EA Pushes Anthem to 2019, Confirms Battlefield for 2018

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Titanfall 2, released in 2016, is an outstanding FPS but faltered badly at launch despite being multiplatform (the original wasn't released for PlayStation) and getting a big push from EA-a failure widely attributed to the inexplicable decision to cram it between Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. "It's not a delay", he says.

EA officially confirmed Anthem will release in Q1 2019, or Q4 of its 2019 fiscal year, during the company's Q3 earnings call today. "'People are trying to create a story'".

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Despite the technicalities of a 2018 or 2019 launch, EA has now locked in an "early 2019" release for BioWare's newest IP. It has been a while since video game developers, BioWare, has released a new title, and fans should be pleased to know that the developers are hard at work to make sure that the game delivers everyone's expectations.

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What's interesting is that EA is denying Kotaku's report, which means either Kotaku published fake news or Electronic Arts is lying.

It seemed curious for a developer like BioWare to take on such a project, but it reflected EA's move away from limited, single-player experiences to continuous multiplayer games that can be heavily monetized through downloadable content and microtransactions. If that's true then the game really is in messy situation that may require more than four additional months of development time.

Earlier today, EA told the Wall Street Journal that BioWare's Anthem will be coming out in early 2019.