DICE can’t say if Battlefield is going yearly or not

Monday, 23rd June 2014 11:26 GMT By Dave Cook

Battlefield: Hardline is coming just shy a of a year after predecessor Battlefield 4, sparking fears that EA and DICE are taking the series annual. Studio general manager Karl Magnus-Troedsson was probed about the possibility of yearly sequels in a new interview.


It follows this Battlefield: Hardline interview, in which lead multiplayer designer Thad Sesser responded to concerns that the shooter is little more than a Battlefield 4 expansion.

Speaking with Eurogamer, Troedsson said, “We’ll keep making Battlefield games as long as we have great ideas for them.”

On annualisation, he added, “There’s no rule set in place for this.”

Troedsson explained that new Battlefield games will happen if a great idea comes along, and if DICE feels it’ll propel the franchise forward. There also has to be a team passionate enough about building the proposed new game before it can happen.

Troedsson’s words make sense, but it’s still unclear if another new Battlefield game will be announced for release next year.

Do you think another Battlefield will be announced next year? Let us know below.

Via MP1st.



  1. Legendaryboss

    It is an annual franchise ever since they buried Medal of Honor, in the worse way possible.

    #1 5 months ago
  2. OrbitMonkey

    I wonder if they’ll come a tipping point? When gamers will look at their gaming collection & realise its 10 CoD’s, half a dozen Battlefeilds & just think “No”.

    #2 5 months ago
  3. AmiralPatate

    Wait a second, if they need to have great ideas to make a new Battlefield game, why did they release BF4?

    #3 5 months ago
  4. VTchitcherine

    The blight of annualised franchises will continue for as long as people purchase them in lieu of rewarding developers who take time with their games. Without fail, quality suffers.

    #4 5 months ago
  5. diggidy

    How about releasing a game that actually works out the box first?

    #5 5 months ago
  6. Legendaryboss

    @diggidy I will say it works as intended.

    #6 5 months ago
  7. sebastien rivas

    Of course they are.
    They already started with hardline unless it is an accident like the guy next to you sitting on th coach release a gas “oops sorry guys”?!?!?!

    #7 5 months ago

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