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EA working on Battlefield for mobile

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In an interview with The New York Times, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau confirmed that a “high-end” Battlefield mobile game is currently in development.

Gibeau did not reveal explicit details about the game itself, though he did note that it would be a high-performance mobile game:

We are working on a mobile game of Battlefield that will be high-end and high-performance. It’s our bet that we can successfully pull that off. But we’re embarking on something no one has ever done before–to get these games to inter-operate between platforms. Will it work? It already has in some cases. Will it work for all franchises? Not all franchises will make the transition. Battlefield might be a little harder.

The last time we saw a Battlefield game for mobile was in 2010 with Battlefield: Bad Company 2 for iOS, which was ported to the Kindle Fire in 2012. The game will likely be powered by series developer DICE’s Frostbite Go engine, an offshoot of the Frostbite 3 engine.

Source: The New York Times via GameSpot

  • jj16802

    I’m pretty sure there was a Battlefield 3 game for iOS that was removed from the store because of negative player feedback.

    Hopefully this new mobile game has a PS Vita version.

    Edit: here it is:

  • Martyn Harvey

    Interesting, at least they’re trying new things out :)

  • KillzoneVII

    There was also a Battlefield 3 mobile game but was removed due to negative feedback. I actually still have it on my phone too.

  • Clancy Carr

    Soooooooooo not for Vita then? :(