Following the rocky and bug-filled launch of Battlefield 2042 final yr, EA introduced that Respawn’s Vince Zampella was named as the pinnacle of the Battlefield franchise amidst wider franchise modifications that embrace the creation of a Battlefield universe. Then, a number of months later, EA introduced that its subsequent Battlefield recreation had entered pre-production utilizing “helpful classes” realized from Battlefield 2042.
Whereas precisely what the following Battlefield recreation is stays confirmed, a brand new Battlefield-centric weblog publish from chief expertise officer of EA Byron Beede and the Battlefield crew sheds new mild on a chance. The subsequent recreation is likely to be a narrative-focused one set within the Battlefield universe.
“A lot of you already know that Marcus Lehto joined the crew earlier this yr,” the weblog publish reads. “Right now, we introduced the title of his new Seattle-based studio, Ridgeline Video games. Marcus will deliver his lengthy legacy of making fascinating worlds and gripping narratives to Battlefield. Backed by a world-class crew, he’ll be main the cost to develop a story marketing campaign set within the Battlefield universe that can interact followers in new and thrilling methods whereas remaining true to the traditional parts of the sequence.”
As you may see, the weblog publish doesn’t point out that Lehto’s narrative recreation is the following Battlefield, nevertheless it’s a chance, as is a brand new multiplayer-focused undertaking like Battlefield 2042. Solely time will inform.
There’s much more within the weblog publish, together with the announcement that inventive director Lars Gustavsson, who has been with the franchise since its begin greater than 20 years in the past, is leaving EA, so be sure you head there to get the total rundown.
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