DICE is celebrating the ten year anniversary of Battlefield 1942 in addition with a 2 million sales milestone of Battlefield 3 Premium since its launch in June. If that’s not impressive enough, there are about 5.2 million active Battlefield 3 players a month, and Battlefield 3 has sold over 17 million units since its launch.
Karl Magnus Troedsson, Vice President and General Manager of DICE said “Since the beginning, the reception to the Battlefield series has been incredible thanks to our amazing fans. Every day, we strive to provide our community with great games and new ways to play as evident with Battlefield 3 Premium. We wanted to thank our fans who have supported us throughout the years by restoring Battlefield 1942 for a digital re-release and give everyone a chance to play the game that started it all.”
Battlefield 1942 is now a free ‘demo’ on EA Origin, although it is the full game. Here’s the EA Origin demo page. You’ll need an EA Origin account to download it.