Since the Alpha, Battlefield 3's Squad Leader designation seems to have become a vestigial concept, mildly reminiscent of lost hopes and good intentions. I'm wondering, what valid role does it hold now? I've noticed that the wiki does not have a page on it as well, but I'm not sure if it even demands one. It's a source of extra points, sure, but not enough really for it to function as much of an incentive for teamwork. Is it communication? Should the Squad Leader assume an authoritative position from which he/she dictates orders verbally to lessers and discusses sit reps to other squad leaders? What niche does this player fill, and to what benefit of the squad, team, or game?
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So Battlefield 3 still has time to be tweaked. There will be huge additions I'm sure to the factors that define the Battlefield playstyle we've come to know, and there'll be a Beta to ensure functionality of said new aspects. But are there any other features you'd like to see implemented in the game that doesn't seem to currently be in it? Or are there any changes you'd like to see from what you saw in the trailers or what it was like in Battlefield Bad Company 2? For example, sniper sway, or increased bullet speed, more reserve ammunition, etc.Read more >