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Posts Tagged ‘Electronic Arts’

EA Stock Capsizes After Early Year Recovery

Electronic Arts closed on February 6, 2019 at the price of $80.21 USD following news that the publisher’s third quarter fiscal results did not perform to its expectations. The continued price drop threatens to wipe out the progress that EA had made in the first month of the year to begin recovery after its stock […]

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[NM] EA Fought the Law and the Law Won, Removing Loot Boxes

EA fought the law and the law won, at least that’s the lesson the company learned this week after going head to head with Belgian authorities regarding loot box sales for FIFA games. Those of you keeping score will recall that last April, the Belgian government criminalized certain loot box systems in video games, and […]

[NM] Battlefield V Hit By Disappointment Bug, 50% Off One Week After Launch

How much does Electronic Arts value $30? One week of play time. Hopefully those of you out in the netosphere didn’t put too much investment into your $60 Battlefield V purchase. In addition to having to wait over a week compared to the Origin Premier subscribers to get into the game, early adopters will need […]

[Not Massive] EA (Possibly) Caught Shilling Battlefield V On Eurogamer Review

Battlefield V is out, at least for EA Access subscribers and deluxe edition buyers, and reviews are already piling in. Eurogamer’s review stays in the middle, also noting that the game is launching in the glitchiest and most technically troubled state that DICE has been in since Battlefield 4. “Battlefield 5 is a spotty experience, […]

EA’s Stock Is Crashing, Down Over 40% Since July

Electronic Arts just can’t catch a break. It’s been a rough year for Electronic Arts and it appears that the company’s investors are taking notice. In the last year that brought us the PR nightmare, consumer backlash, and subsequently underwhelming sales of Battlefront 2, the PR nightmare, consumer backlash, and subsequently underwhelming pre orders of Battlefield […]

Electronic Arts Gambles On Loot Boxes, Now Under Criminal Investigation

Loot boxes in 2018 are a multi-million dollar business, and Electronic Arts loves loot boxes so much that it is willing to potentially perform criminal acts in order to keep that sweet cash flowing. Such is the case in Belgium, where the Brussel’s public prosecutor’s office has officially opened a criminal investigation into Electronic Arts […]

[NM] Electronic Arts Gives Wrong Numbers On Battlefront II Sales, A Lot of Websites Haven’t Corrected It

Electronic Arts released their third quarter results for the 2018 fiscal year this week, noting increased revenues to $1.16 billion compared to $1.14 billion last year with higher operating expenses. Sales were driven primarily by live games including the various Ultimate Team systems and The Sims 4, with little doubt to the notion that last […]

[Video] Medal of Honor Retrospective Part 1: Medal of Honor

I present to my audience the first part in the Medal of Honor retrospective. With Call of Duty finally returning to World War 2, I figured now was as good of a time as any to take a look at the series that started it all and is partially responsible for how we game today.

EA Is Working To Restore Access To Myanmar

Electronic Arts has responded to complaints that the Origin service is unavailable in Myanmar, with Community Manager EA_Tom announcing that the company is working on restoring access to affected customers. The whole ordeal started with players in Myanmar finding out that their access to legitimately purchased Origin games had been blocked. According to ‘Champions,’ EA’s volunteer […]

PSA: Battlefield Beta Phishing

Battlefield 1 is making big headlines and with E3 just days away, it only makes sense that some unscrupulous individuals are piggybacking on the hype to defraud users. According to reports popping up, the URL www.battlefieldbeta.com has popped up, among others, with fake signup links that steal your EA username and password. MMO Fallout traced […]

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