Following the news of the missed revenue target, EA shares dipped a massive 17 percent, with the company acknowledging that increased competition for the holiday gaming market segment with Fortnite and Activision's "Call of Duty" was responsible for the doldrums. Overall, the company had a total income of $262 million with net bookings reaching $1.609 billion. Looking forward, we're delighted to launch Anthem, our new IP, to grow Apex Legends and related Titanfall experiences, to deliver new Plants vs. Zombies and Need for Speed titles, and to add Star Wars Jedi: "Fallen Order to our sports titles in the fall". "As a result of these decisions, we struggled to gain momentum and we did not meet our sales expectations for the quarter".
"We think cross-play and cross-progress is going to be a very important part of our future, and you should anticipate that we'll be doing more in that space", Wilson said. "FIFA stands out as a robust franchise through a tumultuous year in the video game industry", Jorgensen said.
'And at that point, why have them in the game?
DUP's Foster says Irish backstop is toxic, would back May without it
A second defeat would place huge pressure on May to pursue a softer Brexit and to delay the date that the United Kingdom leaves. However, sources within the cabinet believe the so-called "Malthouse Compromise" plan is unworkable.
To date, Battlefield V has sold a healthy 7.3 million copies across all platforms, but that's a million less than EA had indicated in its guidance. This year, battle royale modes became incredibly popular in shooter games.
HighDistortion is not the only pro player complaining about the Hand Cannon, though, several big names from the competitive community have also seemingly become exhausted of its issues. As a game published by EA, Apex Legends launches strictly from the Origin app on PC, but there is a way for players to link their Steam account to group up with friends from the platform.