The Battlefield 3 multiplayer beta will open to all players on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC on September 29, DICE has announced. do read on to see what you will actually be able to play. The beta will be set in Paris, on the Operation Metro map, where players work their way from green and “peaceful” parks on the outskirts of the city to a dark, bombed-out metro station, to the vibrant streets around the Paris stock exchange. Two elite tactical units square off in Rush Mode. One side takes the offensive by attacking M-COM stations while the opposing squad defends and protects. Those who have been practicing Rush on Bad Company 2 (Battlefield 3’s spiritual predecessor).
Gamers who pre-order the digital PC version of the game at Origin will be granted early access to the beta starting on September 27, 2011. Furthermore, all customers that pre-ordered a Limited Edition of Medal of Honor will also receive early access to the beta starting on September 27, 2011.
Players are also invited to join the EA Gun Club for the latest shooter news, and to receive in-game benefits including access to the M1911 pistol and distinct badges in Battlefield 3. The M1911 pistol will also be available to registered Battlefield veterans.
For any questions about the beta, you can take a look here: BF3 beta FAQ
The game formally releases on the 28th of October across the PS3, 360 and PC.