According to official NASDAQ numbers, EA shares have seen a 3 to 4 percent rise at the time of this writing due to the announcement of Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall earlier today. This spike has happened within only a matter of hours since the development team announced the March 11th, 2014 release date for the highly-anticipated first person shooter.
Seeing this kind of rise in share prices must be exciting for EA, which has been getting a lot of flak recently for its lackluster work environment, slew of lawsuits, and winning the Consumerist “Worst Company in America” title for the 2nd year in a row.
I hope to see EA succeed with successful titles like Titanfall and the upcoming Sims 4. The publisher has always had a good catalog a games for the last several years, but has failed to keep its public image positive. Let’s hope this is a sign of good things to come for the publisher so that we can receive triple A games worth our time.