EA drops microtransactions from 'Star Wars' video game

EA is making changes to Battlefront's economy after massive blowback from players, but it can't fix the fundamental pay-to-win design without a grounds-up overhaul. The post EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back appeared first on ExtremeTech.

EA drops microtransactions from 'Star Wars' video game

Backlash online sparks video game publisher to remove in-game purchases.        

Fri 17 Nov 17 from USA today

Star Wars Battlefront II game faces further backlash

Players criticise the credits required to unlock heroes, as well as the inclusion of loot boxes.

Wed 15 Nov 17 from BBC Technology

EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back

EA is making changes to Battlefront's economy after massive blowback from players, but it can't fix the fundamental pay-to-win design without a grounds-up overhaul. The post EA Frantically Defends ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Extremetech

EA plans 'Star Wars Battlefront' updates after Reddit backlash

Bowing to pressure, publisher EA promises to lower the cost of playing Luke Skywalker.        

Tue 14 Nov 17 from USA today

Can EA fix whatís broken with Star Wars: Battlefront IIís economy?

Rant: Loot boxes are just the beginning of EA's worst-ever dive into pay-to-win.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Arstechnica

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