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EA got a pleasant surprise this week with the news that A Way Out has moved over 1 million copies. The co-op prison escape title now boasts over 2 million players according to the developer Hazelight. While the numbers look good for EA, the profits actually do not, at least for EA. Despite being the...
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Software giant and bond villain organization EA has announced their press conference for E3. Some of their big showpieces will be the new Battlefield game as well as Anthem, but they promised a few surprises that we have yet to hear about as well. EA’s showcase will be Saturday, June 9th at 11 a.m. Eastern...
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A few months after release, Shadow of War has decided to remove its microtransaction system. While not lambasted like Battlefront 2 was, EA has decided to pull the plug on microtransactions. The developers of the game say the system took away from the sense of accomplishment and worldbuilding in forming your army. Source: Game Spot...
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A new job posting at EA has shed some light on their future plans, possibly revealing the future of Project Ragtag. Their new job posting is seeking someone to “lead a team to deliver online features for a Star Wars open world project.” Specifically, those features will include matchmaking, asynchronous interactions, live service, and server...
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Electronic Arts has learned a valuable lesson… sorta. Sources close to the company are reporting that the micro-transactions in the next Battlefield game will be cosmetic only. They will still come in the now much maligned loot boxes. Following the debacle of Battlefront II, it seems EA has learned there is a price to be...
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EA has confirmed that Bioware’s upcoming title Anthem will not be releasing until the first quarter of 2019. They also confirmed that the delay, a term they are still hesitant to use, is not due to any kind of ongoing development issues. Instead, they have scheduled it into first quarter of 2019 to avoid conflicting...
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Christopher Erb was the Vice President of Brand Marketing at EA SPORTS and the Executive Vice President of Brand Marketing at Legendary Pictures. Chris is currently the Managing Partner of tripleclix. He joins the Checkpoint Radio crew to discuss how video games are marketed.
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