EA appears to have been recyling old ideas for far too long, while Sony is leading in innovative online gaming. BF3 is so 1995, while Planetside 2 pushes the envelop.
"Riccitiello's tenure coincides with the collapse of the traditional video game industry. EA has struggled as consumers shifted away from packaged games to mobile and social games. The company has invested significantly in building its presence in mobile in particular, generating $1.5 billion in digital net revenue annually. But the company is still losing money." -- CNBC