EA is temporarily pulling the microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II, a shocking move that comes after days of zealous fan anger and just hours before the official launch of the game.
Star Wars Battlefront II’s multiplayer has some loot box problems but the story campaign, which follows an Imperial special forces squad, is pretty cool. You can watch below as Heather Alexandra and Chris Person play through the early levels.
Star Wars Battlefront II has everything you love from the movies: lightsabers, starfighters, and loot crates. These crates are crucial to the game’s multiplayer structure but even after being tweaked in response to widespread criticisms during the beta, they’re a mess that affects balance in negative ways.
The Star Wars Battlefront II trial is available to EA Access players, which means we get the chance to run through the multiplayer as Bossk, the famous bounty hunter who is certainly not scum!
EA has clarified in a blog post that the most powerful items in Star Wars Battlefront II’s loot crate based “star card” system will only be earned through in game achievements. Still, I’ve got a bad feeling about this...
Star Wars Battlefront II’s multiplayer went into a semi-open beta today for players who preordered. I’ve spent most of the day blasting away. A few small changes from the previous game makes it much more focused and exciting to play.
Star Wars Battlefront 2 will get a multiplayer beta in October, EA said today. It’ll be on all three platforms starting October 4 for pre-orderers (and October 6 for everyone else).
EA Play’s press conference was packed with thirty minutes of Star Wars: Battlefront II multiplayer but lots of people wanted to see the campaign. We did. After that showcase ended, I sat down to watch a developer-guided runthrough of an early story mission. The 15 minute sequence was full of dogfights, stealth…
The debut trailer for EA’s Battlefront II has leaked out a little early, showing that not only will the next game feature units and heroes from the prequel trilogy, but from Force Awakens as well.
In an earnings call yesterday, EA offered more information about a new Star Wars Battlefront for the holiday season later this year. As the series moves on, this leaves some fans of the current game unsure of what the future might be.
All across the video game galaxy, players are gathering to memorialize Carrie Fisher, who died yesterday following a massive heart attack.
Star Wars: Battlefront just released its Rogue One: Scarif DLC. It adds new heroes, an additional game mode, and also managed to turn Lando into the toughest hero in the galaxy. Step aside, Jedi and Sith. Billy Dee Williams is here to save the day.
Speaking at Nasdaq’s 35th Investor Program, Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen said the company would not have a new Battlefield game for “a couple of years,” opting to focus on a new Star Wars Battlefront. The Battlefield series has released titles with wider gaps in recent years.
The expansions are coming! The Division’s intriguing Survival expansion is hitting PC and Xbox One on Nov. 22, later on PS4. The final expansion for Star Wars Battlefront will be out on Dec 6 for season pass holders, later for everyone else. It’s set on maps based on the upcoming Star Wars Rogue One movie.
EA’s $30/year EA Access program on Xbox One and PC will get three major additions to its vault of accessible games by year’s end. Last year’s Star Wars Battlefront and this spring’s Mirror’s Edge Catalyst and UFC 2 will be added later this year, according to an EA press release.
It’s rare that the removal of a feature from a video game makes fans of that game happy, but fans of Star Wars Battlefront seem pretty happy that, thanks to a new update, anyone playing as a Stormtrooper in the game is forced to keep their helmet on.
The new paid Death Star expansion for Star Wars Battlefront won’t significantly alter the game’s reputation as a fairly casual shooter designed for quick, chaotic fun. But it does add an interesting three-stage mode that culminates with the possible destruction of the Death Star. That new mode at least makes a session…