portal-promo-03Details are ridiculously vague as of this writing, but the internet is exploding this afternoon with news of a recent update to the Frostbite "History" page which makes mention of something called "Frostbite Go," a mobile version of the Frostbite engine being in the works:

One of our most exciting current projects is called Frostbite Go, a mobile division empowering EA game developers with Frostbite’s proven excellent workflows and features to bring true Frostbite experiences to all major mobile platforms.

Frostbite has been through many iterations and has been used in tons of games, most notably the Battlefield series. You can speculate like mad as to what "mobile" means, but it seems crazy to think that wouldn't also include the iPhone on some level. That's really all we know right now, but you better believe we'll be watching this story like a hawk.

  • Grim Joker

    So sick!!!

  • mr_bez

    Coming to mobile but not to Wii U? Ouch.

    • B30

      Yes, this is ridiculous, but it's EA (Origin).

      • MidianGTX

        I think most gamers would have made the same decision.

  • Sherrif

    This sounds very promising 🙂

  • Drizzt79

    I think it's only going to be available on the PSP Go

    • Drizzt79

      Agh. I sent that post too early. How come there's no edit/delete feature?

  • RoboWarrior

    Really hopes this means open world Need For Speed games like on the PS3.

    • MidianGTX

      ...but there aren't any good open-world Need For Speed games on PS3.

      • dariusjr98

        ..."Need for Speed Most Wanted: A Criterion Game..."

      • Fybre0ptix

        Lol no. That game doesn't deserve the title of Most Wanted.

      • MidianGTX

        I prefer to call it by it's true title: "Burnout Paradise Lite: Everything Unlocked, Nothing To Play For Version".

  • tranceforma

    Battlefield experience on mobile?? YES F ING PLEASE!

  • http://www.facebook.com/caesaredouard Caesar-Édouard Perrin Esturco

    Frostbite Engine on mobile?

    Sounds cool.

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  • Mhunt190

    Battlefeild 4 for the iPhone? Yes please! (Please make battlefeild 4 for the iPhone)

    • xzeldax3


      • Loading3

        So faield

  • dariusjr98

    My iPhone 4 would explode.

    • http://twitter.com/SquaredApe Robert Cummings

      It wouldn't run it, and you'd have to shell out more pennies for a better phone.

      • dariusjr98

        Yes, that's...that's why I posted that comment.

      • lewsheff


  • http://twitter.com/MeekinOnMovies Paul Meekin

    Excited! I know EA owns the right to Boom Blox or whatever it was from the Wii, so it'd be cool to see some quality destro-physics based games on the platform!

    • http://twitter.com/stevesabol Steve Sabol

      I would LOVE to see Boom Blox on mobile.

  • http://twitter.com/SquaredApe Robert Cummings

    Yep frostbite go complete with frostbite iAP engine 😀

    • AcidicUK

      Frostbite Go IAP. Destroying your wallet in glorious fashion.

      • http://twitter.com/SquaredApe Robert Cummings

        At least its money better spent 🙂 But EA? Chillingo? Gonna be iAP all the way.

  • Adams Immersive

    I would have re-branded it as GangGreen—the Next Phase of Frostbite.

  • ODMay

    I read an article on gametrailers website that said EA is announcing 15 games for iOS and Android at E3'2013. (I'm not trying to take your job TA)

    • jezz.torrent

      And every single one will be an exploitive freemium money-sucking hole constantly hounding you to buy IAPs to get the full experience. No thank you.

  • Shadowking2214

    I can't wait! Maybe a cool Battlefield game? I pray that's it!

  • Soar2344

    So wait? They can put the frostbite engine on mobile devices but not on the WiiU?


  • siveon

    Well to be honest, EA made what they thought was the best decision. They don't think making a frostbite engine for Wii-U is profitable, so they go for attacking the more general market, people with Smartphones (Way more people own iPhones then Wii-U's). Though they could use the Mobile engine for the Wii-U, though if they did that would be pretty funny, albeit a little insulting. Seems like if it isn't the Vita being laughed at, it's the Wii-U.

  • kappe_1

    is batlefield3 coming 2 phone ¿

  • wojovox

    Even if the engine could run a newer Battlefield, I would never buy it. Touchscreen controls simply cannot offer what an analog remote can.

  • poorwealthyman

    From the job page of their website, there is a current opening for mobile developers.

    It quotes, "Experience of at least one mobile OS, e.g. iOS, Android", so I reckon that confirms doubt over iPhone being included.

  • http://www.facebook.com/tommy.crockett.7 Tommy Crockett

    is it me or did everyone forget about the battlefield game that was on the iphone that was completely unplayable

    • marc0313

      That's exactly what I was thinking..

  • doomsday3706

    Holy crap, hope the games good and not just the graphics! Fingers crossed its not riddled with IAP! ( Gameloft I'm looking at you )