EA announced that they will release Battlefield 3 first DLC entitled Back to Karkand. Frostbyte 2 was used to remastered four of the most popular Battelfield multiplayer maps, which are Strike at Karkand, Wake Island, Gulf of Oman, Sharqi Peninsula. THey are also bringing back a popular playlist from Battlefield 2, Conquest mode. In Back to Karkand there has been three new vehicles added, five new dog tags, five new achievements(Xbox 360)/trophies(PS3). Another layer to peel off has been added for weapon and equipment unlocking. If you were one of the lucky ones to pre-order Battlefield 3 you will be able to get Back to Karkand FREE. Yes free this was part of the bundle that was included n the “Limited Edition” package of the game.
Back to Karkand will be exclusively available Playstation Network on December 6 at no charge(For those that pre-ordered the game) or for about $15 US. The expansion pack will be available on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace(1200 MS Points or free for pre-ordered games) and PC at Origin.com on Decemeber 13.