Battlefield 2 Website
has screenshots from the upcoming Armored Fury booster
pack for DICE's military shooter, along with some details on the pack and the
upcoming version 1.3 patch for BF2. The further announcement mentioned in this
story has also rolled in, promising the add-on the spring for a $9.99 price tag,
and plans for a June release of Battlefield 2: Deluxe Edition, to include the
original Battlefield 2, the Special Forces expansion, and the upcoming co-op
friendly patch 1.3. Here's word:
Later today we will announce the Battlefield 2: Armored Fury™ booster pack for
Battlefield 2™ which brings all-out mechanized battles to US soil for the first
time. Maps set in the US have been requested by the community for quite some
time, and we are pleased to deliver three that set the stage for huge armored
3 NEW MAPS
• Operation Midnight Sun: The conflict spreads near the
Pacific Ocean in a key battle for the Alaskan port of Valdez, where Chinese
forces are attempting to secure much-needed fuel from the pipeline.
• Operation Harvest: The MEC army begins their march East
towards the U.S. Capital, and American forces must stall the advance long enough
for reinforcements to arrive.
• Operation Road Rage: The MEC forces have infiltrated deep
into the USA, and are using the highways to move quickly towards key industrial
sites that are dangerously near civilian areas.
To balance the wide-open tank battles with aerial firepower, six new vehicles
will be introduced, including 3 scout helos such as the MD 530 ?Little Bird?,
and 3 ground attack aircraft like the A10 Warthog.
In addition, patch 1.3 is on the way, and with it comes single player co-op
support, so you can grab a friend and tackle the bots as a team. More details to
follow, so stay frosty!