Battlefield 3 Beta Begins Today

Today commences the long-awaited Battlefield 3 beta test. Keys were passed out via e-mail,  to those who pre-ordered BF3 or brought a copy of the limited Tier 1 edition of Medal of Honor. The key allows you to play BF3 as well as, experience their social platform Battlelog.

Those who you who received a key and play on a console, you’ll just have to log on and download the game via the marketplace/store. If you play on the PC, you must download the Origin client first before you can download the beta client. If you want to experience BF3 in its true glory, you may want to invest in a beefy rig.

PC Specifications:

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • OS: WINDOWS VISTA (SERVICE PACK 2) 32-BIT
  • PROCESSOR: 2 GHZ DUAL CORE (CORE 2 DUO 2.4 GHZ OR ATHLON X2 2.7 GHZ)
  • MEMORY: 2 GB
  • HARD DRIVE: 20 GB
  • GRAPHICS CARD (AMD): DIRECTX 10.1 COMPATIBLE WITH 512 MB RAM (ATI RADEON 3000, 4000, 5000 OR 6000 SERIES, WITH ATI RADEON 3870 OR HIGHER PERFORMANCE)
  • GRAPHICS CARD (NVIDIA): DIRECTX 10.0 COMPATIBLE WITH 512 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE 8, 9, 200, 300, 400 OR 500 SERIES WITH NVIDIA GEFORCE 8800 GT OR HIGHER PERFORMANCE)
  • SOUND CARD: DIRECTX COMPATIBLE
  • KEYBOARD AND MOUSE
  • DVD ROM DRIVE

RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • OS: WINDOWS 7 64-BIT
  • PROCESSOR: QUAD-CORE CPU
  • MEMORY: 4 GB
  • HARD DRIVE: 20 GB
  • GRAPHICS CARD: DIRECTX 11 COMPATIBLE WITH 1024 MB RAM (NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 560 OR ATI RADEON 6950)
  • SOUND CARD: DIRECTX COMPATIBLE
  • KEYBOARD AND MOUSE
  • DVD ROM DRIVE

The open beta will continue throughout September and end on October 10.


Source: Battlefield Blog

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