View Full Version : B.F. 1943 Coral Sea

05-30-2009, 06:58 AM
DICE has announced that a fourth map for Battlefield 1943 (http://news.ea.com/portal/site/ea/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&ndmConfigId=1012492&newsId=20090529005114&newsLang=en), Coral Sea, will be made available as part of a worldwide community challenge after the game's release.


DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio , today announced that Battlefield 1943™ will kick off a worldwide community challenge that, when achieved, will reward players by unlocking a fourth map called Coral Sea. The WWII Coral Sea map will be unlocked when the multiplayer community achieves 43M kills on Xbox Live and the same number on PlayStation®Network. When it ships this summer, Battlefield 1943 will include three maps (Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal, and Wake Island) plus this fourth bonus map, all for $15.

Coral Sea is designed to showcase the intense battle in the skies, offering an all-new Air superiority game mode. The legendary WWII action this map provides will have players dog fighting in this airplanes-only map, proving once again DICE delivers on a first class online vehicle warfare experience better than anyone else! Players will be able to track the progress of their respective console communities at www.battlefield.com/1943 (http://www.battlefield.com/1943).

Battlefield 1943 is a premium arcade title that delivers endless hours of 24-player First-Person Shooter (FPS) action on popular maps inspired by Battlefield 1942. In addition to Coral Sea, Battlefield 1943 will also have players battling over three tropic locations: Wake Island, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. These maps have now been updated with the DICE Frostbite™ engine, providing destructibility to the battlefield and leaving players with almost nowhere to hide. Gamers play as the US Marines or the Imperial Japanese Navy, competing by land, air and sea. They have the freedom to pick their path in battle - be it as a rifleman crawling through the trenches, a steel fisted tank commander, or a dog fighting ace pilot that rules the skies!

All four maps will be playable at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) at the intersection of West Hall & Concourse Walkway.

Battlefield 1943 arrives on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in June for $15, with a gussied up PC version--potentially with gameplay closer to BF1942--set for release in September.

05-30-2009, 07:29 AM
Did ya see this baloney at the end of the trailer?????


Who've thought Electronic Arts was around THAT long?

The misleading BS the marketing idiots will try to tell the gullible public. Have the whigs at EA no ethics? Consolers, youngsters and newcomers will believe that hype!

Shame on you EA - Still up to your old tricks?? Trip Hawkins must haunt the place!

Anything to hustle a 15.00 map...... :confused:

06-10-2009, 03:56 PM
I took it as since the game 1942 not the year.

06-10-2009, 07:00 PM
I took it as since the game 1942 not the year.

That's fine..... I believe in FACE Value - Not supposition.

How in heaven's name could it mean anything else but what it says?