EA has shared a few new tidbits about its next Battlefield game. During the company’s latest investor call, it confirmed that the next Battlefield game will be coming to next-generation consoles on vacation in 2021, with more details to be revealed at spring.
“DICE is creating our next Battlefield game on an unprecedented scale,” EA said during the call. “The technical advancements of the new console are allowing the team to deliver a truly next-generation vision for the franchise. We’re running in-house testing.”; Furthermore, EA has confirmed that the next Battlefield game is “set for a holiday 2021 release,” and the studio said it will share “more about the game in the spring.”
Later in the call, EA CEO Andrew Wilson added a little more about how the game’s development is progressing:
“We assembled that entire studio [DICE] around the development of specific Battlefield. We’ve given them an extra year of development … to make sure they can, in fact, build a real next-generation vision around that game. DICE is one of the most talented studios on the planet, and we were able to add leadership from our EA Sports business in David Rutter, who understands both live service and the rigor of evolution. We’ve drawn in talent from all over the industry who have truly solidified our belief and confidence in the ability to launch that game next year, so much more coming in. Next few months. “
EA has previously confirmed that their next Battlefield game will release for the PS5 and Xbox Series X and Series S in 2021, but this is the first time the company has narrowed the release window down to the holiday season. This is one of the “at least” six new games the publisher plans to release for the next generation machines in fiscal year 2022 (April 2021 – March 2022), alongside Need for. The new Speed that EA says “is delivering some amazing visual leaps.”
While details on the next Battlefield are meager, EA’s Laura Miele has teased that the game will turn DICE’s “crazy ambitious ideas” into reality. Miele said in EA Play 2020. “Our studios are taking their crazy ambitious ideas and making them come true. you have experienced it. “
The most recent Battlefield game is Battlefield V, which originally launched for PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018. Since then, developer DICE has been steadily supporting the shooter with new content and updates. . Last month, EA launched a complete version of Battlefield V that includes the base game and lots of other extras, including every weapon, vehicle, gadget, and all Elite characters.
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