Battlefield 2042 did not start as planned, with widespread complaints about bugs, balance problems, and general Polish deficiencies. Battlefield developer DICE has tried to put things in perspective and outlined a number of improvements and improvements that it plans to implement in the coming months, but new reports suggest that things could be easier behind the scenes. Not running
According to Tom Henderson internally, DICE’s head of design, Fawzi Mesmar, is jumping on the bandwagon immediately after the release of Battlefield 2042. Mesmar worked at Mobile Developer King before taking over the 80-dev-strong DICE design team in 2019. For the team members, Mesmar had been planning his departure for a while, but was determined to get 2042 out the door. Apparently, he’s not going anywhere to end it.
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It was a complete pleasure to serve in the best design teams in the galaxy. The incredible design work you do impresses me every day. Thank you for trusting me, I hope I did not disappoint. I have been offered an offer which I could not refuse at any other company which is kind enough to wait for me till we send [Battlefield 2042]. It was very important for me to be here with the team to achieve this historic milestone.
While the Oscars [Gabrielson, DICE GM] And I’ve been talking about our succession plans for some time – and it will be announced in due course – we have chosen to postpone this communication until after the launch to keep the focus – rightly so. But – we’ve put a lot of money into this game. Try on
Separately on TwitterHenderson pointed out that DICE is currently in heavy business, with the need to hire talented talent for a new studio.
DICE is primarily hiring a new studio.
It is expected that the announcement of departure etc. will start this week. # BATTLEFIELD2042
Hopefully, this behind-the-scenes uproar won’t dampen efforts to get Battlefield 2042 back on track, but I’m guessing it will have some effect. It’s one thing to clean up your mess, it’s much more difficult to clean up the mess left to you by others.
Battlefield 2042 is now available on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, and PS5. The latest update of the game was dropped today (you can find the details of its contents here).