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Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand Confirmed Weapon List

These are the now confirmed weapons that will make an appearance in Back to Karkand as unlockable items by completing assignments:


MK3A1 (Jackhammer)
QBU-88 (Type 88)


Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand Release Dates Confirmed

Sharqi Peninsula (Back to Karkand)The Back to Karkand expansion for Battlefield will be released on December 13th for PC (and Xbox 360), EA and DICE confirmed today.

In an inexpicable move, PlayStation 3 owners get the expansion one week early, on the 6th of December. With EA running the show, money is everything I guess, but if the expansion is as good as hoped, I guess we can wait one more week?

Preorders included the Back to Karkand expansion pack, while others will have to buy it separately.

EA / DICE also announced that five new Trophies will be available for Back to Karkand:

  • Complete Warrior (Silver)
    Get a kill with the following weapons in a single life: Rifle, Jet, Tank
  • Third Tour (Bronze)
    Get a kill with the new APC, Desert Buggy, and STOVL fighter jet
  • Gunslinger (Bronze)
    Get 10 kills with all B2K weapons
  • Like a Boss! (Silver)
    Get a kill with the skid loader
  • Jaws (Bronze)
    Take a swim in the pool at the Oman hotel


Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand Assignments Explained

For the Back to Karkand expansion, DICE are introducing “assignments”. Now we know that each assignment you complete unlocks a new weapon. Both the assignments feature and new weapons will be available on both vanilla and Back to Karkand maps to everyone who has the expansion pack installed.

There will be 10 different assignments, all with different situational or kit-based requirements. For example, “Let it rain” requires 20 Light Machine Gun kills and 2 mortar kills, whick unlocks the QBB-95.

By looking at the official  screenshot below, we now have confirmation that the previously posted “unconfirmed” weapons list was indeed correct. That weapons list has now been updated to reflect this new information.

Battlefield 3 Back to Karkand Assignments Explained

Also, here’s a new official Back to Karkand gameplay teaser video from DICE:

Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand Gameplay Trailer

Dice released this trailer for the upcoming December release of the Battlefield 3 expansion pack “Back to Karkand”.

Read more about the expansion pack here, and watch the video below:

Battlefield 3 Back to Karkand Details

The Back to Karkand expansion for Battlefield 3 will be released sometime in December, and will feature four new maps:
Strike at Karkand, Gulf of Oman, Sharqi Peninsula and Wake Island (a snippet from the concept art for the new Wake Island map is shown in my  header logo).

Three (3) new vehicles will also make an appearance, in the form of the Desert Patrol Vehicle (or DPV), the BTR-90 (Russian 8×8 wheeled armored personell carrier), and the F35 STOVL Jet Fighter.

Back to Karkand also brings back ten (10) iconic weapons from the Battlefield series, five new dog tags, fire new achievemens/trophies, and a new “persistence reward system” that rewards points for completing certain assignments.

Pricing will be US $15 or €15 for those who didn’t preorder Battlefield 3: Limited Edition, but will be free for everyone who did.