Battlefield, a series famed for its multiplayer battles and not its ropey stories, will be turned into a television show. Anonymous Content, the company responsible for hit TV series True Detective, will be in charge, collaborating with Paramount and EA to make it happen.
More than 50 games will see their servers shut down at the end of June, EA has announced, including Crysis 2, Battlefield 2 and Battlefield 2142.
EA has released its seminal PC first-person shooter Battlefield 1942 for free on its distribution portal Origin.
Wake Island. That was the map DICE put in the demo. A crescent shaped rock in the Pacific Ocean, it was home to a dusty airfield and no more than a dozen threadbare shacks housing some rusty tanks. The dangerous waters surrounding this lonely lump of sand included a submarine, battleship and, most spectacularly, a fully driveable aircraft carrier.
DICE exec Ben Cousins has confirmed that the team is currently working on no less than five titles in its Battlefield franchise, according to GamesIndustry.biz.
Those of you experiencing problems when trying to play Battlefield 2, 1942 and 2142 online will be pleased to know that EA is aware of the problem, and normal service should resume around midday.
Chances are, you already know what Battlefield 1942 is like. You've
already been caught up in the hype, you've already played it and
you've already been hooked by it. I grudgingly had to take some