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Star Wars Battlefront II Update Shoots Out, Has UI and Bug Fixes News 0

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DICE has rolled out the first-ever Star Wars Battlefront II update which is out now on all platforms. It’s called update 0.02, but can be seen as version 1.03 on the PlayStation 4 version, it’s sitting at a measly 480MB. Thankfully, we don’t have to wait as DICE has also released the official patch notes! […]

Lucasfilm Says It Supports EA’s Decision to Remove Star Wars Battlefront II Microtransactions News 0

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Just recently,  we reported that Disney talked to top-level EA executives over the growing backlash and the handling of fan outrage over the microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II. Fortunately, publisher EA caved and took out microtransactions in the recently released shooter, which was a surprise to many given how close to launch it was. Now, Lucasfilm, the production […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Beginner’s Guide Tips and Tricks News 2

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  Once loading the game and entering your first few multiplayer matches, you’ll gain an initial influx of credits that you can you use to buy loot crates, or Heroes and other items. While it’s tempting to save whatever amount you have to buy Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker right away, don’t.  Unlock more items, […]

Report: Disney Unhappy With How Long EA Took Action Against Star Wars Battlefront II Microtransactions, Exclusivity Deal Threatened News 71

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Following yesterday’s shocking announcement that EA finally caved in and removed (for now) all microtransaction elements in Star Wars Battlefront II, it seems we now know a bit more on what happened behind the scenes. According to a source that wishes to remain anonymous, Disney talked with top-level EA executives over the growing backlash (something […]

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 […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Metacritic User Reviews Being Bombarded With Lowest Score Possible News 13

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In news that’s not really surprising, the Star Wars Battlefront II Metacritic page has been bombarded with a flood of super low user score of 1/10 at the time of this writing. As one can expect, it has all to do with the loot crates, microtransactions rather than the game itself, which isn’t surprising given […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Day One Patch for All Platforms Revealed News 0

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While Star Wars Battlefront II won’t officially be available until Friday, November 17, the Digital Deluxe edition will let people play early, and that means some gamers are already leveling up, and fighting the Dark Side right now. Same as almost any game these days, a day one update for Star Wars Battlefront II has […]

Star Wars Battlefront II Devs Getting Death Threats and Personal Attacks Due to Loot Crate Controversy (Update) News 0

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Update: Thanks to Kotaku, we now know that this individual doesn’t even really work at EA! You can read the weird, and hilarious unfolding of events here.  Sean, or whatever his name is has locked his Twitter profile, and have not replied to MP1st’s inquiries. Death threats and personal attacks are still NOT OK, regardless […]

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 to Have Patches “Every Two Weeks,” DICE Taking a Look Into Progression & “Balance” Credits System News 1

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It’s been quite a hectic week at EA when it came to Star Wars Battlefront II — and understandably so. While the publisher pulled back on the game’s loot crate-infused progression system a bit, gamers aren’t quick to forget, and it’s easy to see why. Having said that, DICE developers are doing an AMA tomorrow […]

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 […]

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