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Battlefield 3 Rolls Out Plans For Three New Expansion Packs

Whether your weapon of choice is a tank or a shotgun, our upcoming expansions for Battlefield 3 have your play style covered. Get "hands-on" in Close Quarters, hit the gas in Armored Kill, and get ready for mayhem in the top-secret End Game

Pure Infantry
In Close Quarters, we've zeroed in on a more up-close and personal style of play. Feel the world explode around you as the rubble piles up and navigate tight, tense levels that emphasize vertical gameplay. This infantry-only expansion also introduces new weapons, assignments, and unique dog tags that you can bring back to the base game.

Vehicular Mayhem
Armored Kill rebounds from Close Quarters’  narrow spaces with a set of huge battlefields, including the biggest map in Battlefield history. Slide behind the wheel of new driveable tanks, ATVs, mobile artillery, and more as you destroy the world in glorious Frostbite 2 style.

More To Come
The only thing we can reveal about Battlefield 3's fourth expansion is its name -- End Game -- and its approximate release date -- Winter 2012. You'll have to stay tuned for the details on this one. 

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Comments (15)

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    Will the close quarters weapons be able to be used in regualr bf3 multiplayer modes?!
    Mar 7, 2012
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      "Earn new weapons and bring them back to the base game." http://www.battlefield.com/battlefield3/1/close-quarters
      Mar 8, 2012
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    Same for vehicles?
    Mar 7, 2012
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    "This infantry-only expansion also introduces new weapons, assignments, and unique dog tags that you can bring back to the base game." Vehicles are part of the map, not something unlockable, so no, you won't be able to use them in base game or B2K maps.
    Mar 7, 2012
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    Is this why the servers for PSN are down, and "stressed" for the PC?
    Mar 8, 2012
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  5. +2 0
    END GAME: FIGHT OFF KILLER DINOS!
    Mar 9, 2012
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  6. 0 0
    The server going up to 128 players
    Mar 9, 2012
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    I buy Fifa 12 and BF3, in Future I DONT buy a EA Game NEVER,
    Mar 11, 2012
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  8. 0 0
    you should bring back the classic map of El_Alamein in endgame
    Mar 12, 2012
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    А Я СОВЕТУЮ ,так как за динозавров проголосовало больше 40 %,выпустить длс про уничтожение динозавров,например на картах карканда,типа 60 бойцов и сотни разных тварей,можно без техники,вот это будет что то новое!!!а эти новые дополнения то же самое тупое мочилово людей,уже стало надоедать!!!прислушайтесь уважаемая команда DICE !
    Mar 13, 2012
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  10. 0 -1
    i played online bf3 online today and i think that i would not buy this because i am horrible playing shooting!!
    Mar 18, 2012
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    Close Quarters looks amazing! My only concern, is the destructive capabilities of the current selection of shotguns. Mainly the USAS-12 and its frag ammo. Many of us already get frustrated on the open battlefield when these are in play, let alone a map designed for close quarters and destructive scenery. Any thoughts?
    Mar 23, 2012
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  12. +1 0
    Oh great! A new expansion to expand our frequency of headaches. New and exciting freezes and crashes! I can't wait!
    Mar 31, 2012
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    The rules that govern rules of play are horrible most encourage the camping of players at oposing spawn points while they can increase their kill score by shootin into the spawn areaand the effective countermeasures like using the mortor in the spawn area are not avaiable on most servers if caught on the wrong side there is no fun or reason to play the game only a major source of fustration this will affect any future prchases of ea games
    Apr 15, 2012
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    Will there be a release for Lan play? I doubt I will continue to buy the next battlefield series without the ability to have lan play which I enjoy since battlefield 1 to 2 series.
    May 1, 2012
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    i was wondering did we reach last weekends quota for banshee kills on mass effect 3 i was playing the new game kingdoms of amalur reckoning and had not heard anything about the two packs we were supposed to receive and cant find anything on your site about it. your changes arent so great .i would like to get info on these send email please
    May 17, 2012
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