Battlefield revamp puts Vince Zampella in charge

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Brendan Sinclair

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Electronic Arts is changing strategies and personnel on its Battlefield first-person shooter franchise, as reported today by GameSpot.

After a lukewarm reception to last month’s Battlefield 2042, the publisher detailed a number of changes to the outlet.

First off, the franchise will now fall under the responsibilities of Vince Zampella, who already heads up EA’s Respawn Entertainment and DICE Los Angeles studios. It’s unclear what the extent of Zampella’s involvement will be, as recently appointed Battlefield GM Byron Beede remains in that role.

“He creates culture-defining entertainment that [resonates] beyond games,” EA COO Laura Miele said of Zampella. “We

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