EA and DICE have recently launched their Premium service for Battlefield 3, and it has been an instant success; in its first 14 days alone, over 800,000 Battlefield fans have already signed up. The service is available on PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 and to visit our Battlefield 3 store page – where you can pick up PSN and Xbox Live points cards, or pick up the Code-In-A-Box version of Battlefield Premium for PC, simply click here.
For more information on what Battlefield 3 Premium is all about, read on…
WHAT IS BATTLEFIELD 3 PREMIUM?
Battlefield 3 Premium is a new service for Battlefield players who want early access to expansions, increased customisation, and advanced online features.
For a one-time fee you will receive all five uniquely themed expansion packs with two weeks early access and a host of exclusive in-game items not available anywhere else, including the ACB-90 knife, a set of Premium dog tags, and exclusive soldier and weapon camos.
You’ll also gain access to powerful new Battlelog features; the option to reset select career stats, queue priority into servers, and new decals for Platoon emblems.
Battlefield 3 Premium is not a subscription service with a recurring charge.
What is included?
Battlefield 3 Premium lands you all five Battlefield 3 expansion packs with two weeks early access. Combined, these five expansion packs include 20 maps, 20 new weapons, 10+ new vehicles, 4 new game modes, 30+ Assignments and 20+ dog tags.
You’ll also receive:
- Exclusive in-game knife
- Unique in-game dog tags
- 10+ unique soldier camos
- Unique weapon camos
- Stats reset feature
- 10+ unique Platoon emblem decals
- Server queue priority
- 5+ unique Assignments
- Exclusive events
- Exclusive Double XP weekends
- Exclusive videos
- Strategy guides
- And more!
PURCHASING BATTLEFIELD PREMIUM
Where can I buy it?
Click here. Alternatively, Battlefield 3 Premium is available in the Battlefield 3 in-game store on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and on Origin.com for PC users. Remember: Premium is not cross platform, it is only good for the platform you buy it on.
Will Battlelog continue to be a free service?
Yes! Battlelog will continue to be a free service and we will not be charging for any existing or core functionality.
When will it be available?
Battlefield 3 Premium is available now. On day one you’ll gain immediate access to your first content drop which includes an exclusive Premium themed knife, black dog tag set, solider camos, weapon camos, and assignments as well as the first Battlefield 3 Premium-exclusive video.
What languages will be available to me?
All content in our Premium offering will be available in English, French, German, and Spanish.
CONTENT AND SERVICES
What does early access mean?
All Battlefield 3 Premium members will have two weeks early access to all upcoming expansion packs including Battlefield 3 Close Quarters.
PlayStation 3 players will still also enjoy one additional week early access to all expansions. This means that PlayStation 3 players with Battlefield 3 Premium will be able to access expansion packs one week earlier than other Battlefield 3 Premium players.
Where do I access my new content?
You will be able to access your strategy guides, exclusive videos, Premium-only News posts, and new online features on Battlelog: http://battlelog.battlefield.com
Your expansion packs will appear in the in-game store at no extra charge for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 players. PC players can download each expansion pack as they are released via the Game Details Page in your Origin Client.
Will I be able to reset all my Battlelog stats?
The Premium-exclusive reset functionality will allow you to reset your kill/death ratio, score per minute, score per minute/class, win/loss ratio, and global accuracy.
Any or all of these stats can be reset at any time through Battlelog. A public note will appear on your Battlelog profile stating when you last had your multiplayer stats reset.
What does queue priority mean?
Battlefield 3 Premium members will be prioritized when they are waiting for a server slot to free up. This does not guarantee instant access.
How do I participate in the competitions?
Information about competitions will be announced as Premium-exclusive news on Battlelog. Keep an eye out there for more information.
Will there be prizes for the competitions or events
Yes! Prizes will be awarded for some of the competitions. We will reveal more details at a later time.
Where can I get help (customer service)?
Please visit help.ea.com for help and support.
Battlefield 3 Premium is available now for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC.
Watch the launch trailer for Battlefield 3: Close Quarters below: