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HMV details Battlefield 3 midnight launch events

50 stores across the country to open in the early hours for release

HMV will join GAME and Gamestation in holding midnight store openings for Battlefield 3's launch across the UK and Ireland.


The entertainment retailer told MCV that 50 of its stores will open their doors in the early hours of Friday morning to allow gamers the chance to pick up the shooter at the first opportunity.

HMV's Trocadero store at London's Piccadilly Circus will host the main launch event, although there will also be big events in Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Reading and Southampton.

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