Battlefield isn't becoming an annual franchise

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With the launch of cop-themed spin-off Battlefield: Hardline this year, following Battlefield 4 in 2013, you might be forgiven for wondering if EA had plans to add a new game to the series every year, much as Activision does with Call of Duty and Ubisoft does with Assassin's Creed.

Release Date: 17/06/2014

Battlefield not an annual franchise, GAME

With the launch of cop-themed spin-off Battlefield: Hardline this year, following Battlefield 4 in 2013, you might be forgiven for wondering if EA had plans to add a new game to the series every year, much as Activision does with Call of Duty and Ubisoft does with Assassin's Creed.

The simple answer? Nope.

“It doesn’t necessarily mean that we need to annualize Battlefield and that’s the way it’s going to be forever and ever. I understand that some people may look at it that way but that’s what happened,” EA Studios executive vice president Patrick Söderlund has told Polygon.

In fact, it turns out that the idea of an urban crime themed addition to the Battlefield brand has been around for more than a decade. “The idea of a cops and robbers type Battlefield game has been with us — me and the DICE team — for more than ten years,” Söderlund added. “There are early prototypes from, like, 2000 or 2001 of a game that we called back then Urban Combat. This has been lingering and we’ve been wanting to do something like this.”

In the end, it was Karl-Magnus Troedsson of Battlefield developer DICE who brought Steve Papoutsis, of Dead Space studio Visceral, to see Söderlund and got him to sign off on Visceral finally making Hardline a reality.

Battlefield: Hardline is out for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC on October 21st.

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