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01 Dec 2011
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All you need to know about Back to Karkand!

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 4 classic battlefield maps re-made in frostbite 2 for Battlefield 3, it includes 10 new weapons, 4 vehicles, 1 new game-mode and 5 new trophies.

 

It is free to all players who bought the "Limited Edition" (new) free of charge or £11.99 for those who could not obtain one.

 

Developer: DICE

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Release Date: December 6th (source: link)

 

 


Maps:



Strike at Karkand:

karkand.png

 

Gulf of Oman:

 

Wake Island:

wake.png

 

Sharqi Penninsula:

sharqi.png

 

 


Game Modes:


 

Conquest Assualt:

The Attackers have more tickets than the defenders who hold all flags the attackers must take back enough flags to start a ticket bleed for the defenders in order to win.

 

 


Weapons:


 

Famas:

 

L85A2:

 

MP5:

 

PP-19:

 

QBZ-95B:

 

MG36:

 

QBB-95:

 

MK3A1:

 

L96:

 

QBU-88:

 

 


Vehicles:


 

  • F-35B Jet
  • BTR-90 IFV
  • DPV Buggy
  • Skidloader (Forklift)

 


Trophies:


 

Complete Warrior (Silver)

"Got a kill with the following weapons in a life: Assualt Rifle, Jet, Tank"

 

Like A Boss (Silver)

"Got a kill with the skidloader"

 

Jaws (Bronze)

"Took a swim in the Oman Hotel swimming pool"

 

Third Tour (Bronze)

"Got a kill with each of the following vehicles: the BTR-90, DPV and F-35"

 

Gunslinger (Bronze)

"Got 10 kills with each of the ten Back to Karkand weapons"

 


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Re: All you need to know about Back to Karkand!

Very informative :smileyvery-happy: I cannot wait to get me some Karkand and some trophies :smileyvery-happy:


off topic: Blowing a gale out here today
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Re: All you need to know about Back to Karkand!

Good post Astro :smileyvery-happy:
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Re: All you need to know about Back to Karkand!

Confirmed date is the 7th just waiting one of the team editing my post.


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AstroZombie1 wrote:

Confirmed date is the 7th just waiting one of the team editing my post.


 

Done!

 

Great work :Thumbs:

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Re: All you need to know about Back to Karkand!

*Drools*

 

This looks pretty cool. Can't wait to try the new mode and get my hand on some of those weapons :smileyhappy:

 

PS. UK price is £11.99 for those who didn't purchase the limited edition:

 

http://www.battlefield.com/uk/battlefield3/blog/back-to-karkand6-gulf-of-oman-gameplay

 

:Wink:

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AAAAAAAARRGH wrote:

*Drools*

 

This looks pretty cool. Can't wait to try the new mode and get my hand on som:smileyhappy:e of those weapons :smileyhappy:

 

PS. UK price is £11.99 for those who didn't purchase the limited edition:

 

http://www.battlefield.com/uk/battlefield3/blog/back-to-karkand6-gulf-of-oman-gameplay

 

:Wink:


Thanks for that. :smileyhappy:


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Re: All you need to know about Back to Karkand!

Wake Island from 1943! *squeal*
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Asia getting on 7th of december :smileytongue::Football:

Manish Max Naik
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Re: All you need to know about Back to Karkand!

That PP-19 looks a lot like the Helghast SMG from Killzone.
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