Battlefield 3 will “blow everyone away,” says DICE founder

Monday, 22nd February 2010 16:39 GMT By Johnny Cullen


Battlefield 3 will be pretty good, according to ex-DICE CEO Fredrik Liljegren.

Speaking in an interview with Gaming Union, Liljegren – who now runs upstart Antic Entertainment after his former studio, DICE Canada closed -  said the upcoming shooter will “blow everyone away”.

“Well I knew that they were going to the console route because the numbers on the PC where dwindling. I know what they were talking about on the PC side for [the next] Battlefield, and they haven’t announced any of that yet, after three years, so I know what’s coming, and I still can’t talk about it because I’m still under NDA,” he said.

“What the PC version is going to be, Battlefield 3, I think it’s going to absolutely blow everyone away, but I can’t tell you what it is, but it will blow people away.”

He also took a pop at Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare juggernaut, saying the threequel won’t be anywhere near it.

“That’s why it’s going to blow people away, because it’s not Modern Warfare 2 PC, it’s not that experience.”

Former EA COO John Pleasents confirmed last year that BF3 was in development, although no more was said then that.

No confirmed date yet.



  1. Yoshi

    STOP TEASING DAMIT *goes and crys into a pillow*

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Bleak Harvest

    Yeah, had no idea this was coming.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. ybfelix

    So it’s PC and that’s nice. Will it be on consoles also?

    #3 5 years ago
  4. COG287PR

    “What the PC version is going to be”

    does this mean that there will allso be console versions?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Yoshi

    I sure hope not lol or atleast pc first then console later on, so its 100% pc version

    #5 5 years ago
  6. endgame

    r u guys ok? have u been dropped in the head? ofc there will be console versions. jeez it’s like this is your first contact with the gaming world.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gekidami

    It’ll no doubt come out on PC first then consoles later. Lets face it; EA actually wants the game to sell.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. fdelfino

    @ 2
    yeah, had no idea either…

    #8 5 years ago
  9. loki

    i am not sure about this, PC and “blow everyone away,” it is not real if only away from PC games

    #9 5 years ago
  10. absolutezero

    I hope to God its PC only, look at OP Flash 2 for evidence about whats going to happen if its multi-platform.

    It better be proper fucking Battlefield aswell, none of this 3 classes that do everything.

    #10 5 years ago

    Talk is cheap.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    I think DICE will achieve what Sony could not achieve with MAG.

    256 battles with BC2 graphics or even better and this probably will be on PC…

    Consoles maybe 64 players or 128… Dunno.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. _S_E_R_G_

    Please! PLEASE!!
    Make good PC BF title, not console crap!

    #13 5 years ago
  14. endgame

    god u’r such a bunch of newbies.

    #14 5 years ago

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