EA registers Battlefield 13-20 domains

Publisher picks up slew of new domains related to potential future installments in military shooter series.

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Electronic Arts has registered domain names for Battlefield 13-20. Spotted by Fusible (via Joystiq), EA on May 2 picked up each of the names through a brand protection company called Corporations Service Company (CSC).

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None of the websites are functional.

EA now owns dot-com domain names for Battlefield 2-9 and Battlefield 13-20. Battlefield 10-12 are owned by companies unaffiliated with EA.

By comparison, Fusible points out domains for ModernWarfare 8-20 are currently not registered to Activision or anyone for that matter.

Battlefield 4 launches this fall for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, but not Wii U. It is the fourth core installment in the shooter series, following 2011's Battlefield 3.

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botsio

they aren't going to milk it just make it better!haven't u seen the bar they raised with BF4!go DICE!

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1234ritchie

I really hope they do something different. I want a 2142 sequel, not ANOTHER modern day FPS.

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Ghosthunter54

@1234ritchie Pretty soon modern day war games are going to be WWII war games.

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borgking1234

Battlefield 666 Road to Hell made by Antichrist EA price your soul

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botsio

@borgking1234 ha!ha!ha!thats relly funny!

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DuaIFace

There's already a lot of BattleField games that aren't from the main series, and subtitled something else. That is what these domains are for. Future official websites for other BF games like Bad Company, the futuristic 2143, Heroes expansions/sequels, ect.

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Skybar

This is disturbing. I love the battlefield series but please don't dumb it down and start milking it like the COD series and AC series. I rather see new titles being registered than [X] game 1-20.

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sideshowboots

the jokes for this one are too easy

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ddoggbritt16

so what does this mean


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Ghosthunter54

August 3rd, 2011:

"'The business goals for us are not to release a game every year,' saidBattlefield 3′s Executive Producer talking to GamerZines last week. 'To us, we need the time to be able to create the next game that consumers will hopefully like. If we were to release another big Battlefield title next year, that would mean that we’d have less than a year to build it, and that would mean that we’d have to have another studio building it for us, which would mean it wouldn’t have that DICE seal of approval, which would mean they’d just have to release a copy of the game we just released. Ugh, no."

(http://www.gamerzines.com/playstation/news-ps3/annual-battlefield-would-kill.html)


Guess they figured they could make more money if they changed their minds.

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1234ritchie

@Ghosthunter54 The last DICE Battlefield game was 2011 you know that right?

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Ghosthunter54

@1234ritchie @Ghosthunter54 You realize that this is the year 2013 and they are licensing 2013-2020, right?

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kungfuj0

In this article: MOAR MILKAGE...

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atopp399

So, in 2 years when they run out of domains will the buy more?

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silvergol

@atopp399 Didn´t they buy right now!.

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pidow

I hope this game is or will be better than the other's. New material is much needed in order for me to keep buying. BF4 has to be better than three(3) and so on. COD has to follow in the "new" material line as well.....old stuff is just that, old. If one thinks that I will be spending my money on the same old thing, your crazy!.

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TenraiSenshi

Recycling glass, paper and plastic is good. Recycling games is not...

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richten71

I just preordered Battlefield 17 so I could get the free poster.

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Hurvl

They've got a long road ahead of them if they want to make all of those Battlefield games, they're only at number 4, whereas CoD is at number 9 or so (does CoD: Finest Hour and CoD 2: Big Red One count? If so they''ll be at no. 12 in Nov.). Although this doesn't seem promising from a gamer-who-dislikes-milking perspective, companies mostly buy these domains so no else can get them, which "Battlefield 10-12 are owned by companies unaffiliated with EA" would point to. Someone else already snatched those away from EA and they'll be damned if anyone tries to claim Battlefield 13-20, so they did it themselves. Preemptive strike!

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RossRichard

People, please stop buying these games.

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thorn3000

Battlefield 19...so looking forward to it....

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Pre_ordered_PS4

I love Battlefield but please DICE/ EA, don't fucking milk this franchise like Activision have COD!

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Sikrion

My guess is they secured several possible names for the next few battlefield games instead of battlefield 5-20 etc... but you never know

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DeafJerzy

This is so hilarious... I bet they are lazy for lawsuit lol

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Sefrix

Wow that's looking a bit far into the future.

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Aria1368

Battlefield and COD are the best fps mp ... and they are going to be forever ... therefore there are gonna be alot of them in the market. deal with it !!!

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unreal101

My conclusion from all this: "Screw Battlefield 4-19", I'll just wait for 20. XD

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lanasrj

typical DICE, BF4 is probably full of glitches and they're worried about the sequels

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wizzzer_thy_133

still waiting for 2143 and BC3, i bet after that the zeitgeist will probably move to different directions and Battlefield, COD and the rest will probably had their last straw.

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berserker66666

Looks like EA gave a LOT of money to G$ to post so many articles about EA.

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hXcShock

You'll be lucky to get me to buy Battlefield 4, never mind 13-20. I am just so completely burnt out on military shooters it isn't even funny.

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bf210

Can you at least release BF4 before we start talking about 13-20? lol

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Double_Wide

You know this would have totally been hilarious as an April Fools Day joke but near the middle of May, before Battlefield 4 has even seen the light of day...well, its just sad!

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Frexerik

wow, you people are really retarded, this is not because they are going to make 20 battlefield games... they are just protecting their brand...

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CUDGEdave

...And so the milking begins..poor skinny cow.

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krbrown10

Guys, don't panic, their just registering domains. EA is clearly going to be bankrupt way before then.

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Akozz888

Then i guess CoD have already like 20-50 domains regiestred, since we have like 10 CoDs already and 7 battlefields. I am afraid to ask about Final Fantasy :D

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Adavanter

Good God that's not going to help your PR.

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OneSamTwoCups

Woah, woah, woah, EA. Let's finish this one up first and see if you do well, then you can have your chocolate milk before bedtime, skipper.

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Huskypaw

I've overstood counter strike, I will overstand this, too.

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MarcJL31

Hey CSC. I use to work there.

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Darklurkr23

Ah ha! So I can still make the greatest game ever. BATTLEFIELD 21. Where you have to play Blackjack and bust the dealer on the field to get ammo

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smtgfx

What? thats aloot wasted money !! No wonder EA complains about about not meeting expectations. they keep spending money on this crap!!!