EA: Battlefield 2143 release date in the third quarter of 2016

EA says we should “assume” the next Battlefield game this Fall.

EA’s recent quarterly earnings call with investors solidified the Battlefield 2143 release date: the publisher confirmed that they plan to release the next Battlefield game, rumored to be Battlefield 2143, in the third quarter, just like previous games in the series.

CEO Andrew Wilson said that gamers should “assume that a Battlefield will come typically in the third quarter”, adding that this is when the company “normally” releases games in the series. Continue reading “EA: Battlefield 2143 release date in the third quarter of 2016”

The little hints that DICE left for Battlefield 2143 over the years

From little sci-fi drones to crates on Wake Island, to hover tanks in BF4.

Over the last several years and Battlefield games, developer DICE has left some hints at Battlefield 2143. The most obvious was a crate that literally had “2143” written on its side in the BF3 remake of the map Wake Island.

Another, even bigger hint happened later in BF3’s DLC “Final Stand”, where players could find a futuristic drone that looked very much like something that would be available in Battlefield 2143. Check out the video: Continue reading “The little hints that DICE left for Battlefield 2143 over the years”

EA confirms next Battlefield game will be released in 2016

Publisher will release the next game in the series this year.

During its latest quarterly earnings report, publisher EA confirmed that it will release the next Battlefield game later this year. It’s expected that the game will be Battlefield 2143, a sequel to 2006’s BF2142.

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As with the last three Battlefield games, EA is expected to release Battlefield 2143 during the Fall, as most big games are released during that time.

We’re still in the dark about BF2143 and what it will bring to the table. For the last two games in the series, EA and developer DICE used the Game Developer’s Conference in March to announce and reveal the new games, with more details released at the following E3 trade show in Los Angeles.

DICE is hiring level artists for the next Battlefield game, possibly 2143

The developer is looking for the “next great level artist”.

After shipping Star Wars Battlefront, developer DICE has moved on to make the next Battlefield game, expected to be Battlefield 2143. The company recently posted a job offering for a level artist, which they call the “next great level artist”.

Star Wars Battlefront showed just what kind of amazing levels DICE is capable of, and we can only imagine just how much better levels will be in 2143. Continue reading “DICE is hiring level artists for the next Battlefield game, possibly 2143”