It took a long time to reveal details about the future of the Battlefield 2042and the information that came in is that basically there is no future. According to the latest reports, Electronic Arts has decided to shift most of the work effort to the next installment while a “skeletal equipment” tries to fulfill the promised DLC using the least amount of resources to focus on the next episode.
It has been claimed that Battlefield 2042 Zero Hour DLC is being developed by a “skeletal team” of developers, as most members of the Battlefield team have moved on to the next game in the series.
“This game has been stripped to the bare minimum of equipment. It has been stripped to the bare minimum, and these people are working specifically on the promised additional seasons that the game needs to meet the demands of the top-end version being sold,” said revealed journalist Jeff Grubb, who described the situation as “it’s time to abandon ship”.
EA has committed to releasing four seasons of live service content for Battlefield 2042 over the course of a year, and “the team is working to get this material out as quickly and cheaply as possible. They do this to get everyone to the new battleground as quickly as possible. The real core of Battlefield developers are already working on it.“
This information comes after EA CEO Andrew Wilson said in May that the company stay true to Battlefield 2042 for the long haul.
“This is one of the great franchises in our industry, created by one of the best teams in the industry, and we expect it to continue to grow and be a very important part of our portfolio. for many, many years,” he said. said.
At the time of writing, there are 4,313 simultaneous people playing this title on Steam, being the highest peak during the 24 hours of 5,346 playersa tiny shadow compared to the 105,397 players it reached at launch.