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GameStop saw Battlefield 4, apparently

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Although the appearance of a beta page last June (opens in new tab) confirmed the existence of Battlefield 4, we haven't seen nary a lens-flared screenshot or gun render from EA since then. Someone else has, though: GameStop CEO J. Paul Raines tweeted (opens in new tab) that he's seen the game.

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The retailer eyeballing the next Battlefield without any confidentiality seems slightly odd, but EA surely wants to secure nods from retailers as fast as possible. "Can't wait for you all to see it" implies that the rest of us may be getting a look at Battlefield 4 soon, and we already know that those who pre-ordered the Limited Edition of Medal of Honor: Warfighter get beta access this fall (opens in new tab) .

Omri Petitte is a former PC Gamer associate editor and long-time freelance writer covering news and reviews. If you spot his name, it probably means you're reading about some kind of first-person shooter. Why yes, he would like to talk to you about Battlefield. Do you have a few days?