Battlefield 4 Premium, a new membership program for Battlefield fans, will offer five themed DLC packs, EA and DICE have announced.
Included in the membership are Battlefield 4 China Rising, Battlefield 4 Second Assault, Battlefield 4 Naval Strike, Battlefield 4 Dragon's Teeth and Battlefield 4 Final Stand. Members will also be granted two-weeks early access to each.
"Fan reaction to Battlefield 3 Premium has been nothing short of amazing. We are humbled to see more than 4 million people join in," said Patrick Bach, executive producer, Battlefield 4. "With Battlefield 4 Premium we continue to roll out the red carpet, treating our fans like VIPs with a massive amount of new gameplay, exclusive new content and even more benefits at an incredible value."
Battlefield 4 Second Assault – Includes four fan-favourite Battlefield 3 maps now re-imagined with the power of Frostbite™ 3. Available first on Xbox One.
Battlefield 4 China Rising – Players fight for dominance across the vast and majestic Chinese mainland. Available December 2013.
Battlefield 4 Naval Strike – Experience dynamic ocean combat as the Chinese armada takes the fight to the sea. Available Spring 2014.
Battlefield 4 Dragon's Teeth – The US strikes back engaging in all-out urban warfare. Available Summer 2014.
Battlefield 4 Final Stand – Bring the war to its epic conclusion. Available Summer 2014.
Premium will also include:
- Unique personalisation options including camos, paints, emblems, dogtags and more
- Priority position in server queues
- New content every week
- 12 bonus Battlefield 4 Battlepacks
- Transfer Battlefield 4 Premium membership from Xbox 360 to Xbox One and PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4
Through the course of a player's multiplayer career, they will receive packs containing random combinations of new camos, dog tags, knives, XP boosts, and gun attachments.
Battlefield 4 Premium will cost $50.
In addition, DICE announced that the Battlefield 4 multiplayer beta will start in early October on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. A three day head-start will be given to Battlefield 3 Premium owners, those that pre-ordered Battlefield 4 Digital Deluxe, and owners of Medal of Honor Warfighter Digital Deluxe and Medal of Honor Warfighter Limited Edition. The beta will then open up to all players.
The beta will feature the Siege of Shanghai map on the Conquest mode.
Battlefield 4 will be released November 1 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, with PS4 and Xbox One versions to follow.
Source: Press release