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Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen believes Microsoft is "catching up" to Sony in the current-gen console battle. Jorgensen said during a talk at the UBS Global Technology Conference in Sausalito, California yesterday that "Sony has jumped out to a lead with a great console and I think a great pri...

November 19th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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During yesterday's investor call to discuss EA's second quarter of fiscal 2014 financial results, CEO Andrew Wilson noted that the publisher is working on a new FIFA World Cup expansion game. Additionally, CFO Blake Jorgensen brought up FIFA World Cup again when asked about next-gen games in develo...

October 30th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember that one time when EA CFO Blake Jorgensen pissed off the entire internet (except for Beau) by intimating that the gaming giant would be building microtransactions into all of its upcoming games? Well, forget that, because apparently that's not what he meant. "I made a statement in the con...

March 6th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The per-game research and development costs associated with developing on the PlayStation 4 will likely be five to 10 percent higher than equivalent development on current generation systems, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen said during an investors conference call earlier this week."On any one title, it mig...

February 28th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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During a recent investor conference call, Electronic Arts' chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen specifically referenced having seen "the new Battlefield" running on a PlayStation 4. EA has not announced Battlefield 4 as coming to Sony's new flagship box, though it's hardly a stretch to envision...

February 27th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Electronic Arts isn't backing down after a flurry of controversy about the micro-transactions in Dead Space 3. In fact, the company is planning to build micro-transactions into all of its PC and console games. CFO Blake Jorgensen says that EA is building "the ability to pay for things along the...

February 27th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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In EA's third quarter earnings call, the company mentioned SWTOR and expressed cautious optimism toward the changes that free-to-play brought to the game. "As a reminder," CFO Blake Jorgensen reported, "on November 15th we launched our free-to-play option for Star Wars: The Old Republic. Very ea...

January 31st 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Electronic Arts announced today that Blake Jorgensen will be the company's new chief financial officer, following the sudden departure of Eric Brown earlier this year. Jorgensen was formerly the CFO of Levi Strauss & Co. and Yahoo!."His deep understanding of finance and experience in online com...

July 31st 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments