Battlefield 3: Armored Kill – Bandar Desert and Alborz Mountain Gameplay Trailer Analysis

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All-out vehicle warfare approaches. Earlier today, DICE and EA unleashed a brand new gameplay trailer featuring two maps from Battlefield 3’s upcoming DLC, Armored Kill.

Below, we’ve picked apart the epic new footage, getting a better look at some of the new vehicles, locations and gameplay changes. So, before reading on, make sure to watch the trailer right here!

Right off the bat, we get a look at some of the brand new vehicles included in the Armored Kill expansion pack. Once again, these scenes take place on Bandar Desert, the Battlefield series’ largets map ever. Big thanks to our friend, The End, for some of the vehicle names.

M1128 Mobile System AKA “Tank Destroyer”

M142 High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System

As spotted in our earlier article, you’ll notice the mini-map in the images below now include letters for every flag, making it much easier to coordinate offensive and defensive maneuvers.

Mobile Artillery In Action

AC-130 AA Gunner Position 1

AC-130 AA Gunner Position 2

Much to the excitement of many Battlefield fans, this trailer also introduced the brand new snow-covered map, Alborz Mountain, complete with tall frosty peaks, narrow mountain passages, frozen lakes and densely forested areas. Below are some scenes from this stunning and epic new battlefield. This map is sure to provide some unique gameplay experiences.

A Sniper Atop Alborz Mountain as Jets Battle it out Over Frosted Peaks

Incoming Strafe Run Across a Frozen Lake and Forest Battles

A Foot Soldier Rushes Towards a Fishing Hut in Order to Capture the Objective

These Solders Opt For a Flanking Route Across the Frozen Lake

A Chase Through Narrow Mountain Passages

Brining in the Big Guns

A Fine Double Kill

An AC-130 Patrols the Sky

Providing AA Support as Two Jets Dogfight Over Top the Mountains

Aerial Support Arrives

Taking Down an AC-130 Gunship

What Comes Pack With the Battlefield 3: Armored Kill Expansion Pack

Let us know what you thought of the trailer in the comments below. Did anything in particular stand out to you? Anything we missed?