want the offline patch ? here it is

#1 Edited by xdaknightx69 (480 posts) -


i needed to update the BF3 installation on my new laptop but the download kept failing , so i copied the files from my desktop.

how to manually update BF3 after a reinstall\ multi system update without downloading the massive 4GB patch.

copy the contents of this folder to a USB drive or DVD.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 3\Update

then copy it into the newly installed BF3 or other systems folder , open origin and click repair install, it will download a few files to fix the missing content it needs, took me 15-30min to update it on my Laptop after i did that .

note: it will try to download the 4GB patch when u open origin after u copy the files, cancel it, click repair install, it will show something like downloading 140/133.4MB remaining , let it finish and update.

since DICE is not releasing a offline Patch and my internet speed sucks if i ever wana do a clean install, this is the only method i could work out and it works :) , played a few games and everything seems to work.

#2 Posted by xdaknightx69 (480 posts) -

nearly a 100 views and no reply's?

well i hope it worked for u duders :)

#3 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19303 posts) -

Thanks, bookmarked for the next time I need to do this.

#4 Posted by Eribuster (617 posts) -

Thanks for the tip. I tried and failed to do something like this. It's nice to know that there is a way to update the game on a separate computer without downloading again.

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