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Quoteworthy - EA Hates Single-Player Games, Or Not

"We are very proud of the way EA evolved with consumers. I have not green lit one game to be developed as a single player experience. Today, all of our games include online applications and digital services that make them live 24/7/365." -- Frank Gibeau, President, EA Labels. Thanks supererogatory via Destructoid. Frank walks back from that in a follow-up on Kotaku, where explains that these aren't the droids we're looking for: "I still passionately believe in single-player games and think we should build them. What I was trying to suggest with my comments was that as we move our company from being a packaged goods, fire-and-forget business to a digital business that has a service component to it. That's business-speak for I want to have a business that's alive and evolves and changes over time'."

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19. Re: Quoteworthy - EA Hates Single-Player Games, Or Not Sep 6, 2012, 01:57 Prez
 
El Pit wrote on Sep 5, 2012, 23:34:
Except for very few exceptions (e.g. Guild Wars 1/2), I play single-player games only. Therefore, my dear EA, no single-player, no sale. It's up to you. Oh, and if you actually wanted to say "we'll force online components into our games to justify always-on drm" , then it's no sale, too.

Same here, only I don't play GW2. I did play GW, entirely as a singleplayer game thank you very much.

It's entirely EA's prerogative to make the games they want to make. But if they stop making singleplayer games without always-online bullshit requirements then I stop being a customer. Simple.
 
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