The rumored Battlefield Premium service that is Electronic Art’s answer to Actvision’s stat-tracking platform Call of Duty Elite, will apparently allow gamers to unlock all previous and future downloadable content for Battlefield 3, all for a once off fee.
According to Battlefieldo, Battlefield Premium is no rumor and is definitely set to launch on June 4th, 2012, along with double XP for PC players. The service will also be accompanied with the ability to unlock the ‘Back to Karkand’ DLC pack, also a range of new weapon camos, dog tags and solider camos, among other unlockables.
According to a rumored official description of the premium service that was leaked earlier this week:
Battlefield Premium will land you a number of content drops with unique in-game items not available anywhere else. First out is the one-of-a-kind Premium knife and black dog tag, plus a set of soldier camos, weapon camos, dog tags and Assignments that will make sure you stand out and get more personalization options.
That will be plenty of goodies to go along with the massive amount of DLC EA plans to roll out over the course of the year. The first DLC, Back to Karkand landed last December, with Close Quarters to be released this June, Armored Kill in the Autumn, End Game in the winter and a supposed fifth DLC pack to be released in March 2013, EA showing they are in it for the long haul.
On how much the service will cost the gamer, it’s still not known, but one could guess it will compete with the price tag of Call of Duty: Elite. Many feel betrayed by EA however, gamers angered by the publisher breaking its promise of always having DLC map packs at no charge. War is War and when you’re fighting a heavyweight like Call of Duty, you’re always fighting with a hand behind your back.
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