Fri. Mar 31st, 2023
PSA: PC Battlefield 3 free download next week


Today, EA’s Origin games store announced the most lucrative freebie in its “On The House” promotional series to date: the PC version of Battlefield 3. “Add the game to your library and it’s yours forever,” EA employee Craig Harris wrote. Do this no later than June 3.

The announcement doesn’t appear to be related to this week’s reveal Battlefield hardline, an offshoot of a series co-developed by series creator DICE and EA studio Visceral Games. EA’s short, official announcement about hard line came shortly after a leak about the cops and robbers-themed title appeared on EA’s site. A video detailing the game’s modes, weapons, and other details surfaced shortly after, but was pulled from YouTube by EA. Game producer Steve Papoutsis tweeted to say the leaked video “six months oldand that we can expect more updated information when EA presents the game at this year’s E3.

Today’s free download includes both the single and multiplayer portions of Battlefield 3, although players who want to get the most out of the latter will still have to pay if they want to access DLC packs; all five are available as a “Premium” bundle for $30.

Unlike Xbox’s Games With Gold and Sony’s PlayStation Plus programs, Origin’s downloadable freebies do not require a membership and have no expiration dates. Previous games in the giveaway series include Battlefield 1942 And Empty spacewhile the other free offer, the PC version of Plants vs Zombiesstill alive.

By akfire1

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