Today at E3 2012 EA confirmed the existence of a new Battlefield 3 Premium service, rumoured a couple of weeks ago the service will cost $49.99 in trade for early access maps.
The map packs you will get include:
Aftermath – Survive after an earthquake in Tehran.
Armored Kill – All vehicles, all the time with some of the biggest maps in the history of the franchise.
Close Quarters – All about close quarters combat.
End Game – This one will introduce motorcycles.
The last pack will be a collection of classic maps.