EA is expecting to sell 15 million copies of Battlefield 1 in a year

We already know that EA’s two biggest games are coming out shortly, with both Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 expected to sell tens of millions of copies combined.

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During EA’s recent conference call for its Q1 earnings, company CEO Andrew Wilson said that there is gigantic excitement surrounding both Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2. Willson said :

“Looking ahead, there is tremendous excitement for both Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2, a combination that we believe will bring vitality and innovation to the huge first-person shooter audience. The community has been electrified by Battlefield 1’s modern take on World War I, delivering strategy, team play, and epic scale in a completely new setting”.

 

EA’s Chief Financial Officer, Blake Jorgensen said that the company expects Battlefield 1’s first-year performance to be similar to other Battlefield titles, with around 15 million copies sold in 12 months. Jorgensen said:

“So, on the guidance, we talked rough numbers with people. We told people that typically a Battlefield title is about [15 million] in a year. Our guidance is slightly under that. And we hope that that excitement builds and it will clearly go through that number, but for right now, it’s slightly under that number”.

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