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Battlefront II Developers Answer Fan Pleas To Change Some Holograms

Sometimes it’s the little things that bug players. And sometimes those little things are worth fixing. That’s the case with Battlefront II, a game with a playerbase that’s been frustrated by microtransactions and a lack of new content but at least has had their call answered to get rid of the holograms in the game’s…Read […]

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Fans Have A Lack Of Faith In Battlefront II’s Han Solo Season

Star Wars: Battlefront II is working to overcome its image problem following a controversial release. A new season of content, related to Han Solo, hit the game today. Its smattering of character skins and a map lifted from 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront provide little for those hoping the game will bounce back from its…Read more… […]

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Belgium Says Loot Boxes In Games Like Overwatch Are Illegal

Loot boxes in FIFA 18, Overwatch, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are now illegal in Belgium, with the country’s legislators declaring today that if the games’ publishers don’t remove the offending microtransactions, people behind the games could face fines and even time behind bars.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Star Wars: Battlefront II, Six Months Later

Star Wars Battlefront II stirred up controversy at launch with grindy progression systems and questionable loot boxes. Over the last six months, the game has added new modes and done its best to win back players. Here’s where things stand today.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Battlefront II’s New Microtransactions Are An Improvement, But Unlocks Are Still Grindy

Star Wars Battlefront II’s latest update brings microtransactions back to the game, allowing players to spend premium currency on cosmetic outfits. It’s an improvement over the ability granting loot boxes from early access but pricey skins add an unwelcome new grind to a game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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EA Finally Unlocks Every Hero In Star Wars Battlefront II

Star Wars Battlefront II’s new update overhauls the game’s loot box laden progression system. One of players’ biggest complaints since before the game was even officially out was how hard it was to unlock iconic characters like Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader. A new patch finally unlocks every hero character in the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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EA Is Putting Microtransactions Back Into Star Wars Battlefront II, But They’ll Be Cosmetic-Only

Months after removing controversial microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II, publisher EA today announced its plans to bring them back, this time tied only to cosmetics rather than gameplay.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Battlefront II Patch Nerfs Overpowered Wookiee Warriors

Players who earn enough points during Star Wars: Battlefront II matches can play as a variety of special characters, from hi-tech Stormtroopers to the Emperor himself, but none are as deadly as the Wookiee Warrior. A new patch has nerfed these overpowered creatures and brought an end to their hairy reign of terror.Read more… Continue […]

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Battlefront II DLC Tries To Close Story Cliffhanger, Disappoints 

Star Wars Battlefront II’s latest DLC features an expanded story and new worlds from The Last Jedi. It does its best to reinvigorate the game, but it ultimately falls short.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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EA Boosts Star Wars Battlefront II’s Multiplayer Rewards

Star Wars Battlefront II has received negative feedback ever since it was confirmed that its loot crates provided in-game advantages. Since then, the game has disabled the ability to purchase crates with real money. Now, players will also receive more in-game rewards.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The latest Battlefront II update tweaked the post-game stats screen to now show players with top sco

The latest Battlefront II update tweaked the post-game stats screen to now show players with top score, rather than granting specific honors. The change aims to fix the problem where a single player would sweep all the awards. You can read the full list of changes here.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Star Wars Battlefront II Gets Luke Skywalker Right

Star Wars Battlefront II is a conflicted game. The multiplayer progression system is a mess, and the story campaign moves way too fast. But if there’s one thing it really nails, it’s everyone’s favorite farmboy from Tatooine.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A Guide To The Endless, Confusing Star Wars Battlefront II Controversy

When 2017's Star Wars Battlefront II was first previewed at E3 this year, people were cautiously optimistic. Its predecessor was slammed for being thin on content, but initial showings of the game looked promising and it seemed like EA had added the things fans wanted out of the game’s sequel, like a single-player…Read more… Continue […]

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Battlefront II’s Campaign Is Good Star Wars

I know the narrative this game will forever be bound to. I know its problems, and I know the limitations of a Battlefield singleplayer campaign, whether it has lightsabers in it or not. And for the next few minutes, I don’t want to talk about any of those things.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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