EA has announced during their earnings call, that Bioware’s upcoming game Anthem, would be delayed until 2019.
The game was announced at E3 2017 and was supposed to release by the end of 2018.
EA CEO Andrew Wilson said, “Excitement for Anthem is building, and we’re deeply invested in delivering a great new experience with this game when it launches in Q4 FY19.”
EA’s 2019 fiscal year runs from April 1st, 2018 until March 31st, 2019, meaning that Anthem would be released between January and March 2019.
EA did announce that a new Battlefield game would release in October 2018 but gave no other details than it’s being developed by DICE.
Also announced during the call, is that EA had a loss of $186 million in Q3, compared to a $1 million loss in Q3 the year before. This may have been due to the backlash around the loot boxes in Star Wars: Battlefront II.
EA also said that 67 percent of their revenue comes from digital purchases and that the FIFA community has 42 million players.