Game Informer has published a great video interview with audio director Stefan Strandberg talking about the sound of Battlefield 3. Among several things, he explains the approach on the sound design in Battlefield 3, talks about the new challenges on this title and also shares some footage from a very unique recording session the audio team had.
The award-winning team behind Battlefield: Bad Company 2’s terrific sound design is back. Lead by audio director Stefan Strandberg, DICE got up close and personal with the sounds of battle during a live military exercise. Their recordings and subsequent lessons learned could make Battlefield 3 the most realistic sounding war experience in gaming.