It's a "deep PC shooter" says EA that's got Battlefield's "signature" vehicle warfare and sandbox gameplay; it supports 32-players. Beta sign-ups live.
It's a "next-generation free to play Battlefield" with "32-player all out warfare online" where you can "experience the career of a professional soldlier", reads the website. EA already has a F2P Battlefield game called Heroes that launches through the browser.
"We broke new ground in 2009 with the launch of Battlefield Heroes; a game that has 6M registered players worldwide. Now we are complementing that arcade shooter with a core, realistic Battlefield shooter experience that fans have been clamouring for,” said senior producer, James Salt. Play4Free 'combines' Battlefield 2 and Bad Company 2.
"Battlefield Play4Free is for serious shooter fans who are looking for a premium — but free — experience that rivals top console titles.” It uses the “most popular maps” from BF2 and "the familiar classes and powerful weapons” of BFBC2.
on the official website with the beta itself scheduled for November 30th, it is believed. Check out the debut trailer for Battlefield Play4Free.