EA shelves Battlefield iOS

EA shelves Battlefield iOS
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

March 2nd 2012 at 12:04PM

Publishing giant suspends development and support for Aftershock to 'refocus resources on other titles'

EA has permanently shelved Battlefield 3: Aftershock for iOS after a string of poor reviews on the App Store.

The publisher pulled the free game from the store on February 22nd, just two weeks after release, amid complaints of connection problems and playability issues.

Despite offering reassurances over its “commitment to delivering mobile entertainment experiences” and promising to re-evaluate the app, the company has decided to drop the game completely.

"In the interest of bringing consumers only the highest level of quality mobile entertainment, EA Mobile has decided to suspend development and support of Battlefield 3: Aftershock and refocus its resources on other titles," a spokesperson told Vox Games.

"The Aftershock servers will be live through March 31st, 2012, and customers who have already downloaded the game can continue to play until then."