According to a new post by Microsoft’s Major Nelson, all five of the Battlefield 3 DLCs are now on sale for 50%. Battlefield 3 Premium is also on sale, but only for 30%. This means that the DLCs individually cost 600 Microsoft points each and Premium costs 2800 MSP. This still makes Premium 200 MSP cheaper than if you buy the expansion packs separately.
Battlefield 3: Premium DLC 2800 (30% off)
Battlefield 3: End Game 600 (50% off)
Battlefield 3: Aftermath 600 (50% off)
Battlefield 3: Armored Kill 600 (50% off)
Battlefield 3: Close Quarters 600 (50% off)
Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand 600 (50% off)
The total value of the Premium DLC is estimated at around 75 dollars. It features 20 new maps, 20 new weapons, 10+ new vehicles 4+ new game modes, 30+ new assignments and 20+ dogtags. You can obtain exclusive new weapons such as the ACB-90 knife and other cosmetic items. Lastly, Premium members can get access to exclusive Double XP and other kinds of events as well as insider tactical information from DICE about the game and sneak peeks at upcoming expansions.
Battlefield 3 released in North America on 25 October 2011 and in Europe on 28 October 2011 for the Sony Playstation 3, PC and Microsoft’s Xbox 360. In Battlefield 3’s campaign, players take on the personas of several military roles: a Force Recon Marine, an F18 weapons system officer, an M1A2 Abrams tank operator, and a Spetsnaz GRU operative. The campaign takes place in various locations, including Iran to New York City; and follows the stories of Sergeant Henry Blackburn and Dimitri Mayakovsky.
The Game had 3 million pre-orders by the day of its release, making it the biggest first-person shooter launch in EA history. Electronic Arts stated that the title sold 5 million units within the first week of availability, easily becoming its fastest-selling game.