Battlefield is still “really important” to EA after 2042 fell short

Electronic Arts is taking a “long-term view” of the Battlefield franchise and “rethinking the development process” following the disappointing launch of Battlefield 2042 last year.

EA CEO Andrew Wilson said during the company’s latest earnings briefing that Battlefield is one of the best franchises in the video game industry, “created by one of the great teams [DICE] in our industry.” While Battlefield 2042 might not have lived up to the hype, Wilson said the series remains a “really important” component of EA’s portfolio as a whole, and that will be true for “many, many years.” years to come.”