EA Details Battlefield 3 Limited Edition and UK Pre-Order Bonus Items

EA today sent out a press release detailing exactly what will be included in the Limited Editions of the title, as well as the UK specific Pre-Order Bonus items which are available at specific retailers. They also showcased some of the character models for each class which are included with the Pre-Order packs.

On top of the competitive multiplayer modes, the game will also include 10 massive co-op maps to further add value to the title.

The Limited Edition includes the Back to Karkand expansion pack at no additional cost, this will include four fan favourite Battlefield 2 maps remade for the new engine. Three of these are –

-Strike at Karkand
-Gulf of Oman
-Sharqi Peninsula

This pack will be available at a later point through the digital download services at a cost of £11.99.

Select retailers will also be offering these items –

·         Physical Warfare Pack  Storm the battlefield armed with a set of three exclusive weapons in the Physical Warfare Pack including: 1) the Type 88 light machine gun with bipod for deadly firepower and total zone control; 2) the SKS sniper rifle flash suppressor that provides increased stealth abilities for Recon soldiers; and 3) the lethal armor-piercing flechette ammo for the DAO-12 semi-automatic shotgun that will tear through anything in its path. Each weapon will be available for a limited time in-game, and will later become available to all players. Also unlocked is instant access to the highly versatile DAO-12 semi-automatic shotgun. This item is available to purchase in the UK at GAME Group (GAME and Gamestation) and Origin.

·         SPECACT Kit — Players can expand their customizable options inBattlefield 3 with a set of eight unique multiplayer skins, one for each class in Battlefield 3. This item is available to purchase in the UK at Amazon.

·         Dog Tag Pack— In Battlefield 3, dog tags serve as the player’s in-game signature, allowing gamers to customize their soldiers. Dog tags are displayed on screen every time a player takes down an enemy or claims an opponent’s dog tags. This pre-order exclusive item comes with five new, unique dog tags. This item is available to purchase in the UK at Play.com.

Battlefield 3 releases in the UK on 28th October and is sure to have competition from a number of other high profile shooters around it’s release.


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