The lights are on
DICE general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson revealed that the studio's upcoming shooter will launch with a powerful web portal that includes social tools, friend feeds, detailed stats, voice chat, real-time friend tracking, and more. The monthly fee for all this additional multiplayer support: $0. In a blog post teasing Battlefield 3's E3 presence, when he wasn't taking shots at that other multiplayer shooter franchise Troedsson mentioned that DICE and EA will be showing off both single- and multiplayer gameplay, and that the press will be able to play multiplayer on a single map called Operation Metro. He also made mention of team deathmatch, the ubiquitous mode that DICE normally avoids in its releases.Send your jealous vibes Matt Bertz's way; he'll be the GI editor knee deep in BF3 at the show. Look for extensive hands-on reporting dropping here next week.
I'm glad. BF3 looks like it's only getting better and better. E3's only a step away, so I expect plenty of other details to come out.
funny to hear this after the cod elite sytem
EA rocks! They just gave away FREE MP map packs for Dead Space 2 a couple days ago also!
This is the most promising competition against Call of Duty in history. Honestly I wouldn't mind if Battlefield came out on top, maybe it would put the COD franchise under new and less greedy management. This is very similar to the elite system though and the people at COD are gonna tell BF3 off for this even though COD wasn't really the first to think of this system either.
$0 will win over people. well that and the game being freaking amazing. i soooo cant wait for this fall
I like free things (welcome back from PSN) and I like Battle Field, seems like a win-win.