January 31, 2023

Digital Arts has formally revealed the identify of the brand new Battlefield studio, which can be headed by Halo co-creator Markus Lehto.

The Seattle-based studio was fashioned final October and is recruiting for its debut undertaking, which can be a “narrative marketing campaign set within the Battlefield universe.”

“I’m honored to have the chance to associate with DICE and Ripple Impact and lead the trouble to broaden storytelling, storytelling and character improvement throughout the Battlefield collection,” stated Ridgeline Sport Director and Head of Studio Lehto.

Battlefield 2042 | Season 2: Grasp of Arms gameplay trailer

In December, EA introduced its intention to create a “linked Battlefield universe” together with wide-ranging modifications to the franchise’s improvement construction.

As a part of these plans, former DICE normal supervisor Oscar Gabrielson left EA completely, and Respawn and Infinity Ward co-founder Vince Zampella took on a brand new position as curator of all the Battlefield franchise.

“We proceed to spend money on the way forward for the franchise by attracting new expertise and prospects,” Zampella stated in an announcement at present. “With Markus and his workforce at Ridgeline Video games becoming a member of the world-class world workforce we have already constructed, Battlefield is in the very best place to succeed.”

Battlefield 2042 Season 2 kicked off on the finish of August. Known as Grasp of Arms, it launched a brand new map designed for infantry-focused gameplay, a brand new specialist, and new weapons and autos, amongst different options.

In response to the “polarization” of recreation professionals, developer DICE not too long ago introduced plans to introduce a category system for Battlefield 2042 in its Season 3 replace.