Battlefield 3

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

Battlefield 3 PC patch tweaks squads, boosts performance

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 22, 2011 8:45am PST

As promised, DICE has rolled out a heft patch for the PC edition of Battlefield 3, with squad improvements plus tweaks and fixes for everything from performance to an EOD bot exploit. Console players, you'll need to wait a little longer.


Major Battlefield 3 update coming to PC next week

By Xav de Matos, Nov 18, 2011 7:00pm PST

A major update is coming to Battlefield 3 on PC next week, with console gamers getting their own patch shortly thereafter, developer DICE has revealed.


EA sued for lack of PS3 Battlefield 3 freebie

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 18, 2011 5:30pm PST

Apparently, getting Battlefield 3 DLC one week early isn't good enough for some PS3 gamers, and one law firm is filing a class action lawsuit against Electronic Arts for "misleading and profiting" by "making a promise they could not, and never intended, t


Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand assignments explained

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 18, 2011 10:15am PST

As DICE begins winding up to launch Battlefield 3's 'Back to Karkand' downloadable content in December, it's detailed the new 'Assignments' persistent progression track also coming in the downloadable expansion. Plus, new gameplay trailer!


'Hundreds' of Battlefield 3 users banned for utilizing exploits

By Xav de Matos, Nov 14, 2011 4:30pm PST

According to the official Battlefield Twitter account, "hundreds" of Battlefield 3 users have been banned for utilizing experience point exploits in DICE's recently released shooter.


Battlefield 3's 'Back to Karkand' content will be part of regular map rotation

By Xav de Matos, Nov 11, 2011 6:45pm PST

EA has clarified that maps featured in the 'Back to Karkand' DLC for Battlefield 3 will be "part of the same rotation as the base maps" once the content becomes available.


Battlefield 3 taclight balance tweaks incoming

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 11, 2011 1:15pm PST

DICE has taken a good look at the glaring imbalance of Battlefield 3's dazzling flashlight, and decided to tone down the power of its blinding effect. IR scopes and mobile-anti air are under investigation too.


EA's Origin digital service updated

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 09, 2011 6:15pm PST

A new update to EA's Origin service launched today, and we break down what's included in the patch.


Battlefield 3 climbs as Black Ops maintains top spot on Xbox Live

By Xav de Matos, Nov 09, 2011 5:30pm PST

After a full week of tracking the top Xbox Live activity, EA's Battlefield 3 has climbed to second place, snuggled between two titles in the Call of Duty franchise for the week of October 31.


EA rep explains company president spoke 'broadly' in promising Battlefield 4

By Xav de Matos, Nov 09, 2011 4:00pm PST

EA president Frank Gibeau was quoted as revealing the fate of the Battlefield franchise, and EA responds to our questions.


Battlefield 3 review

By Xav de Matos, Nov 07, 2011 2:45pm PST

We take our time pushing through Battlefield 3 on the PC and Xbox 360 to give our final word on the recently launched title from developer DICE.


Play Battlefield 3 multiplayer, win trip to DICE

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 07, 2011 10:00am PST

Play Battlefield 3 multiplayer, and you could win a four day trip for four to Stockholm to visit the DICE studio and $4000 to spend during the trip.


Battlefield 3 'Back to Karkand' DLC available in December

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 04, 2011 9:30am PDT

Battlefield 3's first expansion pack, Back to Karkand, will be available in December, developer DICE has announced. The DLC pack will include four maps from Battlefield 2.


Battlefield 3 sells five million units in first week, says internal EA estimates

By Xav de Matos, Oct 31, 2011 7:00pm PDT

Battlefield 3 has successfully deployed into five million homes worldwide, EA has announced. According to the publishing giant's "internal estimates," it is now "the fastest-selling game in EA's history."


Battlefield 3 fixes being deployed

By Xav de Matos, Oct 31, 2011 4:30pm PDT

In response to fan feedback, DICE general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson wrote a lengthy blog post to assure players that the developer is looking into the issues plaguing Battlefield 3's online features.