Published on April 15th, 2008 | by Daniel David
Battlefield: Bad Company Ships June 23rd
EA has confirmed today that Battlefield: Bad Company will ship June 23rd for the Xbox 360 and PS3. They also have announced a special Gold Edition of the game.
The Gold Edition will have behind-the-scenes action and strategy videos. It will also give you access to five weapons that you would otherwise have to unlock by ranking up to the highest level in multiplayer.
Bad Company has been getting good previews so far and I think is definitely worth checking out.
Press release below:
The Blockbuster Entertainment Experience of the Summer Isn’t at the Movies… Battlefield: Bad Company Ships on June 23
Special Gold Edition Offers Fans Exclusive Content at Launch
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.â€”(BUSINESS WIRE)â€”Prepare for the gold rush! This summer, the blockbuster action event of the season will not be in theatres. EA DICE, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that Battlefield: Bad Companyâ„¢ will ship to retail outlets on June 23. Action fans and gamers worldwide will get their chance to join the ‘B’ company on exciting, sometimes irreverent, missions that take them through deserts, cities and mountain terrain to capture the spoils of war. Players will experience the tactical, destructive power in the deep single player campaign or go online for intense multiplayer action that only the Battlefield team can deliver.
For a limited time only, gamers will be able to purchase the Gold Edition of Battlefield: Bad Company. The Gold Edition pack features exclusive content with behind-the-scenes action and strategy videos giving Battlefield: Bad Company players tricks and tips on how to own the battlefield. The Gold Edition also gives gamers early access to five unique weapons that players can take into battle. These weapons can also be unlocked after the launch of the game by ranking up to the highest level in multiplayer mode.
“Players can forget about using walls as cover as we’ve fundamentally changed the way to play shooters offline and online through the use of tactical destruction,” says Karl-Magnus Troedsson, Senior Producer for Battlefield: Bad Company. “Players will get the chance to reap the spoils of war this summer as they annihilate the enemy and search for gold in the dark, character-driven, single player storyline while returning Battlefield fans will love the intense and vehicle-heavy multiplayer.”
Developed by Sweden-based developer EA DICE (Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment, www.dice.se), Battlefield: Bad Company will be available for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 computer entertainment system. The game is rated “T” by the ESRB and “16+” by PEGI.