EA And DICE Reveal Battlefield 4 Premium At Gamescom
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.20.2013
They also announced when the multiplayer beta will start...
Coming Soon reports that EA and DICE have revealed Battlefield 4 Premium, which will give users access to five themed digital expansion packs, new weekly content and "unique personalization options".
The expansion packs include: Battlefield 4 China Rising, Battlefield 4 Second Assault, Battlefield 4 Naval Strike, Battlefield 4 Dragon's Teeth and Battlefield 4 Final Stand. Fans who buy the premium service will be given two-weeks early access to each.
Patrick Bach, Executive Producer of Battlefield 4, said: "Fan reaction to Battlefield 3 Premium has been nothing short of amazing. We are humbled to see more than 4 million people join in. With Battlefield 4 Premium we continue to roll out the red carpet, treating our fans like VIPs with a massive amount of new gameplay, exclusive new content and even more benefits at an incredible value."
Here is a list of the expansion packs with descriptions. Each pack includes new multiplayer maps and in game content.
Battlefield 4 Second Assault: "Includes four fan-favorite Battlefield 3™ maps now re-imagined with the power of Frostbite™ 3. Available first on Xbox One."
Battlefield 4 China Rising: "Players fight for dominance across the vast and majestic Chinese mainland. Available December 2013."
Battlefield 4 Naval Strike: "Experience dynamic ocean combat as the Chinese armada takes the fight to the sea. Available Spring 2014."
Battlefield 4 Dragon's Teeth: "The US strikes back engaging in all-out urban warfare. Available Summer 2014."
Battlefield 4 Final Stand: "Bring the war to its epic conclusion. Available Summer 2014."
Premium members get two weeks early access to all packs, unique personalization options (including camos, paints, emblems, dog tags and more), priority position in server queues, new content every week, 12 bonus Battlefield 4 Battlepacks and they can transfer their premium membership and gameplay stats from Xbox 360 to Xbox One and PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4.
The Battlepacks add more to the multiplayer progression system in the game. While the player continues in multiplayer mode, they will get packs with random combinations of new camos, dog tags, knives, XP boosts and gun attachments. These go along with what players earn in game through normal play.
DICE also announced that the multiplayer beta will begin in early October, exclusively for Battlefield 3 Premium owners, those who pre-ordered Battlefield 4 Digital Deluxe and owners of Medal of Honor Warfighter Digital Deluxe and Medal of Honor Warfighter Limited Edition for three days. After that, DICE will host an open beta for all gamers, featuring the Siege of Shanghai map on Conquest mode. Multiplayer will include a new design concept called Levolution, which an environment that reacts to a player's every move to make sure no two games are the same. The beta will be available for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC.
The game will be released on October 29 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. It will also be available for Xbox One and Playstation 4 at a later date. The premium will be available on all systems for $50.