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PlayStation Plus: Battlefield 3 Free for Members, Summer Blast Discounts

Morgan Haro's Avatar + Posted by Morgan Haro on Jul 01, 2013

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It’s July! That means summer! Sun! But we must be careful and enjoy those things in moderation, because… videogames. They need playing. And this month, PlayStation Plus is bringing plenty of content as part of the Instant Game Collection; which means free games as part of your PS Plus membership, not to mention discounts galore on fantastic content throughout the PlayStation Store.

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Battlefield 3 Premium With Close Quarters Available Today Exclusively On PlayStation 3

Tommy Rydling's Avatar + Posted by Tommy Rydling on Jun 04, 2012

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Hi everyone!

Today, we have some Battlefield 3 news for you straight from this year’s Electronic Arts press conference at E3.

On stage at E3, DICE Executive Producer Patrick Bach unveiled a whole year of great Battlefield 3 content. If you didn’t catch the press conference yourself, we’ve got the details for you right here!

Our biggest news is the launch of our massive content offer, Battlefield 3 Premium. If you buy Battlefield 3 Premium, you’ll also be able to download and play our latest expansion pack Close Quarters today. That’s two weeks earlier than non-Premium members on PlayStation 3, and one week earlier than Premium members on other platforms thanks to the early access that PlayStation 3 players are getting!

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Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand Hits PS3 Today, One Week Early

Tommy Rydling's Avatar + Posted by Tommy Rydling on Dec 06, 2011

Hope you are excited to go Back to Karkand! With the PlayStation Store update later today, you will be able to buy, download and play Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand on PS3. To celebrate launch day, here is an all-new gameplay trailer showcasing Wake Island running on PlayStation 3 hardware. I hope you like what we have done to this classic Battlefield map, and that you enjoy your one-week PS3 exclusive head start on this expansion pack.

Once you have downloaded Back to Karkand, the four new maps (Wake Island, Strike at Karkand, Gulf of Oman, and Sharqi Peninsula) will be available in the server browser and in the Quick Match filter settings just like the nine maps from the base game. There will be servers that mix and match maps from the base game and Back to Karkand, so you will never have to commit to playing either base game or Back to Karkand maps in your gaming session.

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PULSE 12/06 Edition featuring Must-Have Peripherals and Battlefield 3

Kevin Furuichi's Avatar + Posted by Kevin Furuichi on Dec 06, 2011

With the holiday shopping season counting down, Christina Lee takes a look at some of the must-have custom PlayStation 3 peripherals perfect for gift giving (to yourself). From the new official Media/ Blu-ray Disc Remote Control to the much talked about PlayStation 3D Display, use today’s show to pass along any last minute shopping hints to the ones you love.

This edition also takes a look at two new full game downloads available from the PlayStation Store with Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit and Dragon Age II. Both, now part of the growing line up of full games on the store. Also covered, for Battlefield 3 fans, don’t miss the Return to Karkand Expansion Pack coming later today (first on PS3) and a preview of action/puzzle/platformer fairytale of Trine 2.

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Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand hits PSN Tuesday with New Guns, Vehicles, Assignments

Tommy Rydling's Avatar + Posted by Tommy Rydling on Dec 01, 2011

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Hi guys! I’ve back with the latest Battlefield 3 news straight from the studio. I hope you are ready to go Back to Karkand, as we are releasing our first Battlefield 3 expansion pack Tuesday, December 6th on PlayStation 3 in America and Europe – a week early for PlayStation customers!

To recap, Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand is a massive themed expansion pack featuring four legendary Battlefield maps reimagined in the Frostbite 2 engine. You also get three vehicles (the VSTOL fighter jet, Desert Buggy, and an APC), ten new weapons that you can bring back to the base game, a new layer of persistence with our all-new Assignments, plus five shiny Trophies.

The maps we chose for this expansion pack are all classic fan favorites: Wake Island, Sharqi Peninsula, Gulf of Oman, and Strike at Karkand (from where the expansion pack got its name).

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Battlefield 3 Assaults PS3 Today, Get the Full Trophy List

Tommy Rydling's Avatar + Posted by Tommy Rydling on Oct 25, 2011

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Hey everyone! The team at DICE is super excited to get Battlefield 3 into the hands of our PS3 fans. And, if initial reactions are anything to go by, you are equally excited….

Don’t forget: you will be able to purchase, download and play the upcoming expansion pack Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand one week early exclusively on PS3. And hey, don’t miss your chance for everlasting fame and glory – or at least being included in the in-game credits for Back to Karkand. All you have to do to be in the running is to enter our Name it and Claim it! Challenge and submit your suggestion for our new control point on the redesigned Gulf of Oman map. But don’t wait – the challenge closes on October 28th!

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Beta Feedback: How You Helped Shape Battlefield 3’s Multiplayer

Tommy Rydling's Avatar + Posted by Tommy Rydling on Oct 20, 2011

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On behalf of the entire team at DICE, I wanted to say thanks to everyone who played and participated in our Battlefield 3 Open Beta. The information that we’ve gathered from your play time is invaluable. It will help to make Battlefield 3 even better!

But it’s not all network load balancing and matchmaking algorithms; When it comes to data, the real star is you! Just look at these killer numbers we pulled down from all of you PS3 players (click “Read More” to see full stats).

Crazy numbers and we couldn’t have done it without you! Just a few more days now before the game launches on the 25th, and as you may know already, PS3 players will get access to the expansion pack Back to Karkand one week early.

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Battlefield 3 Q&A: DICE Talks Fistfights, Vehicle Upgrades

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Sep 30, 2011

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Earlier this week, I was treated to a new demo of the rapidly approaching military shooter Battlefield 3, which promises to raise Battlefield’s sprawling formula to soaring new heights. After watching a 10-minute demo of the game’s campaign running on PS3, I secured a few minutes with DICE Producer Patrick Liu to address some questions from PlayStation community members…plus a few of my own!

Are you playing the Battlefield 3 Open Beta on PSN? Share your thoughts (and winning strategies!) in the comments below. For more information on the Battlefield 3 beta, or to report bugs, please check out the official Battlefield 3 Beta FAQ.

PlayStation Blog: There are a lot of military shooters these days. What’s the biggest thing Battlefield 3 is bringing to the table?

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