Brace Yourselves, Battlefront II's Microtransactions Are Coming Back

Respawn’s Star Wars Game Will Launch Before March 2020 Shannon Grixti

Electronic Arts has revealed the obvious: Star Wars Battlefront II didn't sell as well as they had hoped.

"This was definitely a learning opportunity", he said. The sales number is heavily down from 14 million copies sold during its launch of Star Wars: Battlefront in 2015. Much more Star Wars is on the way, so you'll want to make sure you keep it locked to Mammoth Gamers for all things Star Wars! We must always build on a foundation of player choice. Having made adjustments based on sentiment and community data coming out of the beta and early trials, we ultimately made the decision to pull in-game purchases out of the game prior to launch. At a point where we [decide] we have the right model for our players and our global community, I have no doubt we will get the support of Disney.

So it sounds like everything was changed based directly from fan feedback which is encouraging for fans of the Star Wars Battlefront II series.

EA confirmed to WSJ that Battlefront II shipped 9 million copies during its launch quarter.

CDC Director Traded Tobacco Stock While Telling Americans Not To Smoke
A representative for newly sworn-in Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar confirmed the departure in a statement. Fitzgerald sold all her stock holdings above $1,000 by November.

In other words, EA knew to play on the weak-willed to compensate on a title that would sell less, taking advantage of MTX services in other games. Digital net bookings were $1.23 billion, up 12 percent over last year, with most of that money coming from those all-important live services, which were up a whopping 39 percent year on year.

"We remain committed to the franchise, the team is working diligently on new content and live updates", said Wilson.

During the call, they talked a little more about what they are thinking about microtransactions. The Battlefield universe will grow this year with our next Battlefield title, captivating longtime fans and new players alike, and adding to our Battlefield service where players can move seamlessly with their friends.

EA forecast revenue of $1.23 billion (roughly Rs. 7,800 crores) for the current quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations of $1.18 billion (roughly Rs. 7,500 crores). The game effectively personified the video game loot box problem, with Battlefront 2 effectively blending the game's microtransaction and progression systems together with an element of chance. Wilson mentioned that "we shouldn't believe everything that we read in the press".

Related News:

  • School: Miami boy, 7, who punched teacher was restrained once before

    School: Miami boy, 7, who punched teacher was restrained once before

    However, instead of being suspended, the teacher called for the child's arrest because she thought he was a danger to the society. According to reports, that's when the child attacked a teacher by repeatedly punching her in the hallway.
    Jewish groups criticize Trump on immigration, praise him on Iran

    Jewish groups criticize Trump on immigration, praise him on Iran

    President Trump remains supremely confident that he has been and remains on the right track. Each year, up to 50,000 people are selected.
    PSG midfielder Lucas Moura in London to complete Spurs move

    PSG midfielder Lucas Moura in London to complete Spurs move

    Giacomelli added that Lucas has also already been given a tour of Spurs' training facility in Enfield. I can not confirm nothing. "It will be good to see him again".
  • Hyundai to launch all-new Santa Fe SUV in USA  this summer

    Hyundai to launch all-new Santa Fe SUV in USA this summer

    After issuing a teaser photo of the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe , the brand has now issued official sketches of their latest SUV. The competing Toyota brand, by contrast, offers seven crossover and SUV nameplates in the US , plus two pickups.
    Ultimate orange bust after Spain chase

    Ultimate orange bust after Spain chase

    The suspects claimed they were "coming from very far away and been stopping and collecting oranges along the way". Police arrested five people after they couldn't explain where they had gotten such a large amount of fruit. .
    Researchers are teaching an orca to speak human words

    Researchers are teaching an orca to speak human words

    The trainer then made sounds not previously heard by the Orca and gave the signal for the whale to copy the sound. But just because animals can mimic human sounds, that does not mean that they understand our language, she added.
  • Actor Scott Baio Slams Nicole Eggert for 'Changing Molestation Story'

    Actor Scott Baio Slams Nicole Eggert for 'Changing Molestation Story'

    On Tuesday, Eggert told Kelly she was still weighing her options. "I don't know what they're saying", Baio said. Their comments made Robach question Baio as to why they would also be lying.
    Kenya government: Opposition 'resistance movement' is criminal group

    Kenya government: Opposition 'resistance movement' is criminal group

    A Kenyan member of parliament, TJ Kajwang, who presided over the symbolic inauguration of Raila Odinga has been arrested . Miguna commissioned the oath taken by Odinga and signed it as a witness under his Miguna and Company Advocates law firm.
    Alex Smith as a substitute of Cousins? Might work

    Alex Smith as a substitute of Cousins? Might work

    This means the Redskins are getting their quarterback of the future, as Smith has also signed an extension with the team. It should be interesting to see how Smith's career in Washington plays out, and who Cousins lands with in free agency.
  • Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen To Retire

    Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen To Retire

    That lead has, however, diminished in the weeks following the passage of the tax bill, according to a new poll from CNN . So far over 30 Republicans have announced their retirement from the House.

    Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Sales Close In On 5 Million

    The first DLC coming to Monster Hunter World is Deviljho, a Monster Hunter regular, which will be a true test of your skills. These are the 14 main categories for weapons that you can use in your quest to catch monsters.
    Coventry to host BBC music festival

    Coventry to host BBC music festival

    The Biggest Weekend will take place on four sites across the United Kingdom over the May bank holiday weekend from May 25-28. Chris Evans , BBC Radio 2's breakfast presenter said: 'The Biggest Weekend is shaping up very nicely indeed.


Most liked

Riyad Mahrez: Manchester City end pursuit of £95m-rated Leicester playmaker
According to reports , he did not train with his teammates on Tuesday, before Leicester's trip to Everton in the Premier League. He's given his all for Leicester this season so he could leave in this window.

United States prosecutors drop corruption case against Sen. Menendez
Last week the judge threw out the bribery counts related to Melgen's campaign donations. Eleven charges remained, including bribery, fraud and conspiracy.

Trustees name Engler as MSU's interim president
This is not an election. "I'm out of here as soon as we can get a permanent president here". But despite Engler's assurances, some students and faculty remained skeptical.

Here's How to Watch the 2018 Super Bowl
The watchdog group says it wants "a positive, uplifting and entertaining halftime show on Sunday". You became a generous philanthropist, both on the golf course and in the classroom.

Kirsten Dunst confirms pregnancy with a seriously glam photoshoot
In the campaign, Kirsten is featured in a pink, red and white, floral embroidered gown cradling her stomach. Between the impending nuptials and a baby on the way, this must be such an exciting time for the couple.

First Look At Ant-Man And The Wasp
As the title of the movie suggests, she gets to finally don the Wasp suit just like her mother Janet Van Dyne, the original Wasp. The Ant-Man And The Wasp trailer rocked the internet Tuesday morning, as all reports were leaning towards a Super Bowl reveal.

Lawmakers Not Sold on Trump's 'Fair Compromise' on Immigration
Sen. "Tonight, I want to talk about what kind of future we are going to have, and what kind of nation we are going to be". Supreme Court justices, generals and even U.S.

Theresa May under pressure as MPs warn 'window closing' on tenure
But she was rebuked by other backbenchers who claimed the Government was delivering BINO - "Brexit in name only". The £3,387 grants towards living costs were available to students from families with annual incomes of £25,000.

Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan to kind healthcare behemoth
Shares of pharmacy-benefits managers sank Tuesday, with Express Scripts Holding Co.at one point falling more than 11 percent. Amazon has circled the health care field before, but the Tuesday announcement sent shock waves through the sector.

Spotify launches standalone app 'Stations' for free playlist listening
You switch between them by scrolling; Spotify specifically calls out that no typing or searching is necessary to use Stations . Stations will offer some personalization as users listen to their favorite programs, according to the app description.

Californians to have marijuana offences wiped from records after drug is legalised
As of September 2017, around 5,000 people had applied for a change to their records, according to state data. Some, like Fresno County, are dealing with them on a case-by-case basis, said Steve E.

Apple being probed by U.S. agencies over iPhone slowdown
The Health Records feature can also be used to send messages to patients about conditions, medicines and laboratory results. This growth helped Apple receive a boost in the loyalty for its iOS, with a new record of 96 percent in the US.

Waymo orders 1000s of Pacificas for driverless taxis
Among other cities the service is being tested in include San Francisco, California, Detroit, Michigan and Kirkland, Washington. The minivans are created to accommodate the self-driving systems of Google , including the sensors and the computers.

China denies spying on African Union, calls French report 'preposterous'
Kagame spoke at the African Union after meeting Trump last Friday in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum. We have affiliations which will be dealt with.

Grab Knack and Rime as Part of February's Playstation Plus Lineup
In a style of Japanese Anime, you are out to stop an ancient threat that has recently awakened. And Grand Kingdom is supposed to be a pretty solid turn-based RPG, if that's your thing.