Battlefield 3 takes you to Paris, Tehran and New York

Retailer reveals first details of EA's shooter

A Swedish retailer has seemingly let slip the first proper details of EA's Battlefield 3.

A user on EA's forums grabbed the following info from the shop's website:


"In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines where they will experience heart-pounding single player missions and competitive multiplayer actions ranging across diverse locations from around the globe including Paris, Tehran and New York."

Game features were listed as follows:

Frostbite 2 - Battlefield 3 introduces Frostbite 2, the incredible technology that takes animation, destruction, lighting, scale and audio to new heights. Built upon this powerful game engine, Battlefield 3 immerses players physically and emotionally to the world around them like never before.

Feel the Battle - Feel the impact of bullets and explosions, drag your fallen comrades into safety, and mount your weapon on almost any part of the terrain. Battlefield 3's cutting edge animation, spectacular visuals and real as hell battle gameplay attack your senses and make you feel the visceral warriors experience like no other FPS.

Unparalleled Vehicle Warfare - The best online vehicle warfare experience gets even better with a fitting sonic boom as fighter jets headline impressive lineup of land, air and sea vehicles.

Urban Combat - Take the fight to iconic and unexpected places in the USA, Middle East, and Europe including claustrophobic streets, metropolitan downtowns, and open, vehicle-friendly landscapes as you fight your way through the war of tomorrow.

Game Informer is also reporting that the title will feature 64-player multiplayer on PC, jets, and the ability to go prone.

A teaser trailer for Battlefield 3 hit the net yesterday, revealing that the game is scheduled to launch this autumn.

[ SOURCE: EA forums ]