EA delays Battlefield 2042 launch to Nov 19

EA delays Battlefield 2042 launch to Nov 19

Electronic Arts

15/9/2021 11:55:00 PM

EA delays Battlefield 2042 launch to Nov 19

Videogame maker Electronic Arts said on Wednesday (Sep 15) it has delayed the worldwide launch of its \u0022Battlefield 2042\u0022 game to Nov 19 from Oct 22 earlier. Shares of the company rose 3.6 per cent in extended trading. EA, whose shares were down 6 per cent at close on rumours the Battlefield

Shares of the company rose 3.6 per cent in extended trading.EA, whose shares were down 6 per cent at close on rumours the Battlefield game would be delayed, said it does not expect to see a financial impact from the postponement and reiterated its net bookings guidance for fiscal year 2022.

The company said the pandemic had created unforeseen challenges for the game's developers in building the next generation of Battlefield, causing the delay in launch."With the ongoing conditions not allowing that to happen safely, and with all the hard work the teams are doing from home, we feel it is important to take the extra time to deliver on the vision of Battlefield 2042 for our players," the company added.

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