1up - While many are still busy looking forward to new BF3 content, a sequel has been confirmed.
I feel Battlefield 4 is not to early or unwelcome if its going to be a next gen launcg game. I feel EA knows they have improved very much on the FrostBite 2 as they are tweaking and optimizing the engine (as seen with Warfighter) and they have recieved a lot of feedback, complaints and things people want added or changed to Battlefield 3 which they cannot do for the game on current consoles, plus now Battlefield 3 has added a single-player campaign so from that aspect only a 4th game in that series can continue or create a story better or along the lines of its predeccesor (just as Bad Company 2 came out 2 years after Bad Company 1). Battlefield 4 can have increased player count (consoles), obvious graphics increase, more content, better mechanics, more features that were heavily requested and more that EA will put in to make this the game Battlefield 3 players wanted. After Battlefield 4 I'm sure they will move to either Battlefiled 2143, Battlefield Bad Company 3 or any other iteration of the Battlefield series, this one will just be for the leap to next gen, as well as maybe to bring up Medal of Honor like mentioned in the article. Plus I would also think that EA does not want Respawn Entertainments new shooter to coincide the same that Battlefield 4 release (if Respawns game skips 2013 as some people are saying).
Nah..announcing it this early makes no sense. At least wait for a conference or something. No one is going to be hyped up for the game at this point. It definately wont be a launch game for the new systems. NOBODY and I mean NOBODY is leaving this install base behind. Prepare for BF4 vs. MW4..calling it now Evil
what says EA is releasing it solely for one generation? based on what systems might come out it's very likely they're working on next gen systems. Based on 2 things based on it being a possibility on making it for both console generations and based off DICE all but confirmed frostbite 2 on very much being a next gen engine. and truthfully from what we've seen from EA in terms of system launchs and what we've seen from the technology behind frostbite 2 it's not very far fetched to believe such a thing can or will happen
IF its a next generation title, then reveal it when the companies announce their new consoles. Have it being a prime example. All eyes will be on the consoles, and all the talk will be about games being shown on it. If its for next generation, no reason to announce it right now at all.
So what? It got announced early, people just make a much bigger deal about these things then they really need too. We don't even have a release date and the beta is scheduled for Fall 2013. That's a good amount of time from now if you ask me.
The genre that takes the least amount of innovation, time and creativity is the one that sells the best, and by a long shot. I don't want to live on this planet any more.
They had to announce it since it got leaked on Origin. Derp.
This POS article is just trying to start some sort of freakin controversy for views.... SO WHAT they announced it now.. SO WHAT it won't come till 2014. The fact is they are putting in time to make the game great. NEVER do they hAve anything to say about the CoD announcement every year. It's pumped up to be some grand occasion. But it's a problem when DICE and EA does it??? Please CoD fanboy sites get over yourselves... This will only be greatness for the franchise... BF4 FTW!!
I question what idiot thought DICE was just going to do nothing for the next 2 years? LOL! As if BF3 is some how going to die because BF4. Relax people, if anyones played the pc version of battlefield 3 it's very obvious frostbite 2 is pretty much the next gen engine. the pc version had might as well be what is the next gen console versions would look like and I would be very much fine with that. plus you guys have to understand its easier for them to make a BF4 because they already had an engine made, thus the time finishing the engine is not being factored in. of course they could have a battlefield 4 out this early they're not developing a engine solely for it. did some of you guys forget EA is running a business? LOL
I was expecting DICE to be working on the DLC for BF3. ... then again, they already made all that DLC money by making everyone buy Premium. So it's not like they have to worry about the quality of the DLC.
that's the thing I'm not sure if any of you guys actually understand how these companies work. when you say DICE do you really believe every single last member of DICE is almost 200 man team is working on nothing but dlc? Im sorry but you sir have no clue what your talking about. a lot of times be a has a separate team entirely working solely for dlc. I think only a fraction of DICE whole team actually works on dlc. of all the people involved of game development how much staff do you think it takes to just make a map and some new weapons?
^ Apparently making maps is a very difficult and arduous process because that's the reason they used for not releasing mod tools. Maps and weapons are what the bulk of any multiplayer game is... and properly designed maps and balanced weapons are not exactly as simple as you make them out to be. I don't expect every single member of DICE to work on the DLC... however, I do expect the people associated with map/weapon (the actual content of the game) to be focusing on it. Instead, it appears they'll be focusing on on a new game.
Battlefield is the most overrated shooter of all time. EA's marketing hype can get any fanboy to dance
Are you high? I bet you weren't saying that when BFBC2 was out and any BF game before that. What makes you say that now?
BF3 makes me say that. Bad company is decent but they're not ground breaking shooters.
The most surprising thing for me is that announcing BF4 has put Warfighter to the back of everyone's minds. It's a bizarre strategy from EA although it does seem like they're about to have the publishers equivalent of a nervous breakdown.
If frostbite2 is so next gen then it shouldn't be a problem for dice giving me splitscreen offline mp with bots should it? No.
no problem here. people just bitch about almost everything these days. its ok for bad company to be released with a 2 year gap.so why moan about this? the more battlefield games the better i say. cos we know DICE dont make same shit over and over.they always step forward never stay the same. bring on the next battlefield.ill just play bf3 untill then. simples!
I reckon it should of been battlefield bc 3 or 2143
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