Star Wars Battlefront 2 Fallout: Disney’s Not Happy, and Wall Street is Panicking

A.K.A. Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy, Episode 6: Revenge of the Jedi. Well, we all know EA pulled the microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront 2. “Temporarily“. That’s not the interesting part, though. No, the interesting part is why they did it. The night before they announced that decision, they had apparently been... Read More | Share it now!

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Temporarily Pulls Paid Currency Support on PSN

A.K.A. Star Wars Battlefront 2 Chapter 5: The Empire Strikes Back. The nonstop tire fire that is the Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy simply won’t stop providing. In this case, the developers have disabled the purchase of crystals (the in-game premium currency) on both PSN and Amazon. They have not done so on Xbox Live (yet), however. Some... Read More | Share it now!

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 is the World’s most Hateable Vampire

A.K.A Star Wars Battlefront 2 Part 4: The Revenge. You know what the difference between the last one of these I did and this one is? Last time, I didn’t have a lot of hard data as to how EA shot themselves in the foot. But thanks to Star Wars Gaming, we now know that it’ll take either 4,528 hours of gameplay (or $2100 on average) to... Read More | Share it now!

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy Part 3: Tokyo Grift

You know what, EA? Fuck you. I really can’t explain why I expected better from EA. Truly can’t. But naturally, they fix one thing publicly and ruin another in an attempt to get accolades for not really changing anything. Because now, in addition to cutting prices on heroes, they’ve done the same to the amount of credits you get for... Read More | Share it now!

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EA Responds to Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Controversy by Slashing Hero Prices

A full on 75% reduction in cost. EA has responded to the hero unlock controversy in Star Wars: Battlefront 2. After, as of this writing, their initial Reddit response is sitting at 497k downvotes, making it one of the most hated posts in the site’s history. Naturally, this has probably forced PR (or possibly Disney) to start yelling at them to... Read More | Share it now!

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It Could Take you 40 Hours to Unlock Characters in Star Wars: Battlefront 2

You might have to pump the breaks on getting into some hot Bossk action on the field. EA’s Star Wars: Battlefront 2 already waded into a minefield with the loot boxes (getting real sick of typing out loot boxes… dammit!). But there is another… controversy with the game. As it turns out, characters you might want, like Darth Vader or... Read More | Share it now!

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Neuter All The Animals In The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs Expansion

With the new Create A Pet tool, player can create and customize the most expressive and distinct pets ever, choosing from a wide variety of cat and dog breeds (or a mix), to give each pet their own unique look. Players can also customize their cat and dog’s coats with a variety of patterns, or directly paint and manipulate their appearance with... Read More | Share it now!

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EA Buys Respawn Entertainment for Over $400 Million

Spare them your tears, nothing can save them now. Have you ever danced with the Devil in the pale moonlight? Well, Respawn Entertainment has, and now they’re getting married. EA has bought the Titanfall studio for roughly over $400 million. Today we announced that Respawn will be joining EA. We started Respawn with the goal to create a studio... Read More | Share it now!

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Get a Look at the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Launch Trailer

Show them the power of the Dark Side. Star Wars Battlefront 2 is probably the one EA game I’m really interested in at the moment. Mostly because I like me some Star Wars games. Yes, even the really hard ones on the old Nintendo systems. And Star Wars Battlefront 2 seems set to deliver on those promises. Just look at that trailer! Three eras,... Read More | Share it now!

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EA Pushing for More “Open World” Games

Because money. Of course. Look, we all know what happened with Mass Effect: Andromeda. The sad thing is, it caused a something of a sea change at EA. As Manveer Heir mentioned in an appearance on the Waypoint podcast (part of which you can read at Eurogamer): It’s definitely a thing inside of EA, they are generally pushing for more open-world... Read More | Share it now!

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