Medals are awards featured in the Battlefield Series that are obtained and provide additional experience upon the completion of specific tasks. They can be viewed by other players via BFHQ, Battlelog, or third-party websites dedicated to showing player stats.
Many medals featured in Battlefield 2142 are awarded for earning various combinations of Badges, time requirements, kill streaks, and Pins. The top three players in a match also each earn a medal. The Purple Heart medal is given to players who after 20 deaths have a kill/death ratio under 1:5.
Medals do not award career points.
Medals featured in Battlefield 3 are awarded for earning a certain number of Ribbons, weapon specific kills, or satisfying a time requirement. All Medals award 10,000 XP and serve as both a reward for and an incentive to obtain the same ribbon multiple times. Medals can be earned multiple times by constantly meeting its requirements.
Below they are divided into groups:
|US Marines Service Medal||Spend 100 hours in the United States Marine Corps.||10000|
|RU Army Service Medal||Spend 100 hours in the RU Army.||10000|
Weapons and BonusesEdit
|Ace Squad Medal||Obtain the Ace Squad Ribbon 50 times.||10000|
|MVP Medal||Obtain the MVP Ribbon 30 times.||10000|
|2nd MVP Medal||Obtain the 2nd MVP Ribbon 30 times.||10000|
|3rd MVP Medal||Obtain the 3rd MVP Ribbon 30 times.||10000|