Ever wonder how it’s going to be when you take the best players of the football field and place them into the battlefield? Well all that is going to happen this fall as Electronic Arts Inc. announced earlier today the team up with football’s biggest super starts for an exclusive Spike TV reality show, and possibly this season’s most anticipated reality TV show entitled GTTV Presents Battlefield 3 Operation Gridiron.
The show will take football’s biggest stars, quarterback Drew Brees, linebacker Clay Matthews, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, and defensive end Jared Allen into the Battlefield and let them experience first-hand the real combat scenarios based on the award-winning videogame – Battlefield 3. Filmed in a top-secret location, these elite athletes team up and face off to compete in realistic challenges pulled straight from the gritty war scenarios players will face in the game. Each team is paired with a Special Operator Instructor to ensure the best combat tactics are employed in order to win.
The show premiers on October 24 at Spike TV, midnight Eastern/ 11 PM Central, and don’t fail to check out the latest sneak peeks and information at the Official Battlefield 3 Facebook Page.
Battlefield 3 Operation Gridiron Promo Trailer
Battlfield 3 Operation Gridiron Episode 1 Trailer
Battlefield 3 Operation Gridiron Promo – For Immediate Release
From the football field to the battlefield, the Battlefield 3™ experience comes alive this fall! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that it has teamed up with some of football’s biggest stars for an exclusive reality show titled GTTV Presents Battlefield 3: Operation Gridiron. Airing on Spike TV this fall, the show takes quarterback Drew Brees, linebacker Clay Matthews, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, and defensive end Jared Allen into real-life combat scenarios inspired by the award–winning videogame, Battlefield 3.
Filmed at a top secret location, these all-star athletes are provided the ultimate in combat training by some of the world’s most elite Special Operations Warriors. Following their advanced training, they must work together as a team to accomplish a live simulated operation, pulled straight from the gritty war scenarios players will face in the game. Starting today, weekly Tuesday webisodes will be posted at 9:00am PDT on the Battlefield Facebook page.
The finale will air on Spike TV on October 24 at 12:00am EST/PDT and at 11:00pm CST. Gamers can “LIKE” Battlefield 3 on www.facebook.com/battlefield to view the Battlefield 3: Operation Gridiron web series.
Battlefield 3 is out on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC October 25th 2011.