EA has not yet officially revealed the new Battlefield game, but has confirmed that the sixth installment will be playable on PS4 and Xbox One consoles.
During this week’s earnings call, EA stated that the game would be made for the PS5 and Xbox series X / S, but would also be playable on last-gen consoles despite the next-gen development focus.
Given the lack of availability for the new console, it is expected to continue throughout 2021, a decision that allows gamers to upgrade to next-gen systems and play games before enjoying the best Xbox Series X / S games or the best PS5 games Gives a chance to
EA boss Andrew Wilson confirmed during the earnings call, “Battlefield will be available for both current-gen and next-gen as will our game titles.” Eurogamer) Belongs to.
Wilson said the ‘next-gen development focus’ relates to the nature of the gameplay for the upcoming first-person shooter, which is set to battle with Activision’s next Call of Duty installment later this year.
He said that this is “what we can do with the fidelity of the game, what we can do with physics, artificial intelligence and the immersive nature of the game.”
“And in the case of the battlefield, we can do that in relation to how many plays in the game and only in relation to the nature of the destruction of those in battlefield moments that are actually opportunities for the next generation that we are able to grow in memory. Due to the increased processing power and output of the new console, we do it in the context of our next-gen franchise. “
What the experience will be for PS4 and Xbox One gamers who are currently unable to enjoy those next-gen benefits remains to be seen. However, it is likely to be a free update for all users if they are able to grab the PS5 or Xbox Series X / S at Christmas time.
Earlier this week the official Battlefield Twitter account indicated that we could expect a full announcement in June. This will likely see the first trailers outlining the settings and plot for the new game.