Beginning May 12 at 12.01am PST (8am GMT) through to 11.59pm PST on May 13 (8am GMT on May 14), players will earn twice the experience points from Multiplayer matches.
During the end of match stat screen the extra points will be designated as "additional points" rather than doubling the point value of each action.
Double XP will be available in all ranked matches across all game types. The event is available to players on any system, whether it be PC, Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.
Last month, Electronic Arts launched the Rent-a-Server update, allowing users to pay for access to a personal server for a day, week, month or longer.
Battlefield 3's next expansion, 'Close Quarters', will add four new maps with an infantry-only focus when it releases in June.
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Watch the Donya Fortress map trailer for Battlefield 3: Close Quarters below: