Battlefield 3 will have 10 times the hardware unlocks as Bad Company 2, in an obvious ploy to keep players away from friends, family and potential mates for years to come. Battleblog #5, "Years worth of unlocks and rewards in Battlefield 3," unsurprisingly boasts a massive unlock tree for vehicles and oodles of unlocks for weapons, weapons attachments and gadgets. It also lists awards, service stars, kit tailoring options and tactical unlock details.

Battleblog #5 focuses on Battlefield 3's "play it your way" philosophy, giving players more flexibility in creating their kits and earning service stars to keep us playing well into 2013 and beyond. Just not on Steam.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.