DICE executive producer Patrick Bach tells us in his latest statement that there will be no “Motion Controls” in Battlefield 4. He also adds his thoughts and thinks that “Motion Controls” are a gimmick and a waste of time and money for the DICE studio.
In a recent interview with edge-online
Bach added that companies have been:
“throwing money” at the studio in an effort to get them to code support for “quirky” control schemes, but added that DICE is not interested.
He then added:
“We are not interested in things that don’t make the game better,”
“There are a lot of gimmicks–people throwing money at us–‘can you implement support for this quirky control thing’. No, it doesn’t make the game better.”
“We are extremely open to innovation, but if it’s a gimmick, there’s no point unless it adds value to the player. Touch screens used to be a gimmick, because no one could get it to work until iPhone came out and used it right. It adds to the experience, and now everyone is doing it. To us it’s the same with motion control and perceptual gaming in general; if it adds, great. If it’s a gimmick, ignore it.”
With the Battlefield 4 Beta just around the corner and only a 17 minute trailer of singleplayer being shown, Battlefield fans around the world are eager to get a good look at some in-game multiplayer action. Battlefield 4 the multi-platform shooter will be released this coming October 2013.