Battlefield 5’s highly-anticipated battle royale game mode Firestorm just leaked in from of dataminers and a video. The leaked tutorial video gives a nice overview about the unique game mechanics in the series’ first battle royale which has been notably absent when the game launched last November. Check it now before EA decides to take the video down!http://eaassets-a.akamaihd.net/battlelog/tutorial/gamemodes/BFV_SPARTA_Tutorials_FIRESTORM_ENG_WW_v2.webm
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Electronic Arts announced some juicy details about the financial success of their newest online shooter Battlefield 5 during a conference call with investors. Despite astronomically high sales numbers well in excess over 7 million, BF5 still somehow ended up being a “failure” by not achieving the expectations by the large game publisher.
A fascinating look at the business side of gaming, as pretty much 99% of all games with similar sales would be lauded as mega-hits. So, how can such a thing happen? 7.3m is a large number, even for big AAA games. But when you are EA, one, if not the largest game publisher in the business, expectations tend to be astronomical. Indeed, [...]