EA is looking to launch the fourth numbered title in the Battlefield franchise between April 2013 and March 2014.
This announcement comes out of a recent Electronic Arts Q1 FY13 earnings call in which Battlefield 3 sales and subscription numbers were revealed.
Keep in mind that access to the Battlefield 4 beta is being handed out through each pre-order of Danger Close’s upcoming shooter, Medal of Honor: Warfighter, set for release this October 23. EA has confirmed that access to the beta will be be granted in fall 2013, meaning a release of Battlefield 4 between April 2013 to August 2013 would be highly unlikely.
We can safely speculate that EA will follow its current trend of releasing AAA shooters in the fall, or more specifically, in October 2013 (shortly after the Battlefield 4 beta, as was the case with Battlefield 3).
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