View Full Version : BreakingNews:Sims 2 and Pacific Assault delay

28-01-04, 02:56

Electronic Arts says both games won't be out until Summer 2004 at the earliest.

During a conference call announcing its Q4 2003 earnings, Electronic Arts executives revealed that two of the publisher's most anticipated PC games, The Sims 2 and Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault, have been delayed. According to EA chief financial officer Warren Jenson, both games will not be out until the company's "fiscal year 2005, not until the second or third quarter." Seeing how calendar Q4 2003 was EA's financial third quarter of 2004, in layman's terms, the announcement means that neither game will hit the market until calendar July 2004...at the earliest.

When prompted by an analyst--who reminded EA officials that they had said The Sims 2 and Pacific Assault were "on the cusp of being finished" at the company's previous conference call--Jenson said the delays were to ensure the game's quality. "It's really about polishing the product," said the executive. "It's about the entertainment experience, critic meta-rating, and, ultimately, sales."

Given the amount of anticipation surrounding the games, news of the delay hit EA's stock hard, even though the call came after US markets had closed. Rumors of the delay drove EA shares down 89 cents, or 1.8 percent, to $48.53 before end-of-trading. In after-hours trading, EA's stock fell a further 6 percent to $45.50.

By Tor Thorsen, GameSpot [POSTED: 01/27/04 03:20 PM]

28-01-04, 02:59
But who actually cares about the Sims? http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

28-01-04, 03:00
noooooo!!! :(

i was getting so excited for march to come around :( now i have to wait til the summer for the sims! well at least it will be perfect, i hope, by then.

28-01-04, 03:01

[ 28. January 2004, 03:02: Message edited by: clorinda ]

28-01-04, 03:03
Woah... I feel surrounded http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif

28-01-04, 03:04
Hey I saw that clorinda http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

28-01-04, 03:15
saw what?...... :rolleyes:

28-01-04, 03:16
Originally posted by clorinda:
:( What lay beneath is what I saw http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

I dunno i'm just bored http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/pistol.gif

28-01-04, 03:34

28-01-04, 03:36

28-01-04, 05:02
dhahahahha http://www.angelfire.com/ultra/paberzis/smile_evil.gif GREAT news! i hate that game! not cause i dont like it, but cause my sis loves it and if she gets it.. ill have to forget the forums and my pc :(

28-01-04, 15:32
Originally posted by justin:
http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif What was it?

28-01-04, 16:05
revolt topcat, revolt!!!