The Battlefield 3 beta dates have been announced for the PS3. The Beta is open to all and will run from September 29th to October 10th. You can join it by simply going to the going the PlayStation Store and navigating to the Demos section and downloading the Battlefield 3 demo.
Alternatively, if you have redeemed a Medal of Honor: Limited Edition or Tier 1 Edition Online Pass, you will receive early access via a personal email invitation from DICE that includes 48 hour early access, which allows you to start playing on September 27th.
The Open Beta is your chance to play Battlefield 3 early, try out our free social platform Battlelog, and give your valued feedback directly to DICE. You participating in the Battlefield 3 Open Beta means that you are not only helping the developers load test the servers, but more importantly helping us fine-tune the final components of the multiplayer game.
During your time in the Open Beta, you’ll be playing on the map Operation Métro – a map you might have seen coverage of from E3, where the game won the Best Multiplayer Game award.
You’ll be happy to know that the first expansion pack Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand (released later this year)e will appear one week early exclusively on PlayStation 3. Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand is a themed expansion pack containing four of the most loved maps from Battlefield 2, boldly reimagined in the Frostbite 2 engine. It also features new weapons and vehicles, unique in-game dog tags, new persistence, and new Trophies.