During EA's most recent earnings call, CFO Blake Jorgensen stated that the company is "interested in experimenting" with free-to-play games. This, of course, follows on from the gigantic success of Fortnite -- a title that was brought up numerous times during the presentation.
Jorgensen was asked whether a game like Battlefield V would ever be taken apart and partially released as a free-to-play title, again, much like Fortnite. The EA boss said that there are no immediate plans for anything like that right now, but as the above quote indicates, it's certainly a possibility for the future.
Fortnite's at a point now where mega publishers like EA simply have to sit up and take notice. We're already seeing battle royale modes pop up in everything from the aforementioned Battlefield V to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, but how long will it be before companies like EA and Activision attempt to create their own standalone version of Fortnite? Place your bets in the comments section below.