Battlefield 5 Release Date Delayed to November
EA has just announced that Battlefield 5’s release date has been delayed to later this November 20th. The upcoming World War 2 shooter was earlier scheduled to release on October 19th but DICE general manager Oskar Garielson posted their decision to delay it, and why, in a new blog post over at the game’s official site.
EA says that the additional time will be used to make “meaningful improvements to the core gameplay experience”. Some of these improvements will include “adjusting the gameplay tempo, improving soldier visibility and reducing player friction.”
The focus on these improvements were apparently prompted by feedback garnered from tens of thousands of players during the Closed Alphas and at E3 and Gamescom. They also emphasized how the game won the Best Multiplayer Game awards at both mentioned shows.
EA closed off the announcement by saying that they believe they have one of the best Battlefield games on their hands right now and that they are in full gear preparing for the upcoming Open Beta.
Let’s hope the month’s long delay is worth it.
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