July 17, 2012

PR: Battlefield 4 Announced!


Battlefield 4 has been announced by EA, after it was said to be included (exclusive beta access) with a pre-order of Medal of Honor : Warfighter. They both are powered by the DICE Frostbite 2 engine, but feature different styles of gameplay. Access to the exclusive beta will be in Autumn 2013. However, you are paying $10 extra for the Limited Edition.

Would you pay extra money for exclusive beta access one year later? Are you going to get either game? Leave us a comment below.

The press release follows.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) today announced access to the exclusive beta for Battlefield 4™, the next entry in DICE's award-winning shooter series, to players that pre-order Medal of Honor™ Warfighter Limited Editionprior to the game's launch on Oct. 23. The most authentic shooter this holiday, Medal of Honor Warfighter is the only game that puts players in the boots of the world's most aggressive, precise and disciplined warfighters, fighting battles that are ripped from headlines around the globe. Powered by the ground-breaking Frostbite™ 2 engine, Medal of Honor Warfighter delivers tomorrow's technology on today's platforms with advanced gameplay, visuals and sound design.
The exclusive Battlefield 4 beta will be available in Fall 2013. Additional details regarding Battlefield 4 will be revealed at a later date.
"Though Battlefield and Medal of Honor Warfighter each offer players a completely unique experience, they are united by their underlying technology base — Frostbite. These are two of the hottest shooters, coming together to deliver a one-two punch of action, intensity and shooter entertainment," said Frank Gibeau, President of EA Labels.
Written by U.S. Tier 1 Operators while deployed overseas, Medal of Honor Warfighter is set to deliver this year's most authentic military shooter experience inspired by real warriors, real operations and real places. From rescuing hostages in Abu Sayyaf's stronghold in the Philippines to assaulting Al-Shabaab's "Pirate Town" on the Somali CoastMedal of Honor Warfighter puts players in the boots of today's most highly trained and skilled warriors to experience missions that have a dotted line to real world terrorist threats. Medal of Honor Warfighter features real world hotspots in the single player campaign and introduces international Tier 1 Operators from 10 different nations in multiplayer allowing players to show their national pride online.
"Frostbite 2 is an amazingly powerful technology that challenges us to break the multiplayer mold. The unique premise of global warfighters in Medal of Honor Warfighter has inspired us to pioneer new multiplayer concepts such as Fire Teams and the idea of having Tier 1 Operators from around the world go head-to-head in online competition," said Greg Goodrich, Executive Producer, Medal of Honor.

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