EA AND DIGITAL ILLUSIONS ANNOUNCE NEW BOOSTER PACKS FOR BATTLEFIELD 2
Redwood City, Calif. â January 12th, 2006 â The award-winning Battlefield 2â¢ is about to get a boostâ¦ Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Digital Illusions today announced that 2 new Booster Packs will be released for the award-winning Battlefield 2â¢ PC game. The two packs, which will each retail for $9.99 in North America, â¬9.99 in Europe and Â£5.99 in the UK, will be available exclusively online at http://www.downloader.ea.com. Powered by the Battlefield 2 game engine, Battlefield 2: Euro Forceâ¢, releasing Feb 8th, will introduce the all-new European Army to three brand new maps. Battlefield 2: Armored Furyâ¢, releasing March 28th, will focus on large mechanized battles in the American heartland.
In Battlefield 2: Euro Force, the European Army joins the Battlefield fray for the first time on PC. Complete with seven new weapons and four new vehicles, the European Army will be sent into battle against MEC and Chinese forces on three brand new maps. âOperation Smoke Screenâ takes place amidst the burning wreckage of an oil field on fire. âThe Great Wall of Chinaâ will see Chinese Forces attempting to repel a European attack in the shadow of the ancient landmark. âTaraba Quarryâ takes place in a large canyon which holds a vital tactical advantage.
Battlefield 2: Armored Fury will add three new maps, all set in the rural heartland of America where the US forces defend their homeland from Chinese and MEC forces. This Booster Pack will also introduce two new vehicle classes: Attack Jets with the ability to use rocket pods and cluster bombs, and agile Scout Choppers which will reveal nearby enemies. âMidnight Sunâ takes place on the Alaskan border, where Chinese forces make landfall. âOperation Harvestâ will take the player to the vast open plains of Pennsylvania where only the expert use of air and armor will assure victory. âOperation Road Rageâ sees all-out tank warfare on the freeways of America.
Battlefield 2: Euro Force and Battlefield 2: Armored Fury are developed by Digital Illusions Canada, the creators of Battlefield Vietnamâ¢ and Battlefield 2: Special Forcesâ¢. Battlefield 2: Euro Force and Battlefield 2: Armored Fury require Battlefield 2 in order to play. For more information about Battlefield 2: Euro Force and Battlefield 2: Armored Fury, please visit http://battlefield.ea.com.