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EA: BFBC2 wont beat MW2 this time

Publisher EA has conceded that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 won’t outsell its direct rival Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 this time out – but its believes the foundations have been laid for future success. The company spoke quite openly about its aspirations for the title upon its release earlier …

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EA monetises the Battlefield

Though some market-leading military shooters have experienced a turbulent start to 2010, the success story that is EA’s Battlefield franchise continues to power on. As part of its financial posting, the publisher revealed that console and PC outing Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has sold over 5m units worldwide. Riccitiello said …

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Battlefield potential Modern Warfare killer

It’s still riding high in the upper echelons of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40, and now one analyst has predicted that EA’s Battlefield: Bad Company franchise could do the unspeakable and topple Modern Warfare from atop of the FPS kingdom. Speaking of EA’s growing solidarity, Janco Partners …

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DICE: We wont charge for maps

The studio behind the successful Battlefield franchise has said that it never wants to charge gamers for post-release map DLC. We don’t ever want to charge for our maps and insisted to EA that this attitude was crucial when it came to keeping our community happy and playing together,” DICE’s …

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Bad Company stays on target

Right from the off, EA hasn’t been afraid to be honest about its lofty ambitions for Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and four weeks on from its release DICE’s shooter is certainly showing the sort of charts staying power that EA would have hoped for. BFBC2 is currently at number three …

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Bad Company 2 sells 2.3m

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has already sold 2.3m units having been on the market for just two weeks. EA also claims that the game has become the best-selling March release on record in both North America and Europe. The game shot straight to the top of the ELSPA GfK ChartTrack …

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EA ditches SecuROM on BFBC2

In its latest update for PC shooter Battlefield: Bad Company 2 publisher EA has, amongst other tweaks to the game, removed the controversial and unpopular SecuROM DRM from the game. However, as Shacknews notes, the change applies only to the version of the game sold via Valve’s Steam network. EA …

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RETAIL BIZ: New releases storm PC chart

Publishers proved there is still life in the hardcore PC gaming market this week as no less than four new releases storm the format’s Top 10. Electronic Arts’ Battlefield: Bad Company 2 took the No.1 spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track PC chart, as it did in the Xbox 360, …

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BFBC2 fastest seller of 2010

Not content with storming to the top of the UK Charts and becoming the seventh number one of the year, EA’s Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has also become the fastest selling title of the year to date. In doing so it steals that crown from this year’s previous fastest sellers …

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