Star Wars Battlefront

Petition to Revoke EA’s Star Wars License

We all know how upset players have been with EA over the controversial launches of both Star Wars Battlefront I and II. When we all thought Battlefront II was going to be better, the redeeming game even, they threw a curveball and added loot crates. There was such an uproar over that, they actually had to suspend the idea (at least for now). For many Star Wars gamer fans, this was the last straw. EA has the rights to Star Wars games but it would seem they keep fumbling the ball with one mistake after another and the fans are the ones suffering. That’s why there is now a petition asking Lucasfilm to revoke EA’s license for making Star Wars games. Right now, it’s an exclusive license which means no other companies can make Star Wars games. So far, over 60,000 people have signed the petition and it’s still climbing. What…

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EA is investigating the latency issue in Star Wars: Battelfront 2

If you have been playing Star Wars: Battlefront 2 lately, you might have been experiencing lag lately. If you haven’t, below is a video of what I am talking about. DICE and EA are not to eager to speak out though. A one sentence response is not normal for a game that just went live.  As one player responded: “The lag is caused by gamers shutting the door to hard as they quit playing for good, the vacuum as it closes Sucks you back a few seconds and will be fixed when the last few remaining players have gone.” A bit hard if you ask me, as the game is not half as bad as people like it to be. Anyways, here is the news: Hello, We are aware of the issues that lead players to experience latencies on the game servers. We are currently investigating and will update you as…

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 THE CLONE WARS

Clone Wars in 4K, real-life graphics cinematic. Battlefront 2 Multiplayer. Wanna see what that looks like? Now you can. This 13-minute video from MassiveG is like watching a Star Wars short, or fan film. You’re going to see all the Clone Wars action you know and love in full display. It’s absolutely beautiful and the details are highlighted in this high-quality video. If you’re playing Battlefront 2, or still thinking about playing it, this video alone might be enough to encourage you to do Clone Wars. The players asked and on this front, EA listened. Some of you may remember the lengthen Reddit thread asking EA for Clone Wars in Battlefront II. You asked and EA granted. Star Wars The Clone Wars adds a plethora of new planets to the universe. We already know the game is a multi-era mashup, so it’s great to see that The Clone Wars was added, and that it looks…

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EA Is Now Ironically Stuck With $60 ‘Battlefront 2’ And No Good Way To Re-Monetize It

forbes.com had an interesting article the other day, regarding how EA now is “stuck” with a game they can’t monetize as they want to. Here’s a summary of some of the points: Battlefront got backlash for having a $50 season pass and launching with barebones content. In Star Wars Battlefront 2 they changed the system and promised free DLC while using microtransactions and loot-boxes to monetize the game. Thanks to the backlash, they have removed microtransactions . . . but they’ve stated that they’re planning on reinstating them. If they do bring back microtransactions tied to progression then they will still face backlash. If they bring back lootboxes with only cosmetic items they’ll still draw ire. They’ve already enticed responses from multiple governments on the issues of lootboxes. That leaves them with really only one path forwards that won’t bring back a ton of backlash: Implementing an online store with microtransactions…

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STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT 2 All Cutscenes Full Movie 2017

If you put all the cutscenes from Star Wars Battlefront II together in succession, you’d have a Star Wars movie to watch. Most players already know this, even if they don’t think about it while they are playing. Those of us who enjoy games for their story probably pay more attention to things like the cut scenes and the story that they provide. While some players just like to skip through the cutscenes as fast as possible and get back to the action, there are many who find this one of the best parts of the game. Whatever camp you’re in, it’s now possible to see all the cutscenes from Battlefront II in one place. Now, you can see the full movie of all the cutscenes put together in one video. Take some time to pop some popcorn or gather your favorite snacks, consider inviting some Star Wars loving friends…

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Is the Battlefront 2 Campaign the Best Star Wars Story in Gaming?

There hasn’t been a great Star Wars game with a quality story since The Old Republic. Those of you who have been here with us since the beginning know that it’s been nearly 6 years now. Needless to say, we’re overdue a new game with a great story. Will Star Wars Battlefront be that game? Some have hoped for it but the first game didn’t measure up. So did DICE listen to the fans for the sequel? Some say yes. Time will tell for sure. Early access was given to a handful of gaming reviewers and from that, we ask the question: Is the story any good? Gamerevolution seems to think it was. From their preview of the game: “My time with the Star Wars Battlefront 2 campaign has shown there’s hope that Star Wars storytelling in video games isn’t dead.” Okay, I’m intrigued. Tell me more… He says this…

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Star Wars Battlefront II Multiplayer Review

When it comes to Star Wars Battlefront 2’s multiplayer mode, the fans had a lot of feedback to deliver to DICE. It would seem the developer may have taken some of this into consideration when it comes to making With a lot of early previews out, we got to see what some game reviewers think of the game before it was available to everyone on November 17th. We already know there is a big controversy around loot boxes, and the amount of time or money it will take to unlock everything. But what about the gameplay itself? What about the multiplayer modes and features? What about the modes and maps? Is there still a playable, enjoyable game in there, despite the complaints? This reviewer from Twinfinite seems to think so. They say, “We recently got some extensive hands-on time with the multiplayer, and what we found was a robust offering with…

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The Microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront 2 have been temporarily disabled

EA is temporarily pulling the microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II. This is probably due to the outcry in the community, and the little calculation we posted the other day. This is a pretty daring move just hourse before the official relase of Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Below is the full statement from Oskar Gabrielson, GM, DICE Thank you to everyone in our community for being the passionate fans that you are. Our goal has always been to create the best possible game for all of you – devoted Star Wars fans and game players alike. We’ve also had an ongoing commitment to constantly listen, tune and evolve the experience as it grows. You’ve seen this with both the major adjustments, and polish, we have made over the past several weeks. But as we approach the worldwide launch, it’s clear that many of you feel there are still challenges in the design. We’ve heard…

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Community Manager Apologizes for Angering Players

There has been a lot of drama in the Star Wars Battlefront 2 community in the past few days. Some of it was regarding a post that EA community manager Mat Everett made on Twitter that ticked a lot of people off. He says the tweet was “taken out of context” but many who had purchased the game believed he was insulting them over their complaints about the game. Like we said, drama! So, what actually went down? Star Wars: Battlefront 2 has been in the headlines a lot lately, and not for very good reasons, honestly. It was recently reported that it could take up to 40 hours to unlock even a single hero in the game without purchasing loot boxes, leaving players to feel like it’s a money sink. Some have criticized EA for what they are calling predatory microtransaction practices. In fact, the debate over this has become so…

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Developers Blame EA for Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy

Speaking of the big Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy of the past couple of days, more and more details are emerging and no one seems to want to admit blame for anything that’s happening. Players were enraged days before the official release (Nov 17th) because of the multiplayer monetization methods that are being called aggressive and predatory. First, it had loot boxes, which people weren’t keen on. Then, they tried to modify the loot box system to calm the angered fans, but they may have even made things worse. As review copies made their rounds, details came out about the game that includes Star Wars Battlefront 2’s wildly expensive hero/villain unlocks, requiring countless hours of play in order to amass enough credits to purchase just one character. The restrictions that were uncovered, combined with EAs poor solution to the backlash just made it worse. So, before the game even officially…

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