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All Battlefield 4 expansions are free until next week

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Electronic Arts has been giving away Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline DLC over the past several months as part of the run-up to the release next month of Battlefield 1. If you happened to miss any, today brings good news: From now until September 19, all five Battlefield 4 expansions are free for everyone, and new Battlefield 4 Community Missions are underway as well. 

The first mission, in China Rising, challenges players to collectively destroy 1.5 million vehicles in Air Superiority in order to get a Gold Battlepack. That's live now and runs until 9 am PT on September 16, at which time the Second Assault mission kicks off, with players required to score one million kills with the DAO-12, for another Gold Battlepack. Following that, you'll need to make 1.5 million kills from boats in Naval Strike, score one million kills with the MPX in Dragon's Teeth, and finally, ring up ten million kills with PDWs in Final Stand. 

Details about the Battlefield 4 giveaway and new Community Missions are up at Battlefield.com, although as far as the DLC goes it's really just a matter of heading over to Origin and grabbing what you want. Battlefield 1, meanwhile, is set to come out on October 21. You can catch our impressions of the recent open beta right here.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.