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EA admits Battlefront 'may not have the depth' you want in the game

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EA designed it to be 'accessible'

Electronic Arts' CFO Blake Jorgensen admitted Star Wars Battlefront's "accessible" design "may not have the depth [hardcore players] wanted in the game."

Talking at the Nasdaq Investor Conference in Europe and reported by Gamespot, Jorgensen has now acknowledged that the game's design may lack substance for experienced gamers. 

"Star Wars Battlefront is a first-person shooter, but it is [one of] the only teen-rated first-person shooters," Jorgensen said. "We had designed it to be a much more accessible product to a wide age group.

"So, an 8-year-old could play with his father on the couch, as well as a teenager or 20-year-old could play the game and enjoy it. It is more accessible. And for the hardcore, it may not have the depth that they wanted in the game."

Electronic Arts COO recently reported that he was "a little bit" surprised by GameStop's comments that Star Wars Battlefront had "underperformed."

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