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Submitted by GrimMedia 485d ago | news

Battlefield 4 pre-order begins tonight, Digital Deluxe Edition detailed

EA has confirmed with the Slanted that ‘Battlefield 4′ will be available for pre-order starting at 10pm PST on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 on the digital-distribution site Origin.

Along with the news of the standard edition being available for pre-order, the ‘Digital Deluxe Edition’ was also detailed. The DDE will include “access to the Exclusive Battlefield 4 Beta, Bonus Content, as well as the a Battlefield 4 Premium Expansion Pack” according to EA. The Digital Deluxe Edition is available exclusively on Origin. (Battlefield 4, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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towelie1288  +   485d ago
damn i hate orign why cant EA just use Steam and stop being little bitches
OpieWinston  +   485d ago
They use Origin because they don't like losing their profits...I imagine.

All I know is I'm probably not buying BF4 for PC because of how awful Origin is...I mean my god people are actually able to steal GAME LICENSES...

EA Customer Support literally handed over my buddies BF3 license while he was at work, to some random joe.

All I know is EA as a publisher is awful, I've had some of my worst experiences with EA. BF3 was fun but I had to enjoy it on my 360.
ShabbaRanks  +   485d ago
I hate Origin, using a web browser to play MP in a FPS game is unnatural imo. Console versions were weaker graphically (duh), but as far as browsing multiplayer matches the console versions nailed it. The in game menus when trying to find and join a match was perfect imo.

I’m going with the PS4 version for BF4, PC will still win in the graphics category, but this time around we shouldn’t be staring at a Vaseline screen anymore and most likely next gen will have the same or almost same amount of players online. In some maps 24players on 360 and PS3 wasn’t enough… *cough* Armoured Kill *cough* Oh and no Origin :D
papashango  +   485d ago
For the first time ever I'll not be pre-ordering a battlefield title. I've been playing since the pre-launch 1942 demo...

quite a shame. Sure Origin has a little to do with it but I'm not a fan of season passes and that ultimately sealed the deal for me. That and BF4 is just essentially BF2 on the frostbite engine.
DeadlyFire  +   484d ago
@ShabbaRanks
64 Players are very likely for Battlefield 4 -Next gen version + PC version. Anyway.

PS4 and X720
8 cores - 8 threads @ 1.8-2.0 Ghz likely.

My PC has 4 cores and 4 threads at 2.4 Ghz. I am certain the PS4 can keep pace or outrun my system. My PC does fine with 64 players and decent level of graphics. Map size used to scale to player count in Battlefield 2. I don't know why it didn't scale on Battlefield 3.

Sadly I cannot pre-order PS4 version just yet.
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SlyFoxC  +   484d ago
@shabbaRanks

the game itself is not played in the browser....there is an actual BF3 program you install, its just that the MP menu is in browser...

and have you not played the new Medal of Honor???

sorry to sink your battleship but origin is now in console games.... you have to log in and there is even a pop-up menu.....
coolmast3r  +   485d ago
so it begins
DigitalSmoke  +   485d ago
I want to see some impressive technology first.

Can you believe these guys?
MooseWI  +   485d ago
Pre-orders for a game that has nothing revealed really. Tomorrow there is the reveal though...
caseh  +   485d ago
Funny stuff, the final expansion for BF3 only come about 3 weeks ago and now they are taking pre-orders for BF4.

I'm out, a bit tired of companies releasing a game for full retail then releasing about 4 expansions (which costs MORE than the cost of the game when new) then announcing the next game moments after they've released the last expansion.

pre-order if you like being consistently parted of your cash...
kriauciuniux  +   485d ago
I agree, better wait a little and buy the all inclusive edition.
A patient man always wins.
DeadlyFire  +   484d ago
I never buy DLC until its free or close enough to it in the all inclusive version.
iRocket  +   485d ago
Damn shame they still insist using Origin, even if they knew BF4 PC would have a LOT more sales if they used Steam. Origin is itself not a bad software, it does it purpose, it just is simply an inferior product.
Soldierone  +   485d ago
You lost me at "only available on Origin"
jcnba28  +   485d ago
BF and COD games are ruining the industry.
claterz  +   485d ago
I know, how dare people buy video games that they find enjoyable, that's not what gaming is about!

oh wait...
secretcode  +   485d ago
Hey man, as flawed and repetitive as the Call of Duty series is at this point, the multiplayer's still a fun ride.

And Battlefield's an even bigger and more elaborate ride where you can't just be a one-man army and go all Superman against an entire team (unless you're playing against of idiots.)
gazgriff2k12  +   485d ago
day 1 DLC again i wish DICE would leave EA. I hope premium will be worth the again but hate day 1 DLC don't even get me started on on disc DLC.
kikoano  +   485d ago
so 100$ for Deluxe editon? or 70$?
SlyFoxC  +   484d ago
70
taquito  +   485d ago
I'm fine with origin, competition is good....I actually love battlelog, just drag and drop my buddies names to invite them to a game, excellent server browser and sorting, great way to view unlokcs, attachments, i actually really, really like it

i've been pc gaming since baldurs gate 1 in 1998, and I am totally cool with origin...i like steam better, no doubt, but i see where ea are coming from

heck, i also like uplay, yes its a pain to have 20 different logins, but i got assassins creed brotherhood, ac2, prince of persia remake and some other game all for $1 in some crazy fire sale on uplay

again, its good for these guys to be competing with eachother, for the consumer!!
PAYNEinc85  +   485d ago
So we've saw no gameplay but theyre already taking preorders? Not this guy
SarahFox  +   485d ago
so it turns out to be true. Had to check at 10pm. +1 for you guys
josephayal  +   484d ago
I'm going to get two ce copies of this game

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