DICE servers disappear from Battlefield 3, rental servers take precedence

Thursday, 10 May 2012 16:15 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Many Battlefield 3 players have noticed it’s becoming almost impossible to find EA run servers for the game and DICE-hosted servers have all but disappeared from the game, while rental servers have been placed front and center. According to a report on VentureBeat, a search for official servers found 17 EA run servers, but none run by DICE. Community manager Daniel Matros opened up the forums for player communication on the matter, and after several complaints on the matter replied: “There is only so much physical space and digital space where you can have servers. The community requested [rental servers] and we delivered.” He did, however, say he would mention the community’s concerns to DICE. We’ll keep you updated on the situation as more information becomes available.

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