EA has hit again at claims that Battlefield 2042 (opens in new tab) is now working on a skeleton crew and speeding out promised content material in order that it may possibly transfer on to the following entry.
The response comes following feedback made by journalist Jeff Grubb throughout his GrubbSnax present. “This recreation is principally all the way down to a skeleton crew,” he advised his Twitch viewers throughout the stream. “It is down to love, the barebones and people persons are particularly simply engaged on the promised extra seasons that the sport must get to satisfy the necessities of the high-end model it bought.”
He continued: “The skeleton crew is working to pump that stuff out on the quickest and most cost-effective means it presumably can. There isn’t any different option to say it.” Grubb added that those that had paid for the premium editions ought to set their expectations “very low for this content material,” saying that EA is “simply gonna get it out quick and soiled after which the thought is… the rationale they’re doing that is to maneuver everybody to the following Battlefield as shortly as attainable. It is abandon ship time.”
On GrubbSnax as we speak, I stated that Battlefield is all the way down to a skeleton crew that’s attempting to satisfy its DLC obligations. EA has reached out to say that is unfaithful. pic.twitter.com/Wpj79d9pMMJune 8, 2022
A couple of hours after the stream concluded, Grubb tweeted that EA had reached out to him to inform him that his feedback had been “unfaithful.”
“There’s a important crew throughout studios targeted on evolving and bettering the Battlefield 2042 expertise for our gamers, and on the coronary heart of that’s our crew at DICE,” the assertion continued. “We’re dedicated to the way forward for Battlefield 2042 and our areas of focus for the sport, primarily based upon what now we have heard from our gamers, was specified by our latest Development Update (opens in new tab).”
Grubb adopted up EA’s response with one among his own (opens in new tab): “In case you hear two tales about what is going on, search for the house the place each issues are true.” He additionally added that he could be speaking extra about it in an upcoming Big Bomb podcast.
Battlefield 2042’s first season (opens in new tab) lands as we speak, June 9. It brings a brand new map and a battle cross with a brand new specialist, who’ll fortunately be unlockable on the free monitor. Its launch needs to be a superb indicator of what is to come back and maybe a greater have a look at whose facet of the story is extra correct.