Celebrate Battlefield 3’s release by watching the first mission in action

Battlefield 3 hit PS3s, 360s and PCs nationwide today and goes on sale for our European friends Friday. Now that the title is here we can finally take video of any part of the game we want and share it with you, our gentle readers. So here’s a taste of the first five minutes or so of BF3’s single player campaign.

In case you’re confused, the opening is a flash forward where your character escapes police custody because he has a train full of terrorists to catch. After shooting up the train (simultaneously teaching players FPS controls) and nearly saving the day, he’s caught and we can only assume a screen pops up right after that saying “36 hours earlier,” or something like that. Look for our review soon, as our normally very timely review schedule has been thrown off somewhat due to unforeseen circumstances.

Oct 25, 2011


  • RedOutlive10 - October 26, 2011 10:38 p.m.

    Ridden with QTEs. Yo DICE some people don't like watching the game play for you after a button press.
  • RedHarlow - October 25, 2011 6:48 p.m.

    Wow, the enemies don't respond to getting shot at all. I would at least expect them to get knocked back or stumble or something.
  • spekko - October 25, 2011 1:19 p.m.

    Hmm, this is disappointingly short. Also, why does it look like this is the first FPS this person has ever played?
  • UberNoob - October 25, 2011 2:09 p.m.

    Because it is :p
  • Kstrad6 - October 25, 2011 12:49 p.m.

    Hmm Shot point blank @2:20 and not a scratch. I guess the glass absorbed the bullet or something,I first thought he was gonna eat asphalt but whatever. Looks awesome, hope it kicks COD's Butt
  • PleaseSitDownICannotSee - October 25, 2011 11:43 a.m.

    It certainly sounds amazing.

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