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EA: Star Wars Battlefront enjoying "extremely strong pre-orders"

People are preordering Star Wars Battlefront? Apparently so!

By Michael Hatamoto from Jul 30, 2015 @ 23:26 CDT

If you believe Electronic Arts, it sounds like the game studio is seeing "extremely strong pre-orders" for its upcoming Star Wars Battlefront video game.

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Speaking during an earnings call, EA COO Peter Moore didn't offer specific pre-order sales numbers. In addition, many gamers are purchasing - and then downloading - digital games, so pre-orders may not mean as much. "More and more, as we see digital start [to] take a hold with our consumers, that pre-orders become less of a key indicator."

EA hopes for a busy time during Gamescom next week in Germany, which is expected to have an even larger crowd this year. It's the perfect time to show off Star Wars Battlefront: "We expect to see a tremendous response from that."

Star Wars Battlefront is scheduled for release on November 17, and will be available for PC, Microsoft Xbox One, and Sony PlayStation 4.

NEWS SOURCES:Gamespot.com, Oyster.ignimgs.com


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