On first pass, Battlefield 4 seems depressingly like business as usual for the next iteration in the Battlefield series; a franchise that has notably been awarded its own, gold-crusted bi-yearly spot on EA’s FPS conveyor belt. With the exception of those explosions. Those explosions look mighty nice and all fancy looking.
The final DLC expansion for Battlefield 3, titled Endgame, allows players to get to grips with a whole bunch of new vehicles, a quartet of new maps and two gameplay modes; Capture the Flag and Air Superiority. Probably the best thing of all that Endgame brings to the table are the dirtbikes; hugely zippy scrambler things that allow two players to dart about the map at speed and with bespoke [...]
The next multiplayer expansion for Battlefield 3, titled Aftermath, has been given a release date and new trailer. The fourth expansion for the EA published and DICE developed FPS will reach the sweaty paws of PS3 Premium subscribers first on November 27th, with PC and Xbox 360 Premium subscribers following a week later on December 4th. Non-Premium subbers on the other hand, are staggered further still with the standard PS3 release date [...]
Oh, EA, you know exactly how to weasel your way into our hearts. As it turns out, if you pre-order Mass Effect 3 via EA’s Origin PC delivery system, you’ll net yourself a free copy of Battlefield 3. Note that this is an ORIGIN-EXCLUSIVE offer, so pre-ordering on either major console won’t get you a copy of Battlefield 3. Click here to pre-order your download of Mass Effect 3!
EA‘s Battlefield 3 has sold a total of 8 million units across all platforms. That means 3 million additional units after its release week, where it sold 5 million units. The news comes from EA CFO Eric Brown, who announced the figure during the Baird Technology Conference in San Francisco. He went on to say that 12 million total copies of Battlefield 3 have been shipped, 2 million up from [...]
DICE has just released a comprehensive patch on for Battlefield 3 on the PC. It’s quite a meaty patch, adding a more streamlined squad system, automatic Origin log-in from within Battlelog, and the ability to share your stats across different social networking sites. It also includes with a generous dose of bug fixes and balances changes, including (finally) a fix to the negative mouse acceleration problems that were plaguing many users.