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EA to give BF3 PS3 players Battlefield 1943 – details

Thursday, 24th November 2011 10:51 GMT By Johnny Cullen

EA’s confirmed it will give PS3 Battlefield 3 players a copy of Battlefield 1943 after all, after the digital title failed to appear as promised at its bigger brother’s launch.

A class action lawsuit commenced in the wake of what was thought to be a reneged deal.

It’s not quite so reneged now: EA’s to start offering 1943 for those who’ve activated their BF3 online pass this weekend, with European players getting it first.

It’ll then open it up to the US on December 10. Japan will go last on December 17.

EA’s said there’s been “some misunderstandings” over the affair.

All’s well. There’s instructions on how to get your code here.

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12 Comments

  1. G1GAHURTZ

    Sue them anyway!

    Mwahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaa!!

    #1 3 years ago
  2. ASBI

    hehe :D Im happy today

    #2 3 years ago
  3. noherczeg

    “Here’s been “some misunderstandings” over the affair.”

    SERIOUSLY??!?! EA please, just, newermind….

    #3 3 years ago
  4. thesamy

    lol its like some budy in ea:
    director:”Hay guys you know about bf1943 with the ps3 version”
    workers:”yeah”
    director: “stop production we will sell them the game in the future $$$ bling bling yo”.

    1 mounth later afther lunch..
    director: “hay guys remmber about the bf1943 for the ps3″
    workers: “yeah you told us to leave it out…”.
    director: “yeah hmmmmm go right a hed and work 20 hours a day to make the game ready in about a week, so we wont get sued for my stupidy…”

    sorry for my english :)

    #4 3 years ago
  5. NeoSquall

    @4 I can forgive your English, but not your ignorance.

    Battlefield 1943 is an already released game (July 8 2009, on Xbox Live, July 9 2009, on PSN) that EA promised to include ON DISC on the PS3 version of Battlefield 3, until the new XBLA publishing policy hampered them by imposing PARITY OF ON-DISC CONTENT on multiplatform games, or else Microsoft could (and would gladly) refuse to certify the game for Xbox 360 release.

    This is Microsoft’s way to “protect” their customers from having the worst multiplatform experience by not allowing developers to put more stuff in the PS3 version of their games, unless they make it DLC.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Razor

    “EA’s said there’s been “some misunderstandings”

    LOL. Yeah, yeah, “misunderstandings”. Hahaha.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. strikkebil

    so standing up to the man actually do work!
    im not even gonna play bf1943 but this was sweet. fuck ea

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Deacon

    @5 +1

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Unlimax

    I’m in ♥ with EA now .. !

    #9 3 years ago
  10. thesamy

    oops i thoghot bf1943 didnt realsed to psn ^^

    #10 3 years ago
  11. DarkElfa

    I think they tried to leave it out once they realized it would show players unfamiliar with Battlefield exactly what Battlefield was before they surprise butt-sexed it for the sake of competing with Modern Warfail.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. freedoms_stain

    @11, hardly exactly.

    3 kits, extremely limited weapon and vehicle selection. Not “excactly” old school Battlefield.

    #12 3 years ago

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