The beta for Battlefield 4 is said to begin sometime in the second half of 2013, which indicates that Battlefield 4 may be released late 2013 or early 2014.
DICE only had less revealing things to say about the news:
“The team at DICE is hard at work on the next entry in the Battlefield series,” one of the messages from the team at DICE states.
They went on to say that they aren’t ready to talk about Battlefield 4 at this time.
It’s also said that EA asked DICE to focus their development efforts on Battlefield 4 instead of making Battlefield Bad Company 3.
Meanwhile there’s still two more DLCs upcoming for Battlefield 3: Armored Kill this autumn and End Game sometime early 2013. The new maps in Armored Kill will include the biggest Battlefield 3 map to date, which sounds like just the thing I want to see.
Matches, an official “tool” for customizing Battlefield 3 clan matches went live earlier this month.