News items tagged with star wars battlefront 2

Battlefront 2 Critics Are Overreacting, Says Analyst

Battlefront 2 Critics Are Overreacting, Says Analyst

report this adA long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, EA and DICE presented Star Wars Battlefront 2 as a sort of apology for the shortcomings of 2015’s Star Wars B...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 October 2018
Need for Speed Payback Loot Boxes Change After Backlash

Need for Speed Payback Loot Boxes Change After Backlash

report this adEA temporarily removed microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront 2 as fans voiced their frustrations at the game’s business model. But the Star Wars s...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review

report this adBy EA’s own admission, 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront was rushed to store shelves in order to launch near the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in th...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 October 2018
Call of Duty: WW2 is Most Anticipated Game of Holiday 2017

Call of Duty: WW2 is Most Anticipated Game of Holiday 2017

report this adNielsen Media Research has published its annual Nielsen Game Rank survey, which reveals the most anticipated video game releases for holiday 2017. As is...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 October 2018
Belgium Declares Loot Boxes Illegal

Belgium Declares Loot Boxes Illegal

report this adLoot boxes came under intense public scrutiny after the release of Star Wars Battlefront 2, leading to a number of investigations into the practice by va...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 October 2018
69% of Gamers Feel Cosmetic Microtransactions Are Acceptable

69% of Gamers Feel Cosmetic Microtransactions Are Acceptable

report this adThe games industry is currently embroiled in a huge debate over microtransactions and loot boxes. Gamers have expressed concern at so-called pay to win m...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 October 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adding Han Solo Content

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adding Han Solo Content

Star Wars Battlefront 2 may be best known for the controversy surrounding its microtransactions, but the game’s planned content is still marching forward for the players who have stuck around. Fans of...

By Denny Connolly on 17 August 2018
Sony Reveals New PS4 Pro Deals for December

Sony Reveals New PS4 Pro Deals for December

The PS4 may have just had one of its biggest Black Fridays ever, but that doesn’t mean that platform holder Sony is slowing down with...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 August 2018
Australian Analyst Says Loot Boxes Are Gambling

Australian Analyst Says Loot Boxes Are Gambling

As loot boxes continue to come under scrutiny from various legal bodies, a member of the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) in Australia has stated that – at least in Vict...

By Olivia Falk on 18 July 2018
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Co-Written By Spec Ops Scribe

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Co-Written By Spec Ops Scribe

Following disappointment amongst a number of fans over the lack of a narrative-driven campaign in the original, gamers were overjoyed...

By Riley Little on 03 July 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Doesn't Support VR

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Doesn't Support VR

Rumors have been circling about Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s virtual reality support for quite some time. Earlier this year, Criterion g...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 July 2018
5 Most Disappointing Games of 2017

5 Most Disappointing Games of 2017

2017 has been a bit of a mixed year for gaming. While there have been some soaring highs with astonishing new games that have made a...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 June 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Shows New Progression System

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Shows New Progression System

Since its release back in November 2017, Star Wars Battlefront 2 has taken fans on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. The title’s improved gameplay mechanics have been constantly overshadowed by the...

By Derek Nichols on 20 May 2018
Analyst Predicts Less Aggressive Microtransactions

Analyst Predicts Less Aggressive Microtransactions

While many gamers have complained about the use of microtransactions in full retail games for years, the practice finally came under mainstream scrutiny in 2017. Now thanks to the backlash against...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 May 2018
Battlefront 2 Mod Adds Controversial Reddit Comment

Battlefront 2 Mod Adds Controversial Reddit Comment

Shortly after Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s launch back in November of last year, fans’ displeasure over the way in which the science fiction shooter implemented loot boxes in the game caused a massive...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 May 2018
Original Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Multiplayer Restored

Original Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Multiplayer Restored

Although DICE and EA’s Star Wars Battlefront 2 is set to release in a little over a month, there’s another Battlefront sequel that is available to play right now. We’re talking, of course, about th...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 19 May 2018
Original Star Wars Battlefront 2 Coming to Xbox One

Original Star Wars Battlefront 2 Coming to Xbox One

Microsoft announces a second wave of original Xbox games coming to the Xbox One on April 26, headlined by the likes of Star Wars Battlefront 2, KOTOR 2, and more.

By Dalton Cooper on 20 April 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Getting Ewok Hunt Game Mode

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Getting Ewok Hunt Game Mode

To say things for Star Wars Battlefront 2 have been rough since its launch would be putting things lightly, with its controversial loot box progression system getting such negative feedback, the de...

By A.J. Plautz on 16 April 2018
Battlefront 2: Iden Versio Added to Multiplayer

Battlefront 2: Iden Versio Added to Multiplayer

From the moment that the protagonist of Star Wars Battlefront 2 was revealed, fans of the franchise have been eager to learn more about Iden Versio’s backstory. As it turns out, it won’t only be th...

By Rob Gordon on 11 April 2018
Battlefront 2's Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Says Belgium

Battlefront 2's Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Says Belgium

Last week, it was reported that Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s controversial loot box system, and similar systems seen in other games like Overwatch, were being investigated by Belgium’s gaming commissi...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 April 2018
EA Has a 'Tremendous' Relationship With Disney

EA Has a 'Tremendous' Relationship With Disney

EA made the shock announcement that it would remove microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront 2 ahead of the game’s release. The move was welcomed by many fans who had criticized the business mo...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 April 2018
Disney Might Take Star Wars License Away from EA

Disney Might Take Star Wars License Away from EA

In May 2013, Disney licensed the rights to make Star Wars video games to Electronic Arts, and the company immediately assigned projects based on the franchise to some of its top studios. However, r...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 April 2018
Are Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Pay to Win?

Are Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Pay to Win?

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta is currently taking place, allowing fans of the sci-fi series a chance to get to grips with the game’s multiplayer gameplay. But the beta test is also giving player...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 March 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Alpha Code Being Sent Out

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Alpha Code Being Sent Out

Star Wars Battlefront 2 isn’t set to be released until November, but that doesn’t seem to be stopping EA from testing the game. According to multiple gamers on NeoGAF and social media, EA is curren...

By Boston Blake on 21 March 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Update Unlocks All Heroes

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Update Unlocks All Heroes

A recent update to DICE and Electronic Arts’ science fiction shooter Star Wars Battlefront 2 not only revamps the progression system, but also unlocks all of its heroes.

By Kyle Sledge on 20 March 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Details Next Patch With New Mode

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Details Next Patch With New Mode

After a disastrous launch last November, Star Wars Battlefront 2 has been slowly working to gain back fans and address the various issues that currently plague the experience. With the Last Jedi se...

By Derek Nichols on 19 March 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Extended Two Days

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Extended Two Days

Last week, Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s beta period officially went live, giving fans of the forthcoming science fiction shooter sequel a chance to experience the title’s content and learn more about...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 March 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adds Darth Vader

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adds Darth Vader

At the moment, plenty of Star Wars Battlefront 2 fans are enjoying the game’s beta in order to get a better idea about the contents of the forthcoming title before it officially launches next month...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 March 2018
Hawaii State Rep. Introduces Loot Box Bills

Hawaii State Rep. Introduces Loot Box Bills

Democrative State Representative for Hawaii Chris Lee has been one of the key figures in the ongoing debate about video game loot boxes and whether they constitute gambling. Late last year, Lee lau...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Patch 1.2 Release Date Revealed

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Patch 1.2 Release Date Revealed

The developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts officially reveals Update 1.2’s release date for the science fiction shooter Star Wars Battlefront 2.

By Kyle Sledge on 20 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Is Now Live

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Is Now Live

The beta for Star Wars Battlefront 2 is now live for those who pre-ordered. There were concerns about the download size after EA made a point to say it’s one of the biggest distributed by the publi...

By Curt Hutson on 19 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Leak Reveals Kamino Gameplay

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Leak Reveals Kamino Gameplay

With the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta underway (at least for those customers with early access), it was only a matter of time before some footage of the beta in action appeared online. However, it...

By Rob Gordon on 17 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Gives Players Apology Rewards

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Gives Players Apology Rewards

It seems that EA is attempting to make amends with the Star Wars Battlefront 2 fanbase by offering players an apology loot crate for the recent troubles with challenges and milestones. An image of a...

By Gabriella Ferreira on 13 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Dev Hints at Clone Wars DLC

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Dev Hints at Clone Wars DLC

After responding to fans on Twitter last week about new content for Star Wars Battlefront 2, the game’s development team answered more questions on the official forums. These responses confirmed co...

By A.J. Plautz on 12 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Get More Arcade Content

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Get More Arcade Content

DICE, the developers of Star Wars Battlefront 2, have been steadily releasing new content for the game since it came out in November of 2017. So far, the developer has added more story content, as...

By A.J. Plautz on 01 February 2018
Battlefront 2 Trailer Shows Maps, Game Modes, and More

Battlefront 2 Trailer Shows Maps, Game Modes, and More

With Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s release date about a couple of months away, DICE and Electronic Arts have begun to unpack all of the contents of the forthcoming science fiction shooter to give fans...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 January 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Beta Trailer

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Beta Trailer

With Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s multiplayer beta set to start relatively soon, the developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts have decided to tease out a few more of the details that will be invol...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 January 2018
1 in 10 Developers Working on Games With Loot Boxes

1 in 10 Developers Working on Games With Loot Boxes

Over the last few months, the games industry has faced significant backlash regarding loot boxes. There is currently an ongoing debate about whether loot boxes are gambling and players have also ra...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 January 2018
Washington Senator Introduces Loot Box Gambling Bill

Washington Senator Introduces Loot Box Gambling Bill

After the release of Star Wars Battlefront 2, loot boxes came under intense scrutiny not just by gamers, but by the mainstream media as well. This attention resulted in politicians throwing their h...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 January 2018
COD, BF2 Were Best Selling Games for December 2017

COD, BF2 Were Best Selling Games for December 2017

While November and December are always high points for the gaming industry, it seems last December outdid itself, generating a total of $3.29 billion in revenue. Although this is mostly due to hard...

By Joshua Duckworth on 21 January 2018
EA Unsure When Star Wars Battlefront 3 Will Be Released

EA Unsure When Star Wars Battlefront 3 Will Be Released

EA CFO Blake Jorgensen reveals that the company is unsure when Star Wars Battlefront 3 might release, following the controversial launch of Battlefront 2.

By Jasmine Henry on 20 January 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Reveals Galactic Assault Maps

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Reveals Galactic Assault Maps

Not too long ago, the developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts teased which maps would be available upon launch in Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s Galactic Assault mode by providing the number of let...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 January 2018
US Lawmaker Proposes Ban on Video Games With Loot Boxes

US Lawmaker Proposes Ban on Video Games With Loot Boxes

Last month, it was announced that the state of Hawaii had begun an investigation into Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s loot boxes. Democratic State Representative Chris Lee was incredibly critical of the...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 January 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Modder Adds Pink Darth Vader

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Modder Adds Pink Darth Vader

When asked why Star Wars Battlefront 2 opted to link progression to microtransactions instead of cosmetics, EA’s CFO Blake Jorgensen brought up the notion of a “Pink Darth Vader” skin, claiming it...

By Olivia Falk on 06 January 2018
UK Gambling Commission Releases Stance on Loot Boxes

UK Gambling Commission Releases Stance on Loot Boxes

Loot boxes have become a major source of controversy over the past couple of weeks, with various government entities launching investigations into whether the practice should legally be considered...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 January 2018
ESA Insists Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling

ESA Insists Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling

A couple of months ago, before the video gaming community was set ablaze by the ongoing Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot box controversy, the ESRB declared that loot boxes aren’t gambling. Since then,...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 December 2017
Game Rant's Best Games of E3 2017

Game Rant's Best Games of E3 2017

Despite the reveal of a new Microsoft console, E3 2017 turned out to be a year that was all about the games. Microsoft showcased over 40 titles during its presentation and Sony and the other big hi...

By Denny Connolly on 28 December 2017
Battlefront 2 Loot Box Investigated for Gambling

Battlefront 2 Loot Box Investigated for Gambling

Over the past few months, the debate about loot boxes has grown louder as players call for the mechanic to be classed as gambling. And as the discussion continues, Belgium’s gambling authority has...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 December 2017
EA Predicted to Miss Profit Forecast This Quarter

EA Predicted to Miss Profit Forecast This Quarter

To say that it has been a rough few months for publisher Electronic Arts would be putting things mildly. For a company that has never occupied the best light when it comes to the perspective of gam...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 December 2017
Petition to Classify Loot Boxes as Gambling

Petition to Classify Loot Boxes as Gambling

Although the ESRB had previously ruled on the case of loot boxes and whether or not they are gambling, gamers are trying to sway the organization back the other way. A new petition has surfaced tha...

By Anthony Taormina on 23 December 2017
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Gets The Last Jedi DLC Trailer

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Gets The Last Jedi DLC Trailer

With the world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi set for next week, EA chose an appropriate time to reveal the trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront 2’s Last Jedi DLC. The trailer, which appears to...

By Joshua Duckworth on 13 December 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Has Hidden Customization Menu

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Has Hidden Customization Menu

The one thing that Star Wars Battlefront 2 players have been asking the most might just be present in the game already, as a dataminer uncovers a hidden character customization menu in the new shoo...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 December 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2: The Last Jedi DLC Leak

Star Wars Battlefront 2: The Last Jedi DLC Leak

Although the sentiment surrounding Star Wars Battlefront 2 is decidedly negative, the developers behind the game still have the Last Jedi themed DLC release planned for later this month. And now da...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 December 2017
Battlefront 2 Starfighter Assault Gameplay Footage

Battlefront 2 Starfighter Assault Gameplay Footage

Following the recent unveiling of Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s Starfighter Assault in a trailer, the video game developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts decided to give fans of the science fiction...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 December 2017
Hawaii State Legislator Criticizes Star Wars Loot Boxes

Hawaii State Legislator Criticizes Star Wars Loot Boxes

Last week, the controversy surrounding Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s use of loot boxes reached a boiling point, with numerous government entities launching investigations into the matter. In the United...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 December 2017
Why Star Wars Battlefront 2 Removed Cosmetic Loot Boxes

Why Star Wars Battlefront 2 Removed Cosmetic Loot Boxes

Those who have had access to the Internet over the last couple weeks probably already know about the EA Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy, but for those uninitiated, the drama all began when it w...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 04 December 2017
Battlefront 2 Player Creates Robot to Grind Loot Boxes

Battlefront 2 Player Creates Robot to Grind Loot Boxes

In an effort to avoid Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s lengthy grind for credits, one talented fan has come up with a way to trick the system while earning in-game currency to unlock the title’s most expe...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 03 December 2017
Electronic Arts Stock Drops in Value By $3.1 Billion

Electronic Arts Stock Drops in Value By $3.1 Billion

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy is not over just yet, despite EA having temporarily removed microtransactions from the game. EA is now facing even more backlash to its business model, as th...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 December 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Patch Won't Fix Critical Issues

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Patch Won't Fix Critical Issues

Star Wars Battlefront 2 hadn’t even launched yet when it became the center of a massive controversy regarding its grind-heavy loot crate system and pay-to-win microtransactions. After Electronic Ar...

By John Jacques on 03 December 2017
Battlefront 2 Space Battles Will Debut at Gamescom

Battlefront 2 Space Battles Will Debut at Gamescom

Good news for those wanting to see more of Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s space battles. EA has announced that it will be taking Star Wars Battlefront 2 on the road, featuring space battles at Gamescom...

By Weston Albert on 28 November 2017
EA Removes Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Microtransactions

EA Removes Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Microtransactions

EA has decisively responded to widespread criticism of Star Wars: Battlefront 2‘s loot boxes and premium in-game purchases by completely removing them from the game tonight. EA DICE General Manager...

By Rory Young on 25 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 to Add Progressions Boosts

Star Wars Battlefront 2 to Add Progressions Boosts

Nov 17th Update: An EA representative has clarified that the publisher did not mention anything about an accelerated experience or progression boosts for Star Wars Battlefront 2 when discussing bri...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 November 2017
Watch the Electronic Arts E3 2017 Press Conference Live

Watch the Electronic Arts E3 2017 Press Conference Live

Update: Electronic Arts’ E3 2017 Press Conference has ended. Check out the full show below, or keep up with the latest E3 2017 news. This year, E3 2017 will kick off with EA Play, the second annual...

By Anthony Taormina on 24 November 2017
Unlocking All Battlefront 2 Content Takes 4528 Hours

Unlocking All Battlefront 2 Content Takes 4528 Hours

Electronic Arts is still struggling to fight the flurry of negative consumer reaction for Star Wars Battlefront 2, a title with plenty of otherwise positive aspects like gorgeous visuals and a bran...

By John Jacques on 23 November 2017
Star War Battlefront 2 Prompts French Senator's Letter

Star War Battlefront 2 Prompts French Senator's Letter

While there is no blatant call for action against loot boxes, French Senator Jérôme Durain has penned a letter to ARJEL, the regulating authority for online gambling in France. This letter emerges...

By Joshua Duckworth on 23 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Heavy Trooper Class First Look

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Heavy Trooper Class First Look

Star Wars Battlefront 2 will feature four distinct classes and today EA is offering a deeper look into one of those, the Heavy. The Heavy class, as its name implies, embodies power in combat. While...

By Rory Young on 23 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Reddit AMA Highlights

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Reddit AMA Highlights

After a promising reveal earlier this year, Star Wars Battlefront 2 has struggled to maintain its excitement this past week. Most of the issues revolve around the game’s aggressive and arguably pre...

By Derek Nichols on 22 November 2017
How Long Does Star Wars Battlefront 2 Take to Beat?

How Long Does Star Wars Battlefront 2 Take to Beat?

When the first Star Wars Battlefront released it featured a solely multiplayer experience, with no options for players to engage the game offline with bots or friends. Eventually, the game did an o...

By Anthony Taormina on 22 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 to Add Progression Boosts

Star Wars Battlefront 2 to Add Progression Boosts

Nov 17th Update: An EA representative has clarified that the publisher did not mention anything about an accelerated experience or progression boosts for Star Wars Battlefront 2 when discussing bri...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review Roundup

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review Roundup

In the build-up to Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s release, publisher EA and developer DICE have made some big promises about the game. Not only will this new game be ‘much bigger’ than its predecessor,...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 AMA Coming to Reddit

Star Wars Battlefront 2 AMA Coming to Reddit

In the last 48 hours, the Internet has been in an uproar over EA’s business model in Star Wars Battlefront 2. After some serious controversy regarding hero unlock times, reduced currency gain, and...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 November 2017
EA Wants to Turn Anthem into a Franchise

EA Wants to Turn Anthem into a Franchise

BioWare’s Anthem may not have been released yet but publisher EA already has big plans for the upcoming open-world game. Speaking recently, the company revealed that it would like to turn Anthem in...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2's Lower Hero Cost Has A Catch

Star Wars Battlefront 2's Lower Hero Cost Has A Catch

A couple of days ago, the Internet was in an uproar when it was discovered that Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s heroes took a minimum of 40 hours to unlock. Fans were outraged that iconic Star Wars chara...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Reducing Hero Unlock Costs

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Reducing Hero Unlock Costs

Star Wars Battlefront 2 developer DICE is making a change to the time it takes to unlock heroes. Over the past week, the studio has drawn considerable criticism from fans regarding the time commitm...

By Anthony Taormina on 21 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Developers Get Death Threats

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Developers Get Death Threats

Electronic Arts drew the ire of gamers aplenty with a now-controversial decision to lock top-tier Star Wars Battlefront 2 hero characters behind a 40 hour playtime gate, a move which many believe w...

By John Jacques on 21 November 2017
Unlocking All Battlefront 2 Content Takes 4,528 Hours

Unlocking All Battlefront 2 Content Takes 4,528 Hours

Electronic Arts is still struggling to fight the flurry of negative consumer reaction for Star Wars Battlefront 2, a title with plenty of otherwise positive aspects like gorgeous visuals and a bran...

By John Jacques on 21 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Refund Button Removed By EA?

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Refund Button Removed By EA?

It’s a tough time to be EA’s customer support, as users all over the Internet make it clear that they’re disappointed by the company’s latest moves surrounding Star Wars Battlefront 2. After yester...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 21 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Heroes Take 40 Hours to Unlock

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Heroes Take 40 Hours to Unlock

Star Wars Battefront 2 is still a few days away from releasing, but controversy has already thrust itself upon the upcoming Electronic Arts release. In the game, players have two routes to unlockin...

By John Jacques on 21 November 2017
Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Investigated by Hawaii

Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Investigated by Hawaii

Democratic State Representative Chris Lee addresses Star Wars Battlefront 2’s loot boxes, launching an investigation into the controversial business model and EA.

By Dalton Cooper on 20 November 2017
StarCraft 2 Advertisement Pokes Fun At EA

StarCraft 2 Advertisement Pokes Fun At EA

The launch of Star Wars Battlefront 2 has been marred with controversy after Electronic Arts put top-tier hero characters behind a 40 hour playtime lock, a task deemed far too demanding by many gam...

By John Jacques on 20 November 2017
Disney Told EA to Drop Battlefront 2 Microtransactions?

Disney Told EA to Drop Battlefront 2 Microtransactions?

Nov. 20th update: The original story stated that EA CEO Andrew Wilson spoke with Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger on the phone. Iger was not part of this phone call and Wilson spoke to Disney executive Jim...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Arcade Limits Credits Earned

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Arcade Limits Credits Earned

For all of the praise and excitement fans have had for EA and DICE regarding their efforts on Star Wars Battlefront 2, the tide has seemingly turned against them in the weeks leading up to its laun...

By Derek Nichols on 20 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 The Last Jedi DLC Detailed

Star Wars Battlefront 2 The Last Jedi DLC Detailed

Before the game was even officially announced, EA confirmed that Star Wars Battlefront 2 would tie-in with the newer Star Wars movies. Now, it is making good on that promise in a big way, having an...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2: How Much Do Loot Boxes Cost?

Star Wars Battlefront 2: How Much Do Loot Boxes Cost?

With Star Wars Battlefront 2 releasing in a little over a week, fans are starting to have growing concerns about the game’s lootbox system and how it will affect the upcoming title’s gameplay. Alth...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 12 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer Teases Hero Gameplay

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer Teases Hero Gameplay

While Star Wars Battlefront was a solid first entry in the long-running series for DICE, the experience wasn’t perfect. With Star Wars Battlefront 2, EA and DICE appear to have taken many criticism...

By Derek Nichols on 06 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Sale 1 Month After Launch

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Sale 1 Month After Launch

Though the end of the year typically marks the busiest time for game releases, it also means fans have a number of big sales to look forward from Black Friday to Steam’s annual Winter sale. While i...

By Derek Nichols on 06 November 2017
Infamous Glitch Found in Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Beta

Infamous Glitch Found in Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Beta

The infamous long neck glitch has made its way into the Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer beta. Past DICE games like Battlefield 3 and Battlefield 4 have featured the glitch, and fueled a few mem...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Get Major Changes

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Get Major Changes

Following the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta, fans accused the game’s loot boxes of being pay to win. Players said that the ability to buy gameplay-affecting loot boxes was massively unfair and gave...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 November 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2: Campaign Mode Hands-On

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Campaign Mode Hands-On

When Star Wars Battlefront launched in 2015, one of the biggest criticisms leveled at the reboot was its lack of a single-player campaign. The inclusion of such a mode was one of the first things t...

By Brad Jones on 23 October 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Single Player Trailer

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Single Player Trailer

The long-awaited trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s single player campaign released this morning, with just under a month left before the online multiplayer shooter’s launch. The trailer focuses...

By Rory Young on 21 October 2017
ME: Andromeda Team Joins Star Wars Battlefront 2 Dev

ME: Andromeda Team Joins Star Wars Battlefront 2 Dev

Mass Effect: Andromeda developer BioWare Montreal joins the Star Wars Battlefront 2 development team at EA Motive, but what does it mean for both game series?

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
Here's How Long Battlefront 2's Campaign Lasts

Here's How Long Battlefront 2's Campaign Lasts

Motive Studios reveals how long the Star Wars Battlefront 2 campaign will last, as the developer explains it didn’t want to create something drawn out.

By Jasmine Henry on 20 October 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer Was Most Watched of E3 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer Was Most Watched of E3 2017

While most Star Wars-related multimedia franchises have been thriving as of late, DICE and EA’s Star Wars Battlefront was met with heavy criticism upon its launch and failed to live up to the lofty...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 October 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2: EA Details Changes After Beta

Star Wars Battlefront 2: EA Details Changes After Beta

The beta for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 has come to a close and developer DICE wants players to know that their concerns and suggestions have been duly noted. In a blog post on the EA website, the de...

By Curt Hutson on 19 October 2017
Battlefront 2 Microtransactions Include Loot Crates

Battlefront 2 Microtransactions Include Loot Crates

Star Wars Battlefront 2 was shown in depth by EA at its presentation in the lead-up to E3 2017, and on top of the major surface changes will be a change to how the game generates revenue after laun...

By Mark Knapp on 13 October 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Post Launch DLC is Free

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Post Launch DLC is Free

As many fans expected, Star Wars Battlefront 2 was a major focus for EA during its newly annual EA Plays event, essentially serving as the final segment to the event. In addition to a brand new tra...

By Derek Nichols on 11 October 2017
Battlefront 2 Behind-the-Scenes Teases New Gameplay

Battlefront 2 Behind-the-Scenes Teases New Gameplay

Star Wars Battlefront 2 made a showing at EA’s conference in the lead-up to E3 2017, and in the middle of that was a behind-the-scenes look at the game. The segment showed some of the ways DICE too...

By Mark Knapp on 11 October 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Beta Announced

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Beta Announced

EA announces a Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer beta that will take place this fall. The game is set to have a huge presence at E3 2017 this weekend, with a new trailer being teased for the even...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 October 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Teases Full Trailer for E3 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Teases Full Trailer for E3 2017

Considering the rather large posters in downtown Los Angeles promoting Star Wars Battlefront 2, it stands to reason that DICE and Electronic Arts are planning on giving the forthcoming science fict...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 October 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Image Teases Naboo Map

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Image Teases Naboo Map

Today, the most recent installment of the online series known as The Star Wars Show officially revealed an image teasing the inclusion of a playable map from Naboo in the multiplayer mode within DI...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 October 2017
Battlefront 2 Gameplay Reveal to Have 40-Player Battle

Battlefront 2 Gameplay Reveal to Have 40-Player Battle

As if the giant E3 2017 posters in downtown Los Angeles weren’t indication enough, Star Wars Battlefront 2 is going to be featured in a huge way during Electronic Arts’ press conference at this ye...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 September 2017
Battlefront 2 Video Leak Has Droids, Emperor's Sentinel

Battlefront 2 Video Leak Has Droids, Emperor's Sentinel

Several days ago, the release of an unsanctioned glimpse at a loadout screenshot and an incredibly brief piece of gameplay for Star Wars Battlefront 2 began circulating online, with many poring ove...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 September 2017
Battlefront 2 Screenshot and Gameplay Potentially Leak

Battlefront 2 Screenshot and Gameplay Potentially Leak

Electronic Arts has confirmed that Star Wars Battlefront 2 is set to appear during the publisher’s E3 2017 event, EA Play, and as such fans of the Battlefront series of games have been left wonder...

By Rob Gordon on 22 September 2017
Battlefront 2 Video Details Iden Versio's Story

Battlefront 2 Video Details Iden Versio's Story

Today, DICE and Electronic Arts released a brand new video featuring Star Wars Battlefront 2 developers Steve Blank, a creative executive at Lucas film, and EA Motive game director, Mark Thompson,...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 September 2017
Battlefront 2 Expected to Ship 14M Games in Five Months

Battlefront 2 Expected to Ship 14M Games in Five Months

During the Electronic Arts quarterly earnings call, company executives spoke about their plans and expectations for Star Wars Battlefront 2. During the call, Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen rev...

By Boston Blake on 11 September 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2: Starfighter Assault Trailer

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Starfighter Assault Trailer

On August 21 EA DICE will unveil Star Wars: Battlefront 2‘s Starfighter Assault mode live gameplay, but today the fun starts early with the debut of the mode’s official trailer. Space battles have...

By Rory Young on 26 August 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Is EA’s Most Ambitious Game Yet

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Is EA’s Most Ambitious Game Yet

After its debut at E3 2017, Star Wars Battlefront 2 is vying to be the definitive experience that fans expected to see with its predecessor. EA is pulling out all the stops this time around, finall...

By Derek Nichols on 17 August 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer Explains the Story

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer Explains the Story

Unlike the last Battlefront game, Star Wars Battlefront 2 is bringing players a full, single-player campaign, complete with a story t...

By Weston Albert on 19 July 2017
Will Star Wars Battlefront 2 Be Pay-to-Win?

Will Star Wars Battlefront 2 Be Pay-to-Win?

Since its reveal earlier this year, EA and DICE have shown that the companies have listened to feedback with regards to Star Wars Bat...

By Derek Nichols on 17 July 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Open Beta Dates Announced

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Open Beta Dates Announced

It’s been a whirlwind few months for Star Wars Battlefront 2 after its initial reveal at Star Wars Celebration and then impressing th...

By Derek Nichols on 11 July 2017
Battlefront 2 Trailer Remade in 2005 Version

Battlefront 2 Trailer Remade in 2005 Version

Without a doubt, one of the more exciting reveals to come about during E3 2017 involved DICE and Electronic Arts releasing Star Wars...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 June 2017
Which Planets are Confirmed for Battlefront 2 So Far?

Which Planets are Confirmed for Battlefront 2 So Far?

With all the hype surrounding EA’s amazing Star Wars Battlefront 2 presentation at E3 today, fans online have begun to put together a...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 19 June 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2: New Character Revealed

Star Wars Battlefront 2: New Character Revealed

A new Star Wars Battlefront 2 character has been revealed by way of Arrow actor Paul Blackthorne. Fans were introduced to brand new f...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 June 2017
Battlefront 2 Adds Finn, Captain Phasma as DLC

Battlefront 2 Adds Finn, Captain Phasma as DLC

E3 2017 is in full swing, starting on a high with Electronic Arts’ press conference. Among glimpses at a new IP and footage of a hand...

By AJ Caulfield on 15 June 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Trailer Revealed

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Trailer Revealed

After the announcement of Star Wars Battlefront 2 back in April, fans have been eagerly watching EA’s every move, waiting to see whet...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 June 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Hands-On Preview

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Hands-On Preview

While Star Wars Battlefront (2015) had its fair share of fans, it’s generally agreed among gamers that developer DICE could have done...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 June 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 E3 Posters Tease Characters

Star Wars Battlefront 2 E3 Posters Tease Characters

E3 2017 is less than two weeks away and the hype train is in full motion. Although there are sure to be some surprise announcements,...

By Denny Connolly on 12 June 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Won't Have Season Pass for DLC

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Won't Have Season Pass for DLC

With fans the world over swooning over today’s official release of Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s reveal trailer, many players are already...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 June 2017
Rumor: Xbox Scorpio Reveal in Coming Weeks

Rumor: Xbox Scorpio Reveal in Coming Weeks

Project Scorpio, Microsoft’s enhanced console iteration on the Xbox One, is reportedly planned to be fully revealed in the coming wee...

By Rory Young on 08 June 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Campaign Details Revealed

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Campaign Details Revealed

Now that DICE and Electronic Arts have officially put out the reveal trailer for the forthcoming science fiction shooter Star Wars Ba...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 June 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Have Space Battles

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Have Space Battles

Aside from its lack of a single-player campaign, one of the major complaints fans had about the 2015 precursor to Star Wars Battlefro...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 June 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Has Split-Screen Co-op

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Has Split-Screen Co-op

Not only did this year’s Star Wars Celebration give fans their first look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but it also revealed details o...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer and Release Date

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer and Release Date

After months of waiting and one major leak, the Star Wars Battlefront 2 trailer has arrived. EA DICE have offered fans their vision f...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Official Site is Live

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Official Site is Live

After a leaked trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2 ignited the fans, EA is quickly gearing up for an official reveal this coming week...

By Derek Nichols on 31 May 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Teaser Trailer

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Teaser Trailer

While much of the Internet is in a tizzy over the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, gamers know that there is an equally exciting Sta...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Announce Trailer Drops April 15

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Announce Trailer Drops April 15

While it has been unofficially known to be receiving a release for quite some time, Electronic Arts has now publicly stepped forward...

By Kyle Sledge on 23 April 2017