The introduction of Battlefield: Hardline this year does not mean that EA is planning to annualize the Battlefield franchise for releases every year. “It doesn’t mean that we need to annualize Battlefield and that is the way it is going to be forever and ever”, says Patrick Soderlund to Polygon.
Having more than one Battlefield game does have benefits. Everything we fixed with Battlefield 4 is going into the release of Hardline, according to Soderlund. The latest netcode patch will fix the complaints around Battlefield’s game responsiveness.
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