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EA pulls microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II… for now

Publisher EA has bowed to the ever-growing pressure being heaped on Star Wars Battlefront II by disabling the game’s microtransactions completely. The move can be seen as a victory for the vocal critics who have being piling on the publisher non-stop for the last couple of weeks. EA, however, has …

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EA doesn’t rule out big Star Wars Battlefront 2 changes in heated Reddit AMA

EA’s somewhat bold Reddit AMA panned out much as you might expect, with the publisher not saying a huge amount in the face of extreme hostility among participants. The move came after a recent EA statement in defence of the spiralling Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot box controversy became the …

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EA makes changes after Star Wars Battlefront II outcry

Publisher EA is trying to remedy the huge fan unrest that has force choked Star Wars Battlefront II. The company has announced a 75 per cent price cut to the cost of unlocking heroes. It has also vowed to keep making changes until people are happy – although the presence …

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EA response to Star Wars Battlefront II controversy becomes the most downvoted in Reddit history

The Star Wars Battlefront II loot box controversy is just not going away for EA. Despite having already once revised the game’s loot box system, the vocal internet masses remain outraged. So much so, in fact, that a response from EA on Reddit defending its design has become the most …

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EA discusses how to move beyond FIFA and Madden’s annual release model

In the world of games-as-a-service, sports titles seem like the ideal candidates for experimenting with new models that don’t rely on the traditional release structure. We already have a few examples of games that build from a base release, such as Hearthstone and League of Legends. We’re unlikely to ever …

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EA acquires Titanfall developer Respawn

Developer Respawn Entertainment has been acquired by publishing partner EA. Respawn was formed out of the ashes of Activision’s high-profile bust-up with former Call of Duty creators Infinity Ward. Founders Jason West and Vince Zampella left the studio in the wake of the turbulence, forming Respawn and signing a publishing …

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