|Battlefield 3 - Dice answers your questions
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When is Battlefield 3 coming out?
Battlefield 3 will be released in early November 2011, on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Additionally, Battlefield 3 will be released for mobile devices as well during the same launch window.
Will Battlefield 3 have a singleplayer campaign?
Yes, Battlefield 3 will feature an extensive singleplayer campaign set in Iraq/Iran, New York, Paris, among other places. For more on the singleplayer campaign, check out our Battlefield 3 singleplayer page.
Will there be singleplayer co-op in Battlefield 3?
Yes, Battlefield 3 will feature co-op multiplayer for the singleplayer, where you can play through the campaign with a friend. So far it is unknown if there will be online or offline co-op, or both.
How many players will Battlefield 3 multiplayer support?
The multiplayer part of Battlefield 3 will support 64 players on PC, while PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions will support 24 players.
How many classes will there be in Battlefield 3?
Unlike Battlefield 2, Battlefield 3 will support only 4 classes as opposed to 7 classes found the BF2. The four classes in Battlefield 3 will be: Recon, Assault, Support and Engineer. For more info, check out: Battlefield 3 classes.
Will Commander return to Battlefield 3?
The Commander feature from Battlefield 2 will unfortunately not return to Battlefield 3, according to developer DICE. You can read more here. The commander feature is set to be replaced with a new, and as of yet, unknown set of gameplay features.
Will Battlefield 3 have unlocks, statistics and awards?
Battlefiled 3 will feature the same form of persistence-styled gameplay as previous Battlefield games, with unlocks, detailed stats tracking and a variety of awards (medals, pins, ribbons) that players can earn.
Is there Battlefield 3 mod support?
Unfortunately, Battlefield 3 won’t feature mod support.
What are the PC system requirements?
For the full (expected) PC system requirements, see the page: Battlefield 3 system requirements.
Will Battlefield 3 support Windows XP?
Battlefield 3 will not support Windows XP, and will be made exclusively for Windows Vista and Windows 7, with DirectX 10 or 11 graphics cards. If you have a DirectX 9 graphics card and/or Windows XP, now is a good time to upgrade.
Is there a Battlefield 3 beta
Battlefield 3 will have a multiplayer beta which will initially be open to owners of Medal of Honor Limited Edition. The beta is expected to be expanded to a larger closed beta, and finally, an open beta. For more information, see our Battlefield 3 beta page.
Will there be a Battlefield 3 Limited Edition
There is a Battlefield 3 Limited Edition, which is available for pre-order on the EA Store and several retail outlets around the world. The Limited Edition costs the same as the regular edition, and includes the DLC Back To Karkand free of charge.
What is Back to Karkand?
Back to Karkand is a downloadable content for Battlefield 3 which will be bundled for free with Battlefield 3 Limited Edition. For more information, check out our Back to Karkand page.
Source - BF3blog.com