Dice and EA have today announced the release date for Battlefield 3
. The date to mark down in your diaries is October 25th, 2011. If you're thinking of pre-ordering, check out the pre-order bonus
and limited edition details
revealed last month.
After three years of development, the spectacular new game leaps ahead of the competition thanks to the unique power of the Frostbite ™ 2 game engine. The technology advances the state of the art, and serves as the power center that allows Battlefield 3 to deliver superior performance in character animation, visual rendering, audio/sound and physical destruction. Battlefield 3 is the only FPS in the marketplace using Frostbite 2, and the only shooter capable of making the gameplay experience feel alive with all the sights, sounds, movements and action of real-world incursions. Fans eager to jump into battle can join the multi-platform beta in September.
A new trailer has also been released showcasing the Frostbite 2 engine.
Here's the gameplay demo from the EA stage.
will be released October 25th in North America and October 28th in Europe.