During an investor call this Tuesday, October 29 Electronic Arts has announced that the next Battlefield game will be released in early 2022 or even late 2021. EA from April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022 has it’s 2021 fiscal year and during this period of time the next huge game from EA DICE will come. The next Battle field game is not a priority now. The priority is Respawns Entertainment’s new game – Apex Legends which is set to be released in 2020.
EA has some huge plans for Apex Legends, they will be pushing the game in China and expanding the game to other platforms, mobile platforms included. Also in this call EA when talking about the possibility of Titanfall 3 says that nothing can be confirmed jet, but they “won’t forget about Titanfall.” The main focus remains on Apex Legends.
DICE, Battlefield developer since 2013 has been delivering players with Star Wars Battlefront and Battlefield games. So now the developer will just continuo on supporting the Battlefield 5 (2018) and Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017).
It appears that EA is waiting on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Project Scarlett to be released and tested and have at least “strong two years of growth” before they release the new Battlefield 6. The company’s CEO Andrew Wilson said the publisher that they want to give some time to the next-generation platforms. Feels like something epic will be coming in 2022. Because the CEO also mentioned that the new Battlefield 6 will be driven by live service offerings, the game will be “cutting edge” and have multiple features in social, competition and multiplayer that have never been seen before on Battlefield franchise games.