EA Temporarily Removes Microtransactions From Star Wars Battlefront II

| November 16, 2017
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Just hours before the global release of Star Wars Battlefront II, EA has announced that all microtransactions within the title will be turned off until further notice.

The shocking announcement can be found on EA’s official website. Oskar Gabrielson, General Manager over at DICE, stated that after listening to the outcry from fans over the recent controversy surrounding Star Wars Battlefront II, EA felt that removing all real money related transactions within the game until further notice would give the company time to reassess, listen and address concerns regarding the title.

This change comes prior to the actual release of the game which comes out this Friday, November 17. No word on when and how microtransactions will come back to the title as of the writing of this post.

It’s nice to see EA listen and promptly respond to the situation. Hopefully, this change will get more people to support the game, without worrying about microtransaction related woes.

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