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On November 24th, 2011 in News

It only took a lawsuit to get EA to realize they owed PlayStation 3 owners a free copy of Battlefield 1943, and the company today announced they will do just that: everyone who purchased Battlefield 3 for the PlayStation 3 will get a free copy of the downloadable title.

EA says it was a “misunderstanding”, but in reality, there was no misunderstanding: EA didn’t follow up on their promise and instead gave PS3 owners something else and of much less value: one week early access to Battlefield 3 DLC.

EA has set up a new site at, where vouchers for BF1943 will be given out. The game will be available for Europeans on November 26, while Americans will have to wait until December 10 to redeem their copy of Battlefield 1943.


    November 25th, 2011 at 1:11 am


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  2. Trollzor
    November 25th, 2011 at 1:14 am

    Nah you guys don’t want BF3 dlc 1 week earlier :D I mean you got Call of booty:Modern Gayfare 3 dlc 1 month earlier. Which PS3 owners have been dying to have(Sarcastic Tone)

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  3. I played the alpha
    November 25th, 2011 at 1:30 am

    how to do i join the bf3blog x360 platoon? it says “i cannot join with the selected soldier” what the hell man!!!

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  4. Oh- Excuse me?! EXCUSE ME?!
    November 25th, 2011 at 1:30 am

    Despite my neverending hatred for consoles, I am still glad – this one time – that PS3 players were able to ‘persuade’ EA into holding their promise and receiving their copy of BF1943. EA deserved a dick up its ass for not keeping what they promised to PS3 players.

    Remember, this is coming from a PC players, who despises consoles for what they have done to PC gaming; knock yourselves out. :)

    So, how does EA/DICE plan on compensating the thousands of PC players who are unable to launch the game or crash constantly after this week’s patch?

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  5. l1nk51
    November 25th, 2011 at 1:49 am


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  6. DyingFetus
    November 25th, 2011 at 1:55 am

    So, do us people who bought the game a long time ago get a $15 check in the mail?

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    • Foster
      November 25th, 2011 at 2:52 am

      Why would you get $15 :P pretty derp user / comment

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      • DyingFetus
        November 25th, 2011 at 6:36 am

        I was joking….derp.

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  7. D34DP00L.|NC
    November 25th, 2011 at 3:21 am

    Typical corporation bullshit

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  8. blah29
    November 25th, 2011 at 4:08 am


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  9. Urbz1988
    November 25th, 2011 at 4:52 am

    I got 1943 when it came out if i get a code ill give it to however wants it. First come first serve.

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  10. robber
    November 25th, 2011 at 5:02 am

    ea never lies.


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  11. Who Give's a shit
    November 25th, 2011 at 5:40 am

    Most people who play Battlefield already own that game and the ones who have never played it wont give a shit either after they play it..It was a great game before BBC2 and still is but is a Big step backwards in the world of Dice games..I would rather get something exclusive with BF3 then a game that is a few years old and not on Dices priority to support….

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  12. The MAN!!
    November 25th, 2011 at 6:01 am

    Typical EA trying to sceme on everyone,making promises and not keeping them, reminds me of every president after Roosevelt, disappointing…………

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  13. JuveOG
    November 25th, 2011 at 6:22 am

    Sick Im amped about this WW2 is my shit it brings the shooters back to the basics and in my opinion shows some true colors of certain players I loved bfbc2 Vietnam n no frag shotys so annoying n cheap when all one team is doing is using it

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  14. WarStrike23
    November 25th, 2011 at 6:29 am

    and 1 week early for b2k?

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  15. HanzKrebs
    November 25th, 2011 at 6:33 am

    i saw that one comming….

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  16. Zetarn
    November 25th, 2011 at 7:57 am

    I will choose Back to Karkand early access for PC over FREE BF1943 for PC here….

    But….it never happens…

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  17. Fumbledew
    November 25th, 2011 at 8:05 am

    Finally, EA are starting to realise their BS may result in a lawsuit, it’s what they deserve, we got what they PROMISED (Despite them breaking away from promise) Hopefully, just hopefully, they will stick to more promises in the future.

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  18. CryCryBaby..nomore.
    November 25th, 2011 at 8:19 am

    i suggest we gamers in norway go for it too :-) they promised on the television Spec act & Physical warfare if you pre-ordered, when it came out they said America only when i contacted support..

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  19. MRLoadingERROR
    November 25th, 2011 at 8:21 am

    these guys are arguing about xbox dlc,ps3 dlc,1943
    but EA have forgotten Battlefield’s roots.They better release 2143 for PC only,or make B2K 4free on PC.

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  20. Meevinman
    November 25th, 2011 at 9:16 am

    It must be the principal of the matter, cause 1943 ain’t that great lol.

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    • Meevinman
      November 26th, 2011 at 2:20 am

      Come at me bros, plz tell me that 1943 is able to contend with other BF games. PLZZZZZZZ

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    November 25th, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    Enough of your shenanigans EA!

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  22. 1337
    November 25th, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    Is IMPLIED the new all day long poster of bf3blog? LET THE THUMBS DOWN STRIKE

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  23. martijn
    November 26th, 2011 at 12:01 pm

    i’ve downloaded it with my code and i just got a 2 minutes trail not the full game. i’ve played 2 minutes and it said buy the full game f**k this

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    • WarStrike23
      November 26th, 2011 at 7:08 pm

      what? :O

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  24. Mike
    November 26th, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    I live in Europe and am trying since morning to get bf ’43, and the only thing that I get is:

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  25. Sgt-Jackson_NL
    November 26th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    crap.. already got it xD but its a great game! big maps and those planes are awesome ^^

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