EA no longer wants to pay for the rights to depict real weaponry in games like Battlefield or Medal of Honor.
Reuters reports that following recent events like the Newton school shooting, as well considering some of the heat that company took when Medal of Honor: Warfighter’s website provided links to real world weapons and tactical gear manufacturers, EA has decided that they will no longer pay for the rights to use real weapons in its video games.
EA is ‘preparing 4 battle’… for a long time.
Securing the future of the Battlefield series, EA has recently registered dot-com domains for Battlefield13.com all the way through to Battlefield20.com.
Yesterday, the development team behind the Battlelog, Battlefield 3‘s social stat-tracking service (soon to power Battlefield 4), highlighted a few incoming improvements that would soon be implemented, like better privacy and the introduction of an Android app.
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