During an interview with GameInformer Magazine, EA stated that Commander Mode will most likely not be included, which was met with some criticismon the EA forum.
Battlefield 3 uses a new type of character animation technology called ANT. ANT technology is used in EA Sports games such as FIFA, but will now be adapted to create a morerealistic soldier, with the ability to transition into cover and turn their head before their body.
The game will feature maps set in Paris, Tehran, Sarajevo, Sulaymaniyah, New York, Wake Island andOman. As a whole, combat will take place in urban streets, metropolitan downtown areas, and open landscapes suited to vehicle combat. The single player campaign takes place in the year 2014.Single-player
A new animation system used in the FIFA games will allow players to "drag fallen comrades into safety and mount weapons on almost any part of the terrain". Players will be ableto use vehicles during the campaign, but their use will be limited.
In the first part of the campaign, the player will take on the role of Staff Sergeant Henry 'Black' Blackburn, a member of theUnited States Marine Corps stationed along the Iran/Iraq border. An earthquake hits the region, though its total effect is unknown. SSgt Blackburn leads a five-man squad on a mission to locate,find and safely return a US squad investigating a possible chemical weapons site, whose last known position was in a "bad fucking part of town" when they lost contact. They are assisted by other U.S....