Anthem delayed to 2019, new Battlefield coming in October

EA Confirms 'Early 2019' Release, Claims It's Not a Delay, Also Posts Nearly $200M Loss in Q3 2017

In the same call, EA confirmed that BioWare's ambitious Anthem is indeed getting delayed to "early 2019", which we've previously reported on too. The news came during EA's third quarter earnings call.

Anthem, which was revealed at E3 2017, announced a Fall 2018 release date, but now, EA's finance chief Blake Jorgensen is backpedaling.

Previous rumors had pointed to the game being scheduled to release in March of 2019 to pad Electronic Arts' fiscal year, but EA was coy to confirm the news after some BioWare employees let the news slip to some gaming media (under anonymity of course).

If you're unable to read the tweet, the note basically states... He told the Wall Street Journal, "It's not a delay, people are trying to create a story." .

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Instead, in October, EA will release a new Battlefield game. However, the big publisher denied that this delay was due to development issues.

Electronic Arts confirmed the release of a new Battlefield in 2018 nearly 6 months ago, which is unsurprising given the franchise has been trading off years with Star Wars Battlefront. Additionally, many within BioWare worry that the continued existence of the company is reliant on Anthem's success, as EA has infamously shut down numerous well-established development teams in the past. He's seemingly playing the semantics game, as Kotaku's sources had indicated that the project is behind schedule.

As mentioned above, the next Battlefield game will launch in October.

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