It's better than nothing! achievement in Battlefield 3

It's better than nothing!

Finish as 3rd MVP in a ranked match

It's better than nothing!+0.7
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How to unlock the It's better than nothing! achievement

  • AC1DGro0ve 3o3AC1DGro0ve 3o3585,886
    25 Oct 2011 26 Oct 2011 01 Nov 2011
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    The achievement really isn't that hard to obtain and will most likely come naturally. You must come in 3rd place overall in a ranked match. (Which means, the 3rd highest scoring player of both teams combined). For those that are having trouble. I recommend you play Squad Rush as it is a 4 on 4 game mode. Effectively increasing your chances of getting it.

    Some recommendations:
    Always be in a full squad.
    Play as 'Assault' class and be sure to unlock the Defibrillator
    Revive team members whenever possible for easy pts.
    +100pts Team Member revive
    +110pts Squad Member revive
    Always throw Medkits in high traffic areas for healing pts
    +20pts Team Member heal
    +30pts Squad Member heal
    If attacking, destroy as many objectives as you can in the match. M-COM stations can be worth up to 600pts each.
    Keep checking the scoreboard to see where you stand.

    Good luck
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    matdanThis is the hardest one out of the 3 I can only place 2nd or 1st, is it possible to be placed 3rd?
    Posted by matdan on 08 Nov 11 at 00:38
    FL trooper begood tips man.i was trying on many mvp's and 2nd mvp's but 3rd place seems jinxed lol.but ill give squad rush a you say the odds are much better on SR.thumbs up.dont see how you can vote negative on this solution.
    Posted by FL trooper be on 09 Nov 11 at 17:12
    FallenLegateThis achievement is driving me insane! I keep getting either MVP or 2nd MVP or 4th/5th place everytime heh. I should broaden out to rush instead of only playing conquest then heh.
    Posted by FallenLegate on 10 Nov 11 at 02:35
    III@matdan12 Same we just must just be to good
    Posted by III on 12 Nov 11 at 01:07
    Dark4ssassin95I just got in third place overall and I didn't get the achievement or ribbon.
    Has this happened to anyone else
    Posted by Dark4ssassin95 on 26 Mar 13 at 06:39
    CASS190684Bugged? Got third overall but no achievement or ribbon. Does your team have to also win or something?
    Posted by CASS190684 on 26 Apr 13 at 14:09
    AC1DGro0ve 3o3It does appear to be somewhat bugged. I suggest playing Squad Rush. Many others have had better luck unlocking this in that game type.
    Posted by AC1DGro0ve 3o3 on 29 Apr 13 at 13:03
    Dread ReaverWhen you play a quick match, does that count as ranked? I came third overall in a quick match, but nothing...
    Posted by Dread Reaver on 18 Oct 13 at 04:53
    AC1DGro0ve 3o3I put this up prior to 'rent-a-servers' being introduced ....and I'm not 100% sure, but it may only be obtainable on DICE's dedicated servers. (because it does say 'Ranked'). If this is the case, then using quick match is probably not a good idea. The game will throw you in whatever match is available, dedicated server or not. Although, many people still had trouble unlocking this, way before rent-a-servers. It's definitely a buggy achievement. My suggestion is to browse for a Squad Rush match on a dedicated server. You should be fine then. I got it to unlock this way and so did a few people I know. Hope that helps. If so, please come back and let us know. Thanks.
    Posted by AC1DGro0ve 3o3 on 18 Oct 13 at 13:39
    DnB GnasherAm I doing something wrong or are there no squad rush matches available anymore?
    Posted by DnB Gnasher on 12 Oct 17 at 09:41
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