Battlefield 1943 Goes Live

A much-anticipated shooter comes to Xbox Live

Xbox Live is about to release the upcoming shooter game Battlefield 1943 in the US, which means Australian gamers will be able to download it in the very near future.

Gamers can be a rifleman, a steel-fisted tank commander, or ace fighter pilot. Play as a lone wolf or with friends, coordinating to turn the tide of battle.

A gamer can cause mayhem and destruction with bombing raids, tanks, or fighter planes launched from aircraft carriers and enjoy one of the best vehicle experiences in any multi-player game.

It is possible to play with 24 players online in three locations from the Pacific theatre including Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, or the Wake Island, jump into the best balance of infantry combat complemented by land, sea, and air vehicles.

There is also a ranking system accessible through a fully enabled website that allows stats to be tracked and gamers can follow the leader boards on the web. It is also possible to jump directly into a squad to set up private matches and play with friends.