Electronic Arts (EA +1.2%) is pushing back the launch of The Sims 4 to fall 2014 from March 2014. However, EA adds the delay of the anticipated game (trailer video) won't affect its FY14 (ends March '14) guidance. (PR) (8-K)
EA also announces Titanfall (trailer video), a hyped first-person shooter being published by EA and developed by private Respawn Entertainment, will launch on March 11; the game was previously scheduled to arrive later than March.
Shares have ticked higher following the announcements; FQ2 (Sep. quarter) results are due on Oct. 29.