EA have announced the digital download partners for Battlefield 3 Limited Edition. Check the press release below.
Battlefield 3 Limited Edition for PC will be available for download via multiple digital distribution partners on October 25, 2011.
This autumn, PC gamers will be able to download the Battlefield 3 Limited Edition at Origin™ (powered by EA) as well as over 100 digital retailers worldwide including top North American retail sites such as GameStop, Impulse, Direct2Drive, Amazon, and Best Buy. For a complete list of worldwide digital download partners, please visit www.battlefield.com/digitaldownload.
Gamers who pre-order Battlefield 3 Limited Edition (all platforms, all participating retailers) are guaranteed a copy of the game, which includes the Back to Karkand post-launch digital expansion pack at no extra charge.* This themed multiplayer pack pays tribute to Battlefield fans by featuring four highly celebrated maps from Battlefield 2™, each now boldly re-mastered using Frostbite™ 2. Back to Karkand ¬is scheduled for download in the winter after launch. Gamers who miss out on Battlefield 3 Limited Edition can purchase the expansion pack separately.
Battlefield 3 is proving to be one of the most anticipated games of the holiday, having recently earned an unprecedented 46 industry awards at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2011, including two highly coveted Game Critics Awards; ‘Best Action Game’ and ‘Best Online Multiplayer Game.’ The game also received the celebrated ‘Best Shooter’ award from GameSpot.com, GameInformer.com, 1up.com, Machinima.com and over a dozen more outlets. The spectacular buzz is owed to the advanced technology on which Battlefield 3 is built. The game leaps ahead of the competition thanks to the unique power of Frostbite 2. DICE’s state-of-the-art game engine serves as the power center that allows Battlefield 3 to deliver superior performance in character animation, visual rendering, audio and physical destruction.
Battlefield 3 is the only shooter capable of making the gameplay experience feel alive with all the sights, sounds, movements and action of real-world incursions in its single player, co-op and multiplayer campaigns. Battlefield 3 features massive multiplayer maps that move seamlessly between tight urban infantry combat to the series’ signature open, sandbox vehicle warfare. Each map features a variety of environments demanding players to constantly re-evaluate the best combat tactics to deploy in order to win the battle. The game’s multiplayer offering is set to dominate this fall with enhanced persistence, new modes including Team Death Match and co-op, accessible team play and powerful and free online social features found via the games unique no-cost social network, Battlelog. Players eager to jump into the battle online can join the multi-platform open beta in September 2011.
Source: Press Release