BF3's Alan Kertz moves on to new DICE project

Core gameplay designer staying at studio, team will continue balancing work

Battlefield 3's core gameplay designer Alan Kertz is leaving the team working on balancing issues for the game, moving on to another project within DICE.

Kertz was not ready to reveal what the new project will be, but ensured fans that work will continue on the balancing and polish of the FPS.

"Moving on from BF3, leaving the gameplay in the very capable hands of @gustavhalling and @stormonster," Kertz announced in a Tweet, adding later, "And no, I'm not leaving DICE. Just departing from the team that's still diligently working on BF3."

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Terence Gage Freelance writer 6 years ago
Mirror's Edge 2 please. :)
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Carl Hudson Studying Computer Science, University of Adelaide6 years ago
@Terence +1
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Paolo Giunti Localisation Project Manager, GlobaLoc GmbH6 years ago
Yeah, quite likely to be the case. ^^
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Alex Bunch Proof Reader, ZiCorp Studios6 years ago
More Pinball Dreams!
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Weston Sohlden6 years ago
It is disappointing to see him moving on already. Although I'm sure his next project at DICE will be interesting, Alan "Demize99" Kertz is a true innovator in organic gameplay design. He actively engages the community in determining gameplay adjustments, balancing changes etc. He understands the social arena that is "The Internet(z)" and doesn't fear "Counter-Trolling". Alan's Twitter is hilarious to read, and engage on.
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Harrison Smith Studying Games and Graphics Programming, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology6 years ago
I liked Mirrors Edge, I hope they make a new one, they should do a more Assassins Creed style to it, with a open world city map, and you run around exploring the rooftops and such.
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Glen Elliott Partner/Head of Sales, European Game League6 years ago
BF3 is a brilliant game, can he fix the private server problems with Xbox and PS3 before he moves though!
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