Battlefield 3

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Oct 25, 2011 / ESRB: M

Battlefield 3 Premium sells over 800K since launch

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT

More than 800,000 players have signed up for Battlefield 3 Premium in its first two weeks of availability, EA Games' Patrick Soderlund revealed.


Shack PSA: Battlefield 3 'Close Quarters' on PS3 today, PC/360 next week

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Battlefield 3's "Close Quarters" DLC will be available for non-Premium members on PS3 today once the PlayStation Store update goes live, and next week on PC and Xbox 360.


Battlefield 3 gets another double XP weekend

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Battlefield 3 is offering double XP this weekend, letting you speed up your progress on all ranked matches including in the new Close Quarters maps.


Battlefield 3 Premium launches today at $50

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2012 1:47pm PDT

As suspected, Battlefield 3's optional Premium service has launched today at the price of $49.99. Your 50 bones get you early access to all five DLC expansions, which'd otherwise cost $15 each, along with other perks.


Battlefield 3 June patch adds custom rules symbol, color blind support

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Battlefield 3 is getting a large-scale update on June 4, bringing a fix to an overpowered M26 loadout, colorblind support, and more.


Battlefield 3 Premium service confirmed

By Andrew Yoon, May 31, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Battlefield 3's "Premium" service is a real thing, EA has finally confirmed.


Battlefield 3 FAMAS bug affects XP and stats

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2012 11:30am PDT

Battlefield 3 has hit a bug in which using the FAMAS weapon can cause problems with player stat and experience tracking.


Battlefield Premium date, price leaked

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2012 8:30am PDT

A European PlayStation Store update has leaked details on the Battlefield Premium service, revealing that it's due on June 4 for 49.99 Euros.


Spider-Man, Battlefield 3, Sly Cooper for Vita - Shacknews Daily: May 18, 2012

By Garnett Lee, May 18, 2012 4:00pm PDT

In preparing for the weekend, Garnett looks at the new video for The Amazing Spider-Man, chats up Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time for the Vita and talks about a new premium service planned for Battlefield 3.


DICE-run Battlefield 3 console servers return

By Jeff Mattas, May 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Electronic Arts has brought DICE-managed Battlefield 3 servers back online for consoles.


Rumor: 'Battlefield Premium' service launching soon

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2012 11:45am PDT

EA is rumored to be launching a Battlefield 3 "Premium" service starting on June 4, just before E3.


EA explains lack of official DICE servers for Battlefield 3

By Andrew Yoon, May 11, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Some Battlefield 3 players have been lamenting the recent lack of official DICE-run servers when playing online


Battlefield 3 double XP weekend begins tonight

By Andrew Yoon, May 11, 2012 10:00am PDT

While double XP has been a standard promotion for most online shooters, Battlefield 3 has yet to participate. That changes this weekend, with the game's first-ever double XP weekend.


DICE on Battlefield patches: 'We can't win'

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Battlefield 3 executive producer Patrick Bach talks about managing necessary game patches with player feedback.


Battlefield 3 shows off 'Close Quarters' DLC

By Steve Watts, Apr 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT

DICE has released new details and a gameplay trailer for the first of three more Battlefield 3 downloadable content packs. This one is "Close Quarters" and focuses on, obviously enough, close-quarter combat.