|EA announces play 4 free Battlefield Heroes|
|Posted: 21.01.2008 10:52 by Kres||Comments: 0|
EA announced this morning that they plan on releasing Battlefield Heroes, an all-new Play 4 free cartoon-style shooter that will bring classic battlefield gameplay to a mass audience. Available for download atthis summer, Battlefield Heroes is EA’s first title that is offered completely for free, and features a built-in matchmaking system to ensure that players of equal skill are paired together for fair play.
Battlefield Heroes will feature in-game advertising to generate revenue, which is a new business model that EA hopes to prove successful.
“Online gaming garners a massive audience,” said Gerhard Florin, EVP Publishing Americas-Europe at EA. “People want to play games in new ways, with easier access that is quick to the fun. With Battlefield Heroes, EA brings its first major franchise to North America and Europe with a new distribution model and pricing structure adapted to the evolving way that people play.”
“We put a different twist on this Battlefield game going with the cartoon-style graphics and gameplay,” added Ben Cousins, Senior Producer at EA DICE. “There’s something here for all types of players -- be it our core Battlefield fans or casual gamers. With the new online model, we will continually add new content to keep the game fresh and keep players engaged, while integrating player feedback in real time. As a game developer, it is such a cool new way to make games.”
Look out for Battlefield heroes this Summer when it'll be available to download for free from the .