EA Inc. this week confirmed the release of the Battlefield 3 Premium membership for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 and the PC.
Battlefield 3 Premium, to be sold June 4, will include five themed expansion packs, early access to all future expansion packs, unique in-game items, the ability to reset stats, queue priority into servers, and new decals for a one-time fee of $49.99.
In addition, the service will offer members-only events, strategy guides, and videos from DICE.
Battlefield 3 Premium follows the release of Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Elite service, which has registered seven million members post launch in Nov. 2011.
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.
The title has sold 12 million units to date.