EA has confirmed that Battlefield 3 will be released on October 25, 2011 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. There will also be a multiplatform beta launching in September.
EA also revealed that two new playable characters will be introduced during the campaign missions being shown E3 this week. Dmitri "Dima" Mayakovsky, a Russian undercover agent, who will be fighting his way through the Paris stock exchange, and Jonathan "Jono" Miller, a Marine Corporal who will be engaging PLR forces in the Tehran desert via a massive tank battle.
Battlefield’s ‘Rush' multiplayer mode will also be playable on PC at EA’s booth.