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EA's CEO Says Delaying Battlefield Hardline Was the Right Decision for "Player and Franchise

EA CEO Andrew Wilson has said that his company is striving to change and make decisions which mean players get strong games, something evidenced by its recent delay of Battlefield Hardline.

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SuperBlur1494d ago

I'd argue that this is just a PR stunt to make people believe they care. Speculating here for the sake of it , they leaked the game in late may , released beta during E3 , beta felt like we were playing alpha. What im trying to say is , they knew all along the game would be ready by early 2015 but gave a fake release date so when they'd push the release they'd have the best excuse to appear as if they care for the players

Again im just speculating , there are millions of BF players , so why not pull a stunt like that and win back some love from the public perception.

sonarus1494d ago (Edited 1494d ago )

alternatively they could just forget about hardline and bring on battlefield 5. Hardline just seems like battlefield 4 dlc. At least based on what i played in the beta

dcj05241494d ago

F Battlefield 5. Either Battlefield 1944,Battlefield Vietnam 2 or Battlefield 2143. No more modern junk Dice.

csreynolds1494d ago

Shame it took him several broken games to come to the realisation that releasing a finished product is better than releasing a timely one.

dcj05241494d ago (Edited 1494d ago )

Several=Many BF3 and BF4 are the only ones that had serious issues. So 2 games. Not Several. And if the gameplay is like Bad Company 1 or 2 then maybe Bad Company 3. I miss the Bad Company feel.

csreynolds1493d ago (Edited 1493d ago )

You're forgetting both Medal of Honor games in that list, which were also broken at launch. The fact you didn't even mention them is proof enough of how unforgettable they were...

Bad Company 2 was the last BF game EA released complete.

MysticStrummer1494d ago (Edited 1494d ago )

Never mind that. Announce Bad Company 3, and then don't screw it up.

I think this game will be completely overshadowed by Rainbow Six: Siege, which looks like a much cooler cops & criminals shooter. I guess it depends on when they both release though.

GasTankKiller1494d ago (Edited 1494d ago )

"Announce Bad Company 3, and then don't screw it up."

The sad part is they most likely will. I just truly hope I'm wrong.

marcindpol1494d ago

That Hardline game will mark the end of Battlefield series that we used to love.
I know its not DICEs but EAs idea to make Battlefield annual release but that Hardline game has nothing common with BF, it will only damage the good brand of war games.
Sad but true..

GasTankKiller1494d ago (Edited 1494d ago )

"EA's CEO Says Delaying Battlefield Hardline Was the Right Decision for Player and Franchise"

In other news. No one cares what EA's CEO has to say.

Just start working on Battlefield: Bad Company 3, and work with the community as you develop it.

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