Battlefield 3 Premium Edition Coming September

Battlefield 3 is expensive.

Well, Battlefield 3 is expensive if you feel like getting your hands on the whole package. With each DLC pack running you $15 apiece and five DLC planned in total, getting your hands on Battlefield: Premium, which contains all DLC, for $40 almost seems like a deal.

To those who haven't picked up Battlefield 3, EA's finally made your wait worth your while. With Battlefield 4 confirmed and on the horizon, the appeal of Battlefield 3 is beginning to dissipate. No doubt to generate renewed interest and pick up sales, EA's announced Battlefield 3: Premium Edition for $69.99. Buyers will gain access to the premium service for a little less.

Not enough to entice you? EA is also throwing in a "Multiplayer Head Start Kit", which includes "15 different weapons, gadgets, and vehicle upgrades", presumably so you won't feel too behind playing at Rank 1 while everyone else astronomically ahead of you in levels.

Battlefield 3: Premium Edition will be hitting Xbox 360, PS3, and PC this September, and is already available for preorder.

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  • assasin32
    I miss the days of old before DLC. When we had expansion pack which were almost and entire new game added or was (guild wars for example) instead of $15 for a few maps and a couple guns so we go "ohh shiney" and pay up to keep up with the competition.
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  • randomizer
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    With each DLC pack running you $15 apiece and five DLC planned in total, getting your hands on Battlefield: Premium, which contains all DLC, for $40 almost seems like a deal.


    No, it just shows how overpriced the DLCs are. ;)

    I've never been able to get BF3 to launch since I bought it (no, it is not minimised). I'm sure that if I cut out Origin and Battlelog I'd be able to, but there are just two many rusty links in the chain to getting the game to start reliably on all systems. I'm glad I didn't pay full price for it.
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  • walter87
    assasin32I miss the days of old before DLC. When we had expansion pack which were almost and entire new game added or was (guild wars for example) instead of $15 for a few maps and a couple guns so we go "ohh shiney" and pay up to keep up with the competition.

    Sadly that day is long gone and will never see anything like that from all the major developers/publishers. Ridiculous skin/weapon addons for a couple bucks each or $15 for map packs on CoD and BF3. People need to speak with their wallets, but unfortunately most of petty consumers willing to pay for that letting the developers get away with and and persist and push petty DLC to even further lows to see just how much they can sqeeze out of the consumer.

    Atleast their are still developers like Valve and CD Projekt that deliver free DLC. A bit of a shame too considering CD Projekt is one of the last decent developers out there and among the number 1 pirated games.
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  • randomizer
    Quote:
    With each DLC pack running you $15 apiece and five DLC planned in total, getting your hands on Battlefield: Premium, which contains all DLC, for $40 almost seems like a deal.


    No, it just shows how overpriced the DLCs are. ;)

    I've never been able to get BF3 to launch since I bought it (no, it is not minimised). I'm sure that if I cut out Origin and Battlelog I'd be able to, but there are just two many rusty links in the chain to getting the game to start reliably on all systems. I'm glad I didn't pay full price for it.
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  • greghome
    Hopefully, the other 2 expansions coming out after armored kill won't be a crap and actually have more than 4 maps.....
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  • phamhlam
    The game is so good and DICE puts a lot of work into it. I don't think $15 is too much. Have anyone seen Armored Kill. The maps are amazing.
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