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Submitted by Dragonborn312 733d ago | news

EA COO Clarifies ‘Offline Games’ Comment

IGN: Peter Moore has clarified his comments from earlier this week, when he stated “we don't ship a game at EA that is offline.” (EA, Industry)

Chapter11  +   733d ago
Just keep digging that hole.

I'm sick of video game companies these days. They're so out of touch with customers its unbelievable the industry hasn't collapsed yet.
Ol_G  +   733d ago
Oh just you wait these company's like EA will make sure the industry collapses you can count on that
theWB27  +   733d ago
Almost every game today ships with some type of online component to it. Since EA outright stated they won't ship a game without there's a problem?

Are you sure they're out of touch? I can't find a single top selling game that didn't have multiplayer or an online component. Of course...COD being at the top.
BitbyDeath  +   733d ago
Uncharted, Heavy Rain, The Walking Dead, Skyrim, Fallout, Mirrors edge, infamous, Ratchet and clank, Sly cooper and many others all sold in the millions
theWB27  +   733d ago
@BitbyDeath
None of those are at the top of sells this gen. The brochure for Infamous 3 has indicated multiplayer...a new Skyrim MMO is releasing...Uncharted also has mulitplayer.

Online is there more than it isn't.
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Soldierone  +   733d ago
Its EA. They will keep digging until their money starts taking a hit. Then they will say sorry and start digging again.

It's companies like this that nearly destroyed the industry before, they will do it again.
twinspectre  +   733d ago
i stop supporting them by deleting my BF4 preorder if people do the same we can see some change , but what i'm saying is a far dream and it's impossible to reach it because people don't realise after stop sopporting them we can see a better gaming world :) like the ol'days
threefootwang  +   733d ago
Only problem with that is yes EA is a horrible company, but the same can't be said for DICE. I personally have nothing but respect for them and the work they put into each of there BF's they make. True innovation compared to companies such as Activision and IW/Treyarch
malokevi  +   733d ago
A monkey could have understood what he meant. As usual, completely exaggerated and unnecessary blowback to a common sense statement.

Do "offline games" even exist anymore? Even the most dedicated single-player experiences are subject to constant updates.

Just give me my next-gen consoles so that I can tune you all out for 8+ years.
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staticdash22  +   733d ago
That comment was the last straw for EA. They're dead to me, I couldn't care less about their franchises now tbh. Mirror's Edge yea, but Ubisoft is rising in popularity for me.
BitbyDeath  +   733d ago
Dying light looks like a better alternate to Mirrors edge
twinspectre  +   733d ago
i hope Ubisoft doesn't screw everything
yellowgerbil  +   733d ago
Here's a quote that doesn't need clarification
"I don't buy EA games PERIOD" "...well except for battlefront"
Red_Devilz  +   733d ago
Sounds like he just joined Microsoft.

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