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DemonI81
05-29-2009, 03:25 PM
Announced today: http://au.sys-con.com/node/981579

" EA Announces Battlefield 1943 Community Challenge That Unlocks Additional Bonus Map “Coral Sea”
DICE, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio (NASDAQ:ERTS), today announced that Battlefield 1943™ will kick off a worldwide community challenge that, when achieved, will reward players by unlocking a fourth map called Coral Sea. The WWII Coral Sea map will be unlocked when the multiplayer community achieves 43M kills on Xbox Live and the same number on PlayStation®Network. When it ships this summer, Battlefield 1943will include three maps (Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal, and Wake Island) plus this fourth bonus map, all for $15.
Coral Sea is designed to showcase the intense battle in the skies, offering an all-new Air superiority game mode. The legendary WWII action this map provides will have players dog fighting in this airplanes-only map, proving once again DICE delivers on a first class online vehicle warfare experience better than anyone else! Players will be able to track the progress of their respective console communities at www.battlefield.com/1943 (http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.battlefield.com%2F1943&esheet=5975465&lan=en_US&anchor=www.battlefield.com%2F1943&index=1)."

Kunduz
05-29-2009, 04:14 PM
Sweet, we'd better make it to 43M kills before those guys at the PSN does it :P

DemonI81
05-29-2009, 04:57 PM
Of course. There's no way the PS3 players will beat the 360 players to the kill count, if only due to the larger gamer base on the 360, we'll still beat them on it.

APX
05-30-2009, 06:39 AM
People from the PS3 have made their way to the 360, the reason? More noobs playing this game = more for them to kill and more experience to learn and more strategies. :D

So of course the 360 will get it first, and i'm glad for it to be coming this month, I have nothing better to do then stay and rape face on games. :D

Capt Jawbreaker
05-30-2009, 07:39 AM
So does the winning community get sole usage of the map?
Or does it simply unlock for both as soon as the winning community pops it.......basically just giving kudos to the winner but ultimately both consoles reaping the real reward of the free map?

Any clarifaction greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

EDIT : I just re-read it and it reads like both consoles get it but only after they have clocked up 43M kills....duhhh.
It is going to be xbox for sure......PSN just plain refuses to even accept my card details to add money......stupid lump of shit :confused:

exo-apollo
05-30-2009, 01:43 PM
I will be there, adding to the kills!

II RUFF II
06-15-2009, 04:25 PM
How long do people think it will take to get the 43m kills? I will definately be putting my fair share of kills into getting the map;)

Beechbone
06-18-2009, 10:48 AM
In a recent interview one of the folks from DICE said they are anticipating 43 million kills to hit in about week or two. That's fast if you ask me. I wonder if trial version kills count as well. Anyway I'm saving my MSP for this one, 1200 is not a bad price for probably the most technologically advanced XBLA game ever.

xI C0uch P0tat0
06-20-2009, 05:01 PM
Getting this game first day. Need to contribute some kills.

Glashoop
06-21-2009, 05:54 PM
Can't wait for the game to launch... Still the 25th?? I'll contribute to the kills, mayby more in deaths then actually killing but what the hell.... :p

xI DaR3DeViL Ix
06-21-2009, 06:08 PM
25th or the 1st I have been hearing, no one knows and its frustrating lol.

Glashoop
06-22-2009, 09:42 AM
It's even more frustrating that we don't know any achievements yet!!! :eek::p
About time we get a release date and some more info ;)

True I Skill
06-25-2009, 12:58 AM
Will the players who buy the game after the 43million kills have been hit still get that map?
Im thinking of getting it after a while its been out, And dont want to get it after the kill mark has been reached and the map only unlocks for the people who conributed?
If so il probably go out on the streets and beg for money to get this :D

ZundayXx
06-29-2009, 12:20 PM
Lets arrange excecutions...

bigmcilmoyle
07-07-2009, 05:29 AM
this should come quick enough if we all just play. screw boosting kills. have some fun with it.

Andreas_loel
07-07-2009, 08:14 AM
Airplane fighting map? fuck that shit

i was expecting atleast a decent map :(

DrJonan
07-07-2009, 01:37 PM
I'll be around to kill peopkle. ;) I can't wait to play this new Battlefield. :woop: I don't give a shit about achievements, to me it's the fun of playing BF. :uzi: Hopefully the online will keep busy for some time.

sjanuary99
07-07-2009, 02:38 PM
me and my frieds will be adding the kills up ;) i can't wait until tommorrow.