Star Wars Battlefront 2

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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby DjchunKfunK » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:28 am

I would not want CDPR anywhere near the Star Wars license. I would much rather they work on their own IP where they have the creative freedom to make the games they want. Part of the reason that these Star Wars games are often such a mess is because of the process you have to go through to get things OK'ed by the people at Disney.
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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby katarn » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:58 am

I'd love CDPR's creatively free take on Star Wars.

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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby Lee » Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:47 pm

Aye think you would run into that problem on every minor thing for the game. Not like Lucas who was busy looking at the wads of cash and approving a lot of dumb games in the SW license.
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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby Prey » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:14 am

According to this CNBC report, EA has shed $3 billion in stock value since the launch of Star Wars Battlefront 2, and the fallout could impact the future direction of its entire business.

EA's share price is down 8.5 percent since the beginning of November.


http://www.pcgamer.com/electronic-arts- ... lefront-2/

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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby Sly Boots » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:19 am

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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby Mantis » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:59 am

Excellent news, assuming Battlefront's controversy was the cause of it.

The video from the Hawaiian politician explicitly calls out the game and says "Star Wars shouldn't encourage gambling". Disney will absolutely chew their arses out if this gets any bigger and Battlefront stays as the main focus of it.

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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby Medicine Man » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:14 am

Pretty sure that gambling is how Han ended up with the Millenium Falcon in the first place.

I find it odd that everyone is championing Disney as some hero of the consumer in all this nonsense. It's Disney ffs, if they're not complicit in all this in some way then I'll eat my hat.

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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby Mantis » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:26 am

Oh I don't think anyone is naive enough to think that Disney would do anything out of the goodness of their hearts. But they are fiercely protective of their brand image and this whole gambling thing will rile them up no end if people keep linking it with Star Wars. I'm sure they gave the go ahead for the loot boxes when EA briefed them on the whole concept for Battlefront, but they probably didn't fully understand the controversy and ethical questions around them. Who knows.

Rather than Disney acting like some sort of champion for the little guy I see this more like the Emperor giving Darth Vader a chewing out for letting the rebels steal the Death Star plans.

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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby DjchunKfunK » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:37 am

Prey wrote:
According to this CNBC report, EA has shed $3 billion in stock value since the launch of Star Wars Battlefront 2, and the fallout could impact the future direction of its entire business.

EA's share price is down 8.5 percent since the beginning of November.


http://www.pcgamer.com/electronic-arts- ... lefront-2/


Time to buy EA stock then.
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Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Postby Lee » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:54 am

I do love these sort of videos just showing bugs and stuff in all games :lol:

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