Honestly, after playing RO2 my need for a new shooter has been quenched. I still want BF3. But with the headache that is Origin, their EULA shenanigans, the $60 price tag, all their marketing hype, the lamest beta offering ever.....I can wait. I really can. Release is going to be a trainwreck anyways.
I'm really glad RO2 came along, because until it I was mostly satisfied with what I saw of BF3. Now, it's starting to look a lot like BC2.5. Which is ok I guess, I had my fun in BC2. But terrain destruction, jets and the visuals are the reasons I want BF3 at this point.....because it's value as a war simulation is almost null. It's a fun modern run and gunner. But I'm to the point where games need to start being smart again for me to really care, and they need to at least try to be simulations on some level. It's why I can't play CoD anymore. Red jelly on my screen and visual effects from an artillery strike do not a simulation make.