Battlefield 3 Premium Announced [UPDATE]

By Ashley Woodcock, 5 years ago
Soldiers fighting the war in will already be fully aware of the upcoming DLC Packs from DICE's first person shooter. Freshly announced at E3, Battlefield 3 Premium will give purchasers two weeks early access to the upcoming DLC packs including, Close Quarters, "Armored Kill", "Aftermath", and "End Game". For any future buyers of Battlefield 3: Premium, the Back to Karkand DLC will also be included in this pack.

Motorcycles will make an appearance in the upcoming "End Game" DLC and they make up just one of over ten new vehicles players will get to check out in the upcoming DLC packs. Over twenty new weapons will also be available alongside new customisation options for Dog Tags, Camo Kits, and the weapons themselves. New game modes and new assignments are also lined up and ready to be completed.

Check out the official announcement trailer for the Premium pack, just in case you missed it:

The action in the trailer is pretty rapid. If you blinked while watching it, you would have missed some of the sweet visuals from upcoming maps and new vehicles. Take a good long look at some of these gorgeous screenshots of the upcoming DLC features:

Close Quarters

Close Quartes Box Art

Close Quarters Screen 1

Close Quarters Screen 2

Close Quarters Screen 3

Close Quarters Screen 4

Close Quarters Screen 5

Close Quarters Screen 6

Close Quarters Screen 7

Armoured Kill

Armoured Kill Box Art

Armoured Kill Screen 1

Armoured Kill Screen 2

Armoured Kill Screen 3

Armoured Kill Screen 4

Armoured Kill Screen 5

Armoured Kill Screen 6

Armoured Kill Screen 7

Armoured Kill Screen 8


Aftermath Box Art

End Game

End Game Box Art

Those screens of the Armoured Kill maps are making me stupidly excited!

In addition to the E3 news, the scheduled patch for Battlefield 3 has gone live today. In order "for the full features of Battlefield 3 Premium to take effect", you must download the mentioned update, which you can right here. Players can purchase the Premium pack for 4000 MSP right now, but please take note of the warning within the pack's description:

Battlefield 3™ Premium includes expansion packs Back to Karkand, Close Quarters, Armored Kill, End Game, and Expansion Pack #5. If you buy Battlefield 3™ Premium, these should be accessed through the in-game store and NOT DOWNLOADED FROM Xbox LIVE Marketplace or you will be charged twice
Ashley Woodcock
Written by Ashley Woodcock
Assistant News Manager for TrueAchievements and member of the Newshounds team since 2010. Lover of completions, tough achievements, shooters, action, adventure and racing titles, hip-hop, Wu-Tang, NBA, and my Scooby. I can be found working on the never-ending backlog which you can see my progress on via my TA blog.