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EA says free-to-play Battlefield not coming to to console anytime soon

By: Eddie Makuch A free-to-play version of EA’s Battlefield series is not coming to consoles anytime soon, EA Studios executive vice president Patrick Söderlund has said. “Will console games be free-to-play going forward? There will be some games that will be free-to-play but I also think that they will be different in nature to full games,” he told MCV. “I think a lot of people prefer to pay for the full game and get access to everything. And I wouldn’t use the []

Next-gen Star Wars: Battlefront due in summer 2015

By: Eddie Makuch The all-new next-generation Star Wars: Battlefront game  from Electronic Arts and developer DICE will “most likely” release in summer 2015 alongside the new films , CFO Blake Jorgensen said today during EA’s annual stockholder meeting. Jorgensen said the Battlefront series, in the past, has performed “extremely well.” Beyond a brief teaser trailer for the game at E3, EA and DICE have remained quiet on what the new Star Wars Battlefront game will offer. EA Games executive Patrick Söderlund said last month  that []

Bad Company 3, Mirror’s Edge 2 spotted on resumes

By: Eddie Makuch, News Editor @ GameSpot Battlefield: Bad Company 3 and Mirror’s Edge 2 have been spotted on various profile pages at professional networking site LinkedIn (tracked down by GamerZines), indicating DICE is possibly at work on sequels to its shooter and free-running franchises. The Bad Company 3 reference comes from a user who said he “provided video game prototype, design, and demo feedback on various AAA titles including Battlefield: Bad Company 3, Dead Space 2, Devil May Cry 5, and []