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Xbox LIVE Players Win Battlefield 1943 Coral Sea Challenge in Less Than 5 Days

July 15, 2009

Xbox LIVE Players Win Battlefield 1943 ‘Coral Sea Challenge’ in Less Than 5 Days

“Coral Sea” map now available to Xbox LIVE community

All pilots on deck! Battlefield 1943 explodes on Xbox 360 as players worldwide came together to reach 43M kills that unlocked the spectacular Coral Sea bonus map. For only $15, players can download Battlefield 1943, which includes three addictive maps; Wake Island, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. A fourth map, Coral Sea, is now available to play on Xbox LIVE. After the official countdown began last Friday, July 10 at 19:43 CEST, the Xbox Live community reached the goal of 43M kills in just five days and have been rewarded with the new map that features the exclusive game mode called Air Superiority. Now when players go to play the game they will be offered a new option in the main menu titled “Play Air Superiority.” Also available on PlayStation Network, the Battlefield 1943 community on PlayStation 3 is over the 22M mark.

Coral Sea is designed to showcase the intense battle in the skies, offering an all-new Air superiority game mode. The legendary WWII action this map provides will have players dog fighting in this airplanes-only map, proving once again DICE delivers on a first class online vehicle warfare experience better than anyone else! Players will be able to track the progress of their respective console communities at

Battlefield 1943 is an all-new download-only multiplayer action game that brings DICE’s first-class WWII action to gamers. This award-winning game introduces two thrilling new modes where 24 players can compete across four classic WWII Battlefield maps: Wake Island, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima and Coral Sea. These maps are inspired by the award winning Battlefield 1942™ game, but have been redesigned and reengineered using the DICE Frostbite™ engine allowing players to rain havoc and destruction via land, sea or air.

Battlefield 1943 is now available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace (1200 MS Points) and the PlayStation Store ($14.99). Just in case gamers didn’t get a full experience the first time, they can access the free 30-minute trial version again on both Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network starting July 18.

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