Investors aren't seeing that as a disaster. So much so that EA isn't yet ready to talk about the future of the franchise beyond their 2020 fiscal year. EA shares are up 4.8 percent to $123.53 a share in after-hours trading.
Compare to Battlefront 2 the previous title that was released in the year 2015, 14 Million copies were sold till the end of fiscal year. We wanted a game that would meet the needs of the vast and passionate Star Wars fan base, so we designed it with the intent of keeping the community together, and a commitment to continually add content long after launch.
Gamers who stuck to their principles and boycotted the game over the loot crate controversy will hope their stand has compelled EA - and the industry at large - into a more serious rethink. But a year ago, EA released Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2, making for a tough comparison to year-ago figures.
EA's stock price went up on Monday after the Polygon news site reported that EA may be the target of a Microsoft acquisition. That's certainly what EA would like us to believe. We can expect that the live services will continue for Battlefront 2. Yet, at the very core, they must always build on the foundation of player choice: that might be the choice of whether a player engages in a particular mode or not, or whether they decide to grind for something or not.
The EIA also reported the biggest increase in crude oil stocks since March previous year , a rise of 6.8 million barrels. Russian data showed strong compliance with output cuts in January, even as production hit 10.95 million bpd.
In addition, of course, there's an impending core Pokémon game, that should see sales of the system skyrocket even more. Kimishima is aiming for more than 20 million units next fiscal year, he said at a news conference Wednesday.
The 2018 Halloween film will also star Virginia Gardner, Miles Robbins, Dylan Arnold, Drew Scheid, and Will Patton. The new Halloween film, which could end up being the final one in the franchise, hits theaters on October 19.
More than 800,000 people in the US die from heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases each year. The reason? To highlight what health experts say is the number one killer of women: heart disease .
The latest expansion to genre-defining MMORPG World of Warcraft will be released later this Summer, Blizzard has confirmed. The Standard Edition of the expansion will be $49.99, but the Digital Deluxe Edition offers a bit more for $69.99.
As Ourand said in his tweet, Amazon ran the digital package previous year , but those rights are still undetermined for 2018. The network and the league are working out an agreement on the broadcast package, Bloomberg reported.
The WhatsApp new update for the Android users aims at ensuring that they can enjoy the same controls as the iOS counterparts do. That will likely push the release back by several more weeks, but there will be a beta program for 8.1 soon.
Although breast cancer death rates have declined since 1989, over 40,000 American women die from the disease every year. The report said some heart damage , including the kind caused by drug Herceptin sometimes can be reversed.
The buzz leading up to the release of Monster Hunter World was considerable, and it seems like Capcom is now reaping the rewards. You might be used to chasing after your prey in Monster Hunter World by now, but all you have to do to get this pack is log in.
Former Australian PM Rudd sues broadcaster
The filing cabinets in question were sold off especially cheaply, because they were clearly full, and no-one could find the keys. The government has ordered a review into how the cabinets were disposed with the files in them.
Russian Federation to US Navy: Get new maps
The five clips , lasting 6-11 seconds each, apparently show the US Navy aircraft and the Russian warplane shadowing it. The U.S. aircraft was flying over the Black Sea in global airspace when the interception happened.
Stocks fall sharply as sell-off continues
The index closed down 362.59 points at 26,076.89 in NY , with the broader S&P 500 index falling 31.10 points to 2,822.43. They had risen about 2 percent premarket, aiming for their 2002 highs, after the company's strong results and forecast.
Three flu-related deaths confirmed in South Georgia
She adds, everyone should wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and to do not forget to cover their cough. It can be a miserable but relatively mild illness in many people, and a more severe illness in others.
US Justice Department rejects new trial for senator
The prosecutors argued that the senator began taking bribes from Melgen shortly after he entered the Senate in 2006. Menendez and Melgen, meanwhile, said the men had a long friendship, which explained their exchange of gifts.
Bon-Ton closing two Lehigh Valley stores
Bon-Ton has 260 stores in the US , including furniture galleries and clearance centers, in addition to department stores. The company says closing the stores is all in part of their store rationalization program.
Putin apologises to athletes for situation around Olympic games
The network says Jones will attend Olympic events, meet athletes and spread her enthusiasm for the games on television and online. Davis, snowboarder Kelly Clark and cross-country skier Kikkan Randall will all be competing at their fifth Winter Games.