Battlefield 3: End Game (NA)
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"Battlefield is about the players, and giving them spaces that inspire such moments. End Game celebrates that, and in doing so celebrates everything that makes Battlefield distinctive from its rivals." - Eurogamer.net
Battlefield 3: End Game delivers some of the most high-speed warfare to date across four vast maps. Race through enemy lines using the new dirt bike, bringing speed and agility to the Battlefield, or fight back aerial assaults with new lightweight AA vehicles. Coordinate lightning fast attacks and defenses in the return of the classic Capture The Flag game mode. In the skies, the new dropship introduces the ability to turn the tide with rapid deployment air drops of troop transports.
- Four new maps designed for high speed combat and action
- Three new vehicles including the fast and agile dirt bikes
- New dropship provides support to ground troops with vehicle drop capabilities
- Return of the classic Capture The Flag game mode
Speed Killsbwrussell | April 22, 2015 | See all bwrussell's reviews »
Continuing the line of Battlefield 3 DLC packs that have some sort of theme, the End Game expansion is all about speed. The dirt bike is one of, if not the, fastest non-airplane vehicle and the new AA vehicles are no slouches themselves. In addition the ability to air drop vehicles and players directly into the heart of the battle with the dropship gets the larger vehicles into the mix faster.
The capture the flag game mode is all about quick strikes and moving as fast as possible between objectives. The maps for this mode make heavy use of the new dirt bike as well.
The problem is that Battlefield at its core is not a twitch/speed game and that shows in capture the flag mode. The map sizes, movement speeds, and inclusion of vehicles (and the map design to accommodate them) just don't mesh with the required play-style for capture the flag. It basically always turns into a long grind around the flag bases with the occasional escape on a dirt bike quickly becoming an uncontested score.
In the end this expansion sort of feels a little like the leftovers from the rest with a slapped on game mode to attempt to justify the price. Given the choice between only a couple of the DLC packs this one is definitely a pass.
Nice maps, but not so nice vehicle listnightassassin1 | Sept. 11, 2013 | See all nightassassin1's reviews »
The new maps are pretty interesting and fun to play on, but the new vehicle list was not as great. The motor bikes that were introduced with this pack made C4 vehicle ramming more accessible and easier to do. The bikes are almost solely used for C4 ramming into tanks or other ground vehicles. The added unlocks for weapons were not much better than normal weapons due to balancing requirements, but they were unique in their own ways, so if you still have yet to find your ideal rifle you have more of a chance to find it here. My personal favorite is still the G3A3 (ever since Delta Force Black Hawk Down) and is simply amazing in this game as well, however it is not part of this DLC, it can be obtained in the base game. As you can tell I got this pack for the new maps and not the weapons. The extras that come with the maps: weapons, vehicles, and tags are nice but not really what you grab this specific DLC for.
Most action packed DLC yetPro_Fish | Aug. 9, 2013 | See all Pro_Fish's reviews »
Featuring jets, parachuting tanks, and dirtbikes, this DLC will provide hours of fun as well as new unlocks for you to try to get. The maps are not as good as some of the others, but being a fan of the huge maps, I found these types of maps with a central fighting point, prove not to be as fun.
Decent Though Not as ExcitingROKET | April 2, 2013 | See all ROKET's reviews »
I didnt know what to expect with this expansion. The new maps looked okay but didnt differ much from the look of other maps in other packs. I liked the new vehicles and I liked the new modes but it didnt suck me back in like the Aftermath expansion pack.
You get 4 new maps spread across 4 different climate back drops and around 3 new vehicles to go with the new game modes. Capture the flag is back but I dont know if its as popular as DICE had hoped. We all know that BF became all about the rush and conquest modes but Im not complaining.
I cant say I enjoyed this pack nearly as much as the first 4 and thats kind of disappointing. I would have liked a few new weapons and more incentive to dirt bike my way across the long maps.
You cant say DICE didnt try and the easter eggs are fun but lord did they need to mix it up a bit more if they really wanted to finish up BF3 with a bang.