EA might as well have fired the Death Star Planet-Blower-Upper-Gun at us, cause Star Wars Battlefront is making the gaming world explode.
There’s no denying the power of Star Wars hype. Not only is the world going absolutely mad (and rightfully so) about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but that same hype is leading to one of the biggest blockbuster games on PS4, Xbox One and PC: Star Wars Battlefront.
EA recently released their financial report and COO Peter Moore has stated that Star Wars Battlefront is already seeing “extremely strong pre-order sales.”
Moore hasn’t actually told us precisely how many copies of Star Wars Battlefront have been pre-ordered, Blake Jorgensen (Chief Financial Officer) says they expect 9-19 million units to be sold during this financial year (ending 2016).
When you combine the power of the shooter genre with an already well established franchise (Battlefront) and with the unbridled hype-mania that is Star Wars, you’re basically left with a game so powerfully it could blow up Earth like a blast from the Death Star’s Planet-Blow-Upper-Gun.
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