EA just announced a new Battlefield game called Battlefield Play4Free. it’s a realistic first-person shooter, developed from the makers of the shooter Battlefield Heroes, but this time set in the modern theatre and featuring “photo-real characters”, signature Battlefield vehicular warfare, sandbox gameplay and intense 32-player online battles.
The game will combine the most popular maps from Battlefield 2 with the familiar classes and powerful weapons of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, players will have access to 16 vehicles including the Mil Mi-28 attack helicopter, F35 VTOL jet fighter, the Russian T-90 main battle tank, and the hard to catch LSV light strike vehicle.
Players can learn new combat skills, earn in-game currency and buy new weapons and equipment. Battlefield Play4Free goes live in spring 2011, meantime closed beta sign-ups start today, with the closed beta opening on 30th November. The game goes live into open beta early next year.
“Battlefield Play4Free is for serious shooter fans who are looking for a premium – but free – experience that rivals top console titles.”