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Is Star Wars: Battlefront II Adding Character Customization After All?

There's been so much controversy centered around Star Wars: Battlefront II leading up to and just past its release. A lot of it is nestled in around its previous monetary system consisting of loot boxes. Well, one of the ways EA could be fixing the game is through character customization.

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EA Is Taking A Financial Beating Over Star Wars: Battlefront 2

After weeks of controversy kicked off by questionable microtransaction practices used in Star Wars Battlefront II, it looks like publisher EA is finally paying the (literal) price. Based on recent reports, the company's stock value has taken quite a hit.

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The Sims 4 Drops A Major DLC Bundle On Consoles

Electronic Arts announced that there's a brand new bundle that has just become available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 owners who own The Sims 4. The new bundle contains four of the popular expansions that were previously released for the game, all in one pack that contains a variety of new customization, building, and personalization items.

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What Lucasflim Thinks Of The Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Box Controversy

Star Wars Battlefront II and EA have been making a lot of headlines these past couple of weeks, testing the validity of the adage that no publicity is bad publicity. Based on a series of last-minute tweaks to the game to appease fans and some recent statements from Star Wars IP owner Disney, it sounds like maybe some publicity really ain't all that great.

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Star Wars Petition Wants The License Pulled From EA

If you've missed all of the headlines these past few days, folks aren't too happy with EA's handling of Star Wars Battlefront II. They've made their frustrations known on forums, through review sites and, most recently, through a petition to pull the Star Wars license from the publisher.

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EA Responded To The Star Wars Battlefront II Controversy On Reddit And Got Shredded

Controversy has erupted in a huge way over the Star Wars: Battlefront II loot boxes and premium content. In fact, it got so bad that Electronic Arts decided to respond to the issues in the Reddit thread and the rep got shredded to pieces.

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Respawn Speaks On Why They Sold To EA

One of the biggest stories of last week was Electronic Arts purchasing Respawn Entertainment. The news shot through the gaming industry like an electric shock wave, and it left many gamers asking "Why?". Well, Respawn spoke about why the head honchos decided to sell the company to EA.

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EA Purchases Titanfall Developer Respawn

One of the most respected studios in the gaming industry at the moment is Respawn Entertainment. The company got off to a slightly rocky start with Titanfall, but it really picked it up when Titanfall 2 rolled around, despite being undercut by some corporate tomfoolery. Well, EA appears to want to rectify that mistake by officially bringing Respawn under its wing.

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How Madden And FIFA Could Cease Being Annual Franchises

It seems pretty clear that the games industry is moving closer and closer to an all-streaming format. That may still be many years off, but that doesn't mean big publishers aren't already looking in that direction. EA, for instance, has already started to think about life without annualization.

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One Studio Is In No Hurry To Make Nintendo Switch Games

A lot of studios -- mostly indie studios -- have been absolutely filled with glee to support Nintendo's new hybrid gaming console, the Switch. We've seen plenty of small studios hop on board the Switch hype train, making or porting games as quickly as possible to catch a ride on the massive sales momentum for the system. However, one studio is in no hurry to make Nintendo Switch Games.

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EA Responds To Star Wars Battlefront 2's Loot Box Controversy

Following heavy criticism concerning the questionable microtransactions present in Star Wars Battlefront II, EA has offered their take on the matter.

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Why Visceral Games Closing Shouldn't Be a Surprise

It was announced this week that EA has shuttered yet another studio, this time pulling the cord on Visceral Games while they were in the midst of developing a new Star Wars title for the publisher. While this news is certainly frustrating, it should by no means be surprising.

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Visceral Games' Star Wars Title To Be Redesigned Following Studio Closure

If you were looking forward to playing Visceral Games' upcoming Star Wars game, we regret to inform you that that day will never come. Electronic Arts has announced that, along with closing the studio, they will be "pivoting" the game in a new direction.

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Listen To Need For Speed: Payback's Entire Soundtrack

Electronic Arts and Ghost Games have made it possible to listen to the entirety of the Need For Speed: Payback soundtrack ahead of the release of the actual game. The game is due out next month on November 10th, but you can grab a listen to the game's full soundtrack consisting of both licensed music and the original music made for the game.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Cutscene Reveals The Return Of The Emperor

Electronic Arts and DICE are gearing up for the release of Star Wars: Battlefront 2 this November for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The company has been unleashing new details, new information and new hints about the story that will be present in the game's campaign mode, specifically with a cutscene revealing the return of the Emperor.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Reveals All The Galactic Assault Maps

The release for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is fast approaching for PC, PS4 and Xbox One this fall. The game features a bunch of new modes that weren't present in the original 2015 release, and EA proved that by revealing all of the new and old maps that will be present in the upcoming release.

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Battlefield 1 Will Have A Closed Alpha For New Incursions Game Mode

Nearly a year after the launch of Battlefield 1, EA and DICE are gearing up to introduce a new competitive mode called "Incursions." Before they go live, though, players have an opportunity to enlist for an upcoming closed alpha.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Is Ending Single Player Updates

We all knew it was coming sooner or later after the dearth of news regarding any single-player DLC, but apparently EA isn't even giving BioWare a whole year to update and maintain Mass Effect: Andromeda's single-player content.

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BMW Unveils Newest M Series In Need For Speed: Payback

Video games are becoming a go-to source for car manufacturers to show off their latest models. In Need for Speed: Payback, for instance, EA has announced that the latest addition to the M Series from BMW will be revealed.

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How Star Wars Battlefront 2 Plans To Improve On The Original

While Star Wars: Battlefront was a decent first swing from the team at DICE, the studio admits that there wasn't exactly a lot of meat on those bones. Thankfully, that was one of the primary focuses while developing the sequel and, according to producer Craig McLeod, Battlefront II is being developed with longevity in mind.

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