Electronic Arts is being sued over its broken promise of extra content in the PS3 version of Battlefield 3. The publisher said that a digital copy of Battlefield 1943 would be included in the game but failed to deliver, instead offering angry PS3 users the chance to purchase DLC a week earlier by way of a ludicrous apology -- despite the fact early DLC was already announced.
Edelson McGuire has filed a class action suit against the company's cheeky executives, stating that they "misled and profited from thousands of their customers by making a promise that they could not, and never intended, to keep."
I'm not usually a fan of these types of lawsuits, but EA was definitely in the wrong and deserves some sort of punch in the balls for making a promise and then backing out of it via Twitter after already releasing the game. Whether you care about Battlefield 1943 or not, selling potential extra copies of your game based on false advertising simply is not acceptable. Holding publishers to account when they pull sleazy crap like this is important.
|11:45 AM on 04.26.2013|
'Who the f*ck gives a sh*t about f*cking Xbox 360?'
It's an innocuous enough little blog post -- an article on Battlelog aiming to help Xbox 360 users save space on their hard-drives by deleting obsolete Battlefield 3 update files. Fair enough, right? Wrong! The otherwis...more
|4:30 PM on 03.07.2013|
Pterodactyls are invading Battlefield 3's End Game!
DICE really loves dinosaurs. It's no more apparent than with their final downloadable content pack for Battlefield 3, End Game. Users have already found a number of Easter Eggs, such as the pterodactyl that's flying around o...more
|11:00 AM on 03.05.2013|
Get pumped with the Battlefield 3 End Game launch trailer
End Game, the final downloadable content pack for Battlefield 3, is out today first to those that have Premium membership on the PlayStation 3. There's four new maps, a bunch of new vehicles, new modes, a new weapon, and mor...more
|12:00 PM on 03.04.2013|
Battlefield 3's End Game DLC starts rolling out this week
Battlefield 3's End Game downloadable content is almost here! Battlefield 3 Premium members on the PlayStation 3 get the content first this week on March 5. Then Premium users on PC and Xbox 360 get it on March 12. Non-premiu...more
|8:30 AM on 02.28.2013|
Battlefield 3 players create 2.3B explosions per day
If you've ever played Battlefield 3, rest assured that EA has tracked everything you've done online and turned you into a statistic -- a pretty cool statistic at that. According to a report from VentureBeat, every day EA coll...more
|8:30 PM on 02.15.2013|
A closer look at the maps in Battlefield 3: End Game
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|9:30 PM on 02.08.2013|
Three whole Battlefield 3: End Game screenshots
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|2:30 PM on 01.31.2013|
Latest Battlefield 3 trailer shows off CTF in 'End Game'
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|6:45 PM on 01.30.2013|
Battlefield 3 Premium hits 2.9 million subscriptions
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|6:30 PM on 12.20.2012|
Battlefield 3: End Game has dirt bikes, capture the flag
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|3:00 AM on 05.22.2013|
Vote on Black Ops 2's new Personalization Packs
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|6:20 PM on 05.21.2013|
Destiny also coming to the Xbox One
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|5:00 PM on 05.21.2013|
Review: Sanctum 2
I think the first Sanctum game surprised a lot of people. It took the intellectual strategy aspect of tower defense games and combined it with the more action-oriented first-person shooter genre to create a unique, wonderful ...more