Battlefield 1943 Coming to Consoles Next Week

DICE has announced that Battlefield 1943 will be released July 8 on Xbox Live Arcade then July 9 on the PlayStation Network, priced at $15 (1200 Microsoft Points).

A new trailer introduces Guadalcanal, one of three maps available at launch for 24-player WW2 warfare. A fourth map will become unlocked by a community challenge.

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A PC release is due in September, potentially with gameplay closer to Battlefield 1942.