Do not anticipate to see something from DICE that is not Battlefield within the close to future, the corporate has stated.
Doubling down on its dedication to the Battlefield franchise – and fixing the current embattled Battlefield 2042 specifically – DICE has dominated out a return for any of its different franchises for now.
Chatting with Eurogamer sister website GamesIndustry.biz, DICE’s recently-appointed common supervisor Rebecka Coutaz confirmed any challenge comparable to Mirror’s Edge was at the moment sat on the backburner.
“Completely,” Coutaz stated. “We’re solely specializing in Battlefield 2042. There isn’t a time for anything and that is what we wish to do.
“In three years, we wish to be the first-person shooter powerhouse that DICE deserves to be, and that’s what we’re going for.”
DICE has centered closely on the Battlefield franchise lately, although launched Star Wars Battlefront and its sequel in 2015 and 2017, respectively.
In 2016, DICE launched Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, a reboot of its cult parkour motion collection.
Now, all of DICE is concentrated on the Battlefield franchise – together with its fundamental crew in Stockholm and the Los Angeles-based Ripple Impact, plus a rising Seattle studio shaped by Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto, and cellular developer Industrial Toys, which is growing a Battlefield recreation for smartphones.
Yesterday, Eurogamer printed its personal interview with Coutaz the place she made DICE’s dedication to Battlefield 2042 clear.
“We owe that to our neighborhood which have adopted us for 20 years, we owe that to our gamers and we owe that to ourselves,” Coutaz stated.
“I do not wish to discuss revenge as a result of that phrase is just too sturdy – however you understand we can not let ourselves down. And we can not let our gamers down. So our focus is on Battlefield 2042.”