The official Battlefield 3 servers has their own webpage now, letting gamers know the current status of the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 servers: Up or Down. It also tells you the current status of the Battlelog website. You can check it here. It updates every 60 seconds.
Perhaps I hadn't been keeping close enough watch on the chatter surrounding the PC beta test for Battlefield 3, but the last thing I expected upon launching the game through EA's Origin was to wind up on a web page.
Battlefield 3 players will their own social network and stat-tracking site—just like Activision's Call of Duty: Elite—when the DICE developed shooter hits later this year. First shots of the "Battlelog" interface have sneaked out, offering us our first glimpse at how we'll connect with other Battlefield fans.