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Battlefield 3 is free to download on Origin


Offer valid until Tuesday
May 28
 
Electronic Arts' On the House program for Origin lets users download free games for a limited time and keep them. It is obviously a way to get the service installed on more computers, and it's EA so some people are going to c...




Death from above in Battlefield 3 - Challenge Scot


A new week, a new challenge
Oct 17
 
This week's challenge is in Battlefield 3 in which I attempt to run over an enemy player whilst piloting an air vehicle. With so many other players ready to blow me out of the sky combined with my lack of piloting skills, this might be just beyond my grasp! If you've got any ideas for future challenges you'd like me to have a go at, feel free to leave them in the comments!




DICE: 'We should be slapped' for Battlefield 3 unlocks


Glove slap, baby glove slap
Oct 03
 
Remember when Battlefield 3 came out and all everyone was doing was impotently running helicopters into the ground? DICE wasn't happy with the its flying learning curve, according to Battlefield 4 creative director Lars Gust...




'Who the f*ck gives a sh*t about f*cking Xbox 360?'


And other pearls of wisdom from the Battlelog community
Apr 26
 
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...




Pterodactyls are invading Battlefield 3's End Game!


There's a ton of other Easter Eggs too
Mar 07
 
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...




Get pumped with the Battlefield 3 End Game launch trailer


DICE makes the best trailers
Mar 05
 
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...




Battlefield 3's End Game DLC starts rolling out this week


New modes, new vehicles, and a new exclusive gun
Mar 04
 
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...




Battlefield 3 players create 2.3B explosions per day


Michael Bay, eat your heart out
Feb 28
 
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...




A closer look at the maps in Battlefield 3: End Game


DICE talks specifics for new maps
Feb 15
 
Building on what we recently saw of the End Game expansion for Battlefield 3, DICE has another batch of screenshots, this time focusing on the four new maps. "Size-wise, they are comparable to Caspian Border and Operation Fi...




Three whole Battlefield 3: End Game screenshots


Air Superiority, CTF, and more in new DLC
Feb 08
 
With the latest Battlefield 3 expansion pack dropping next month, DICE has a few screenshots to tide us over in the meantime. End Game, as you'll probably remember, is the one that introduces the Capture the Flag and Air Supe...




Latest Battlefield 3 trailer shows off CTF in 'End Game'


Warning: Video has bass like you wouldn't believe
Jan 31
 
The fifth and final expansion for Battlefield 3 will be End Game. How appropriately titled. EA was kind enough to give us a good look at what we're getting come March. The two big points for this trailer are Captur...




Battlefield 3 Premium hits 2.9 million subscriptions


Oh, and apparently it made lots of money
Jan 30
 
In EA's third fiscal quarter financial reports, it was announced that Battlefield 3 Premium hit 2.9 million subscribers by December 31 of this past year (up from July's total of 1.3 million). For a rough estimate, just multip...




Battlefield 3: End Game has dirt bikes, capture the flag


Details on the fifth DLC pack
Dec 20
 
A website for the fifth Battlefield 3 expansion pack, End Game, has surfaced. While there's not much to look at yet, DICE has been forthcoming with the highlights of this downloadable content: Four new maps designed for high...




Battlefield 3's Aftermath DLC out for PS3 Premium members


New mode, vehicles, and a crossbow!
Nov 27
 
The "Aftermath" expansion for Battlefield 3 is rolling out starting today, with subscribers to the Premium service getting it first on the PlayStation 3. Xbox 360 and PC players on the Premium service will get all this on De...




Battlefield 3: Aftermath trailer will rock your subwoofer


Bwwwwwwwwooomm!
Oct 18
 
It's 8am, and I'm drinking my morning tea and going through my press releases and work mail like I do every morning when I find a message from EA pointing me to the premiere trailer for the fourth multiplayer expansion pack ...




Battlefield 3 Premium Edition out now in North America


Sep 11
 
With the new Armored Kill downloadable content available today for all Battlefield 3 Premium members, Electronic Arts and DICE are putting out a Battlefield 3 Premium Edition at retail for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. It'...




Battlefield 3: Armored Kill out for Premium PS3 members


Includes biggest map in Battlefield history
Sep 04
 
Of the three expansions for Battlefield 3, this impending one, Armored Kill, is finally the one to make me regret not sticking with the core game. Take a look at this launch trailer, which really drives the point home by pri...




gamescom: Battlefield 3: Premium Edition announced


Aug 14
 
Electronic Arts just announced Battlefield 3: Premium Edition, which includes the base game and a full membership to Battlefield 3's Premium service. So that means it will include all of the downloadable expansions that have...




Preview: So many tanks in Battlefield 3: Armored Kill


Aug 03
 
Battlefield 3: Armored Kill is all about the vehicles and that's the way I like it. While I only went hands-on with a limited amount of the new content, I did find out what else we can expect. Really, all I wanted to know was just how the AC-130 Gunship will work. Short version: It sounds like the AC-130 will be glorious.




New BF3: Armored Kill screens show off Tank Superiority


Aug 02
 
So, I finally picked up Battlefield Premium yesterday, and I can't tell you how excited I am to play the new Tank Superiority mode that's coming with Battlefield 3: Armored Kill in September. So, in Tank Superiority ever...




First details of Battlefield 3's fourth expansion pack


Jul 27
 
Ahead of the release of Armored Kill in September, EA has already went ahead and trickled out some of the first details for the Aftermath expansion set to launch in December for Battlefield 3. Set in a post-earthquake Te...




Witness the largest map in Battlefield history


Jul 19
 
Battlefield 3: Armored Kill will be out this September and it will feature the biggest map ever seen in a Battlefield game, Bandar Desert. The trailer also shows off the snow-capped environment, Alborz Mountain. The new down...




Aussie console gamers overcharged for Battlefield Premium


Jun 13
 
Electronic Arts has done what Electronic Arts does best and caused an outrage after trying to make more money than it should. Australian users were furious to see Battlefield Premium listed for $49.99 AU across all platforms,...




E3: Battlefield 3: Armored Kill epitomizes the franchise


Jun 09
 
Battlefield 3: Armored Kill is the third in a series of expansions for EA's military first-person shooter, following Back to Karkand and Close Quarters. Armored Kill has a strong focus on vehicles, introducing five new vehicl...




E3: EA confirm Battlefield 3 Premium subscription


Jun 04
 
EA have confirmed the existence of their new Battlefield 3 subscription service, entitled simply Battlefield Premium. Confirming the rumors from last month, Battlefield Premium will cost $49.99 and will get you access to fiv...




EA confirms Battlefield Premium, claims you are excited


May 31
 
Looks like the rather hilarious rumors concerning Battlefield Premium are pretty much true. Although Electronic Arts wouldn't discuss the details, it did confirm that Battlefield Premium was indeed a thing, declaring that the...




Rumor: Battlefield 3's 'Premium' service will cost $50


May 30
 
Rumors have been circulating over a reported Premium service for Battlefield 3, and it looks like it's a sure thing now, as this document was found over on NeoGAF. The premium package will run for $50, and will include all fi...




Rumor: EA looking to a 'premium service' to Battlefield 3


May 14
 
With Call of Duty Elite proving a successful endeavor for Activision, it's hardly surprising to learn that Electronic Arts may be looking to copy the scheme in its own shooter franchise. The latest rumblings asset that a subs...




Battlefield 3 having first double XP event this weekend


May 11
 
Well, it was only a matter of time. DICE has announced today that they are putting on a Double XP Weekend in Battlefield 3 starting tonight. In fact, it's going to be Battlefield 3's first time. They grow up so fast. Just pla...




EA kills free Battlefield 3 servers, pushes paid ones


May 11
 
Electronic Arts has yanked a large number of official DICE and EA servers for Battlefield 3's multiplayer modes on PS3 and Xbox 360, leaving mostly privately rented servers in its place. For those wondering, EA's been leasing...




A quick look at the new Battlefield 3 map and mode


Apr 26
 
Donya Fortress is the second new map to be shown off from the Close Quarters downloadable content pack for Battlefield 3 and is a small, vertical focused level designed for confined, frantic gameplay. Like Ziba Tower, you ca...




Battlefield 3 is a totally different game with NES sounds


Mar 18
 
What composers did with game music 20+ years ago is a lot different than what they do now. We're talking full-on symphonies, ambient noise, punctuated silences, and a concerted effort to use the audio to envelop players as t...




Preview: Battlefield 3ís Close Quarters DLC


Mar 13
 
I’ve played about 20 minutes of Battlefield 3. I was with some friends and they handed me the controller during a multiplayer match. We were playing on a TV from the early 90’s that would occasionally, randomly,...




GDC: Three new DLC packs coming to Battlefield 3 (Update)


Mar 07
 
[Update: Some new info has been added to each expansion pack, plus we've added a new image.] Last night, DICE revealed three new upcoming downloadable content packs coming to Battlefield 3. The first of the new packs is calle...




Possibly the best Battlefield 3 kill, part two


Feb 18
 
Remember the guy who performed that amazing rocket launcher kill after diving out of his jet? Well he's back with another amazing -- and lucky -- kill after diving out of his jet yet again. I literally screamed out loud "F*CK YOU!" from disbelief and anger at Stungravy's skills. Tops everything I've seen in BF3 [Reddit]




Battlefield 3 patch fixes voice chat, not much else


Feb 06
 
Good news for Battlefield 3 players; DICE has released the first in what looks to be a month-long series of updates. So far, update 1.03 has fixed voice chat issues that PS3 players have been dealing with since launch. W...




EA using First Amendment to keep helicopters in BF3


Jan 09
 
Electronic Arts has filed a preemptive lawsuit against aircraft manufacturer Textron, hoping to invoke First Amendment laws and justify the use of real-life helicopters in Battlefield 3.  Three helicopters appear in the ...




Battlefield 3's Physical Warfare Pack is available to all


Dec 20
 
Pre-order DLC for Battlefield 3 like that of the "Physical Warfare" pack caused mass outrage among fans and prompted a boycott of DICE's military shooter due to the fact that customers had to choose between either gettin...




Battlefield 3 TV spot by Freddie Wong & Corridor Digital


Dec 17
 
Freddie Wong and his crew make a lot of crazy special effects-laden videos as does the Corridor Digital team. Each have offered their own take on the Battlefield series, which apparently caught the eye of EA. Tasked with mak...




Possibly the best Battlefield 3 kill you will ever see


Dec 10
 
Yeah, going to be really hard to top this. There's an extended version showing more of the battle so you know it's not faked. Also, that's some really damn great piloting skills. Bravo, RendeZook. Video game moment of the year nominee [Reddit]




Battlefield 3 patches only available via Origin


Dec 09
 
Gamers who wanted to patch Battlefield 3 using standalone files are in for a disappointment, with EA confirming that Origin will be the only way to update DICE's shooter.  EA recently served a sizable 3.6GB patch fo...




Wake Island trailer headlines Back to Karkand PS3 launch


Dec 06
 
As previously reported, December 6 (that's today!) is when PlayStation 3 players can download "Back to Karkand" for Battlefield 3. Those playing on PC and Xbox 360 aren't getting this solid-looking expansion until December 1...




'Back to Karkand' hits Battlefield 3 on PS3 December 6


Dec 01
 
PlayStation 3 gamers are getting the oft-talked-about "Back to Karkand" expansion for Battlefield 3 on December 6, a week before everyone else. As you've likely heard countless times before, this is a free download for early ...




EA hopes Iran banning Battlefield 3 will fight piracy


Nov 28
 
Battlefield 3 is reportedly banned in Iran, which is hardly surprising because it is Iran. What is surprising, however, is that Electronic Arts thinks the suppression of its product may be a good thing, because it c...




EA surrenders, gives Battlefield 3 PS3 users their 1943


Nov 24
 
After incurring Internet rage and a class action suit, Electronic Arts has finally given up and made good on its broken promise to give Battlefield 3 PS3 owners a free digital copy of Battlefield 1943. Every now and then, ang...




EA sued over lack of Battlefield 1943 in Battlefield 3


Nov 21
 
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, inste...




Latest Battlefield 3 PC update gets detailed


Nov 20
 
Battlefield 3 didn't have the smoothest launch ever, with problems such as online passes not working straight out of the box, PC users finding ways to play Battlefield 3 on PC without the use of EA's Origin ser...




Battlefield 3 DLC trailer Strikes at Karkand


Nov 19
 
A lot of Battlefield fans wet their pants at the news of the "Back to Karkand" DLC pack for BF3 which includes a selection of maps, vehicles and weapons from Battlefield 2. This newest trailer for the pack focuses entir...




Battlefield 3's flashlight getting patched


Nov 14
 
Destructoid has learned that DICE plans on fixing the flashlight issue in Battlefield 3. Currently, the flashlight is as bright as the sun, even when out in the open in broad daylight. The patch will address this issue by mak...




Battlefield 3 may turn you into an animal murderer


Nov 07
 
In case you've somehow forgotten how mind bogglingly odd PETA are, they've been kind enough to jump up and down, shouting nonsense in hopes that you'll pay attention to them again. Continuing their confused crusade on behalf ...








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