Some of you will be eligible to start playing the Battlefield 3 Open Beta as early as September 27th, a full 48 hours before the it opens to the public.This post will answer any of your questions on how early access to the Battlefield 3 Open Beta works.
With the Battlefield 3 Open Beta starting September 29th, millions of gamers will have the chance to play Battlefield 3, help us test our back-end, and give us valuable feedback on the game,
Q: What are the regular dates for the Open Beta?
A: September 29th-October 10th, 2011.
Q: Who is eligible for early access to the Battlefield 3 Open Beta on September 27th?A: Customers who have pre-ordered the PC digital download version of Battlefield 3: Limited Edition on Origin, or registered their first-hand copy of Medal of Honor: Limited Edition/Tier 1 Edition, or purchased Medal of Honor Limited Edition from Steam prior to July 26th, 2011.
Q: How do I join the early access Open Beta?
A: For Xbox 360, you will receive an email with instructions and your personal early access code. Note your code and follow the instructions.
For Playstation 3, the early access Open Beta will automatically appear for you in the PlayStation Network Store. On PC, you will receive an email with instructions and your personal early access code. Note your code and follow the instructions to redeem the code on Origin.
Q: I bought Medal of Honor: Limited Edition/Tier 1 Edition on Steam. How do I get early access?
A: If you purchased Medal of Honor through Steam prior to July 26th, 2011 cut-off, you are eligible for early access to the Battlefield 3 Open Beta.
To view your key, go to Medal of Honor in your Steam library, and click the “cd key” link. Find the “Battlefield 3 Open Beta early access” key.
Once you have Origin installed, run it and log in with your Origin ID. (This will be the same as your EA account ID used in Medal of Honor.). In the Origin client, click the gear icon in the top menu bar, and then select “redeem product code”
Q: Is Origin required to play the Open Beta?
A: Origin is not required to play on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.For PC, Origin will be used to distribute the Open Beta installation and run the game, and is therefore necessary to play.
Q: Where do I install Origin?
Q: Where do I go if I have more question?
A: You can visit our extensive Open Beta FAQ here.