Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week discounted EA Inc.’s Battlefield 3 for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 to under $40 in a new year-end game sale.
This week, Battlefield 3 holds a sale price of $39.99, $20 off the $59.99 MSRP.
It is concurrently holding a Buy 1 Get 1 40% off year-end game sale.
NPD Group Inc. in Dec. reported Battlefield 3 ranked as the No. 3 best-selling title in Nov. across all platforms.
Battlefield 3, released Oct. 24, includes the Frostbite 2 engine, online vehicle warfare with land, sea, and air vehicles, and combat across the U.S., Europe, and Middle East.
EA Inc. in Oct. said Battlefield 3 sold five million units in the first week of availability.
In Dec. it released the Back to Karkand expansion pack maps, which includes multiplayer maps from Battlefield 2 reimagined with the Frostbite 2 Engine.