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Star Wars Battlefront II Misses Top Spot in UK Sales, Physical Copies Down 60% News 0

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Following its release on November 17, Star Wars Battlefront II has entered the UK sales chart in second place. Call of Duty: WWII still sits in first place, for the third week in a row. Here’s the UK Top 10 for the week ending November 18: 1 – Call of Duty: WWII (Activision) 2 – Star Wars Battlefront […]

Need for Speed Payback Update Increases In-Game Rewards, Is “Phase One” of Changes News 0

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A new Need for Speed Payback update is now available across all platforms. Its purpose is “to make the progression, especially around the ownership of cars, a much more enjoyable experience.”  The update increases in-game rewards across a variety of events, allowing players to progress at an increased speed.  Here’s a list of what’s changed: – Increased […]

Report – Star Wars Battlefront II Microtransactions to Still Provide “Accelerated Experience” When They Return (Update 2) News 2

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Update 2: MP1st got an email from EA, which mentioned that the USGamer report used “certain terms that are in fact, not attributable to EA.” Update: It seems USGame made an error in interpreting the message, as their post has now reflected that they did NOT get any statement form EA about it. This is […]

DICE “Will Continue to Consider” Star Wars Battlefront II Private Servers News 0

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Star Wars Battlefront II developer DICE took part in a Reddit AMA, in order to answer the community’s most burning questions. User RektSquared wonders if private servers will ever come to the game: Hiya fellas. Are you considering private servers for Battlefront 2? This really is such an impressive feature for a game to have. Allows competitive […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Arcade Mode Credits Cap Intended To “Stop Potential Abuse,” DICE Says News 2

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EA sent three members of the Star Wars Battlefront II‘s development team over to Reddit to answer the community’s most burning questions. User AsexualAmeba asked about the Arcade mode Credits cap, and if any changes are coming: My job keeps me incredibly busy, and, often times, I just want to come home and relax against AI. […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Party Spawn System in the Works, DICE Confirms News 1

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In an attempt to clear up the Star Wars Battlefront II Hero grind/loot box/microtransactions mess, three members of the DICE development team headed over to Reddit to answer the community’s questions. User Spacy_Wildguns wanted to know why Battlefront II doesn’t feature a Battlefield-esque spawn system:  What is the reason you can’t do a real squad system like in Battlefield 2 […]

DICE “Would Have Loved” If Progression System Hadn’t Impacted Battlefront II Review Scores News 9

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During a Star Wars Battlefront II‘s Reddit AMA, three DICE developers attempted to answer the community’s most burning questions. User TheAlfiandOmega wondered how DICE felt about some of the lower review scores that the game has received:  Do you feel the 6.5/10 review that GameInformer released on your game was an adequate score based on the […]

Nvidia Driver Gives Destiny 2 PC Performance a 50% Boost, Includes Support for Star Wars Battlefront II News 0

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It looks like Nvidia driver update 388.31 contains something special for Destiny 2 PC owners, with many players reporting a performance increase of between 30-50%! Take a look at the chart provided by Nvidia of 4K performance gains: Not only does 388.31 give Destiny 2 a boost, it also contains optimizations for Star Wars Battlefront II and Injustice 2. Here’s the full […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Matchmaking Takes Star Cards & Inventory Into Account News 0

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Three members of the Star Wars Battlefront II development team took to Reddit to answer some of the community’s questions. User HyzerRay asked how players who had little time and money were supposed to compete with those who invested of lot of cash into the game: As a father with young kids, the two things that I […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Shows How Ridiculously Powerful Boba Fett Is With High-Level Star Cards News 3

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While there’s been an awful lot of talk about Star Wars Battlefront II‘s “pay-to-win” microtransactions, there hasn’t been much gameplay demonstrating this fact. Up until now, at least. YouTube user XfactorGaming has posted a video showing gameplay of Boba Fett without Star Cards equipped, followed by gameplay of the Hero with Star Cards equipped.  Before watching the […]

Secret World Legends Patch Introduces Anima Allocations, Quality of Life Tweaks & More News 0

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Secret World Legends‘ latest update allows you to control the power of Anima. Upon reaching level 20, you’ll be granted access to a new tab in your Ability Window. This tab allows you to adapt your combat stats to certain situations. In addition to this, ten new Waist Talismans have been created: nine being weapon-specific […]

FIFA 18 Update Fixes AI Exploit That Allowed for Easy FUT Wins News 0

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A new update for FIFA 18 has been released for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. The update’s primary goal is to prevent players from abusing the AI, which was being exploited to achieve easy victories in higher level FUT Squad Battles. For the full list of patch notes, see below: Removed the chance for the […]

Star Wars Battlefront II AMA Is Now Live on Reddit, Three Developers Await Your Questions News 2

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The controversy surrounding Star Wars Battlefront II is never-ending, it seems. EA’s continued attempts at appeasing players and attempting to defend the Hero grind, loot box and microtransactions systems, has backfired time and time again.  Well, EA isn’t giving up just yet, and is sending three Battlefront II developers into the dragon’s den (a Reddit AMA), in what is […]

Blizzard Pokes Fun at Star Wars Battlefront II Microtransactions Controversy News 1

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With what seems like the entire internet grouping up to hate on Star Wars Battlefront II and its Hero grind, loot box and microtransactions controversies, Blizzard Entertainment has used the commotion to its advantage.  A new trailer for StarCraft II, which has just gone free-to-play, makes fun of the notion of paying for power.  In addition to this, […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Refund Option Has Not Been Removed, EA Confirms News 2

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Star Wars Battlefront II continues to attract a lot of hate from the gaming community. However, this time, it really isn’t justified.  The latest complaint is that the refund option for Battlefront II on PC has been removed, as a way to discourage players from trying to get their money back. While players are right that there isn’t a […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Credits Cooldown Prevents Grinding in Arcade Mode News 0

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Those hoping to grind Star Wars Battlefront II‘s Arcade mode for Credits, will be disappointed to hear that there’s a cooldown in place to prevent too much currency being earned in too short a space of time.  Evidence of the Battlefront II cooldown system is popping up everywhere. Executive editor of Game Informer, Andrew Reiner, posted the following […]

Report – Star Wars Battlefront II Campaign Completion Reward Reduced From 20,000 to 5,000 Credits News 6

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Following player outrage at the ludicrous grind required to unlock Heroes in Star Wars Battlefront II‘s multiplayer, developer DICE opted to reduce the cost of all unlockable characters by 75 percent.  This change has been celebrated by many players, who see it as a victory for the community, but also evidence that the developers are listening. Unfortunately, […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Review Copies Do Not Feature Discounted Heroes News 3

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New rumors are going around suggesting that Star Wars Battlefront II review copies feature discounted Heroes, manipulating those scoring the game into thinking that the grind isn’t so bad. This is not the case. The footage and screenshots showing Vader and Luke priced at 10,000 Credits, instead of 60,000, are from an earlier build of the game. […]

EA Achieves Most Downvoted Comment In Reddit History News 0

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The Star Wars Battlefront II release date of November 17 is fast approaching. Unfortunately, during what should be an exciting launch week, there’s a big elephant in the room dampening spirits and causing friction between developers and the gaming community.  The loot box and microtransactions systems are still causing an uproar, despite the efforts of developer DICE, […]

Worst Battlefield Game Features Compiled: UCAV, Mortar & More News 1

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Battlefield is a franchise which has never been afraid to really shake things up. The games have been set in the future, the past and the modern day. In each era, we’ve seen some fantastic gameplay mechanics used to give players many options in battle. However, we’ve also seen some less awesome features make it into Battlefield titles; […]

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