Although Battlefield fans may be disappointed by Battlefield 2042, it's important to note that the shortcomings of BF2042 sting a bit more when it's first released. Battlefield V, similarly underwhelmed gamers, is equally as enjoyable.
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Andrew Wilson admitted that both games have been underdelivery during a Goldman Sachs Communacopia + Technology presentation. He believes that the franchise may be rebuilt with the right creative team.
EA has announced that the next Battlefield game will have a full-fledged campaign, led by Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto and his newly formed EA first-party studio, Ridgeline Games.
I'm glad that EA's own big boss knows that the games didn't deliver. Hopefully, he means on the gameplay side and not just when it comes to sales. Given his recent departure, EA must make things right again.