It seems that EA isn’t scared to launch both of their first person shooters close to each other. EA CFO Blake Jorgensen said today at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Global Technology conference that Titanfall 2 will release around three weeks from when Battlefield 1 launches. He didn’t specify if that meant before or after Battlefield 1’s launch date.
The release date of Battlefield 1 is October 21st, meaning that the launch window for Titanfall 2 would be between September 30th – November 11th. Jorgensen also stated that EA isn’t concerned about launching both titles so close to each other because they cater to different types of shooter players. EA isn’t scared of Call of Duty either, stating that they aren’t ”
EA isn’t scared of Call of Duty either, stating that they are “not uncomfortable” launching their shooter against Infinite Warfare.
I think this is a great move by EA personally. Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 are different enough that people probably wouldn’t mind picking up both titles. I plan on doing that myself.
Author: Nicholas Catto