A line of commuter-transporting, 16-ton tranks took to the streets of London earlier today to carry commuters to work and celebrate the release of Battlefield 3 in the UK.

The "tanksis" didn't charge any fares for navigating the packed streets around Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, and Buckingham Palace.

"Tanksis have been brought to the Capital to make the urban battlefield that is London's roads more of a joy than the daily chore they currently are," said Electronic Arts' Tom Goldberger. "We wanted to launch Battlefield 3 in style and are looking forward to ferrying excited game fans and commuters around the city today."

Battlefield 3 hit the UK today on Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.


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