Battlefield 3's Team Deathmatch mode supports a maximum of 24 players on all platforms.
The mode does not support vehicles, BF3blog reports.
Instead, Team Deathmatch is focused on tight infantry portions of regular maps.
Battlefield 3's Conquest mode, on the other hand, supports 64 players on PC.
As BF3blog noted, the maps in Team Deathmatch are tighter than they are in Conquest mode, with more focused and intense gameplay.
It also compared the 24-player limit to Battlefield: Bad Company 2's Squad Deathmatch mode, which was limited to 16 players and "never managed to feel inadequate".
As revealed earlier this year, anyone looking to enjoy Battlefield 3 multiplayer on a console will have smaller maps to play with than their PC counterparts.
The console versions only permit 24 players in a match compared to 64 on PC, so developer DICE made the decision to scale the maps down for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 releases.
This only applies to ground battles, however. Aerial skirmishes will apparently play out across the same area as they do on the PC game.