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[CVG] EA 'certain' Battlefield will overtake Call of Duty commercially

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EA says the balance of power in the first person shooter market is shifting away from Activision's genre leading Call of Duty series to its own "champion", Battlefield.

European senior vice president Jens Uwe Intat told MCV he's certain Battlefield will at some point overtake Call of Duty commercially.

"Certainly. The only question is when that day will be," he said. "And for me, the sooner the better.
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I'm gonna say that ATM this sounds a bit far fetched...
 
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I remember when activision apologized for their mistakes with MW2 and corrected them in black ops.
But now that they're reintroducing the SAME crap again i don't doubt EA will surpass activision
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At some point? This suggests that they're going to continue pumping out Battlefields every year / 2 years. I don't want it to turn in to CoD.
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Please focus on making it a better game, not a more popular game.
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Please focus on making it a better game, not a more popular game.
Agreed.... also My Little Pony?

Really? Everyone does that, so... I suspect not all members here are straight?

ONTOPIC:

I would prefer a better game, and when you have a better game, you get more popularity... just you can work to get one first, either or, I recommend better game though.
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yeeh yeeh. Stop boasting and give me the game already!
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The problem with a better game is it costs more. Which means less profit if they only release one every couple of years. And I see EA as a money hunter so I doubt that will happen

Don't get me wrong, I am all for a better game over pure popularity, but unfortunately I don't see it as a very plausable business model. I could be completely wrong, which I hope is the case
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At some point? This suggests that they're going to continue pumping out Battlefields every year / 2 years. I don't want it to turn in to CoD.
That's probably is what's going to happen to the BF series. Getting to big for it's own good.
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it might not, but if you dont talk big....................well it just shows people that you dont think its possible.

Dice has already said that they believe their game is going to be the first game in a new generation of shooters. EA is just backing them up with supportive talk, which will also help in sales. Its more publicity, just by mentioning COD EA is bringing in clicks to see that. someone who loves COD will see it and go, hmmm someone thinks they can take my favorite game on. what battlefield has tanks and jets and choppers, im sold! Just like that EA sold another game.
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In other news, mothers believe their children are the brightest children ever.
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