Complete Star Wars: Battlefront 3 Timeline – 2006-2009
While we’ve all been waiting for a long time for an announcement from someone, I went ahead and did some research on all the events that have led us up to today, with regards to Battlefront 3. From the first rumor of Battlefront 3 to the latest editions of the new Battlefront 4 concepts.
Feel free to add anything I’ve missed or argue some of the dates. Feel free to join us in our forums for a deeper discussion.
Check out the timeline below:
September 29, 2006: Computer Video Games claims Free Radical Design is developing Battlefront 3.
July 8, 2008 Amazon reveals Battlefront 3 for sale on their website.
July 9, 2008 Amazon quickly removes the details of Battlefront 3 off their website.
October 2, 2008 OLFC lists Battlefront 3 for the Nintendo DS.
November, 2008 The Alpha build of Battlefront 3 is discussed and show at an internal meeting at Free Radical Design.
December, 2008 Free Radical Design goes bankrupt.
December 28, 2008 Battlefront 3 concepts are leaked from a laid off worker from Free Radical Design.
January 10, 2009 Rumors spread that Battlefront 3 is being developed by Rebellion Studios.
January 15, 2009 A shaky cam (footage) from the Free Radical Design internal meeting is leaked.
January 17, 2009 Rumors spread once again that EA owned Pandemic Studios is developing Battlefront 3.
February 4, 2009 German based developer Crytek UK buys Free Radical Design. 40 of the 150 Free Radical Design employees remain at Crytek UK.
March 11, 2009 Pandemic Studios dismiss the rumors that they are working / developing Battlefront 3.
March 20, 2009 Rebellion studios becomes the clear favorite to take over Battlefront 3, although this is never confirmed.
April, 2009 Pandemic Studios announce their Project X which is rumored to be Battlefront 3.
August, 2009 Pandemic Studios announce their Project Y which is also rumored to be Battlefront 3.
September 1, 2009 Battlefront 4 concepts are leaked.
So there you have, the complete Star Wars: Battlefront 3 timeline. If i’ve missed anything please let me know!