Battlefield Heroes Hits 2 Million Registered Players

Soldiers, we salute you! Electronic Arts Inc.  today
announced that Battlefield Heroes, the hit Play4Free third-person
shooter has recruited two million registered players. With endless
hours of signature Battlefield sandbox action, Battlefield Heroes is
EA’s latest web-based free to download
, free to play title which
generates revenue through advertising and in-game item sales. To
celebrate this milestone, on September 30, EA will release a free
‘Heroes of the Fall’ update for the game, including a brand new map.

Set
against the backdrop of autumn colors, the new map will be
infantry-focused and set in a village with dozens of intersecting
canals. Intense battles will play out on the bridges and crossings,
while sneaky players can use the alleyways and channels to move
unnoticed for sudden flanking maneuvers and rear-guard actions.

Starting today, EA is accepting proposed names for the new map at http://www.battlefieldheroes.com.
Players can submit a proposed name for the soon-to-be released map, and
that name may be selected by the Battlefield Heroes development team.

Along
with this new map, ‘Heroes of the Fall’ includes a slew of changes
including upgrades of the Gunner class and improvements to the friends
system,” said Ben Cousins, General Manager, Battlefield Heroes team.
“We’ve also added a brand new ranking system for the game – players can
earn cool new titles for their heroes as they play – showing everyone
on the battlefield how dedicated they are
.”

Battlefield Heroes
is offered completely for free. With its fun cartoon-style graphics,
customized matchmaking and non-stop action, the game caters to players
of all skill levels.

Players can quickly download and easily launch the game from http://www.battlefieldheroes.com.
Before going into battle, gamers can create a number of personalized
characters. Battlefield Heroes features a non-traditional third-person
camera view so players can admire their one-of-a-kind hero while taking
out the enemy. Character customisation items are available for Valor
Points (points earned by playing the game) or with Battlefunds (a
fictional currency bought with a credit card, PayPal or other methods)
so players can update or change their hero’s style at any time.

Battlefield Heroes is rated “T” by the ESRB and “16+” by PEGI. 

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