Electronic Arts' hopes of leading the first-person shooter genre has been given a setback, as sales of the recently-released Medal Of Honor: Warfighter fail to meet expectations.
EA CEO John Riccitiello revealed in an investors call that the game fell well below what the company expected it to sell.
Warfigher has been criticised heavily by critics, receiving only a 50-point average on review aggregation service, Metacritic.
However, EA Labels president, Frank Gibeau, said the company "takes quality very seriously" and that internal testing led them to believe the game was better than what critics are making it out to be.
Medal Of Honor Warfighter is a "good game with a receptive audience", according to EA.
Source: Games Industry
By Gaetano Prestia