Battlefield 3 Premium live 'this very second' on PS3, next week on PC and Xbox

You could be watching news about Battlefield 3, or you could be playing it. Peter Moore and Patrick Bach just revealed the launch date for Battlefield 3 Premium, and, for PS3, it's ... "this very second." The $49.99 service, which offers early access to expansions and other content, is live on PS3 now, and will come to PC and Xbox sometime next week.

It offers access to five expansions ... one of which has motorcycles.

We also now have a clearer timeline for launches of future expansions:
  • Battlefield 3: Close Quarters – Today.
  • Battlefield 3: Armored Kill – September 2012.
  • Battlefield 3: Aftermath – December 2012.
  • Battlefield 3: End Game – March 2013.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.