Battlefield 1943 (Xbox 360)

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Battlefield 1943 is a remake of the Windows game Battlefield 1942. Battlefield 1943 is a multiplayer-only first person shooter set in the pacific theater. The player can choose to fight on either the US or Japanese side and must capture and hold certain points on remade pacific island maps from Battlefield 1942.

At the start of a round (or after being killed), the player can choose between three classes: infantryman, rifleman and scout. The difference between the classes lies in the armament: for example, scouts possess a sniper rifle while infantry soldiers are equipped with an anti-tank gun. The player is also able to use any vehicle, boat and airplane they find in the game.

Improvements over the original Battlefield 1942 game include awards, ranks the player can gain, destructible buildings and an air strike that can be called in from a special building on the map.


Battlefield 1943 Xbox 360 An ally can use the Jeep's mounted machine gun.
Battlefield 1943 Xbox 360 Jeeps can get you to flag points faster.
Battlefield 1943 Xbox 360 Defend your capture points as a sniper.
Battlefield 1943 Xbox 360 Spawning on the aircraft deck.

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Edge Jul 08, 2009 9 out of 10 90
TeamXbox Jul 08, 2009 8.8 out of 10 88
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Jul 14, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Arena Jul 24, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
MS Xbox World Jul 16, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Teletext 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameZone Jul 08, 2009 8 out of 10 80 Jul 10, 2009 80 out of 100 80
Valhalla Jul 21, 2009 8 out of 10 80
GameTrailers Jul 08, 2009 7.6 out of 10 76


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On its launch date, it was reported by DICE that users had accumulated over 5 million kills and logged in over 29 years worth of game time alone.


There are a few easter eggs located throughout the maps, most of which consist of sand castles on small islands off of the coast of the larger islands. However, on a island at the Iwo Jima map, players can come across a small beach in which is written "HAGGARD WAS HERE". This refers to Haggard from Battlefield: Bad Company in which this game was preceded by.


  • Game Informer
    • 2009 - Best Downloadable Game
  • Gamespy
    • 2009 - Downloadable Gamers' Choice Award
    • 2009 - The Deja Vu Award

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