I know what you’re sat there believing: when is the brand-new Battlefield video game coming out? Oh you weren’t? Well nevermind, you’re here now.The new Battlefield game is coming out in vacation 2021, likewise understood as the Christmas shopping duration, which most likely indicates November.
“DICE is creating our next Battlefield game with never ever prior to seen scale,” stated CEO Andrew Wilson during an earnings call overnight (transcript by Seeking Alpha).
“The technical improvements of the new consoles are permitting the group to deliver a true next-gen vision for the franchise. We have hands-on play-testing underway internally, and the team has actually been getting really positive feedback on the game as we’ve started to engage our community.
“The next Battlefield is set to introduce in vacation 2021, we’re thrilled to share a lot more about the video game in the spring.”
His comments confirm – as if there was any doubt – the brand-new video game will pertain to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X. Apparently, it will be among 6 video games EA will release on the machines in between the start of April 2021 and the end of March 2022. One other he discussed was a new Need for Speed from Criterion. Most likely annual sports titles will comprise the numbers.
We don’t specifically understand, however, the other platforms the brand-new Battlefield game will release on. PC is a shoo-in, naturally, however what about anything else? The essential concern is: will it appear on current-gen consoles, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One?
EA did a cross-gen launch for Battlefield 4, if you keep in mind, however that was slap-bang in the launch period for PS4 and Xbox One, in autumn 2013. Will EA do the very same a year after PS5 and Xbox Series S/X come out?DICE stopped all Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Battlefield 5 updates previously this year, in order to wholesale concentrate on the brand-new Battlefield game.When pressed in the earnings call about the probability of making the vacation 2021 date, Wilson replied,”I was part of the product review last week
. We have rallied that whole studio around the advancement of Battlefield particularly. We’ve provided an additional year of development … to guarantee that they can in fact build a real next-gen vision around that video game.”DICE is among the most gifted studios on earth and we’ve been able to add management from our EA Sports organization and David Rutter, who understands both live services and the rigour of development. We’ve brought in talent from across the market who have really strengthened our belief and our self-confidence in our ability to release that game next year.”
“The next Battlefield is set to introduce in vacation 2021, we’re delighted to share a lot more about the game in the spring. Obviously, it will be one of 6 games EA will launch on the makers between the beginning of April 2021 and the end of March 2022. We don’t particularly know, nevertheless, the other platforms the brand-new Battlefield game will launch on. We’ve given them an extra year of development … to guarantee that they can in truth construct a real next-gen vision around that game.