Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News



 
FACE IT
 

Battlefield 3 PS3 didn't come with 1943 as promised

0

Earlier in the year, Electronic Arts said (via Sony's Jack Tretton) that Battlefield 3 on the PS3 would ship with a free copy of Battlefield 1943 -- a potentially sweet selling point for the deal-conscious gamer. Well, it wasn't until the game's launch yesterday that customers found out EA had changed the deal. There's no freebie in there.

To make up for any potential deception, EA will instead be offering downloadable content "early" on the PlayStation Network, something we already knew from a previous announcement. 

"In lieu of 1943 being available on disk for PS3 customers, EA has made all BF3 expansions available early to PS3 customers," said the company. 

To announce something that may well have influenced pre-orders, renege on the offer, and then pretend that selling you extra sh*t early is some sort of compensation? Wow, that's shady, even by EA's standards.

I'm trying to picture the kind of person who would deem that acceptable, but all I can imagine is a three-legged dog desperately craving its master's approval and I am pretty certain that's exactly how Electronic Arts sees its customers. 

@Battlefield [Twitter]


The article continues below. Login to skip ads, get faster mobile, and dibs on betas
 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Jim SterlingThank God // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts12537Blogs 194Following42Followers1566


 



On Destructoid: Battlefield 3   (183)   From our game database:

  • Death from above in Battlefield 3 - Challenge Scot - Jamie McGinn
  • DICE: 'We should be slapped' for Battlefield 3 unlocks - Steven Hansen
  • 'Who the f*ck gives a sh*t about f*cking Xbox 360?' - Jim Sterling
  • Pterodactyls are invading Battlefield 3's End Game! - Hamza CTZ Aziz
  • Get pumped with the Battlefield 3 End Game launch trailer - Hamza CTZ Aziz
  • Battlefield 3's End Game DLC starts rolling out this week - Hamza CTZ Aziz
  • Battlefield 3 players create 2.3B explosions per day - Brett Makedonski
  • A closer look at the maps in Battlefield 3: End Game - Jordan Devore
  • Three whole Battlefield 3: End Game screenshots - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    #Battlefield #Battlefield 3 #DLC #EA DICE #Electronic Arts #First-person shooter #Gallery #multiplayer
     
     


    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

    Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
    to view and post comments.



     Login with Twitter

     Login with Dtoid

    Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

    Sorry for the extra step!

     
    spacer
  •