Battlefield 1943

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Jul 8, 2009 / ESRB: RP

Battlefield 3 PS3 now getting free BF1943

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 28, 2011 6:00am PST

PlayStation 3 owners of Battlefield 3 will receive a voucher for a free download of Battlefield 3 after all, EA has revealed.

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Battlefield 3 PS3 early DLC access replaces free Battlefield 1943

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 26, 2011 7:00am PDT

When DICE announced that Battlefield 3 players on P3 would get expansions first, it neglected to mention that this deal would replace the free bundled copy of Battlefield 1943 once promised on PS3. With BF3 now out, it's belatedly come clean.

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DICE Cancels PC Editions of Battlefield 1943 and Bad Company 2 'Onslaught' DLC to Focus on BF3

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 03, 2011 12:30pm PST

After a long and foreboding silence, DICE finally confirmed today that the PC edition of Battlefield 1943 has officially been cancelled. The PC...

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"Could DICE please be more creative this time. I would like to have more options on what sides to ..."

- BastardOfDoom see all 124 comments

Shack PSA: Xbox Live Arcade Shooter Savings

By Chris Faylor, Jun 07, 2010 11:10am PDT

Microsoft's Major Nelson has blown the lid off this week's Xbox Live Download Deals, offering significant savings on several shooters to Xbox Live...

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"Is BF1943 worth getting? I love BC2 but i'm not sure what 1943 would offer me that i'm not ..."

- purekillforce see all 16 comments

Microsoft Reveals Fan-Voted XBLA Awards for 2009

By Brian Leahy, Apr 06, 2010 2:40pm PDT

Microsoft has revealed the winners of the third-annual Xbox Live Arcade Awards, which are determined by Xbox Live community votes. Best Overall...

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"Well done Trials HD! Well deserved! best 1600msp ive ever spent (inc dlc pack)"

- purekillforce see all 10 comments

EA: Battlefield 1943 Due on PC 'Soon'

By Chris Faylor, Mar 30, 2010 1:00pm PDT

The long-coming PC release of Battlefield 1943 is coming "soon," publisher Electronic Arts recently affirmed whilst trumpeting console sales of the...

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"The only reason I might accidentally buy this game is because it has controllable AIR-PLANES !!"

- The_Turbinator see all 50 comments

Battlefield 1943 Sells One Million on Xbox Live Arcade

By Brian Leahy, Mar 29, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Electronic Arts sends word that Battlefield 1943, DICE's downloadable multiplayer-only re-imagining of Battlefield 1942, has become the fastest...

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"Interesting idea. Sorta like the apple appstore games. Cheaper price for a smaller game. ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 39 comments

New EA Strategy 'Essentially' Charges for Demos, Analyst Claims (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, Mar 22, 2010 10:20am PDT

Update: Electronic Arts is indeed examining a "number of projects for delivering premium content to consumers before, during, and after the launch...

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"Charge more money for your products and you're screwing the consumer. The more you screw the ..."

- STFUniversity see all 74 comments

Battlefield 1943, Bad Company 2 PC System Requirements Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 02, 2009 5:10am PST

DICE has unveiled the PC system requirements for the 'Frostbite' engine which powers Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 1943, neatly...

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"I just got a Phenom II x4 945, running with a sapphire 4890 and 4 gigs of ram :D And why do ..."

- Xencer see all 116 comments

Battlefield 1943 PC Priced, Preorders Begin

By Nick Breckon, Oct 02, 2009 2:00pm PDT

Though the PC version of DICE's Battlefield 1943 won't be out until sometime next year, the game is now available for preorder on the EA store....

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"The XBL version of this was enjoyable enough, despite being severely 'dumbed down' from its ..."

- Sadogoat see all 76 comments

Battlefield 1943 PC Release Delayed Until 2010

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 21, 2009 5:17am PDT

The PC release of DICE's World War II shooter-driver-flier Battlefield 1943 has again been delayed, producer Gordon Van Dyke told G4tv, now until...

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"The last great BF game was 1942 original, is BF1943 like 1942?"

- abrasion see all 112 comments

Digital Distribution Sales Up as Valve Reports 97% Steam Growth

By Nick Breckon, Jul 29, 2009 7:02pm PDT

While the economic malaise continues to soften corporate earnings results and retail sales charts, digital distribution outlets are reporting...

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"is "sales have risen..." market talk for "we had 97% more purchases", or "our net profits are up ..."

- araczynski see all 112 comments

Battlefield 1943 Breaks Records with 600,000 Sales

By Nick Breckon, Jul 23, 2009 11:31am PDT

EA DICE today announced that its downloadable multiplayer shooter Battlefield 1943 broke records by selling 600,000 copies since its July 8 launch....

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"I hope that they'll come out with some more maps. I would love to play on the Midway map again. ..."

- SgtV3n0m see all 40 comments

Battlefield 1943 Finally Arrives at Coral Sea on PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 20, 2009 12:00pm PDT

Battlefield 1943's dogfighting map 'Coral Sea' has been unlocked for PlayStation 3 players, triggered on Saturday evening by reaching the milestone...

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"Coral Sea was a POS map in 1942 because the planes sucked so fucking bad in the game. I mean ..."

- Priest77 see all 27 comments

Battlefield 1943's 'Coral Sea' Map Unlocked for Xbox 360

By Nick Breckon, Jul 14, 2009 1:30pm PDT

The air-centric map "Coral Sea" has been unlocked for play in the Xbox 360 version of Battlefield 1943 after the game's running kill-count...

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"I downloaded this the day after it came out for the 360, and still haven't been able to connect ..."

- xian see all 53 comments