EA has revealed a new Battlefield game that focuses on the story is currently in development at Ridgeline Games. led to hello Co-creator Marcus Lehto, it’s a new team at EA “made up of industry veterans from around the world.” The developer will begin work on stories “that are only possible within the Battlefield universe”. A diverse team of individuals and a strong work-life balance are said to be two of its key priorities.
one in Press release, Battlefield franchise head Vince Zampella said that EA is continuing to invest in the series through new talent and perspectives. “With Marcus and his team at Ridgeline Games joining the world-class global team we already have, Battlefield is in the strongest position to succeed.”
The news comes after the latest installment in the series, Battlefield 2042, dropped a single player campaign. Previous entries such as Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, and Battlefield Hardline all had one. However, the Battlefield: Bad Company sub-series is EA DICE’s best attempt at a single player campaign to date.
Game director and studio head Marcus Lehto said: “It’s an honor to have the opportunity to collaborate with Dice and Ripple Effect and lead the expansion of narrative, storytelling and character development opportunities in the Battlefield series.”
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