Back to Karkand is set to be released next month, the Asian division of Sony’s Playstation website posts the release date on December 7th for PS3 players. PS3 users were granted one week of early access to all of Battlefield 3’s DLC, so PC and Xbox 360 players will have access to the Back to Karkand pack starting on the 14th.
DICE/EA has yet to comment on the matter, but seeing as it’s an official Playstation website, the information on here should be very accurate.
Gamespot UK got hands on with the Back to Karkand expansion pack which features new footage and commentary for all four of the maps. You can check out their opinions on this new Battlefield 3 DLC below.
It is a self evident truth that one cannot hype themselves up for a game sufficiently without knowing the new features it will bring to the table. Battlefield 3 is the sequel we’ve all been waiting for, and it is certainly worth getting excited over. We have seen it in action and for those who haven’t been following it, (and why not?) here’s a brief run-down of the ten reasons why you should start getting yourself psyched up for Battlefield 3.
An animated affair
Have you seen the gameplay footage for Battlefield 3 yet? It really speaks for itself. The new ANT animation system adopted for BF3 brings the game’s animations to life like never before. Forget the best animations in a Battlefield title, these look like the best animations in an FPS game yet. Not only do NPCs look realistic, but player actions like crawling (yeah that’s right, prone position makes a return in BF3) and interacting with the environment look as smooth as ever. Continue reading 10 Things To Know About Battlefield 3