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Battlefield 3 open beta begins September 29

The much-anticipate multiplayer open beta test for Battlefield 3 will begin on September 29, or September 27 for those who pre-ordered BF3 on Origin or Medal of Honor.

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The much-anticipated Battlefield 3 multiplayer open beta test will begin for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on September 29, publisher Electronic Arts has announced.

The beta includes the Parisian map Operation Metro for Rush Mode, as seen in the closed alpha test. The competitive mode sees one team attempting to push through to the Paris stock exchange through a park and the Metro tunnels, while the other has to stop them.

While the beta will be open to all and sundry, there are ways to get in on the fun early. If you pre-ordered BF3 from EA's digital store Origin, you can get into the beta early, from September 27. This is also when those who foolishly pre-ordered Medal of Honor on the promise of early BF3 beta access will be able to play.

Developed by DICE, Battlefield 3 launches for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 25.

From The Chatty

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    September 20, 2011 6:35 AM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Battlefield 3 open beta begins September 29.

    The much-anticipate multiplayer open beta test for Battlefield 3 will begin on September 29, or September 27 for those who pre-ordered BF3 on Origin or Medal of Honor.

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      September 20, 2011 7:05 AM

      Woot!

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      September 20, 2011 7:17 AM

      Hurray!! This will give me time to replace my second fried motherboard in a year. I think I need a new surge protector. Or a new apartment.

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      September 20, 2011 7:17 AM

      Finally.

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      September 20, 2011 7:28 AM

      man, so much for early september. cant complain about free shit. but man I feel like I should.

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      September 20, 2011 7:30 AM

      NEXT TUESDAY OMFG!!!

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      September 20, 2011 7:35 AM

      Well this is both good and bad. I'm in crunch mode to ship on the 30th, so I won't have time...but then again when I do ship, hellooooooo BF3

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      September 20, 2011 7:36 AM

      YEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!! WWWWHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

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      September 20, 2011 7:42 AM

      Nice. I was hoping it would be earlier but at least it's coming now.

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      September 20, 2011 7:53 AM

      You mean, multiplayer demo, right?

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      September 20, 2011 8:28 AM

      OH GODDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

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      September 20, 2011 8:32 AM

      wait, foolishly preordered Medal of Honor? It wasn't earth shattering, but that game was fun. Limited, but fun.

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        September 20, 2011 8:54 AM

        "...on the promise of early BF3 beta access."

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          September 20, 2011 9:37 AM

          This is actually the most correct version:

          This is also when those who foolishly pre-ordered Medal of Honor on the promise of early BF3 beta access will be able to play.

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            September 20, 2011 9:41 AM

            ^This. I still feel a little cock-shafted on the whole thing. MoH as a whole was pretty fucking terrible.

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              September 20, 2011 9:52 AM

              I got the game for free because I played the BF3 alpha and I don't even play the game. I tried it for 20 minutes and gave up because everyone had better weapons then me and the game was so terrible overall.

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      September 20, 2011 9:52 AM

      much-anticipate?!?!

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      September 20, 2011 9:54 AM

      so I have MoH... via steam.... am I cool !?!?!?

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        September 20, 2011 10:19 AM

        i was able to put the key from steam into origin and register the game there. I figured it couldn't hurt.

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      September 20, 2011 10:15 AM

      much-anticipate

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      September 20, 2011 10:19 AM

      Bah, it's on the same shitty subway map :(

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      September 20, 2011 11:10 AM

      Lol you guys realize that it's the exact same shit as the alpha, this time a little more balanced? Way to go DICE and hype Caspian Border >:(


      (im still happy to play but, oh well)

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      September 20, 2011 3:22 PM

      Does anyone know if this is open to people outside of the Us?

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        September 21, 2011 12:28 AM

        it damn well better be.....or else.....!!!!!! PAIN

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      September 21, 2011 12:28 AM

      yay my new gtx560 will get to stretch its legs.. Im going to play the shit outta this!

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      September 21, 2011 12:36 PM

      The Medal of Honor pre-order thing was a total rip off.. you EA Bastards x)

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      September 27, 2011 8:03 AM

      +1 for the "foolishly", nice one, Lady :)