Some info from insider on EA Forums about the long awaited update with new maps and patches. The most important thing is the date which is hinted to be Friday the 31st of October 2008:
"Hi Bad Company Baddies,
I thought I would give you some hints and info I can share. First, the hint is I look forward to a relaxing Friday next week and I will most likely take Monday and Tuesday off the week after next."
More, including the list of improvements, after jump..
Even better news surfaced today: It's going to be released on Thursday the 30th of October