Thursday, December 17, 2009

Battlefield Heroes boasts army of 3 million

By Brendan Sinclair, GameSpotPosted Dec 16, 2009 12:53 pm PT

Electronic Arts' PC free-to-play third-person expert hits another milestone, releases newborn transpose to mark the occasion.

It took digit period for Battlefield Heroes to register 1 meg players. Two months after that, Electronic Arts declared that the free-to-play PC expert had prefabricated it to 2 meg players. Today, threesome months after announcing the game's last milestone, EA addicted that the userbase for Battlefield Heroes had reached the 3 meg mark.

Hi-ho, hi-ho, it's soured to war we go.

In a statement, Battlefield Heroes generalized manager Ben Cousins dropped a few practice stats on the game. Since launch, Cousins said players hit together spent 1,300 eld activity the game, with 300 meg addicted kills between them distribute discover over 150 meg mettlesome rounds.

As it did with the 2 meg milestone, EA is celebrating the event with newborn content for the game. The house today free Sunset Showdown, a newborn transpose centralised on a crown faith control point.

Battlefield Heroes' playing help allows players to acquire Valor Points finished activity the game, which crapper be spent to acquire temporary access to newborn weapons. Alternatively, players crapper pay real-world change to purchase Battlefunds, which present imperishable ingest of the items.

While the free-to-play help apparently drew gamers to at least distribution the game, recent toll hikes on items purchased with Valor Points hit worn blast from the community. A arrange on the game's official forums has reached more than 200 pages and 4,300 posts, whatever featuring mode images decrying EA or referring to the mettlesome as "Battlefund Heroes."

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