Amazon Black Friday deal – $29.99 for Battlefield 4

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Amazon has great Black Friday deals on Battlefield 4. Normally, it sells for $59.99. Today it sells for as little as $29.99 for the PC digital download code. That’s a great price considering the game has only been out about a month. You can get the following deals:

Battlefield 4 for PC (digital download) $29.99
Battlefield 4 for PC (disc)$35.00
Battlefield 4 for Xbox 360$35.00

Battlefield 4 for Playstation 3$35.00

Battlefield 4 for Xbox One$49.99

Battlefield 4 for Playstation 4$49.99

As far as I can tell, these deals are only available today, November 29th, but there’s a chance they’ll be back up for Cyber Monday.

Battlefield 3 Premium Edition PC Only $16.99 on Amazon

Battlefield 3 PC edition

Amazon is offering the lowest price ever seen on the Battlefield 3 Premium Edition digital download for PC!

Buying the Premium Edition gives you access to the base game and all the expansion packs below:

  • Back to Karkand
  • Close Quarters
  • Armored Kill
  • Aftermath
  • End Game

You’ll also get the dogtags, weapon skins, prioritized queue, and all the other benefits that go with Premium.

To get it for $16.99, first click the link below where you’ll see the game priced at $19.99. When checking out, enter the coupon code GOONCAVE for an extra 15% off, bringing the total to $16.99. Since it’s the digital edition, you can download and play right away.

Battlefield 3 Premium Edition for PC at Amazon

Battlefield 3 patch 1.06 notes and summary for September 4th release

Battlefield 3 Armored Kill Poster

The September 4th v1.06 patch (sometimes incorrectly referred to as 1.6) has released. This update is approximately 2.2GB in size for the PC, 1.5GB for the Xbox 360 and PS3.

In addition to including content for the Armored Kill DLC, there are a number of gameplay changes and bug fixes. The complete list is available at the Battlefield Blog, but to keep from boring you to death, I’m listing only the biggest changes below.

Weapon Changes:

  • Reload times slightly changed for most weapons to better match animations
  • Minimum damage increased on UMP, PP2000, M1911, M5K, and 12 Gauge buckshot rounds
  • Slightly lowered the range bonus of the heavy barrel on most Assault Rifles
  • Slightly reduced range penalty of the suppressor on most guns
  • More recoil on M16A3 and M4A1 [Read more…]

Gun Master weapon and attachment list for Close Quarters

BF3 Gun Master Logo

Below is a complete list of weapons and their attachments in the Gun Master mode for Close Quarters. These weapons and attachments are the same each round, regardless of map or server settings.

For Gun Master tips and strategy, see the previous article.

Gun Master Weapons and Attachments

1) MP443 (Pistol, 2 kills)
2) 93R (Pistol, 2 kills)
3) .44 Magnum (Pistol, 2 kills)
4) PP19 + Suppressor (PDW, 2 kills) [Read more…]

Gun Master tips and strategy for Battlefield 3 Close Quarters

BF3 Gun Master Mode

The Close Quarters DLC for Battlefield 3 introduces a new game mode: Gun Master. This mode is similar to the “Gun Game” mode introduced as a mod to Counter-Strike.

Here I will explain the game mode, then go into tips and strategy.

How does the Gun Master mode work?

All players are locked into using a single weapon. Everyone begins with a pistol and must get kills to advance to the next level. When a new level is reached, a new gun is equipped. There are a total of 17 levels – the first player to complete the 17th level wins, ending the round.

Some additional info:

  • Dying does not cause you to lose your progress.
  • Ammo is [Read more…]

Battlefield 3 double XP weekend on PC detailed

Credit: Dice/EA

EA/DICE has listed details for the PC’s double XP weekend. This works just as it did on the console double XP weekend which ran May 12th to 14th.

Here is the full info.

Start Date/Time:
Saturday, May 26th at [Read more…]

Close Quarters weapons list with detailed gun info

Credit: EA/DICE


By now you may have seen the list of weapons for the upcoming Close Quarters expansion for Battlefield 3. All weapons are said to be unlocked with assignments, just as in Back to Karkand.

Today I’ve put together a preview of what to expect from these weapons.

AUG Assault Rifle
–    Moderate damage, medium rate of fire, low/medium recoil, full auto/burst/single fire, and 30 rounds.
SCAR Assault Rifle [Read more…]

Battlelog live scoreboard for BF3 PC players

A new feature for Battlelog on the PC has been announced – the Live Scoreboard.

This feature is being rolled out to users gradually, so keep checking the server browser for it to be added. Live Scoreboard will be displayed by selecting a server name then scrolling down. By setting the “live update” selection to “on” the stats will be refreshed in real time.

Here are some of the potential benefits this will offer:

•    Check the remaining [Read more…]

Battlefield 3 patch 1.04 release date for PC, additional patch notes

Credit: Dice/EA

The long-anticipated patch v1.04 was released for the PS3 on 3/27. Previously, I listed a summary of the changes. The PC patch will release on 3/29/12. Update: patch is now live and is 1.5GB in size. The Xbox 360 patch date has not been announced, but I think we’ll see it within a week.

Some of the unlisted changes which are rumored to be included (thanks, Reddit users):

  • Suppression effect has been increased noticeably
  • Stinger/IGLA is now [Read more…]

Upcoming Battlefield 3 patch changes summarized

Credit: Dice/EA

A massive list of upcoming patch changes has been posted by EA/DICE. While there’s no ETA on the next patch, and this is not a complete list, we can expect a lot of bug fixes and balance changes.

Here’s a more brief list of big changes:


-no fall damage from short falls
-getting up from prone is faster [Read more…]