Many of you may have heard of Star Wars Battlefront II's loot crate system and slow progression problems. Before pulling the microtransactions, EA required gamers to spend additional funds on loot crates to get Star Cards and other materials...Show More Summary
As you may know, I’m a fan of the recently released Need for Speed: Payback. It has just about everything I want from a Need for Speed game and is the closest thing […] The post EA Changes Loot Crates in Need for Speed Amid Battlefront II Controversy appeared first on Geek.com.
The revolution may have begun on loot boxes, or at least as far as EA is concerned. While there isn't truly a victory in the case of Star Wars Battlefront II as the boxes are only "temporarily" on pause, the developers of Need For Speed...Show More Summary
EA has updated Need for Speed Payback's loot crates and progression systems to make them more generous. The post-launch tweak comes as Star Wars Battlefront 2, EA's other big launch of the season, suffers its own progression and loot crate controversies. Show More Summary
Lucasfilm has weighed in with its reaction to the Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot crate controversy. In a statement issued to The Washington Post, a Lucasfilm spokesperson said the production company supported EA's decision to withdraw (for now) the ability to spend money in-game. Show More Summary
EA developer Ghost Games is in the process of updating and improving the progression system in Need for Speed Payback. It follows a similar move by EA’s DICE to overhaul progression in Star Wars: Battlefront 2 in its first week of release, after much criticism of the grinding required to unlock popular Star Wars characters. […]
With Star Wars Battlefront II’s highly publicized loot crate debacle and the CEO of CD Projekt stating that the company’s upcoming sci-fi RPG would contain online elements, some players wanted a little reassurance that Cyberpunk 2077 wouldn’t turn into a ‘Games as a Service’ title that would nickel-and-dime people every step of the way. Show More Summary
Star Wars Battlefront II's aggressive push to turn its $60 premium game into a pay-to-win title most typically associated with free games has produced one of the biggest backlashes in gaming history, but the saga is far from over. EA...Show More Summary
Recently there's been a lot of backlash against EA and their aggressive microtransactions in Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Not only are gamers outraged over the loot crates, but it seems that the developers aren't doing much to alleviate...Show More Summary
UPDATE 4:45PM: In response to Eurogamer's request for comment, EA has issued the following statement: "Creating a fair and fun game experience is of critical importance to EA. The crate mechanics of Star Wars Battlefront 2 are not gambling. Show More Summary
Image. Kotaku Whether it was pre-planned marketing for the game's release, or a reaction to heavy criticism of the game's loot crates and progression system, the Reddit AMA for Star Wars. Battlefront 2 was always liable to be a bit of a nightmare. More »
We spent $100 on Battlefront 2 loot crates before EA disabled them, and after breaking down the numbers, we show you exactly what they're worth... not much.
A look back at the past six months of baffling decisions.
Blimey, there is hope. Because of a rising tide of discontent surrounding pay-to-win content in loot crates in Star Wars Battlefront 2, the ability to spend real money on them has temporarily been removed. Loot crates can only be bought with credits earned by playing the game. Show More Summary
Electronic Arts made a great game in Star Wars: Battlefront II. But it stepped in a pile of controversy by adding an unpopular monetization system known as loot crates. Those crates appear in a lot of games, mostly free-to-play titles where you pay real money for the crates and a chance to get some good […]
I hope you're excited to play more Star Wars mobile games because there's another one coming called Star Wars: Rise to Power. This mobile strategy game (which can mean so many things these days) tells the story of the war between the Empire and the dawning New Republic. Players will have a say on which
The launch of Star Wars: Battlefront II has been marred by controversy over the game's loot system. While players can earn bonuses like new heroes, equipment and vehicles by playing to earn credits that purchase loot crates, they could also buy more crates with "crystals" sold for real-world money. Show More Summary
There has been a huge hullabaloo over the loot crates, microtransactions and gambling aspects of EA and DICE's upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II. Never shy at letting a good opportunity go to waste, Blizzard decided to poke a little fun at Star Wars: Battlefront II while...
EA isn't only getting a lot of flak over Battlefront II's loot crates, it's also under investigation from Belgium's gambling authority. According to VTM Nieuws, the country's gaming commission is in the midst of taking a closer lookShow More Summary
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 can't catch a break it seems. After the prolonged controversy surrounding its microtransactions and loot crates — as well as their poor attempts to fix them by lowering the requirements and credits earned — there's a new problem. The game's Arcade mode limits the amount of credits earned until a timer resets. Show More Summary