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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 boss Wilson talks Visceral and loot boxes as Star Wars Battlefront II undergoes changes

The CEO of EA has again denied claims that the decision to scrap Visceral’s Star Wars game and close the studio was linked to a strategic move away from single-player gaming. “You may have heard the conversation around single player versus multiplayer or single player versus live service and [Visceral’s …

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Labour MP raises the issue of loot boxes in UK Parliament.

Video game loot boxes have recently been a contentious issue in video games, with everyone offering an opinion. It’s almost like loot boxes have only just appeared, and haven’t been in games for years, a slippery slope gaming accepted when it first purchased armour for their horse in Oblivion for …

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