DICE Confirms: All 9 Battlefield 3 Maps Support the 5 Game Modes
Since GamesCom, we've known that Battlefield 3 will ship with 9 maps. Today, DICE's Alan Kertz, one of the lead designers of Battlefield 3, confirmed that that all 5 game modes - Conquest, Conquest 64, Rush, Deathmatch, and Team Deathmatch - will all be playable on the 9 different maps.
In addition to the 9 maps, those who have pre-ordered Battlefield 3 will be getting an additional 4 maps from the Back to Karkand expansion pack scheduled for release approximately 1 month after the official Battlefield 3 release. These maps include: Strike At Karkand, Gulf of Oman, Sharqi Peninsula and Wake Island. Not a bad deal for the 1.25 million of you who have already pre-ordered Battlefield 3.