pay a roughly 50 percent premium over console players and the length of the rental, as follows:. Battlefield 1 players will still be able to play for free on EA's standard servers, which will host a variety of vanilla game modes for both ranked and unranked play for up to 64 players.