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'Battlefield 2143' easter egg hidden in Back to Karkand DLC

A couple of eagle-eyed Battlefield 3 players have spotted the above easter egg in the recent "Back to Karkand" DLC pack. It's just a stencil on a virtual wall, but of course the number "2143" (at least we're guessing that's the remains of a 4, and not a triangle) would hint at a followup to...

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PSA: Battlefield 3's 'Back to Karkand' now on PC, Xbox 360

Battlefield 3's "Back to Karkand" has been deployed on PC and Xbox 360. The maps for the expansion were buried in a recent PC update, so the mouse and keyboard crew should be good to go. Xbox 360 users have a 2.07 gigglebyte update ahead of them, so that's something to get going on ASAP. The...

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Battlefield 3's 'Back to Karkand' expansion arrives on PS3 Dec. 6, 360 and PC on Dec. 13

As promised, EA and DICE are delivering Battlefield 3's first expansion, "Back to Karkand," in December, though today we learned from the Battlefield blog that there's a specific date: December 6. Given that all of Battlefield 3's expansions will arrive one week early on PlayStation 3, the Xbox...

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You're gonna need an extra blowtorch for all the vehicles in Battlefield 3's 'Gulf of Oman' map

With the massive quantity of land and air vehicles being added to Battlefield 3's multiplayer in the "Gulf of Oman" map -- part of this December's "Back to Karkand" DLC pack -- we'd suggest packing two oversized engineer pockets full of blowtorches for all that repairing you'll be doing....

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Battlefield 3's 'Back to Karkand' expansion clearly has a problem with structures

In case you didn't believe DICE when the studio informed us that Battlefield 3's destruction engine would be more destruction-ey in the upcoming "Back to Karkand" expansion, the latest trailer should convince you. Just look at all that debris!...

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Travel Back to the future of Karkand with screens from Battlefield 3's first DLC

The first expansion pack for Battlefield 3, Back to Karkand, will launch in December and include four classic Battlefield maps -- Wake Island, Strike at Karkand, Gulf of Oman and Sharqi Penninsula -- and we can now see the remastery in some screens. Back to Karkand will feature 10 iconic...

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Battlefield 3 expansions to arrive one week earlier on PS3

Not unlike Microsoft and Activision's agreement to give Xbox early access to Call of Duty DLC, Sony and EA have arranged for Battlefield 3 expansions to arrive with an exclusive lead on PlayStation 3. However, Battlefield 3's expansions will stay exclusive to the PS3 for a shorter period: one...

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Battlefield 3 'Physical Warfare' DLC will be free to all, pre-order exclusive is timed

Battlefield 3 fans: take a moment away from your planned day of filling out online petitions for this message from EA. The retailer-exclusive pre-order DLC announced for the UK will be available to everyone some time after release. It is only a timed exclusive -- like every piece of...

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Battlefield 3's Back to Karkand pack features Wake Island, three more

DICE community manager Daniel Matros has posted on the Battlefield 3 forums that the "Back to Karkand" content pack (free on launch day with an in-box code, EA-style) will have four old Battlefield maps done up in the new Frostbite 2 engine: the original Wake Island, along with Battlefield 2's...

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Battlefield 3 gameplay footage, 'Back to Karkand' DLC confirmed

You've been reading a lot about DICE's fancy Frostbite 2 engine, and now you get to see it in action in a slick new gameplay trailer for Battlefield 3. The footage apparently shows U.S. Marines engaging PLR forces (i.e. "the baddies") in Iraqi Kurdistan. The trailer also confirms the previously...

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