EA backlash causes changes in Star Wars Battlefront II

published 3 days ago by CNET.com

An online uproar forces Electronic Arts to make it less difficult to play as major characters from the Star Wars universe like Vader, Leia and Chewbacca.

The new Star Wars game has people mad Star Wars battlefront to officially will be released on Friday November 17. However people who pay for EA access were able to play a version of the game early. Here's what they found unlocking a character like Luke Skywalker would take 40 hours of gameplay or you'll have to pay to get him this did not sit well with players already post entitled seriously I paid $80 have faded a lot that an official response from EA the games developer impart the response said the intent is to provide players with a sense of pride and accomplishment for unlocking different heroes this comment managed to rack up. It's 58000 down votes as of this reporting this is also the most downloaded comment in the history of reddit. To mitigate the backlash EA said it's making some changes by reducing the amount of credits needed to unlock characters like Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker each will be available for 15000 credits which is down from 60000 credits. That ...

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