December will be very generous to Battlefield: Bad Company 2 players, as EA and developer DICE will release all-new ways to play the excellent first-person shooter, including the promised tour of duty in Vietnam.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2's "VIP Map Pack 7" will kick off December (tomorrow!) with the release of four new maps: Oasis, Harvest Day, Cold War and Heavy Metal, maps lifted from the original Bad Company and the sequel's single-player campaign.

Later in the month, December 21 specifically, the Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam expansion arrives. Actually, for PC gamers it arrives earlier on December 18. It has flamethrowers! Actually, it has a long list of new things.

If you want to know more about the VIP Map Pack, Vietnam and Multiplayer Update 3, you might want to delve a little deeper at the Battlefield Bad Company 2 Blog.

Release dates set for VIP Map Pack 7 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam [Battlefield Blog]