EA announced today that the company’s decorated war vet would be getting a DLC drop next week. Entitled Close Quarters the expansion will include 10 new assignments, a new destruction engine that looks to crumble its competitors, 5 unique dog tags, and 10 additional weapons to use in the game’s heated combat. PlayStation owners will get the first to get their hands on the DLC’s explosive arsenal on this week while Microsoft and PC players will get the second wave starting next week.
The company also announced the rival to Activision’s Call of Duty Elite all-inclusive package with a system they’ve dubbed Battlefield 3 Premium. The service offers all 5 of the future DLC packs, early access to BF 3 events, exclusive in-game items, and unique assignments unavailable to everyone else. The service plans to go live this week and run players $49.99.
Battlefield 3: Close Quarters is available now on PSN for $14.99 and becomes available next week on XBL and PC for 1200 MS Points.