Battlefield 3

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

'Exclusive' Battlefield 3 DLC offered in Dr. Pepper promotion

By Xav de Matos, Oct 31, 2011 11:45am PDT

EA's promotional relationship with the Dr Pepper Snapple Group continues, with a new in-game content giveaway offer tied to the recently launched DICE title, Battlefield 3.


Battlefield 3 'Back to Karkand' DLC screens

By Xav de Matos, Oct 28, 2011 7:15pm PDT

A handful of screens from the "Back to Karkand" expansion have been released, showcasing the beautiful destruction offered by Frostbite 2.


Weekend Confirmed 84 - Battlefield 3, Uncharted 3, GTA V announced

By Garnett Lee, Oct 28, 2011 11:15am PDT

Battlefield 3 and Uncharted 3 top what we've been playing this week. We also hit the announcements from Blizzcon and the unsurprising revelation of GTA V as Xav, Jeff, and Andrea join Garnett for this week's show.


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.


DICE shows Battlefield series visual evolution

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2011 4:15pm PDT

DICE's Johan Andersson walks us through the Battlefield series and how DICE has iterated on visual improvements, culminating (so far) with Battlefield 3.


Field Report: Battlefield 3 PC single-player

By Xav de Matos, Oct 25, 2011 1:00pm PDT

We're still working on our Battlefield 3 review, but here are our first impressions of the first few missions found in the game on PC. So far, we've experienced a number of strange glitches.


Battlefield 3 launches with 3 million pre-orders

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2011 8:30am PDT

Battlefield 3 launches today with roughly three million pre-orders already secured, marking a strong launch for EA's attempt to tackle the Call of Duty franchise.


Battlefield 3 dev talks inspiration vs originality

By Steve Watts, Oct 24, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Battlefield 3 executive producer Patrick Bach explains DICE's philosophy behind creating a new engine for Battlefield 3, and where inspiration from other games comes into play.


What the Xbox 360 version of Battlefield 3 looks like, without installation

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2011 10:15am PDT

Battlefield 3 features an optional HD texture installation. The game is entirely playable without the installation... but a new video shows how drastic the drop in visual fidelity is.


Battlefield 3-tuned graphics drivers launched

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 24, 2011 7:30am PDT

The PC edition of Battlefield 3 certainly seems the version to play, so, to prepare for its launch on Tuesday, you may well want to install the beta graphics card drivers Nvidia and AMD have tuned for DICE's war game.


Battlefield 3 launch trailer shows off single player campaign

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2011 9:00am PDT

The launch trailer for Battlefield 3 provides an extensive look into the single player campaign. According to EA, the narrative will have Marine Sergent "Black" discover "how far he would go to defend his country."


Battlefield 3's Battlelog took notes from social media, Halo and COD

By Steve Watts, Oct 20, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Battlefield 3 developer DICE looked at various social networks, along with Halo Waypoint and Call of Duty Elite, when formulating their plans for Battlelog.


Battlefield 3 on 360 is 'standard def' without HDD install

By Steve Watts, Oct 20, 2011 8:15am PDT

Generally speaking, if you own an Xbox 360 with a hard drive, it's smart to install games to cut down on load times. In the case of Battlefield 3,...


Battlefield 3 'Multiplayer' trailer shows off Back to Karkand

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 19, 2011 7:00am PDT

What happens when you combine vehicles with destruction? You get the new trailer for Battlefield 3's multiplayer mode, of course. Stay tuned, as you'll even see a first look at the upcoming Back to Karkand expansion pack.


Battlefield 3 open beta stats reveal big numbers

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 18, 2011 10:00am PDT

Do you like large numbers, and do you like Battlefield 3? If so, you'll love this collection of Battlefield 3 statistics from the recent multiplayer open beta, which come complete with inane comparisons. With bonus elephants!