New Plants vs. Zombies and Need for Speed titles are in the works, Electronic Arts confirmed in its earnings release for the three months ended December 31, 2018.
Additionally, the company confirmed plans “to grow Apex Legends and related Titanfall experiences.” This follows a tweet from Apex Legends and Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment CEO Vince Zampella, who said, “We are also working on more Titanfall for later in the year (yes, I said the T word). We love being able to experiment in this crazy universe!”
The same financial results confirmed that the previously announced Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order from Respawn Entertainment is still on track for release this fall.
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Electronic Arts COO and CFO Blake Jorgensen
“FIFA stands out as a robust franchise through a tumultuous year in the video game industry. Elsewhere in the business, we’re making adjustments to improve execution and we’re refocusing R&D. Looking forward, we’re delighted to launch Anthem, our new IP, to grow Apex Legends and related Titanfall experiences, to deliver new Plants vs. Zombies and Need for Speed titles, and to add Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order to our sports titles in the fall.”
Update 5:13 p.m.: During its earnings results conference call, Electronic Arts said it will launch a new, paid Titanfall game later this year that is a twist on the franchise.