Battlefield 3 News

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 3 have been added to EA Access

Shortly after getting Xbox One backwards compatibility.

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Battlefield 3 and Bad Company 2 are now backwards compatible on Xbox One

Along with Dragon Age Origins, Ghostbusters and more.

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Battlefield is going to be a TV series

Company behind True Detective involved!

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EA launches Origin Access for PC

15 games, £4 a month.

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Some Battlefield 3 players have been "incorrectly" banned, EA admits

Asking PunkBuster to reverse mistakes "as quickly as possible".

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Battlefield 3 shipped with "the worst set-ups ever"

"We should be slapped," says DICE.

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Ridiculously well-hidden Battlefield 3 Easter egg discovered

"We have spotted a hostile Goldfarb in your area!"

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1.92GB Xbox 360 Battlefield 3 multiplayer patch live

"We strongly advise you download it."

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Dirt bikes (but still no Camaros) coming to Battlefield 3!

New maps and Capture the Flag and and and.

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Battlefield 3: Aftermath out today on EU PlayStation Store

Plus Mass Effect 3: Omega, Dead or Alive 5 bundle for £48.

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DICE: “we don't want to become a Battlefield factory”

UPDATE: ex-DICE dev says Mirror's Edge 2 in production. EA remains quiet.

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Origin gets in-built Twitch streaming as EA continues to improve games platform

Plus, you can now add non-Origin games to your library.

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Battlefield 1942 free for PC on Origin

Battlefield 3 has sold 17 million copies.

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The new mode that gives Battlefield 3 newcomers a fighting chance

"If you've levelled up that weapon for 400 hours that's not going to help you."

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Borderlands 2 shifts 1.82 million copies in September in US

Guild Wars 2 outsells Mists of Pandaria.

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Counter-Strike: GO misses PlayStation Store for fourth week

Digital releases for Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3 aim to scratch your multiplayer itch instead.

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DICE: People worried about Battlefield 4 announcement "for all the wrong reasons"

"We are better than ever when it comes to supporting our game."

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A conversation with EA's Peter Moore on the thorny issues of DLC, Online Passes and all the rest of it

"You can pretty much pick out the age of most of your readers by their commentary."

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Battlefield and Call of Duty: the great frames per second debate

"I'm pretty convinced Call of Duty is as popular as it is because of how fluid it can feel."

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Battlefield 3 Premium Edition announced, priced

Package includes premium sign-up, multiplayer welcome kit.

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"It's about the fun, not the business model," says DICE

GM asks for shift in focus and defends Battlefield 3's Premium service.

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GTA 5 trailer recreated in Battlefield 3

In a world where everyone wears camo fatigues...

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EA's Battlefield 3 Facebook adverts worked big time

Cost a fraction less than the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter raised.

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EA promises to support Battlefield 3 after the release of Battlefield 4

"We are committed to providing an excellent Battlefield 3 experience well into the future."

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First Battlefield 3 Aftermath details, concept art revealed

4 urban maps! Damaged terrain! New game modes!

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DICE: Battlefield 3 story "is still just the beginning"

Confirms Medal of Honor will use Battlelog.

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Battlefield 3's upcoming "Matches" feature aims to organize multiplayer

"Create, control, and track directly competitive online play."

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Battlefield 3 Premium racks up 800,000 subscribers

EA "very pleased" with first fortnight's sales.

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EA: Frostbite 2 built for the next generation

Battlefield 3 "the beginning".

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Battlefield 3 double XP this weekend

Plus, early Close Quarters access for PC and Xbox 360 goes live.

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EA: Origin won't copy Steam 75% off sales

"It cheapens intellectual property."

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EA publishes, pulls Battlefield 3 Premium trailer

UPDATE: DICE confirms five hour Battlelog downtime today.

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Massive Battlefield 3 patch dated and detailed

M26 fixed, suppression dialed back, colourblind support added.

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Sony reveals Battlefield 3 Premium release date, price

Out next week alongside Close Quarters DLC.

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Battlefield Premium to cost £35, 5th DLC is Aftermath - report

More leaks on Battlefield 3 early access offer.

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Some Frostbite games will require a 64-bit OS in 2013 - DICE

"If you are on 32-bit, great opportunity to upgrade to Windows 8."

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Battlefield 3 Premium unlocks early DLC access - report

All upcoming expansions for one-time fee.

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Official Battlefield 3 Battlelog app goes live

For iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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Battlefield 3 Shortcut DLC arrives on Xbox 360

3200 Points unlocks all 119 weapons, gadgets and upgrades.

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New Battlefield 3 patch dated for Xbox 360

Rent-a-server feature added this week.

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Battlefield 3 PC patch launches tomorrow

Still no word on Xbox 360.

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Battlefield 3 "shortcut" item unlocks go on sale

"The perfect way to gain some ground on the veterans online."

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Massive Battlefield 3 patch detailed and dated

Includes console "rent a server" feature.

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DICE explains why new Battlefield 3 DLC has taken so long

Team needed to recover from crunch, didn't want to rush.

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EA exploring subscription model for future Battlefield titles

"We're looking at how we can maximise our investment."

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Battlefield 3: Close Quarters out in June, first of three add-ons

Consoles to get dedicated servers via rent-a-server programme.

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DICE shares Battlefield 3 patch notes ahead of release

Can we still have a blackout please?

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Peter Moore on EA's Origin: "I would ask give us 18 months to two years"

"It got off to a rocky start for all the wrong reasons."

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DICE working on multiple Battlefield 3 fixes

Will tweak balance, gameplay, stability, features.

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EA claims 1.7m active Star Wars: The Old Republic subscribers

Plus, Battlefield 3 and FIFA 12 both pass the 10m mark.

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Battlefield 3: EA overturning "faulty" PunkBuster bans

Will "improve protection" against "future fake bans".

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Legit Battlefield 3 gamers banned via PunkBuster exploit

Hackers at ArtificialAiming proving a point.

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Alienware unveils its first small and cheap gaming PC, the X51

"This is something that has never been done before."

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DICE intensifies Battlefield 3 cheating crackdown

Developer asks gamers to rat out foul play.

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UK 2011 Modern Warfare 3 sales lower than 2010 Black Ops sales

Adele heads list of last year's most popular entertainment.

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The best selling UK video games of 2011

All together, and platform by platform.

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DICE wants your feedback on Battlefield 3 accessories

Suggests nerfs and buffs for potential update.

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The most pirated PC, Wii, 360 games of 2011

Can you guess what it is yet?

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Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand PS3 weapon fix incoming

DICE acknowledges issues with sniper rifle and MG36.

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Battlefield 3 Easter Egg points to Battlefield 2143

Battlefield 2142 sequel on the cards?

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Battlefield 3 Physical Warfare Pack out now on PS3

Pre-order incentive now open to all.

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DICE: PS3 Battlefield 3 VOIP problem "a top priority"

Developer investigating PS3 input lag reports.

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Huge 2.07GB Battlefield 3 Xbox 360 patch notes

Out now, alongside Back to Karkand.

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Google Street View turned into an FPS

Ad firm lets you turn an assault rifle on your hometown.

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EU PlayStation Store update 7th December

BF3: Back to Karkand! Mortal Kombat! Ratchet for £49.99!

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Hefty Battlefield 3 PC patch due tomorrow

2GB download is compulsory.

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Battlefield 3 PS3 patch release notes

Xbox 360 patch will "follow shortly".

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Battlefield 3 sales hit 8 million

3 million added to launch week tally.

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New Nvidia GeForce drivers for Skyrim, MW3

And for Battlefield 3, Batman: Arkham City.

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Iran declares Tehran-depicting Battlefield 3 illegal

Claims youth petition prompted movement.

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EA gives PS3 Battlefield 3 owners Battlefield 1943

"There have been some misunderstandings."

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Game Group's share price nose dives

Worth 90% less today than a year ago.

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Huge Battlefield 3 PC patch notes detailed

New squad interface, Battlelog features.

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"Significant" Battlefield 3 PC update due this week

Console patches to follow shortly after.

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EA faces lawsuit for breaking PS3 Battlefield promise

Battlefield 1943 no-show attracts class action.

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EA promises "more equitable rules" on player bans

"We want to make sure the time fits the crime."

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COD vs BF3 sales war: who's the real victor?

Honours are even, reckon analysts.

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Battlefield 3, Arkham City dominate October US sales

While Xbox 360 tops hardware chart by huge margin.

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Nvidia: Battlefield 3 shows PC is "dramatically better than consoles"

"This happens every major game console cycle."

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Battlefield 3: the features DICE may tweak

Tactical light! Controller lag! Jets!

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EA: downloadable Battlefield 3 on PS3 has "issues"

Gamers have problems signing in to Battlelog.

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Japan chart: Super Mario 3D Land inspires huge 3DS sales surge

Uncharted 3, Battlefield 3 also do big numbers.

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Sledgehammer: Modern Warfare 3 isn't camper-friendly

Condrey takes a pot shot at Battlefield 3.

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Infinity Ward: it's "better for the industry" if MW3 and BF3 succeed

Studio is "friends" with DICE, producer blasts EA "silly talk".

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PETA condemns brutal Battlefield 3 rat stabbing

Worries "young males" might get ideas.

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UK Top 40: Battlefield 3 denies Uncharted 3

Sonic scores tenth, GoldenEye lands 16th.

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Battlefield 3 fixes and improvements detailed

Lag, server problems, squad issues dealt with.

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Battlefield 3 still behind Call of Duty on XBL chart

More people played Black Ops and MW2 last week.

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EA denies spying on Battlefield 3 Origin users

German gamers claim service breaks privacy laws.

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Battlefield 3 sells 5 million in one week

It's the fastest-selling game in EA's history.

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UK Top 40: Battlefield 3 beats Batman: AC

Kinect Sports 2 lands 18th.

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EA justifies Battlefield 3 single player

Multiplayer-only future very unlikely.

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Battlefield 3 ships 10 million copies

EA claims retailers already asking for more stock.

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Battlefield 1943 missing from PS3 Battlefield 3

DLC exclusivity offered "in lieu".

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Battlefield 3 UK launch price roundup

Refreshed for launch day.

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Battlefield 3 PC graphics settings explained

From Low to Ultra, and everything in between.

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Nvidia launches new Battlefield 3 PC drivers

Claims they boost FPS performance by 11%.

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Battlefield 3: DICE talks next Xbox, PlayStation 4

PC version what to expect from next-gen consoles.

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Battlefield 3 patch on day one

UPDATE: Has "all the final stuff", says DICE.

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EA teases Medal of Honor 2

Leaflet found in Battlefield 3.

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Out This Week - 28/10/11

Battlefield 3! Kinect Sports 2! Daytona!

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Battlefield 3: you don't have to kill cops

But it's really hard not to, says DICE.

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Post-beta Battlefield 3 changes detailed

Kill cam, squad settings, netcode tweaked.

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Xbox 360 Battlefield 3 better installed

"Does make a difference, yes, absolutely."

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COD dev apologises over BF3 bugs jibe

"No disrespect intended."

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EA: Origin has over 5m daily users

Fans "get what we're doing last".

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Battlefield 3 pre-orders at ~2 million

"We're doing very very well," says EA.

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DICE reveals Battlefield 3 beta stats

More than 8 million players.

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Battlefield 3 multiplayer maps detailed

DICE talks through three new stages.

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DICE: BF3 is "very different" to MW3

"We're not straying from our own ideas."

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EA responds to Battlefield 3 ESRB rating

"For God's sake, there is a nuke in Paris!"

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Battlefield 3 asks you to shoot police

ESRB hints at controversy (spoiler warning).

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DICE details top 10 BF3 beta issues

And how it plans to fix them.

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Battlefield 3 beta unlocks Caspian Border

PC gamers have all the fun.

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GMG pulls EA games outside UK

UPDATE: GMG in talks with digital distributor.

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DICE explains Battlefield 3 beta decisions

Gamers "misunderstanding term beta test".

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Battlefield 3 achievements revealed

Full Xbox 360 list within.

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Battlefield 3 Steam release in negotiation?

EA, Valve in "late-stage talks" - report.

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DICE hints at Battlefield 3 beta numbers

Six-times bigger than Bad Company 2.

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Battlefield 3: DICE warns of Origin bans

Stay away from unofficial servers.

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DICE man "ashamed" of Bad Company 2

Patrick Bach won't even turn it on.

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DICE dishes Battlefield 3 beta tips

10 hints for Operation Metro.

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Battlefield 3 beta goes live for all today

Out on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 now.

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EU PlayStation Store update 28th Sept

Mortal Kombat: Arcade Kollection MIA.

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Origin wants "fair and open marketplace"

Third parties can sell DLC how they like.

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Battlefield 3 beta begins today

Keys to be sent from lunchtime.

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Drivers give BF3 38% performance boost

Nvidia drivers out now. AMD to come.

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Battlefield 3: Why there's no Commander

"There was something a bit flawed."

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PS3 gets Battlefield 3 DLC first

PC, Xbox 360 owners must wait.

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1.5 million Battlefield 3 pre-orders

Review scores "should be at least 80".

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Battlefield 3 PC system requirements

Does your machine shape up?

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Battlefield dev doesn't want 500+ devs

DICE wants to make other games too.

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Battlefield 3 beta page appears, vanishes

DICE Tweet suggests launch very soon.

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DICE: Battlefield 3 could get Camaros

Studio GM thought blooper was "hilarious".

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Every Battlefield 3 multiplayer mode

What they are, what they do.

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DICE responds to Battlefield 3 leak

And tackles console footage drought.

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Battlefield 3 "much closer to reality"

Bad Company 1/2 were "adventure flicks".

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Activision ousts MW3.com owner

But MW4.com still taunts publisher.

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Modern Warfare 3 PC has LAN support

Plus detailed game mod options.

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EA claims 1.25m Battlefield 3 pre-orders

Tracking "well ahead" of Bad Company 2.

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Battlefield 3 fills to 720p on console

Uses black lines top and bottom of picture.

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Vehicle armour replenishes in Battlefield 3

DICE details new customisation options.

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Longer unlock tree for Battlefield 3

DICE "miscalculated" with Bad Company 2.

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DICE won't let you shoot BF3 civilians

"I think people will do bad."

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EA: our games won't be Origin exclusive

Gabe Newell comments on Steam ban.

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Battlefield 3 gun customisation detailed

DICE: "Thousands" of options available.

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Battlefield 3 is our Game of Gamescom 2011

DICE shooter wins Europe-wide award.

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Acti vs. EA: the trash talk continues

EA: "Welcome to the big leagues Eric."

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EA: BF will outsell COD - eventually

"We did it with FIFA and PES."

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Big list of Battlefield 3 features

Weapons! Equipment! Vehicles! Accessories!

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PC Battlefield 3 Camaros on "day one"

Updated with a little more reality.

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No split-screen co-op for Battlefield 3

"You have to be online," says DICE.

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EG's Game of Gamescom 2011: The Nominees

A shortlist of 10. Winner announced Monday.

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Activision condemns EA "mudslinging"

COD vs BF3 banter "hurts the industry."

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Battlefield 3 has "years' worth of unlocks"

Deepest DICE shooter ever, says studio.

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Battlefield 3 UK shop pre-order deals

Costumes, dog tags or weapons?

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DICE: no plans to annualise Battlefield

That would "eventually kill the franchise"

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Battlefield 3 online pass "probable"

DICE: "Hopefully people understand why."

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Andy McNab writing Battlefield 3 book

Help tackle "atrocious" teenage literacy.

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BF3 dev responds to fan frame-rate fury

Gamers disappointed at console 30FPS.

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BF3 pre-orders 10 times Bad Company 2

And SW:TOR breaks EA pre-order record.

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DICE clarifies Battlefield 3 beta, alpha

Alpha "closed" to Medal of Honor owners.

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BF3 pre-orders on a par with Black Ops

Analyst raises sales estimate.

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"Battlefield 3 won't be sold on Steam"

US giant GameStop says so.

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Activision vs. www.ModernWarfare3.com

Pub wants ownership transferred.

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Battlefield 3 book by Andy McNab spotted

Single-player campaign now a novel?

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Battlefield 3: first Battlelog images

EA's answer to Call of Duty: Elite revealed.

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ModernWarfare3 directs to Battlefield 3

But who is the website trickster?

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Steam not in Battlefield 3's sights

Digital distribution war levels up.

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Why you can't mod Battlefield 3

It would be too hard, says EA.

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Battlefield 3: "no supervillains"

DICE doesn't want to pick sides.

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MW3 makers dig at Battlefield 3's 30FPS

"60 is our competitive edge."

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Why PS3 Battlefield 3 is 720p and 30fps

Dice defends "trade-offs".

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Battlefield 3 pre-order DLC gets full release

Physical Warfare Pack out "later this year".

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EA attacks Call of Duty: Elite strategy

Hopes franchise will "rot from the core".

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Battlefield 3 DLC "not overpowered"

EA defends pre-order bonuses amid outcry.

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Battlefield 3 pre-order DLC boycott

Fan dissent at "unfair advantage".

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EA having a "bit of fun" with COD-bashing

"Everybody loves a heavyweight fight."

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Will you pay to play Battlefield online?

"We're not charging for this one," says EA.

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PS3 snags exclusive EA content

Battlefield 3, SSX and NFS bonuses

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Battlefield 3 beta in September

Multiplatform taster coming soon.

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Battlefield 3 release date announced

It's coming our way in October.

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Origin: exclusive ME3, BF3 game content

EA launches Steam rival today.

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Acti thanks EA for hyping Call of Duty

"I know they are focused on us."

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Battlefield 3 Physical Warfare Pack

Exclusive to Game and Gamestation.

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How EA aims to overthrow Call of Duty

Battlefield 3 marketing masterplan detailed.

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EA details first Battlefield 3 expansion

Back to Karkand collects classic maps.

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Battlefield 3 playable at Eurogamer Expo

Plus FIFA 12 and loads more still to be unveiled.

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COD vs. BF3 marketing war to cost $200m

EA talks up FPS battle royale.

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Battlefield 3 campaign 12 hours long

DICE explains its inclusion.

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Battlefield 3 MP maps shrunk for consoles

Lower player limit means less terrain.

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Battlefield 3 dev calls competition "lazy"

DICE taking potshots at Call of Duty?

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EA: Battlefield 3 tech raises FPS bar

Relishes battle with Call of Duty.

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Pre-order Battlefield 3 get Karkand free

Expansion has BF2 maps, vehicles, weapons.

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Battlefield 3 has dedicated servers

To rent? What about consoles?

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DICE: Battlefield 3 has spotting

But Dolphin Diving is disallowed.

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EA, not Treyarch, heir to Infinity Ward?

Riccitiello takes a pop at Black Ops team.

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EA reveals strategy to beat COD

Riccitiello: "We can take the lead."

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Battlefield 3 will be just as good on PC

"I won't 'dumb it down'," says designer.

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EA admits COD and Halo will rule 2010

But has FPS crown in its sights.

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Battlefield 3 officially announced

Beta access in MoH Limited Edition.

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Battlefield 3 has been in dev for 3 years

Will "blow everyone away" - DICE founder.