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Submitted by Gwynne Dixon on November 24 2011 - 13:18

Those who purchased Battlefield 3 on PS3 will receive a free copy of Battlefield 1943 after all...

At E3 earlier this year, EA made a promise that PS3 owners who purchase a copy of Battlefield 3 will receive a free copy of the downloadable game Battlefield 1943 as bonus content. When BF3 was released last month and failed to come with this promised content, naturally consumers were a bit miffed.

So miffed, in fact, that some of them filed a class action lawsuit against EA demanding their promised copy of Battlefield 1943. Alongside this threat of legal action, EA released belated information on how PS3 gamers can get hold of their free content via PSN after all.

You can find the full details of how and when BF1943 will be made available in each territory (starting in Europe next week) through here, with EA conceding that “there have been some misunderstandings” over the whole issue.

In the company's defence, it did post that update a number of days before reports of a class action lawsuit surfaced, and also the tweet that originally appeared to withdraw the offer didn't explicitly state that no copy of BF1943 would be made available whatsoever. Instead, it merely conceeded that it wasn't on the disk of Battlefield 3 copies for PS3:

“In lieu of 1943 being available on disk for PS3 customers, EA has made all BF3 expansions available early to PS3 customers,” read the tweet from EA's Battlefield account last month.

Whether it's a genuine misunderstanding or a bit of corporate mischief, at least it's getting sorted...

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By: Anonymous

Added:Sat 22nd Oct 2011 16:09, Post No: 70

ballsyoudeek


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By: Anonymous

Added:Sat 22nd Oct 2011 16:08, Post No: 69

deekhad


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By: Anonymous

Added:Thu 31st Mar 2011 01:49, Post No: 68

How that suited 200lb soldier fit in that airduct is beyond me.


By: h7pe

Added:Tue 03rd Aug 2010 18:49, Post No: 67

oops... sorry gfh-77, just noticed you have made the same point


By: h7pe

Added:Tue 03rd Aug 2010 18:48, Post No: 66

Another point to make post 63 even if you have pre ordered it ( which i very much doubt ), they don't take the payment from your credit card until the game is released


By: freeradical

Added:Wed 30th Jun 2010 10:22, Post No: 65

Let's get one thing straight with Battlefield 3: EA has only acknowledged its existence briefly in a financial conference at this stage. There has been no official announcement containing a press release and assets from EA yet.

How post 63 managed to make a pre-order on the EA Store is beyond me. I certainly can't find the directory on the website now. Sounds like porkie pies to me.


By: gfh-77

Added:Tue 29th Jun 2010 01:37, Post No: 64

usually a preorder doesnt require full payment but i doubt that EA is making a huge amount of intrest from just £15, other than that £15 for a new game is some what of a bargain, even if you have to wait for it.


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By: Anonymous

Added:Tue 29th Jun 2010 01:08, Post No: 63

I preordered 3 for PC at 14.95 from EA Store months ago. Hope they are loving the interest they are making on my money :-(


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By: Anonymous

Added:Tue 04th May 2010 18:05, Post No: 62

I'll be building a new gaming PC for Battlefield 3, and I hope its all DX 11, and uses the destruction 2 Frostbite engine.


By: freeradical

Added:Thu 01st Apr 2010 10:08, Post No: 61

To reiterate the posts below, we can't even be absolutely sure that the game is still in development, let alone when it's going to release. Clearly DICE has been working on a Battlefield 3 over the last few years though...


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