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Another Battlefield Play4Free studio GM leaves EA

Oskar Burman, general manager of Battlefield Play4Free and Battlefield Heroes developer Easy Studios, has departed from Easy and its parent EA. He's the second GM to leave the position, after Ben Cousins, who left to join ngmoco's Sweden-based studio. Burman has yet to reveal his next destination, ...

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EA now has 25 million registered Play4Free accounts worldwide

EA's move into the freemium market appears to be working, with the company boasting yesterday that it now has a total of 25 million registered players across all Play4Free titles. Of course, that number is far less impressive if those people aren't actively playing, but that hasn't stopped EA fro...

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Battlefield Play4Free implements weapon customization

EA's Battlefield Play4Free has added weapon customization to the freemium title. Check out the video on the gun lovin' feature and head over to the game's site for the FAQ on the new system....

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Battlefield Play4Free deploys launch trailer, screens

Battlefield Play4Free is available now on the internets for PC (a Mac version seems unlikely). Watch this new trailer and then take the hectic shooter, which combines elements of Battlefield 2 and Bad Company, for a test drive. It says it's free right there in the title....

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Benjamin Cousins leaves EA ahead of Play4Free launch

Today marks the beginning of the closed beta testing process for Battlefield Play4Free (with an open beta set to kick off April 4) -- making the announcement of EA Easy boss Ben Cousins' departure all the more perplexing. Cousins recently announced his exit from the developer on Twitter, saying h...

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Battlefield Play4Free closed beta granted 'access' to 600K participants; Mac version doubtful

Battlefield Play4Free senior producer James Salt told us this week at GDC that the game's closed beta granted access to 600,000 participants; who obviously weren't all online at the same time. He explained that's why for the open beta, starting in April, Easy studio is planning a staggered launch...

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Battlefield Play4Free plans staggered launch, open beta on April 4

Joystiq got to see Battlefield Play4Free in action late last night at GDC 2011 and, while a full interview is still incoming, we were able to get details on the plans for next month's beta launch. Right now the game is in closed beta, and we were told that at peak times, developer EAsy has "a few...

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Battlefield Play4Free dev details Training Point customization

Colin Clarke, a game designer from EA's Easy who's currently working on the Battlefield Play4Free microtransaction-based shooter, has posted some information on the official blog about how the game's class customization system will work. Rather than just choosing to play as a Recon, Medic, Assaul...

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Battlefield Play4Free launches closed beta

If you've been waiting patiently for a free-to-play Battlefield game ... what's the deal? Battlefield Heroes has been available since last June. But if you've been waiting for a different free-to-play Battlefield game, the freemium Battlefield 2/Bad Company 2 hybrid Battlefield Play4Free has started...

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Battlefield Play4Free engages hostiles in Spring 2011

Following a tease earlier this week, EA has announced Battlefield Play4Free this morning, a freemium title that will support 32-player online warfare. The game will activate in the spring of 2011 but, if you just can't wait, you can enlist early and test out the closed beta beginning November 30. A...

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