When the PS4 and Xbox One were released, EA was the next generation (of the time) rendezvous with Need for Speed Rivals, but also with a specific Battlefield 4. A little less productive in recent years, however, the American giant has announced that it will offer at least six new games on next-generation consoles in the next fiscal year (April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022).
Full EA on next-gen consoles
By presenting its latest financial report, American Electronic Arts wanted to clarify its involvement in new generation consoles. So among the six (at least) games that will soon be released on PS5 and Xbox Series X, we will find a new Need for Speed (made in Criterion), but also a brand new Battlefield.
“The technical advancement of the new consoles enables the team to offer a true next-generation vision for the franchise.” says Andrew Wilson, EA CEO. Most likely, this new battlefield should be available on our consoles by the end of 2021. Keep in mind that Battlefield 5 launched in November 2018, a period generally favorable for year-end FPS. Activision also has a habit of launching its new Call of Duty around this time.
Andrew Wilson said the DICE teams had an extra year to develop the next Battlefield game, and while acknowledging the work done is impressive, the latter also wanted to acknowledge that making games is very difficult. Games during the pandemic.
Keep in mind that in addition to its Need for Speed and Battlefield sports range, EA also manages Star Wars-branded video games, not to mention the The Sims license. See you in 2021 to find the EA logo on our PS5 and Xbox X Series.