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EA touts next Battlefield as it reports $5.96 billion in 2020 bookings

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Electronic Arts reported strong earnings today for the third-fiscal quarter ended December 31 as it relied on proven franchises for its all-important holiday-selling season.

EA also confirmed that it will ship a Battlefield game in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022. Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Securities, said that EA beat expectations and raised full-year guidance.

The publisher didn’t have a brand new blockbuster game available during the quarter, and so it relied on titles such as Apex Legends’ Season 7 and FIFA 21 and its Ultimate Team mode. Like other video game companies, EA enjoyed a surge in users during the pandemic, and they are more engaged with games