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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions Removed (Temporarily)! – GS News Roundup

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Star Wars video game maker apologizes after uproar from fans

‘Star Wars’ really is from ‘a long time ago…’ The company behind the new Star Wars video game has turned off a money-spinning part of it after an outcry from angry fans and scrutiny from regulators. Gamers had complained in recent days that it takes huge amounts of time — or money — to unlock features in Star Wars Battlefront II. Regulators in Belgium, meanwhile, are looking at whether the game constitutes a form of gambling. Some Star Wars fans who paid roughly $ 60 to buy Battlefront II were ...

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Removes Microtransactions, But They're Coming Back Later

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Dev Is “Incredibly Saddened” About The Game's Negative Feedback

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2's Loot Boxes “Are Not Gambling,” EA Says

Following the news today that Belgium’s gambling authority is investigating Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (and Overwatch) to determine if the game’s loot box system constitutes gambling, publisher Electronic Arts has now responded. In a statement to GameSpot, EA says in no uncertain terms, “The crate mechanics of Star Wars: Battlefront II are not gambling.” Here is the statement in full: “Creating a fair and fun game experience is of critical importance to EA. The crate mechanics of Star Wars Battlefront II are not gambling. A player’s ability to succeed in ...

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Out Now (For Some)

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Launch: Release Date, Review, Gameplay Videos, And Everything You Need To Know

Star Wars Battlefront II is the latest Star Wars game from EA and DICE, and this time around, the developers have made some major changes to the series. Unlike 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront, all of Battlefront II’s DLC characters and maps will be given away for free to all players, but the game introduces microtransactions in the form of loot crates to compensate for that. It also features a full single-player campaign that’s set between the events of Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens and puts players in ...

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It could take 40 hours to unlock a single hero in Star Wars Battlefront II

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm has revitalized the Star Wars franchise, and EA has been taking advantage of that with a new round of Star Wars games. Star Wars Battlefront launched just as Star Wars fever was peaking for the release of Episode VII, and now Battlefront II is set to drop in a few days. However, testers of the game allege EA has taken the microtransactions too far. Yes, even for EA. Apparently, those who ...

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It could take 40 hours to unlock a single hero in Star Wars Battlefront II

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm has revitalized the Star Wars franchise, and EA has been taking advantage of that with a new round of Star Wars games. Star Wars Battlefront launched just as Star Wars fever was peaking for the release of Episode VII, and now Battlefront II is set to drop in a few days. However, testers of the game allege EA has taken the microtransactions too far. Yes, even for EA. Apparently, those who ...

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Tillerson warns against Lebanon proxy wars after Hariri crisis

Media playback is unsupported on your device US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned other countries against using Lebanon for proxy conflicts, following a crisis triggered by the resignation of its prime minister, Saad Hariri. Iran and its Lebanese ally, the militant Shia group Hezbollah, claim the Saudis detained Mr Hariri and forced his resignation. Mr Tillerson said he had received assurances that Mr Hariri is free. Mr Hariri resigned a week ago while in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. “There is no legitimate place or role in Lebanon for ...

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