Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: DICE

Battlefield 4 progress to be transferable from current to next gen

Battlefield 4 (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Progress Transfer Announcement - Art

Dice has announced on the Battlefield 4 blog that current-gen players will be able to carry over their progress whenever they transition to PS4 and Xbox One. Stats, unlocks, and ranks will all transfer over, as well as Premium memberships. The next-gen versions will be released after the 360 and PS3 versions, but will support 64-player battles and 60 frames per second.

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Dice starts the fireworks early with two new shots from Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) July Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

EA has decided to kick off the fourth early with two new shots from Battlefield 4. Both of the explosive images are from levels that were debuted at E3: the first, above, from the single-player mission Angry Sea, and the second from the multiplayer level Siege of Shanghai.

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E3 2013: Battlefield 4 info, gameplay media, DLC details released

EA and Dice have released some single- and multiplayer gameplay footage and screenshots from Battlefield 4, including the trailer revealed during Microsoft’s conference showcasing the single-player mission Angry Sea. During the level, players must escape from a sinking aircraft carrier by hijacking a nearby boat. Dice also revealed that Xbox One will receive exclusive DLC, Second Assault, a post-launch pack that will include four Battlefield 3 maps re-imagined using the new Frostbite 3 engine. The multiplayer video shows some best-of moments from a 64-player match on the Siege of Shanghai map that was show at EA’s preview press conference.

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Battlefield 4 to deploy for PS4, Xbox One, plus pre-order and E3 info

Battlefield 4 (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) PS4, Xbox One and Preorder Announcement - Screenshot 1

EA has announced that Dice will have PS4 and Xbox One versions of Battlefield 4 ready in time for release this holiday season. Two new pre-order programs have also launched, one for the physical release and the other for digital. The first extra is the digital expansion China Rising for boxed versions, which will include new vehicles, new gear, and four multiplayer maps set in mainland China. PC gamers that pre-order the Digital Deluxe version through Origin will also receive China Rising, as well as bonus items and access to the multiplayer beta.

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Battlefield 4 revealed, trailer and screens released

EA has officially announced Battlefield 4. The Dice-developed, Frostbite 3-powered entry is slated to launch this fall and was introduced with a 17-minute video of in-game footage. The trailer follows the player’s character, Recker, escaping from a sinking car, making his way through a desolate building, and meeting up with and commanding fellow squadmates.

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Battlefield 3: End Game details, screens released

Battlefield 3 (360, PC, PS3) End Game Screens Announcement - Screenshot 1

Some new screens have been released for the Battlefield 3 digital add-on End Game. Set to launch this March, End Game will include not only four new season-inspired maps but also a new dirt bike, two new anti-aircraft vehicles, a new dropship, the return of Capture the Flag and Air Superiority, five new assignments, and 16 new dog tags.

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E3 2012 – EA: Dead Space 3, Battlefield 3 Premium, and more

Dead Space 3 (360, PC, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

EA covered most their major franchises today, with news about the future of Dead Space, a reimagined Need for Speed, a new program for Battlefield 3, and the Medal of Honor Warfighter Limited Edition pre-order extras.

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Battlefield 3: Close Quarters in-game shots released

Battlefield 3 (360 PC PS3) Close Quarters DLC March Screenshots - Screenshot 1

EA has released some new screenshots from the upcoming Battlefield 3 DLC Close Quarters. The infantry-centric pack will feature destructible environments, where everything from the furniture to the plaster is ready to explode into tiny bits, with teams struggling through rubble and debris. Close Quarters will also include four new maps, 10 new weapons, including the M417 sniper rifle and L86LSW machine gun, 10 new assignments, and five dog tags.

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Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand dated for consoles, PC

Battlefield 3 (360, PC, PS3) Back to Karkand November Release Date DLC Announcement - Header

Battlefield 3’s first DLC expansion, Back to Karkand, has been officially dated for a December 6 release on PS Network and December 13 on Live Marketplace and Origin. The $14.99/1200 MS Point pack includes eight maps, two modes, three vehicles, five dog tags, and ten weapons. A few of the maps and modes are some of the franchise’s fan favorites making a return in the Frostbite 2 engine.

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Battlefield 3 – Back to Karkand DLC shows off the goods

Battlefield 3 (360, PC, PS3) Back to Karkand DLC November Screenshots - Screenshot 1

Battlefield 3’s first expansion, Back to Karkand, will be coming in hot this December with—deep breathe—three new maps, five new dog tags, three new vehicles, including the F-35B STOVL jet fighter, ten new weapons, and a new persistence system. To get everyone ready to revisit Wake Island, Gulf of Oman, and Sharqi Peninsula, EA will be periodically sending out some new shots, a few of which hit today.

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