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Electronic Arts to pull Mirror’s Edge and three Battlefield games from digital stores

Electronic Arts has announced that at the end of next month withdraw three classic games from digital stores. In an article published on its official blog, the company has confirmed that as of April 28, the following video games will not be available for purchase: Mirror’s Edge, Battlefield Bad Company, Battlefield Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 1943.

“As we get closer to the 15 years since the release of Battlefield 1943, Bad Company 1 and 2 and Mirror’s Edgewe announce that your trip is coming to an end”, we read in the official statement. As usual, the company makes it clear that those who have purchased these games will still be able to access them normally.


First they will be withdrawn from stores, then they will run out of on-line

The decision, as explained from Electronic Arts, serves as an advance to the closure of services on-line of these four video games: although they will no longer be available for purchase from April, the functionalities on-line will remain active until December 8. From then on they will be devoid of online services, although it will be possible to continue playing the modes offline.

Screenshot from Battlefield Bad Company 2.

“While these titles hold a special place in our hearts, now We look forward to creating new memories with you. as we shift our focus to our current and future Battlefield experiences,” they say from Electronic Arts. The company is currently focused on creating a new narrative experience within the series battle fieldsomething for which DICE is helping Ridgeline Games, the studio of the co-creator of Halo.

Mirror’s Edge It was launched in 2008 for PS3 and Xbox 360, shortly after receiving a version for computers. In 2009 it was launched Battlefield 1943 only for PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles, no PC version, same luck that ran Battlefield Bad Company a year earlier. The second installment of this series, Battlefield Bad Company 2It did come out on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC at the same time, already in 2010.