[Talk-us] [OSM-talk] Interesting use of OSM data in Battlefield 4

Alex Barth alex at mapbox.com
Thu Jan 16 03:02:38 UTC 2014


;-)


On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 5:01 AM, Gregory <nomoregrapes at googlemail.com>wrote:

> https://twitter.com/Mapbox/status/395179791680159744
> The blog link is redirecting, maybe they weren't supposed to announce it.
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> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Games#Games_using_OpenStreetMap_data
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> On 9 January 2014 06:56, James Mast <rickmastfan67 at hotmail.com> wrote:
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>> I just recently got Battlefield 4 and noticed that in the leaderboards
>> area, that they have a real map so you can add your location to see how
>> others around you are ranked.  To my surprise, they are using OSM data for
>> the map.  I confirmed this by going down to Corridor H (US-48) in West
>> Virginia and it was exactly how I did it in the OSM data on the most
>> recently opened segment of that highway.
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>> I just thought that this was interesting and wanted you guys to know
>> about this.
>>
>> -James
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