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Mirror's Edge 2 - Coming... when it's ready
Mirror's Edge 2
Video game
PublisherElectronic Arts
PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC
Release dateTBC
GenreFirst person action-adventure, free-roam, platformer
ModesSingle-player, Multiplayer
DistributionOptical disc, digital-download

Mirror's Edge 2 is the upcoming prequel to Mirror's Edge and is currently in development by EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE). It will be published by Electronic Arts and will revolve around Faith's past leading towards the original Mirror's Edge (2008) story line.

Production Edit

The writer of the original Mirrors Edge, Rhianna Pratchett, will not be the writer for the prequel.[1]

History Edit

In October 2008, the game's senior producer, Owen O'Brien, alluded to EA wanting to turn the series into a trilogy, stated: "The story we're telling at the moment is kind of a trilogy, a three-story arc." President Patrick Söderlund in a June 2009 interview with[2]

In February 2011, it was reported that development on Mirror's Edge 2 had been "stopped" after EA rejected a prototype submitted for a sequel. EA later clarified that they consider Mirror's Edge "an important franchise", but otherwise had no further announcements [3] It has been confirmed by Frank Gibeau that Mirror's Edge 2 will be built upon the Frostbite 3 engine, allowing for stunning physics effects and graphics.

September, 05, 2012 - EA: No more only single-player games on PlayStation 4, Xbox ONE and PC

In November 2012, a former executive producer of the Battlefield franchise tweeted that Mirror's Edge 2 was in production[4]. There was no comment whatsoever from EA.

May, 2013 - and listed Mirror's Edge 2 exclusive for XBOX ONE

Mirror's Edge 2 appears on EA Help Site 

June, 03, 2013 - Mirror's Edge 2 and 3 domains are registered by EA ( and

June, 04, 2013 - DICE Vice-president Karl-Magnus Troedsson said in a video that "we have surprises" for E3 2013, along with Battlefield 4 

June, 10, 2013 - Mirror's Edge 2 was officially announced for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at EA's E3 Pre-Show.

June 12, 2013 - EA Labels president Frank Gibeau states that Mirror's Edge (2) is an "open-world action adventure game" and is also a prequel.

December 5, 2013 - DICE claimed a halt on Battlefront and Mirror's Edge until the problems with Battlefield 4's online mode are totally fixed.[5]

January, 2014 - A Microsoft Store listing stated that the game will be available in 2015. The listing was promptly removed and altered.

January 8, 2014 - Rhianna Pratchett announces that she will not return to write the game's story.[1]

March 12, 2014 - Mirror's Edge 2 details are leaked—new information such as the new 2016 release date was published.

June 9, 2014 - Mirror's Edge 2 features on E3. A prototype-like gameplay was briefly shown. It is suggested the new Mirror's Edge will focus on Faith, and why she is who she is. Focus has been on more varied gameplay for the Runners. It is also suggested they serve a greater purpose than in the first game.[source?]

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References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Dyce, Andrew (January 8, 2014). ‘Mirror’s Edge’ Writer Not Returning For ‘Mirror’s Edge 2′. Game Rant.
  2. Yin-Poole, Wesley (June 12, 2009). EA confirms 'small team' working on Mirror's Edge 2. VideoGamer. Retrieved on June 22, 2009.
  3. Faylor, Chris (October 14, 2008). EA Planning Mirror's Edge Trilogy. Shacknews. Retrieved on November 10, 2008.
  4. Narcisse, Evan (November 21, 2012). Mirror’s Edge 2 Is Being Made Right Now, According to Ex-EA Developer. Kotaku.
  5. Battlefield 4 problems force stop to Battlefront and Mirror’s Edge 2. Metro (December 5, 2013).

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