Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand, Future Expansions to Arrive on PS3 First
DICE's Tommy Rydling has announced the dates for the eagerly awaited Battlefield 3 Open Beta on PSN. The Open Beta will run from September 29th to October 10th, and is available to all PlayStation 3 owners. Simply go to the PlayStation Store, "View All By Title" section and then select Battlefield 3. There you'll be able to see and download Battlefield 3.
For those of you who have redeemed a Medal of Honor: Limited Edition or Tier 1 Edition Online Pass, you will receive early access via a personal email invitation from DICE that includes 48-hour early access, which will allow you to start playing on September 27th.
The Battlefield 3 Open Beta also gives gamers a chance to try the new social platform Battlelog and give their feedback directly to DICE.
Battlefield 3's Open Beta will allow gamers to experience Rush Mode on the Operation Metro Map. Check out the Operation Metro trailer below:
Here's where the good news for PlayStation fans. Battlefield 3's first expansion pack, Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand, and all upcoming expansion packs for the game, will appear one week early exclusively on PS3.
Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand is a themed expansion pack containing four of the most loved maps from Battlefield 2, boldly reimagined in the Frostbite 2 engine. It also features new weapons and vehicles, unique in-game dog tags, new persistence, as well as new Trophies.