EA's Q4 FY2020 Report
EA is finally paying attention to Switch
EA has shared their plans for the next fiscal year during their most recent earnings call, and it looks like they’re finally giving the Switch its due.
First out is Burnout Paradise Remastered, coming to Switch this summer and that’s just the beginning of EA’s new commitment as they pledge to “deliver for more Nintendo fans with multiple EA games set to launch on Nintendo Switch this year.”
- EA’s net income doubled with 12% higher revenue
- Total revenue increased to$1.39bn from $1.24bn
- The Sims 4 and Apex Legends drove digital sales
40 launches in FY21: The upcoming fiscal year will see Command & Conquer Remastered and no less than 40 different titles launch on PC and consoles. Multiplatform releases include FIFA 21, Madden 21, NHL 21 and another unannounced EA Sports game.
EA Access for Steam: EA is also bringing their subscription service to Steam, though it won’t be exactly like the Origin Access service. EA will also publish a slew of indie titles over the next year.
Time For A Quick Daily Quiz?
Which of these games featured hidden and not-so-hidden jokes about EA?
- The Bard’s Tale III: Thief of Fate
- Ultima 7: The Black Gate
- Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit
Ninja Gaiden III rewards patient players
Got 18 minutes you don’t need? Then you can spend them staring at the credits screen displayed when you finish the Japanese version of Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom for NES.
Leave the end credits screen to do its thing for 18 minutes, and lo! A new message will be scrawled across the screen: “TO BE CONTINUED NINJA GAIDEN II” But wait, isn’t this Ninja Gaiden III? Indeed, so the message actually confirms that the third game’s story takes place before Ninja Gaiden II.